Category Archives: Class size

Shaky Collegiate Finances Impact Higher Education

  The increasing usage of part-time instructors to replace full time professors, larger class sizes, and continuing increases in college fees raise a number of questions to parents of prospective students.  One-third of all colleges and universities currently present significantly … Continue reading

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A Wage Gap Worth Watching

The New York Times reported on April 8, 2013 on the report by the American Association of University Professors on public and private research universities’ faculty salaries. This year, the average salary at private research universities was $167, 393., while … Continue reading

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The Value of attending a Liberal Arts and Personal “Best-Fit” School – Bucknell University

I am one of the extremely fortunate people who can say with 100% confidence that I attended my “best-fit” school.  I knew from the moment I stepped on the Bucknell campus Freshman year, that this was the place for me.  I … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons To Attend a College (Instead of learning online via a MOOC!)

Being in a live classroom filled with bright learners from a variety of backgrounds is an incomparable setting to learn and grow.  Developing leadership skills in clubs and student organizations gets you ready for a career. Speaking and thinking skills … Continue reading

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BIG SCHOOL? SMALL SCHOOL?

  Whether considering public schools, private day or boarding schools, colleges or universities, the debate never ends. Some parents don’t even want to discuss sending their children to a large school or college.  There won’t be enough structure. My child … Continue reading

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How important is your child’s peer group to overall achievement in school?

With each passing school year, your child’s peer group plays an ever greater role in daily productivity, attitude toward learning, and long-term goal-setting. In the elementary years, many children are influenced primarily by family, carrying those values into the classroom. … Continue reading

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