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A Guide to Understanding FERPA and Your Rights

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is an important law that was created by Congress and signed into law in 1974, to protect the privacy of students and their parents. FERPA applies to any public or private school that receives federal funding. The Act spells out the rights of students and the responsibilities of educational institutions when sharing and maintaining education records.

What Are Your Rights Under FERPA?

FERPA governs the way educational records are shared,

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Deciding Between a Two and Four-Year College

The road to higher education can look different for each student. There are many factors to consider when deciding between a two-year and a four-year college. You’ll need to consider what type of degree will serve you best, which school suits your lifestyle and how you plan to pay for your education. There is no one right path­ — there are advantages and disadvantages to both types of schools.

Consider Your Career

Through attending a two-year school,

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CLEP Testing for College Credit

 

Picture this: It’s your first day of college, and you’re so excited to find your dorm room, meet your roommate and find out where your classes are. You’re thrilled to be learning new things and marching on towards your degree. But you’re especially excited that you got to save time and money by testing out of the courses you’ve already mastered. If you feel ready for the challenge of more advanced courses,

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What Does the Internship Application Process Look Like?

 

Albert Einstein once said, “The only source of knowledge is experience.” This statement directly reflects the worth of an internship. It’s never too early to commence exploration of your passion and talents — and gain valuable insight in fields of interest. Listed below are advantages, resources and tips on how to plan for the internship process.

 

A Test Drive…For a Career

Obtaining an internship will give you invaluable knowledge of the workload,

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Summer Camps at Your Favorite Colleges!

 

We’re all familiar with the traditional basketball, volleyball and other sports camps that consume hours upon hours of summer schedules. But what about educational camps? Although this may not sound like an equally fun activity, students need to consider the benefits of exploring this alternate summer opportunity.

 

How Do You Get Involved?

College campuses statewide are offering educational summer programs for high school,

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