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Education, United States Department of

(Encyclopedia) Education, United States Department of, executive department of the federal government responsible for advising on educational plans and policies, providing assistance for education,…

The Seven Sisters

The “seven sisters” is a group of historically women's colleges generally seen as the female equivalent of the Ivy League.Date foundedNameEnrollment1836Mount Holyoke College2,0731861Vassar College2,…

Higher Education

Bad Advice for New Graduates A Look at Some of the Country's Most Unique Colleges Sexual Abuse on Campus Number of U.S. Colleges and Universities and Degrees Awarded Bachelor's…

Financial Aid Glossary

by Kay Peterson, Ph.D., FastWeb.com Academic Year The period in which school is in session - typically September through May. Accrual Date The date on which interest charges on an…

College Admissions Glossary

by Kay Peterson, Ph.D., FastWeb.com Acceptance Form: This form documents the student's receipt of an award letter. The form usually includes a space to indicate acceptance of offered aid,…

Ghana Department of State Background

U.S. Department of State Background Note Ghana Index: Geography History Government and Political Conditions Economy Foreign Relations GEOGRAPHYGhana's population is concentrated along the coast…

Jimmy Carter (January 16, 1981)

To the Congress of the United States: The State of the Union is sound. Our economy is recovering from a recession. A national energy plan is in place and our dependence on foreign oil is…