Ivy League vs Public University

Is it worth to shell out or end up indebted for entering the ivy league if someone cannot afford it? There is evidence that selective colleges with high tuition do not necessarily bring in proportionally high paychecks or high profile career. Public schools can produce high skilled and successful professionals at a more reasonable cost.

Waning US Education

According to the figures presented here, literacy rates across the US are not of the most promising and the inefficiency of education system to adopt a more flexible approach to teaching methods is largely pointed out.

Higher Education Moocs 101

Are you familiar with the MOOCs? That is Massive Open Online Courses and the term mostly refers to higher education. Learn about the basics and the buzz that there’s been around lately.

Academic Tenure USA

There are a lot of views on academic tenure these days. It was created for a good purpose, but is it being used as a license for poor teaching? Check out this infographic that explores tenure more fully and let us know your views by using our commenting system.

Youth Suicide Statistics

Reportedly youth suicide rates have tripled since 1950s, with male perpetrators being about 2 times more frequent that female. Numbers are nothing when talking about life loss, but the following facts unveil the truth about student suicides and raise awareness about the need of prevention measures.

Learning Disabilities US Satistics

Do you know how to tell learning disability? This infographic clarifies the scientific meaning of the term, presents some of the most common disorders of the school age and statistics regarding the impact of such handicaps on the life of sufferers.

Freelancer after Graduation

What’s the big thing and the perils of becoming a freelancer after graduation? The fact is that you must be determined to put much effort at the start and even more thereafter. But chances are that you’ll be fully satisfied from the fruits of your seeding if you do it right.

School Security USA

Have a look at some devastating facts regarding school safety and security in the US and how certain armed attacks have urged the enforcement of proactive measures against school violence .

STEM Education USA

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and these 4 knowledge fields are the high hanging fruits for the education system in USA. According to this report native American labor falls far behind foreign job seekers in STEM skills. See what the improvement scheme involves.

Stimulant Abuse College Students

Stimulants’ consumption by college students is on the rise. Though stimulants are speeding up brain activity, they do also cause increased blood pressure, heart rate and breathing. Thus, students put their health at stakes.

Technology in Special Education

See how technology gives disabled students new opportunities in education and the emerging challenge for the American educational system in terms of budgeting and funding.

Special Education Assistive Technology

Reportedly about 8,5% of American students are in need of special education programs due to certain disabilities. Technological evolution and digital devices’ boom has largely caused a shift in traditional teaching methods used for this group in the past. See how new technologies benefit special education programs.

Student Loan Debt Crisis 2012

Back in 20th century studying in American university would cost you around $75-$300. Now that $8,500 is the tuition bedrock for public 4 year college for in-state students, it’s quite ordinary that student loans are indispensable. But a big portion of borrowers default their payments and finally end up indebted.

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US Credit Card Ownership

According to this report credit card ownership rate for the Americans is about 1:3,5 with a whopping total of 1,5 billion cards in circulation. On average, at early 20’s is the time when a person enters the plastic world.

Exam Nutrition Tips

From breakfast to dinner, this is all about why students should tap into high quality nutrition during exam period and how they can make the right ingredient and food mix that will maximize their performance.

Student Smartphone Addiction

Insights and demographics of smartphone usage among student individuals in the UK. This report presents the types of activities that phones are used for as well as the total amount of time spent using smartphones and the most popular apps, phone brand, and network providers in the UK.

College Grads 2013 Potentials

People from Sparefoot report on the plans and employment opportunities of the fresh 2013 Grads’ Class. According to this report, roughly 900,000 graduates will move to a new apartment and most of them to a new city in pursuit of a job. But which are the most job promising cities across the US?

Internship History

Internship has its roots to apprenticeship back in 11th century, a system built to make skilled workers meet with inexperienced ones and diffuse knowledge. Have a look at the background of internship and how it has entered the mainstream of today student and business life.

Online Education Growing

A quite simple and minimal infographic that depicts the significant increase of online schooling. During the period 2005-2010 online students have doubled. What holds the future for education?

Foreign Students in US

China, India and South Korea are the leading student exporters to the US while University of Southern California, University of Illinois and New York University are preceding in international students’ preferences. Get more info about how the foreign student body in the US breaks down.


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