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Grades Out, Badges In

Education ‘badges’, offered mostly on online start-ups, look like brightly colored Boy Scout badges and are meant to convey more about a student and his or her strengths than a grade might.


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Colleges Take On Veterans’ Issues

It’s good to learn that several higher education institutions have developed initiatives that are helping veterans transition to civilian society.


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Colleges Learn To Sell Themselves

Weak job placements for graduates and heavy student debts are causing elite colleges and universities to prove to families and state governments that a degree is still worth the investment – and they’ve hired marketing pros to help.



How To Ace A Test

If you pay attention to the research, next time you study for an exam of any type – the driving test, GRE, citizenship – use a strategy that research has found best and only 11% regularly use, quiz yourself on the material.


A detail view of the draft stage during the 2012 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 26, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Eagles Draft Offensive Tackle Dennis Kelly

The Philadelphia Eagles have selected Purdue offensive tackle Dennis Kelly in the fifth round of the NFL draft.



Jackson, Hummel Lead Purdue Over Temple 85-77

Lewis Jackson scored 26 points, Robbie Hummel added 20 and Purdue pulled away from Temple 85-77 on Friday in the second round of the 5-Hour Energy Puerto Rico Tip-Off.



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