A Duke University expert advises against waiting to write until you’ve done all the research. Instead, write a little even if you are just half finished with the process. She says this way, you may get a better idea of what you want to understand and express.
If you are interested in studying at an American university, you have probably heard about the Test of English as a Foreign Language. The test is widely known as the TOEFL. It is the most widely used language assessment exam for American universities.
Attending a four-year college in the United States can cost more than $40,000 a year. That information comes from the College Board, a private company. Many people with a college education are drowning in student debt. They had to borrow money to finance their education.
Everyone struggles with writing, however there are ways to ease your struggle when working on an essay or paper for class. Jennifer Ahern-Dodson, assistant professor of the Practice in Writing Studies at Duke University is here with some tips.
Parents in South Australia’s Aboriginal lands may lose some of their financial aid if they do not send their children to school. New rules link school attendance with payments for parents living. But the top advisor to the prime minister suggests other ways to get children to school.
Recent changes to the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) are creating some political unease in China. The new SAT will require test-takers to read from parts of the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence or other historical documents.
Two brothers are helping the Hanoi’s poorest students by giving classes in English and Japanese. Demand for the classes are growing. About 1,000 people are on a waiting list to enter. Ten people have offered to teach for free.
Many secondary and university students have returned to classes, or soon will. And some of you have told us that you worry about academic writing – writing for school. We know that writing papers can be hard – even a little frightening. Here are some tips.
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Should students be able to graduate from medical school in three years and law school in two? | As It Is
Also, children learn about business basics, and we remember the United States Supreme Court ruling that banned discrimination in schools.
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Conservatives had criticized an early document from the two-week-long meeting of bishops in Rome. That document sought to limit criticism of people who have same-sex relationships. The final document approved by the bishops disappoints liberals but pleases conservatives. | As It Is More
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Until recently, scientists had mapped only about 20 percent of the sea floor. But our knowledge of the deep seas is changing because of information from satellites. Scientists have produced a new map that provides a detailed picture of the oceans. More
The North and South clashed in a series of battles called the Seven Days Campaign. The struggle saved the Confederacy but came at a terrible price. But victory came at a terrible price. Twenty thousand Confederate soldiers were killed or wounded. More
The sun’s energy creates light and heat. It also produces charged electrical particles and magnetic fields. The sun can keep the earth nice and warm and helps our crops to grow. But a sudden burst of that solar energy can cause a power outage. More
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame officials nominated Green Day, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Chic, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Kraftwerk, The Marvelettes, N.W.A., Nine Inch Nails, The Spinners and The Smiths. More