Irrespective of how tricky you find it to make your ends meet, you should not default on your student loan. It’s your moral responsibility to reimburse the loan as prompt repayment is going to enable the bank to supply more loans to meriting scholars. From the monetary viewpoint, defaulting on your loan is the swiftest way of destroying your credit report. [Read more...]
This continues beyond high schools. The institutions that offer higher education are universities, community colleges and some of professional institutions. There more than 3,000 higher education institution in America and more than half of these institutions are privately owned and operated. Community and junior colleges offer programmes for two years on both career and general education. [Read more...]
US university offer professional programs leading to degrees such as MD (for Medicine), Pharm D (for Pharmacy) Doctor of Physiotherapy (DPT – for Physiotherapy) etc and these qualifications are known as the first professional degrees. Admission into these professional programs are based on good performance in entrance tests such as MCAT (for Medicine), PCAT (Pharmacy), LSAT (for Law) etc., after completion of a Bachelor’s degree in related subjects. When they complete they successfully completes these programmes, they are entitled to practise as professionals in their fields.
Other subjects that are becoming popular online are Biology, Environmental Science, Geographic Information Systems, Chemistry, Computer Science, Forensic Science, and more. These degrees are offered by a number of schools, from online universities to state universities offering online degree options. [Read more...]
This is the procedure that has been put in place to ensure that the services offered by education institutions are of good standards. In America, this process is carried out by private bodies but not by the government. There many things that accreditation bodies considers while accrediting universities and colleges. [Read more...]
In America, there are private and public universities and colleges and are over 7,500 higher education institutions in the U.S. Many of the world’s most prestigious higher education institutions are in the United States and international students make a considerable percentage of enrolments in these institutions. These institutions include Harvard University and Yale University.
Yale University was stated in 1640s when a group of clergymen started a college. They succeeded with their mission in 1701. Then in 1718, the institution was named Yale College after the Welsh merchant Elihu Yale who made a big and a generous donation after his goods, books and a portrait of King George the 1st. Many international students have studied in Yale University since early 19th century when the first international student who was from China, achieved a degree from this university. Currently, international students in Yale College make nearly 10% and 15% in Yale University. Yale University started admitting female students at the graduate level in 1869, and in1969 as undergraduates. [Read more...]
In early days, people with disabilities were considered as a curse. People used to believe that disabled people have been inflicted with disabilities by god as a punishment, others were fearful as they related disabilities with superstitious. Often, disabled babies could be abandoned and most of them could die, or they could be hidden away by their family members from the public eyes as they were seen as an embarrassment. Some people who were religious, others scientists started to change the way disabled people were treated, making people understand more about these conditions. [Read more...]
The early beginning of the US education system on the east coast in North America started with the advent of the pilgrims fathers in the 16th centuries. They came from Europe with strong Protestant religious beliefs which are enshrined in the Bible which accompanied them. The male soldiers, who often were the only experience people in formal academic education and therefore could read, were fundamentally laymen as well as teachers. Their weekly were in reality Bible classes wherein the congregations were educated and lectured on moral and codes of good behaviour. This was to ensure that not only the Ten Commandments were strictly adhered to but also the social and thereby the civic and political establishment governing their communities was respected. [Read more...]
The Ivy League in America is a group of 8 higher education institutions in Northeast US, it’s an athletic conference for the following eight institutions, Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, Princeton University, the University of Pennsylvania and Yale University. [Read more...]