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SAGE Scholars Monthly Newsletter | May 2022

Laguna College of Art + Design Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

Laguna College of Art + Design Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

Laguna College of Art + Design, preparing individuals for careers as creative artists and designers in a culturally and ethnically diverse world, has joined the SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards program -- the 14th participating college to specialize exclusively in the arts.

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Ottawa University Kansas Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

Ottawa University Kansas Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

Ottawa University Kansas, which offers a remarkable number of varsity sports teams - 33 - to serve a student body of 650 undergraduates, has become the 11th Kansas private college to join the SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards program.

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Princeton Review: Kalamazoo Offers Value, a Chance to Make an Impact

Princeton Review: Kalamazoo Offers Value, a Chance to Make an Impact

An independent study from the Princeton Review shows that Kalamazoo College provides one of the most outstanding returns on investment in higher education, as the education-services company profiles and recommends K in the 2022 edition of The Best Value Colleges, an annual guide to undergraduate schools. Read More

Pratt Ranked One of the World's Top 10 Art & Design Colleges in 2022

Pratt Ranked One of the World's Top 10 Art & Design Colleges in 2022

Every year, the QS World University Rankings by Subject identify the world's strongest universities in more than 50 subject areas. Pratt Institute has been ranked #7 out of 230 US and international art and design colleges in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022, moving up from #8 last year. Published annually, the rankings assess the world's top universities in 51 individual subjects based on academic reputation, employer reputation, and research impact. They are published by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), one of the world's leading sources of comparative data about university performance. Pratt has been rated one of the world's top 10 art and design colleges by QS World University Rankings by Subject every year since QS added the category to its rankings in 2015. Read More

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Fourth Annual Dr. James B. Johnston Scholarship Essay Competition

Thanks for sending in so many great essays! We are so impressed. There is one last step for all participating students - please submit your proof of enrollment at a member college or university by July 15th to be considered for a 2022 Scholarship. We will announce scholarship winners on August 1st. Read More

Ten Minute Professor - A 5th Year of College Is Expensive!

College is a major investment that families must think about and plan carefully to maximize the return. About half of new full-time freshmen fail to graduate in 6 years. Your child's chances of graduating in 4 years are at least 50% higher at a private college than at a state school. As a rule of thumb, the 4-year graduation rate at a private is very similar to the 6-year graduation rate at a public. Read More

Agreement guarantees Thiel College M.B.A. spots for Hiram students

Agreement guarantees Thiel College M.B.A. spots for Hiram students

Officials from Thiel and Hiram colleges have announced an agreement to provide early-entry spots in Thiel College's Master of Business Administration program to Hiram undergraduates who meet the requirements. "This agreement allows students who thrived in and appreciated the small, private liberal arts experience to continue in that environment," Vice President for Enrollment Management Ashley Josay Zullo said. "This partnership creates a pipeline of business graduates to serve the region and business community."

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Wooster makes The Princeton Review's 2022 Best Value College list

Wooster makes The Princeton Review's 2022 "Best Value College" list

The College of Wooster has again been named a Best Value College by The Princeton Review, an honor that reflects Wooster's strong return on investment (ROI) by providing top academics and strong career prospects for graduates at an affordable cost. The Princeton Review selected 209 private colleges and universities in the United States for its 2022 Best Value list. In addition to being named a Best Value College, Wooster was also recognized as #11 on The Princeton Review's list of Top 20 Best Schools for Internships (Private Schools) and rose to #13 on the list of Top 20 Best Schools for Making an Impact (Private Schools). Read More

Dr. Robert L. Manuel Named As 13th President Of DePaul University

Dr. Robert L. Manuel Named As 13th President Of DePaul University

DePaul University announced Dr. Robert L. Manuel will serve as its 13th president. Manuel is an accomplished, transformative leader in higher education who has dedicated his career to creating life-changing opportunities for students and to elevating the impact of the institutions he has served. Currently the president at the University of Indianapolis ("UIndy"), Manuel joins DePaul at a critical moment of institutional change and optimism for the nation's largest Catholic university. Read More

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9th Grade College Preparation Timeline

For students and parents wondering how to begin preparing for college, it's never too early! At SAGE Scholars, we believe that early college planning can help you maximize your investment and ease the stress of college admissions. That's why we're here to help! For rising ninth-graders, the next four years can help prepare your application. While that is a lot of time, it will go by quickly, and it's important not to miss critical steps along the way. Read More

What to do When You've Been Rejected from Your Dream School

For many students, the college applications process is an emotional rollercoaster. Your peers may celebrate their college acceptance or experience disappointment after receiving rejections from their dream schools. After one of the most tumultuous and competitive college admissions cycles to date, many students wonder what more they could've done to receive admission into their choice college. Read More

Aquinas College Welcomes Alicia Córdoba as President

Aquinas College Welcomes Alicia Córdoba as President

After a comprehensive national search, Aquinas College is delighted to welcome Alicia Córdoba as its ninth president. Córdoba brings more than two decades of experience in Catholic higher education, both as a faculty member and administrator, to her new role leading the nationally ranked liberal arts institution. A mission-driven and motivational leader, Córdoba has broad expertise in strategic planning, financial management and stewardship, curriculum and program design, fundraising, marketing, team building, process improvement and related areas. Read More

U.S. News Recognizes University of St. Francis on Its 2023 Best Education Schools Listing

U.S. News Recognizes University of St. Francis on Its 2023 Best Education Schools Listing

U.S. News & World Report released its 2023 Best Education Schools listing today, and the University of St. Francis (USF) is proud to announce its inclusion in the annual publication. According to USF College of Education dean John Gambro, Ed.D., USF effectively prepares teachers to excel as they begin their respective careers. "We focus on excellence and prepare teachers to excel on their first day in the classroom. Our graduates have confidence that allows them to be successful in helping students reach their fullest potential. USF has one of the best teacher education programs in Illinois with 100% pass rates on all required tests. This reputation for excellence sets our graduates apart and results in USF teacher candidates being highly sought-after for employment after graduation," Gambro said. Read More

Lycoming College named a Best Value College for 2022 by The Princeton Review

Lycoming College named a Best Value College for 2022 by The Princeton Review

Lycoming College is one of the nation's best colleges for students seeking a great education with excellent career preparation at an affordable price, according to The Princeton Review. Lycoming earned one of the country's highest ROI (Return on Investment) rankings from The Princeton Review for its top marks in academic offerings, career placement services, cost/financial aid, graduation rates, and student debt, as well as alumni salary levels and job satisfaction. Read More