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PRWeb -- RSC Your College Prep Expert has released its first animated commercial. The one-minute spot can be found initially on their YouTube channel, but will soon be placed on the company's Tumblr, Facebook and Twitter pages. Titled Buried in Paperwork, the ad features a boy and his father st... More
Huffington Post – According to a study funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, African-American parents believe they bear more responsibility for educating their students than schools or teachers, while Latino parents believe they bear equal weight. Other minority groups expres... More
National Public Radio – Jack Stripling, of The Chronicle of Higher Education, goes over the list of the nation’s highest paid college presidents. The list contains some surprising names, including the highest paid officials presiding over Drexel University and Vanderbilt University. The ... More
Washington Post – Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup, says that America’s education system rewards students for effort, not results, the exact opposite of what happens in the business world. This, Ries argues, creates an unwillingness in students to experiment or take risks becau... More
Inside Higher Ed – President Obama has assembled 10 college presidents to see what can be about the rapid rise in tuition and keeping higher education affordable for all. The presidents represent six public universities, one community college and three private non-profit schools. They will foc... More
Washington Post – According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 70% of students graduate from high school, 50% from 4-year colleges and 30% from 2-year colleges. While a great deal of energy and money from No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top have focused on improving high-sch... More
PR Web -- RSC Your College Prep Expert expanded its online reach by creating the CollegePrepExpert YouTube channel to its social media outreach. Students and families can watch entertaining and informative videos on high school and higher education on the site. Launching with three videos ... More
Michigan Live – The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development ranks the United States 27th out of 31 countries in what it calls “social justice,” that is equal treatment for citizens regardless of socioeconomic status. OECD lists the US as 20th in access to education f... More
PRWeb -- RSC Your College Prep Expert offers a preview of its Free Report which will be available to families beginning December 5th. The report covers problems with academic standards, cuts to education budgets, financial aid and more. For the next few days, the preview will only be available ... More
Associated Press – One of the most common arguments for taking out student loans is building a credit history prior to graduating college, but Excelencia in Education and the Institute for Higher Education Policy have released an interesting study that shows that students who take out no stude... More