April 2010

  • Pre-Med 101: How to Prepare for Medical School

    Apr 03, 2010 --

    Are you considering medical school? Whether you want to be a doctor, a surgeon or an osteopathic physician, these tips can help you maximize your undergrad experience and prepare for the next step in your health care education.

  • 20 Authors for Literature Students and Enthusiasts to Follow on Twitter

    Apr 06, 2010 --

    A growing number of authors are turning to Twitter to engage fans in discussions on reading and writing literature. This list offers an eclectic selection of authors for book lovers to follow on Twitter.

  • To Friend or Not To Friend: Social Networking and College Admissions

    Apr 08, 2010 --

    It's the latest Facebook trend: 'friending' college admissions departments. According to a recent Kaplan survey, over 70% of college admissions officers said they received MySpace or Facebook friend requests from applicants. This isn't a huge surprise in a world where online social networking has replaced the power lunch and total strangers often become best Internet friends. But is it a good idea?

  • 20 Cool Tools and Sites for Tutors

    Apr 12, 2010 --

    Finding different ways to educate and engage students can be difficult for any tutor. But you don't have to go it alone. There are many unique tools and sites online that can help you educate, communicate, collaborate and assist even the most challenged student. Here are 20 useful resources for tutors try.

  • 15 Ways to Save Money on Books and School Supplies

    Apr 12, 2010 --

    The rising cost of tuition gets a lot of press, but there many other necessary items that are climbing in price as well. It's not unusual for students to spend more than $1,000 on these items each semester. Fortunately, there are ways save money on everything from textbooks to must-have school supplies.