Avoiding The Sting Of Textbook PricingAs if tuition weren’t enough, last year students at public colleges forked over $1,168 for textbooks and other course material, up 3% from the year before. It may be best to consider discounted alternatives.
College Waiting ListsAccording to a recent article in the <em>Wall Street Journal</em>, a spot on the waitlist at an elite college doesn’t mean you’re closer to the finish line. The odds aren’t good!
Favorite Books For Young People Featuring African-AmericansIn February, Black History Month, many books for young people focusing on the black experience are showcased.
Collegiate Recovery From Substance AbuseAnd a growing number of colleges, including University of Michigan and Penn State, are making accomodations for students in recovery from drug and alcohol abuse.
Savoring Children's BooksEveryone should make sure that their children and grandchildren know the 'classics', such as <em>Winnie-the-Pooh</em> and <em>Babar</em>.
Spotty History, Good LiteratureIt turns out that poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an accomplished borrower, taking content and themes for “The Song of Hiawatha” from Michigan’s Ojibwe Indians among others.