Schedule an overnight visit to your top 3 college choices

It’s January of your senior year, which means that — in just a couple months — you’ll be making your final college decision. To help you make your decision, you should think about visiting your top 3 college choices, one more time. On these visits, you should plan to go to classes, and interact with…

Scholarly and Popular Sources

I need to know more about how to recognize the differences between popular and scholarly sources. I can find this information and more in Research Tips Central, under the Research Help tab. Popular sources are useful for getting ideas for a topic or for background or anecdotal information. But I often need to cite scholarly…

High School You Vs. College You

– So what do you want to do after high school? – Well, I definitely want to stay in California, and my first choice school would be Stanford. USC is way up on there too! – What are you going to do after college? – (sighs) I have no idea. – High School You –…

After the college admissions scandal: A modest proposal | IN 60 SECONDS

The Department of Justice has uncovered a sprawling college admissions scandal. While condemnation has justifiably rained down on the rich parents who paid bribes, the colleges in question are equally culpable. College staff were complicit in these schemes or asleep at the switch. These same colleges won’t abolish legacy admissions or stop reserving seats for…

Welcome to Ireland, Dublin and University College Dublin

Welcome to Ireland For millennia, Ireland has been a welcome seat of learning in Europe. Attracting the brightest minds. Today, it boasts one of the best education systems in the World. Creating perfect conditions for the thousand of overseas companies that have made Ireland their home in Europe. A modern, fast-paced, friendly country with a…

Freeman Hrabowski: 4 pillars of college success in science

Translator: Timothy Covell Reviewer: Morton Bast So I’ll be talking about the success of my campus, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, UMBC, in educating students of all types, across the arts and humanities and the science and engineering areas. What makes our story especially important is that we have learned so much from a…