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Best College Courses to Take Online

  • Considering dividing up your courseload between traditional campus classes and an online course or two? Great idea, both for your schedule and perhaps for your pocketbook. Not only can online courses help you manage a busy schedule by giving you added flexibility, but many online courses are less expensive per college credit, making them an economical choice as well.

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Forbes Announces List of Top Colleges

  • Several military schools rank among America's Top Colleges, according to Forbes. The top 20 schools on the list are:

    #1 Pomona College

    #2 Williams College

    #3 Stanford University

    #4 Princeton University

    #5 Yale University

    #6 Harvard University

    #7 Swarthmore College

    #8 Brown University

    #9 Amherst College

    #10 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    #11 United States Military Academy

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Best Value Schools Among National Universities According to U.S. News and World Report

  • U.S. News and World Report has ranked colleges and universities according to value to give prospective students a glimpse of which universities offer the highest quality at the lowest cost (taking into account need-based financial aid). The rankings are based on scores in two categories: percent of students receiving need-based grants, and average cost after receiving grants based on need.

    The Top 25 best value schools among national universities are:

    #1 Harvard

    #2 Princeton

    #3 Yale

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Best Online Bachelor's Programs According to U.S. News and World Report

  • U.S. News and World Report has ranked online Bachelor's Degree programs to give prospective students a glimpse of the value of online education at some of America's top university online programs. The rankings are based on scores in three categories: faculty credentials and training; student services and technology; and student engagement.

    The Top 25 online Bachelor's Programs according to U.S. News & World Report are:

    #1 Pennsylvania State University--World Campus

    #2 Daytona State College

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How To Apply Summer Army Training to College Credit

  • The American Council on Education (ACE) reviews military training and experiences along with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) in order to recommend how Army soldiers (and members of other branches of the Armed Foces) might apply their training and experience to receive college credit. The ACE's Military Guide offers information about credit recommendations and military transcripts.

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