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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.

02/05/2013

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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.

09/25/2012

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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.

08/27/2012

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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.

06/19/2012

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.

04/28/2012

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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.

11/18/2011

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