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Educational institutes are the abodes of knowledge humans seek to understand life and learn to make living comfortable, entertaining and enjoyable. Schools, colleges and universities help people to study the nature of the creation, universe, mind, matter, inventions and discoveries and explore new ways of betterment of anything concerned with humanity and its associated expectations in relation to the world at large. This category is for asking and answering about the educational institutes, their importance, research, faculties, prospects, and related job orientation opportunities.

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College Bound Homeshoolers There are a few problems to answering your question - one is the fact that no one actually knows how many homeschoolers are out there. There are estimates ranging between 1 and 2 million, but these are estimates only. Another problem is the fact that no one actually knows…
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Homeschooling teenagers should contact the colleges and universities they would like to attend and ask about their admission policies. In a 1994 telephone poll conducted by the author of this brochure, a select group of admissions officers from large universities and colleges indicated willingness t…
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No National RankingNo! Because each student is unique, and there is no way to do it. Abekka, Saxon, Alpha Omega and Bob Jones seem to be among the most respected. MizThe above mentioned homeschool programs are all religious Christian.IF you find the curriculum names that interest you then do a Googl…
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WELL..........i am 12 and i do not want to go to collage and i have been going to homeschool ALL my life an di want to go to public school REALY bad but my mom will not let me because she thinks i am a good person now and she dose not want me to be a bad person (witch i don't think i will be if i go…
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I was homeschooled since first grade, have known hundreds or thousands of homeschoolers over the years and am now homeschooling my own children. I also come from a family full of teachers and am a substitute teacher myself. Of the hundreds of homeschooling families I have known very personally over …
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Well, I'm in the process of trying to get homeschooled as a freshman right now. This site really is helping as I read it because I hate my school right now. I'm actually trying to make a PowerPoint on why I should be home schooled and from reading all these other topics, it really does make me feel …
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UCLA has won the most for men and women, Stanford is second, and USC is third. However, in all of men's sports USC has the most titles. Stanford leads in women's titles. 1. UCLA (101 titles) 2. Stanford (94 titles) 3. USC (84 titles) 4. Oklahoma State (45 titles) 5 Arkansas (40 titles) 5. LSU (40 …
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Yes, it's actually very common in baseball. Fortunately, though, MLB teams are starting to lean towards college players more than high school players.You're eligible for the MLB draft three times (basically): 1. After your senior year of high school. 2. After your junior year of college. I actually …
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Each coach gets three full and two 30-second time-outs. They can be used at any time in the game.For each overtime period, each team receives another full time-out.
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Mandatory PAT If you are ahead it shows good sportsmanship not to run up the score so 1 point will do if it is a close offensive game then 2 might be a good idea, but might not be. If its near the end of the game and a team is down they will go for 2 points, if the score can be met by 8 points or le…
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The average game lasts about 3 hours; in fact, it's often more than this. Technically, there are four quarters of 15 minutes each. And there is a halftime of 20 minutes. OT will always be more than 3. It's a 30-minute halftime. Or it may take days in a tie breaker, so if both teams had 21 at the end…
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Going to college just increases your chances of being discovered by scouts. Some players have not attended college, or didn't even play football in college. Teams have try outs which anyone can attend.
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High school players are scouted on two things: talent and attitude. If you have mondo talent, you can get away with more attitude, but it's not recommended. If you have less talent, a good attitude can't hurt, but it may not help. As to talent, it depends on the position you play. Quarterbacks are s…
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The main rule is that the ball has to travel 10 yards downfield before it can be recovered by the kicking team prior to the opponents touching it. A kickoff is a free kick. Whoever recovers a kickoff gains possession of the ball. The ball must travel 10 yards downfield before the kicking team can to…
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Am not sure, but just apply to a junior college just incase!www.njcaa.orgLog onto the website and check out, whether you can get recruited, under the MLS, it will tell you all the rules and ways on how to get into college!!
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Just show them how good you play!
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In Europe, the main thing is not to be alone. Most hotel bedrooms are designed for three people. Particular attention is drawn to the FORMULE 1, ETAP and PREMIERE CLASSE chains, which offer ridiculously cheap accommodation. Each room in these modular hotels has a double bed with a single bunk above …
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Probably not. One tends to pay attention, and fare better in subjects that one likes. I myself used to day dream a lot, and downright fall asleep in classes I absolutely hated.
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I don't know about the "old" Kenwood, but Kenwood Academy High School, a Chicago Public School, is located at 5015 S. Blackstone - my daughter graduated from there. I think they also have 7th and 8th grade students, but I'm not sure. There is a website for Kenwood. I'm sure you could find out some h…
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Location of Chicago House The intersection of Carroll and Des Plaines Streets, where Northwestern House was located, no longer exists on my 2001 map. The location of the Northwest boarding house in the 1860's now appears to have been near, or perhaps under, the present day Blue Line elevated trai…
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ST. PANCRATIUS SCHOOL K-8 2940 W. 40th Pl. Chicago, Illinois, 60632 (773) 523-2820 From: StPancratiusChi St. Pancratius Church at 40th Pl. and Sacramento Ave. on the southwest side of Chicago was established in March 1924 to serve Polish families in Brighton Park who formerly belonged to Five Holy M…
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Studying Abroad Many American students choose to study abroad in order to get exposure to another culture. Many international students choose to study in the US because American colleges and universities offer a better education than those in their local areas. In addition, choosing to study in a…
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It may be better than no college at all. I attended a community college and ended up being the president of the honor society and getting a full ride university college scholarship I never would have had the chance to get otherwise. The benefits of attending a community college can include the lowe…
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Yes. In fact, I currently attend three universities and a medical school (The College of William and Mary, Norfolk State University, Old Dominion University, and Eastern Virginia Medical School). In my case, the four institutions are involved in a consortial program in doctoral-level clinical psycho…
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Test Out Of College ClassesTake the AP (advanced placement) tests. They come in almost every subject (calculus, Spanish, English, chem.... I think they have 20ish to choose from) and you get a score from 1 to 5, and schools require a different score to get credit, but a 4 or 5 is almost always good …
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The University of Phoenix is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools/Higher Council of Learning.<><>Typically if you attend a Regional accredited school as a freshman, you are going to take a lot of general education type of classes your first year,…
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Colleges vs. Universities vs. Schools: The difference between a college and a university is that a college just offers a collection of degrees in one specific area while a university is a collection of colleges. When you go to a university you are going to be graduating from one of their colleges, s…
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Most schools will let you graduate under the requirements for the year you entered if they change the requirements. They will also let you graduate under the current requirements if you choose to change.  No school should be changing the curriculum, unless it is to update with the changing tim…
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I think it is a good school and the material is more than adequate for college coursework, since I have attended both an online school and a regular university and I can compare the two. The pros are definitely that I can attend on my own time and it doesn't take too long to complete a class (just 9…
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In 2009, the University of Phoenix was ranked #28 out of 44 ranked Colleges and Universities that offer online degree programs by OEDb. Also, the University of Phoenix is ranked #63 in the World [*based on popularity of its name in search engines only] ...surpassing many state universities in the US…
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In general, "prestige" implies that someone will be impressed by the name on your degree. Usually, in the US, that has a lot more to do with how selective a given school is than what sort of education it may offer. There are regional differences in which schools are accorded the most prestige but, i…
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Its not true that colleges offer only undergraduate degrees. There are a lot of colleges that offer master degrees. Actually the concept is, a college does not distributes degrees on its own. A college can distribute only a diploma certificate for any course. A university is authorized to distribute…
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There are many good theatre colleges throughout the nation, one of the ones I am more familiar with is Brenau University in Georgia. Columbia University has a good arts (theatre) program. NYU has a great program ... obviously, since they're near Broadway!! Northwestern University in Evanston, Illino…
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The difference between "university", "college" and "school" is the size of the student body, where "university" is the greatest, and "school" is the smallest. While you can have a standalone college or school, a university is comprised of smaller schools and/or colleges; e.g., Barnard College (circa…
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One way to determine if a particular college or university has a strong political science department is to visit college websites and browse around in the social sciences departments.
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If you are asking what their current rank is, it is 618.
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Here we share tips about how to prepare for college. when a student moving for college they have to do many preparation before go to any college. Help to plan a challenging course schedule. Track graduation requirements. Keep records of classes and grades.
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%REPLIES% Answer It depends on what college you intend to join. Every college has a different standard, it is up to you know what are YOUR standards and if you can meet up to theirs. Answer You should probably work on your GPA to get it up to a 2.9 at least. There are also books to help wi…
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There's no blanket requirement at all. In fact, more and more colleges are ceasing to require the SATs. And if school isn't your strong point, yet you want to pursue education past high school, check out state schools and community colleges in your area. On a personal note, I got accepted to a sc…
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MissouriTITLE STATE: 1975 and subsequent years. SECURITY INTERESTS: Shown on title held by lien holder. LICENSE REGISTRATION: Missouri Motor Vehicle, 301 W. High St., Jefferson City, Missouri 65105. Tel.:(573)751-4509. RECOVERY REQUIREMENT: After Twenty Day Right To Cure Letter from lien holder to d…
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East Tennessee State was last in the NCAA men's basketball tournament in 2010. They were a #16 seed.
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I like Reggie Bush from USC and Braylon Edwards from Michigan. Both of them have NFL-like qualities and I'm sure will do great. But you never know, nobody expected Ben Roethlesburg (I don't know how to spell it) to do this well.  Baby, its Ted Ginn Jr. or Troy Smith, or, no definetly Mike Nuge…
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WVU vs. FSU? They're streaming it live over at http://unlocksports.com/watch28035.html for free if you wanna watch it online. Also if you miss the live stream you can go download the replay at http://unlocksports.com/file2018451.html (it takes them at least 20 minutes to upload the replay though …
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College with most NFL Players Michigan had 45 in 2004, and 43 in 2005   Miami (FL)   Miami(FLA.) for sure and i think next would be The Ohio State University.   Miami, but look out for Oklahoma and usc in the coming years.   Miami and Tennessee are tied with 42  …
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The University of Michigan had 45 active players on NFL rosters in 2004 Answer The University of Miami had the most on opening day rosters for 2004. Here's a web page you can use to download an Excel file of rosters: http://www.i-aa.org/article_print.asp?articleid=60119 Answer O…
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Miami  TennesseeIf you want to be exact it would be Miami with 44 and Tennessee with 39.
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Kellen Moore of Boise State at 49-3 Colt McCoy of Texas at 45-8 David Greene of Georgia at 42-10 Peyton Manning of Tennessee at 39-6 Note: This definition is independent of and not to be confused with win percentage. A little known college QB from 1969-71 went 35-0 at The University of Tol…
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Go to www.collegebaseball.comor www.ncaa.org
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Andy Reid was an offensive guard and tackle at Brigham Young University.
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Keep your grades up Keep those grades up, and prepare for the ACTs/SATs. Also, admissions officers love volunteer work, so get as many hours in as you can. Also, be active in your high school. Join highly-respected clubs and groups, and get leadership positions in them.  A good attitude helps …
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Answer Most of the time it's between sophmore and junior year, the junior year is when you hear a lot about colleges and go on tours and start looking. Answer Colleges look at all your records from all your years of high school. They take interest in your SAT and ACT in your junior and senior…
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Of course, every bad grade hurts your GPA. But really, the most important high school years are sophomore and junior years (10 & 11). Yes, the colleges look are your combined, cumalitive GPA, but they also look at your: rank in class, SAT/ACT scores, SAT II scores, and extracurricular activities…
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If you're asking if colleges and universities tend to treat adult students with lots of life experience and maturity any differently than wet-behind-the-ears, fresh-out-of-high-school kids, then the answer is "probably, yes." Such things as SAT scores and that sort of thing are often not required fo…
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Your odds are pretty good. Grades are not the only factor considered for students. In my opinion, grades don't represent ability but a cross between what is being taught, your understanding and the way a teacher teaches. It is a known fact that people learn in different ways and there are tests that…
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It might be more useful to take the schools' reported numbers as reported to both US News and on their own common data sets. These numbers are interpolated between the 25th and 75th percentile numbers reported. They should be very close to the mean/median numbers. Only the critical reading and mat…
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Answer This is one question you won't find an answer for on any internet or the truth from a college or university. It has been well-known that if you have the right connections and of course money it is much easier than if you didn't. The student can be of a low IQ and squeeze in if their parent…
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You should be able to get into Upenn or Duke, but forget about Harvard and MIT they almost never let people in with shaky grades. Try several different schools that you would like to go to and that you think might accept you. I have heard of someone with a 2.8 average and got into Harvard because of…
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The short answer is yes. They look at everything. A longer answer is that if you had a problem that semester (family or personal illness, overinvolvement in clubs and athletics, etc.), For example, if football practice took up all of your time and you realized that, so you didn;t play football your …
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Grades and test scores aren't the only things colleges are looking at anymore. Schools are much more concerned with students being well rounded in order to offer diverity into the school. Many Ivy League Colleges will take a person who has a Minimum test score of 1300 or 1400 on the SAT and and tha…
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Your schooling status has nothing to do with calculated rates.Rates are determined by where you live, your age, how long you have been licensed, and your driving history (tickets, accidents, lic suspensions/revocations, etc.) which is reported nationwide via the National Consumer Inquiry Council or …
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You can fight this in court but it is your word versus the officer. The officer in question will most likely appear at your court date and make a case against you. Because this ticket is a moving violation, in most states this will mean points on your license. You should consult a lawyer, for about …
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educational experience You can put "under graduate" in the field of educational background in the resume. More input from FAQ Farmers: "Additional Education: 3 years at Generica University with a concentration in ..." Just be creative.
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If the Department Head where you will be working to is the one interviewing you inside his/her room and asked "How do you see yourself ten years from now."... answer back "Sitting on that chair."
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Talk to your college financial aid officer for help. If in the US, you can apply for government loans (such as the Stafford and the Perkins) and private loans (such as Citibank CitiAssist).In addition you should seek out scholarships and grants for based on minority, gender, degree, region and GPA. …
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I am not an expert on the history of UK universities but can I say something about my alma mater University Of Wales Aberystwyth. Wales ,unlike Scotland and bits of England did not have an existing universities in the late 19th century. Wales was having a revival of national feeling in the mid 19th…
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He went to Boston Latin School before he, for financial reasons, transferred to Mr. George Brownell's School for Writing and Arithmetic. His father pulled him out to work in the family business making candles because the large Franklin family needed the money. He educated himself during his spare ti…
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Harvard has the most presidential alumni (eight ): John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Rutherford Hayes, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt , John Kennedy, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama. Hayes and Obama went there only for law school and Bush went for his MBA. The other 5 went for undergrad degree…
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No. The person would still need a parent or legally appointed guardian until they reached the age of majority. In Georgia that is 18.
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That's an issue that the two of them must make a decision on. An 18-year-old may be considered a legal adult but a father and/or mother has the right to make the rules governing their household. If the rules do not suit the young adult they always have the option of living elsewhere.
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It's all boils down to how you really feel about her. I just recently moved out of state for college, and my boyfriend didn't want me to leave either. But he loves me enough to respect my choice and be happy for me, rather than try to make me second guess myself. If you care for your girlfriend you …
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Sounds like there is trouble in paradise. Doesn't sound like a solid relationship to me, so I think you should move on.Sometimes we tend to stick with what we know best (becomes a habit and a way of life) and I feel you may well be in this life's role. Don't be afraid to spread your wings and meet a…
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These players are on the roster, not necessarily ever playing: 1.Tennessee/Miami- 42 3.Florida State/Notre Dame-40 5.Ohio State-39 6.Florida-37 7.Michigan/Penn State- 36 9.Georgia-35 10.LSU/Nebraska- 34
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It is a two-year college.
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Answer Not much. Your high school GPA is very important, but your freshman year is probably the least important. If your grades were bad that year, but improved, write a separate note to the school explaining why that happened and why that means they should accept you Answer Most colleges won…
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A university refers to an entire educational system. It would include undergraduate college, graduate and professional schools, research centers, administration, affiliates and so forth.
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Some good answers to this question are:A.) Talk about a really great teacher you had, explain why you admired them and say you want to provide that same experience to other kids.B.) Write about any teaching experiences you have, such as tutoring or helping older relatives get to grips with the int…
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Two different, but plausible, origins of the North Carolina "Tarheel" nickname. of which I am aware, are: ' 1) Tar stuck on the heels of sailors, longshoremen and other persons working on and around ships, docks etc in North Carolina's first settlements, all on the sea cost. The seams on hulls,whar…
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It depends upon the field of study that the on-line degree covers as to whether or not an employer really considers it as an "education".It also depends on the firm who would be hiring the candidate,and how established the firm is....
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Answer: Well that's a tough question,because it completely depends on the academic stream you select and many colleges specialize in certain courses. For ex: If you think of engineering, it is MIT, like wise for business it is Harvard, Stanford, Wharton etc... My sister got an admission into Syracus…
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no. i don't know of government agencies hiring felons. if they don't do a background check then you may get hired.AnswerI would have thought it depends on the nature of the conviction ! Obviously - someone convicted of crimes against children should automatically be rejected. However, a person convi…
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In general: recruiters overlook students who have low SAT scores but have high GPAs, students that may have suffered some type of economic or familial hardship that interrupted their studies and therefore resulted in a less than outstanding transcript, high schools may send the wrong transcriptMore …
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Akita UniversityAoyama GakuinChiba UniversityChubu UniversityChukyo UniversityDokkyo University School of MedicineDoshisha UniversityEhime UniversityFujita Health UniversityFukui UniversityFukuoka Institute of TechnologyFukuoka Junior College of TechnologyFukushima Medical CollegeFukushima Universit…
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If you're seeking advice for colleges that offer "good" courses of study in the field of journalism, the University of Southern California's School of Journalism has produced some of most successful news, sports, arts and entertainment journalists in both broadcast and print media. The alums consist…
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Women were first allowed to compete in the 1900 Olympics in Paris. There were 19 women out of a total of 1,225 athletes.
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Answer U.S. public schools have always made an effort to stay current with modern science. Since Darwin published his "Origin of the Species" in England in 1859, it can be assumed that public schools in the U.S. began teaching the principles of evolution soon afterward--perhaps within a decade or…
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Answer A bachelors degree will be required nearly everywhere in the U.S. Some states (Massachusetts, for example) require all public school teachers to have a masters degree. Private schools and pre-schools may be a bit looser in their requirements. The UK: It depends on what subject you are ta…
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The chances, if you are among the best 2 or 3 basketball players in your small town and high school, are good. If you are not among the best, however, than probably very slim chances. Grades play a huge factor, too. If you don't have good grades, than you can't be accepted into some colleges…
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Here are contributions from a variety of WikiAnswer users: Most programmers would probably say no. Many programmers only have high school degrees or some technical training. Programming is a real meritocracy; people can judge you on your work, not your resume. But you'll definitely need a degree to…
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WRONG--> absolutely not....a police officer many times is a crime scene investigator on his own...maybe not murders but burglaries, car larcenies, etc.....college cannot give you what you need to know to be a good crime scene investigator...only experience with criminals and the scenes themselve…
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Answer The answer below is a patent generalization. It depends on the jurisdiction you happen to be in. In Canada, in most provinces you CAN, I.E. your parents are generally legally responsible to support you through college to the extent that they are able; the judge would decide what amount of su…
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It certainly doesn't help. You could possibly transfer into one of the school though I don't know if all of those school allow transfer students. If your a transfer student, they don't look so closely at your high school transcript as long as you did really well in the college your transferring from…
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Berne University was originally intended to provide an alternate to attaining an graduate degree without having to regularly attend at university campus. It was actually a wonderful idea, because it included the physical attendance of a semester in the West Indies, while having a mentor at a major u…
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1. Every interview starts with "Tell us something about mars. it is red 2. What are the areas of your expertise? what is an expertise 3. what do cats say?meow 4. What is your favorite subjects?social studies 5. What are your strengths and weakness? strengths are sports 6. Why should we hire you…
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You should be at or near the top of your class. It's impossible to be more specific, because admissions is not an exact science. Admissions officers balance and weigh a number of different factors. Moreover, the significance of your class rank depends on where you went to high school. Being near the…
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To begin with, "national" accreditation versus "regional" accreditation has nothing to do with comparing national versus state (or any other kind of) apples and/or oranges. It also has nothing to do with geography, or who "monitors" what, or what "region" a given accreditor covers; and "regionally" …
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In Michigan:Central Michigan UniversityWestern Michigan UniversityMichigan State UniversityUniversity of MichiganGrand Valley State UniversityCornerstone UniversityFerris State UniversityWayne State University
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Answer Re: There are no "exact" requirements, however act composites generally need to be in the low 30's and sat's in the 700's. Yale does look at all aspects of the admissions including highscool records, teacher recommendations, and personal essays. ------------------------------------------…
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