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SAGE Scholars Monthly Newsletter | November 2021

Bethel College Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

Bethel College Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

Bethel College is a 4-year liberal arts college in south-central Kansas known for academic excellence and a strong tradition of community service. Bethel offers bachelor's degrees in more than 40 areas of study and has an especially strong regional reputation for its professional programs in education, nursing and social work. Bethel has a long tradition of students who go on to complete graduate degrees in medicine and the natural sciences. The college is known for its award-winning instrumental and choral music groups.

The Bethel student body comprises about 500 students from 28 states and 15 countries. Students and alumni consistently rank Bethel high for its committed, caring faculty. A student-faculty ratio of 12:1 means Bethel students get personalized attention from professors who care deeply about their success.

Bethel's 90-acres campus features a creek, wooded trails and open areas, and includes practice and playing fields and facilities for 16 teams in 12 intercollegiate sports. Bethel is located in the small town of North Newton, adjacent to the county seat of Newton and only 25 minutes from Wichita, Kansas' largest city.

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Presbyterian College Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

Presbyterian College Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

Presbyterian College is located between Greenville and Columbia, South Carolina - in the small college town of Clinton. PC is noted as much for its challenging academics as it is for its one-of-a-kind mascot: the Blue Hose. PC students are one-of-a-kind too: They bring all sorts of interests and abilities to campus and are given the freedom to pursue them. Students customize their education by choosing from more than 90 majors and pre-professional programs. Inside the classroom, students are not only taught but mentored by faculty members whose #1 priority is their students' success. 100% of students further their education by conducting research, interning, or studying abroad. Blue Hose sports teams compete in NCAA Division 1.

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Whittier College Is Named 2021 HSI Leader By Fulbright Program

Whittier College Is Named 2021 HSI Leader By Fulbright Program

Whittier College is proud to be named a Fulbright HSI Leader in the inaugural year of this designation. The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is recognizing the noteworthy engagement that selected Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) have achieved with the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government's flagship international educational exchange program. Whittier is one of 35 HSIs to receive this distinction. Read More

Union College Named One Of The Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges In The Nation

Union College Named One Of The Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges In The Nation

Union has again been named one of the country's most environmentally responsible colleges, according to The Princeton Review's "Guide to Green Colleges." "We strongly recommend Union to students who care about the environment and want to study and live at a green college," said Rob Franek, The Princeton Review's editor-in-chief. "Union offers both excellent academics and demonstrates a commitment to sustainability that is exemplary on many counts." Read More

KEEPING ON TRACK WITH SAGE SCHOLARS

8 College Essay Application Tips

With early application and regular decision deadlines fast approaching, students may feel overwhelmed with the task of writing their essays. So we have put together 8 helpful essay writing tips that can separate your application from the rest of the pack! Read More

College Admission Glossary

Unsure about how Deferred Admission relates to Early Decision? How about the differences between FAFSA, CSS and EFC? Check out our easy to understand College Admission Glossary so you and your family can be prepared for the college application process. Read More

Rockhurst University Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

Rockhurst University Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

At Rockhurst University, we help you become who you want to be, not just what. We're proud to be Kansas City's Jesuit university for over 100 years. We're in the city for good in every sense of the phrase. RU has been consistently ranked among the top regional universities in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report. Recent surveys show our students rank their educational satisfaction among the highest in the nation. Rockhurst's quiet, 55-acre campus is nestled just blocks from KC's famed Country Club Plaza and minutes from downtown. Our average class size is 25 with a 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio. You won't find any thousand-seat lecture halls here. Rockhurst offers 70+ bachelor's and graduate degrees.

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Lincoln College and Northern Illinois University College of Law Announce New Partnership

Lincoln College and Northern Illinois University College of Law Announce New Partnership

Lincoln College and Northern Illinois University College of Law have forged a new partnership, announcing opportunities for Lincoln College students to participate in the NIU Law Diversity Pipeline and NIU Law Lincoln Scholar Programs. Under the partnership, qualified Lincoln College students working toward a Bachelor of Arts in Law, as well as other majors, may participate in the NIU Law Diversity Pipeline Program. The Diversity Pipeline Program will include working with a set cohort of students from freshman year through senior year. The program is designed to introduce students to all the benefits of law school and being a practicing lawyer, provide mentorship, LSAT test preparation, and the opportunity to experience the life of a law student through field trips. Read More

Misericordia to offer new Pandemic Opportunity Tuition Discounts in Spring '22

Misericordia to offer new Pandemic Opportunity Tuition Discounts in Spring '22

Misericordia University announced a special, one-time pandemic relief discount for new students enrolling in the Spring 2022 academic semester. The university is keenly aware of the financial and life challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and wants to assist both full-time and part-time students who may have postponed their higher education plans. New and former students not currently enrolled in Fall 2021 will be eligible for this university-supported program. Read More

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Ten Minute Professor - 9 Ways to Qualify for More Merit Aid

What's the formula for hitting the jackpot when it comes to merit aid? We identify 9 ways to qualify for more merit aid. Read More

Study Tips For Midterms by Cumberland University

It's midterms week and life can begin feeling hectic. The good news is that you can prepare for midterms in small ways that will make a big difference on test days! Trying out these different techniques can make a big difference in how efficiently you study and improve your overall success in classes. Read More

Mississippi College Named State's Best University

Mississippi College Named State's Best University

Mississippi College has been ranked as the state's top-performing university - public or private - at the most reasonable cost to undergraduates, according to a website famous for its cutting-edge financial counseling and information services. WalletHub, a Washington, D.C.-based credit-reporting and reviewing site, has listed MC at the top of its 2022 College and University Rankings for the state. The site has also ranked MC 22nd out of 333 colleges and universities in the South and 109th out of 1,015 higher-education institutions nationwide. Read More

Chestnut Hill College Receives PSMLA Award For Excellence In World Languages

Chestnut Hill College Receives PSMLA Award For Excellence In World Languages

In celebration of a fervent commitment to the study of world languages, Chestnut Hill Chestnut is proud to be the recipient of the 2021 Pennsylvania State Modern Language Association (PSMLA) Merit Award. Given annually, this award recognizes the dedication of individuals and institutions who have provided exceptional service in promoting and supporting the study of world languages both inside and outside of the classroom. Read More

Springfield College and UMass Law Launch Accelerated Law Degree Program

Springfield College and UMass Law Launch Accelerated Law Degree Program

Springfield College and The University of Massachusetts School of Law - Dartmouth have finalized a 3+3 agreement that will create new, accelerated opportunities for Springfield College students to attain a law degree. "We are delighted and honored to partner with an important institution whose mission is so aligned with ours," said Springfield College School of Arts and Sciences Dean Rachel Rubinstein. "As the only public law school in Massachusetts, UMass Law is committed to providing an accessible and excellent legal education that prepares lawyers to advance justice through service and leadership. We can't imagine a better fit for our students considering or planning careers in the law, whether they study history, criminal justice, business, or any number of related fields." Read More