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2011-05-17 08:37:00

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and Turnitin for Admissions partner to provide authenticity and plagiarism review as part of the college application process ALEXANDRIA, Va. and OAKLAND, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) and iParadigms®, creator of Turnitin for Admissions®, Turnitin®, and iThenticate®, the global leader in plagiarism...

2011-04-29 17:20:00

NEW YORK, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- By May 1, college-bound students across the country and from around the globe will need to notify a specific U.S. college of their intent to attend this fall. While some students will be accepting admission at their top-choice school, still many others will be accepting admission to another school on their list. IvyWise, an internationally recognized college admissions counseling company, and ApplyWise.com, the first online interactive college...

2011-04-16 00:00:27

Schools.com has created an infographic highlighting results from a recent Kaplan survey, which unveils ways college admissions officers are looking at prospective students' social media accounts such as Facebook and Twitter. Surprisingly, these social networking sites play a big role in the college admissions process. Foster City, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2011 Schools.com, a leading education website, today announced the launch of an infographic detailing ways social media is reshaping the...

2011-03-21 05:00:00

NEW YORK, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aristotle Circle, the leading expert network of admissions counselors, surveyed its top advisors about the 5 biggest mistakes students and families applying to college make. 1.) COMPROMISING ADMISSIONS - High school guidance counselors are overburdened. They have limited time per student and an increasing number of students and applications to oversee. "No matter how hard your guidance counselor works and wants you to succeed, the responsibility...

2011-01-27 00:02:58

Hobsons, the leader in Enrollment Management Technology (EMT) software and iParadigms, the leading provider of plagiarism prevention solutions, today announced a partnership that enables college and university admissions offices to easily integrate content authenticity review into the admission process. The collaboration will bring together two best-in-class higher education technologies: iParadigms' Turnitin® for Admissions, a plagiarism detection software, and Hobsons' ApplyYourself...

2011-01-25 07:30:00

BOSTON, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnectEDU, Inc., (www.connectedu.com) the market leader in developing online college and career planning tools and platforms, today announced a strategic partnership with Zinch (www.zinch.com), the social network connecting students with colleges and scholarships. The new deal is designed to streamline the college application and acceptance process for thousands of students applying to schools later this year and beyond, by making ConnectEDU's...

2010-11-19 14:01:00

BOSTON, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For time-pressed students with higher education on their minds, deadlines for applying to their preferred colleges are fast approaching. Indeed, the vast majority of college applications are due by December 1st. Needless to say, completing the required forms and essays, gathering the necessary transcripts and recommendation letters and then getting them all in on time can weigh heavily on students this time of year. ConnectEDU makes the college...

2010-11-15 06:45:00

BOSTON, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnectEDU, Inc., (www.connectedu.com) the Boston-based leader in developing online college and career planning tools and platforms, today announced that it has successfully closed a $7 million equity offering, as led by Allen & Co., with the support of the company's initial group of investors from the education, private equity and Internet industries. As part of the funding event, Margaret Spellings, former Secretary of Education under the...

2010-10-21 00:00:45

In these tough economic times, many are looking to go back to college and expand their skill sets so they can advance their careers through higher education. To help the record numbers of college applicants, My Colleges and Careers have created a new section of their blog dedicated to answering common questions students have when they are looking to go back to college. Miami Beach, FL (Vocus) October 20, 2010 In these tough economic times, many are looking to go back to college and expand...

2010-05-05 06:00:00

HOBOKEN, N.J., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- EducationDynamics, higher education's leading marketing services company, today announced the launch of Test Drive College Online. The revolutionary program solves the retention challenges facing America's higher education institutions by testing prospective students' college readiness before they commit to an online degree program and pay tuition. Test Drive College Online assesses students' academic acumen through a College Competency Exam and upon...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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