Why this PA College is Incorporating Gender-Inclusive Housing

Fall 2015 will be the very first semester that students at Elizabethtown College in Lancaster County, PA will have the power of choice. This year, any student living on the first or second floor of Founders Residence Hall will have the option to select a roommate of any gender, breaking down the barrier of the standard gender-divided setup that most colleges employ. While some students and parents alike might be perfectly comfortable – and even strongly prefer – a gender […]

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What to Expect from Online College Orientation

If you’ve enrolled in online college courses for the upcoming semester, chances are you’ve got orientations on your schedule. Just like for on-campus school, eSchools offer orientation to make sure that new students have all the information they need to get the most out of their learning experiences. If you’re a tech-savvy student, you may be wondering what the point of orientation is – after all, most online learning platforms are pretty self-explanatory, aren’t they? Of course, what the orientation […]

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This Year’s College Freshman: The Class of 2019

School is back! Another year, another generation of Froshies. This Year’s College Freshman on average were born in 1997, which categorizes them as Generation Z! That’s right look out Millennials, because the new technology threat is here and well on their way to earning college degrees! While many look at the future to see what the new generation has to offer and, eCollegeFinder takes a pause and rewinds to what the older generations had to offer. Life 18 years ago […]

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Soft Skills Learned from Online Colleges

There are big things happening in the world of online education every day. From HD video conferencing to class discussions being held in an instant messaging format, the technological advancements that have been made to education are amazing. For most prospective students, going to school online or at least taking some courses online is a very viable option – something to seriously consider. Some students choose to take classes online while still in high school in order to earn credits […]

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Paramedic Degree Now Available Online

Knowing that most people can’t uproot their lives to move closer to major cities in order to earn degrees, Great Basin College has begun to offer an online Associate of Applied Science degree with a paramedic concentration. No other college in the area offers a distance education paramedic program; its introduction will benefit both people in the immediate area and those far away who don’t have the time or the means to attend on-campus classes. GBC’s goal in introducing this […]

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The College Bookstore in the Digital Age

It’s a strange time for college bookstores. Any savvy student knows that buying a textbook used online is going to be way cheaper than buying it brand new at the bookstore, and they also know that when you go to re-sell your book, you’ll probably walk out with a few pennies and a “better luck next time.” That doesn’t mean that campus bookstores are having their downfall, though, it just means they’re going through a metamorphosis. According to the National […]

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Online AP Lessons? For Free?

We’re living in a revolutionary age: one where free online education is on the rise, and one where people can take classes taught by certified professionals from the comfort of their homes. Most people hear “online courses” and think immediately of online colleges, but now, these easy-access and invaluable classes are beneficial to high school students, too. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University recently launched a sequence of online classes targeted at high school students taking Advanced Placement […]

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Linfield College helps Wine Lovers turn Passion into a Career

Aside from rain and coffee, if there’s one thing the Pacific Northwest is famous for, it’s wine. Linfield College, located in Oregon, knows this – it knows that many of its potential students are lovers of the craft of winemaking (and drinking), and have decided to help enthusiasts turn their passion into a career by offering two new online certification programs: Wine Marketing and Wine Management. According to the college, these programs are to be targeted at people who already […]

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Significant Changes Made to 2015 Common Application

More than 600 colleges and universities across the country, including 69 new ones this year, utilize the Common Application: a core set of questions and essays that can be answered by students and submitted as an application for multiple colleges. With summer’s end in sight, high school students might be interested in knowing what changes were made to the Common App this year. The application gets updated each year, but for 2015, the changes are pretty important and worth learning […]

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Newegg Opens Online Store Geared Toward College Students

Newegg is known far and wide as a reputable electronic retailer, one that frequently offers deals on things like laptops and Bluetooth speakers. Now, the online retailer has stepped up its competitive game by launching a student-only online store, which offers exclusive discounts and student-only pricing. Newegg hopes to snatch up more of the millennial market share with this effort. The company has been ranked #17 in the Internet Retailer 2015 Top 500 Guide, and this new effort to offer […]

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