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SAGE Scholars Monthly Newsletter | May 2021

Illinois Wesleyan University Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

Illinois Wesleyan University Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

Illinois Wesleyan University, ranked #1 in job placement in the state and 7th in the nation, according to Zippia's "The Best Colleges for Getting a Job", has become the 27th Illinois private college to join the SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards program. 97.2% of IWU graduates are working or in graduate school within six months of graduation. 92% of graduates finish in four years.

Founded in 1850, Illinois Wesleyan is located in Bloomington-Normal, midway between Chicago and St. Louis. Niche rates IWU's College of Nursing 28th in the nation (out of 692 U.S. nursing schools); IWU's College of Education ranks 57th (out of 896). Accounting, biology, business and psychology are also very popular majors.

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William Woods University Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

William Woods University Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

William Woods University, an innovative learning community that offers its 1,100 full-time undergraduate students a $5,000 annual LEAD Award for taking part in cultural, intellectual and global activities outside the classroom, has become the 13th Missouri private college to join the SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards program.

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5 SAGE Scholars Member Colleges Named In Top 20 Best Schools For Making An Impact

5 SAGE Scholars Member Colleges Named In Top 20 Best Schools For Making An Impact

Five SAGE Scholars member colleges and universities; Clark University, Southwestern University, Earlham College, The College of Wooster, and St. Lawrence University, were named in the Top 20 Best Private Schools for Making an Impact by The Princeton Review for 2021. Best Value Colleges Ranking Lists are based on student survey responses to questions covering community service opportunities, student government, sustainability efforts, and on-campus student engagement. Read More

RIT named a best value college by The Princeton Review

RIT named a best value college by The Princeton Review

Rochester Institute of Technology has again been ranked one of the nation's top colleges for students seeking a superb education with career preparation and at an affordable price, according to The Princeton Review. The 2021 ranking features colleges with highest return-on-investment. The Princeton Review is just one of several national rankings received by RIT. Read More

KEEPING ON TRACK WITH SAGE SCHOLARS

Dr. James B. Johnston Scholarship Essay Competition

Great work SAGE Scholars High School Seniors! We've received excellent essays from students across the nation. The next step is to submit proof enrollment at a member college or university by July 1st. The 2021 Dr. James B. Johnston Scholarship winners will be announced July 15th! Read More

Make the Most Out of Your Virtual College Visit

Virtual college visits can have advantages and added opportunities in the college selection process. The key is to be prepared and stay organized. We have put together tips to help you get the most out of your virtual visits. Read More

Lawrence University Ranked By Princeton Review Among 'Best Value' Colleges In Nation

Lawrence University Ranked By Princeton Review Among "Best Value" Colleges In Nation

Lawrence University is ranked as one of the "Best Value Colleges" in the country by The Princeton Review. The 2021 Best Value list includes Lawrence as one of the top 200 private colleges across the country based on academics, costs, financial aid, debt, graduation rates, and alumni career and salary data.

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Lebanon Valley College Announces Nursing Degree

Lebanon Valley College Announces Nursing Degree

Lebanon Valley College (LVC) has received initial approval from the Pennsylvania Board of Nursing to offer a four-year bachelor of science in nursing degree (BSN). The new degree expands the College's health professions offerings, which include athletic training, clinical mental health counseling, communication sciences and disorders/speech-language pathology, exercise science, sport performance, applied kinesiology, clinical exercise physiology, and physical therapy. The College will begin accepting applications for Fall 2022 enrollment this summer. Read More

Roanoke College's New Explorations Program Allows Students To Explore New Areas Of Interest

Roanoke College's New Explorations Program Allows Students To Explore New Areas Of Interest

An education at Roanoke is about to become even more customizable. In addition to offering majors, minors and concentrations, Roanoke College now offers explorations. An exploration is a designated cluster of courses organized around a common theme. Most explorations are three units in size and allow students to pursue areas of interest in a way that might fit into their busy academic schedules. Read More

KEEPING ON TRACK WITH SAGE SCHOLARS

Ten Minute Professor - 8 Questions to Ask During Your College Visit

Consider the size of the institution and its location, as well as academic offerings and majors. Once your choices are narrowed, the important process of the campus visits begins. Here are some questions you should consider during your visit. Read More

College Rankings - Are They Meaningful?

Most people who have thought of applying to college, whether as a student or parent, have come across college rankings websites and magazines. We break down what college rankings are and how to determine their meaning. Read More

Grace College Adds Three New Healthcare Degree Options

Grace College Adds Three New Healthcare Degree Options

Grace College will offer its students three new healthcare degree options this fall. A Master's in Healthcare Administration (MHA) and a Master's of Integrative and Functional Medicine will be offered in partnership with John Patrick University of Health and Applied Sciences in South Bend, Indiana. Grace will also introduce a new public health minor. These new degrees come in response to an increasing demand in healthcare which is projected to grow 15% in the next eight years according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read More

Albion Among Top 100 National Liberal Arts Colleges In New Consensus Ranking

Albion Among Top 100 National Liberal Arts Colleges In New Consensus Ranking

Albion's recent listing as a top 50 innovative national liberal arts college by U.S. News and World Report and its annual recognition for efforts in social mobility by Washington Monthly have factored into its inclusion in a new aggregate ranking. Read More

LTU named a 'Best Value College' by the Princeton Review

LTU named a 'Best Value College' by the Princeton Review

Lawrence Technological University is one of the nation's top colleges for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation and at an affordable price, according to The Princeton Review, the Framingham, Mass.-based educational services company. Read More