Posts Tagged ‘university’

The 13 Characteristics of Excellence

February 27, 2012 1 Comment

After so many years in higher education consulting I’m compelled to address a continuing misconception in the international community.Chemistry Students

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As Academic Competition in India Heats Up, the U.S. Offers an Alternative

November 8, 2011 0 Comments

According to a recent report by The New York Times, students in India are finding it increasingly difficult to enroll in their local universities. With about half of India’s 1.2 billion people under the age of 25, the country’s handful of highly selective universities are increasingly overwhelmed. Read more…

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Facing the SAT: FAQs and Tips.

June 9, 2011 0 Comments

I took the SAT in June 2007 and made an SAT score of 2080 out of 2400. Even though it has been several years since then, I still remember some of the things I wish someone had told me before I entered the exam hall to the SAT. I regret making certain assumptions about the test, which led to several mistakes. Thankfully, none of them were too bad and I made it out with a pretty good score. Here, I would like to share with you some tips that I think are helpful…

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Paradigm Shift in Hong Kong Higher Education

May 10, 2011 0 Comments

Beginning next year, the Ministry of Education of Hong Kong will drastically over-haul the nation’s education system in order to better equip the nation’s youth to face the challenges of the 21st Century workplace. Read more…

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Former Director of the U.S. Mint Edmund Moy Speaks at Union University

May 3, 2011 0 Comments

During a recent visit, Edmund Moy, former director of the U.S. Mint and aide to President George W. Bush encouraged students to practice integrity in the workplace. Read about his visit…

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PERSEVERE!

April 27, 2011 0 Comments

This week, I stumbled across an article on the website for the Chronicle of Higher Education which told the story of how this one lady took 19 years to finish her undergraduate degree. This blog post is my response to that article. Read more…

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Misconceptions About Applying to University

March 4, 2011 0 Comments

Over the years, I have encountered quite a number of high school students who seem to have some wrong ideas about going to university. Having gone through the process myself, I understand what some of these “misconceptions” are about university applications. Here are seven major ones…

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The Sheer Power of Passion.

December 14, 2010 0 Comments

Greater than the effects of caffeine found in the coffee and energy drinks consumed by most college students during final exams, the power of passion is what truly drives a student towards the moment where he or she walks across that stage during graduation. Read more…

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MISSION CHRISTMAS: Saving For University

December 9, 2010 0 Comments

Starting a savings account with your child specifically for the goal of helping him or her save up for university is probably one of the best things you could ever do for your child. There are multiple benefits to this act of giving… Read more.

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New Art and Engineering Building at Lipscomb University Opens Officially

November 17, 2010 0 Comments

On October 26, 2010, Lipscomb University officially opened its new art and engineering building. The construction of the new James D. Hughes Center cost $4.4million and is the first phase of the new construction expanding the north side of the present campus. Read more…

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