Postgraduate Social Sciences at Oxford

Postgraduate Social Sciences at Oxford

With nearly 1,000 academic staff in the social sciences, Oxford University has the largest grouping of social scientists in the UK. As a graduate, you can take a wide choice of courses, all supported by innovative research Degrees range from social sciences with lab-based elements - for example, in geography and archaeology - through to subjects such as politics, economics...
5 Active Reading Strategies for Textbook Assignments – College Info Geek

5 Active Reading Strategies for Textbook Assignments – College Info Geek

Thomas Frank talks about active reading. Active reading is a method of reading a book with the intent of pulling something useful out of it. It's different from passively going over the text once to experience it. Right off the bat, he says there were a lot of systems that have been put forward like SQ3R, SQ4R, and lots of other acronym driven systems for...
How to Navigate a College Admissions Fair – an Expert Interviews Experts

How to Navigate a College Admissions Fair – an Expert Interviews Experts

Thinking college fairs are a terrific opportunity for students and their families to really learn about different colleges and universities that might be scared around. If they are visiting colleges, they don't want specific place. Certainly depending junior/senior sophomore may not necessarily know they like to study. The terrific opportunity is to learn about different academic opportunities that many different...
Distance Learning – International Development Department

Distance Learning – International Development Department

If you're looking for an academic degree of a high caliber but at the same time suited to one's lifestyle and personality, Birmingham can supply you with that type of program. ID DS distance learning program has a diverse and experienced group of students with all different nationalities and most of them are working in development related jobs. Distance learning...
Educational Grants & Financial Aid : What Are the Financial Guidelines for Pell Grant Eligibility?

Educational Grants & Financial Aid : What Are the Financial Guidelines for Pell Grant Eligibility?

Brooke Kramer, a financial aid officer with Argosy University in Salt Lake City, talks about the financial aid eligibility in order to qualify for the Federal Pell Grant. Now, the Pell Grant is based on need and the way the government determines what your financial aid need is by you completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. You will...