What Is STEM? A Guide To Subjects, Education Theory & Benefits

What Is STEM? A Guide To Subjects, Education Theory & Benefits

Most of us are acquainted with what STEM stands for, but not many of us understand how exactly these disciplines are being integrated into the classroom setting. Even educators vary in the way they answer the question “What is STEM?” Some argue that STEM is a continuum from separate disciplines to a…

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Guide to Community College Credit Transfer for School Year 2021/2022

Guide to Community College Credit Transfer for School Year 2021/2022

by Imed Bouchrika

There may have been a time in your college life when you had to stop studying because you ran out of funds, or you needed to devote time to your family, or you had to go to work to support your family. You might also be a student who has finished an…

Standards-Based Grading: Definition, Benefits & Comparison With Traditional Grading

Standards-Based Grading: Definition, Benefits & Comparison With Traditional Grading

by Imed Bouchrika

Receiving a poor grade in a school assessment without understanding why is one of the most frustrating things that can happen to a student. Oftentimes, students do not know the reasons why their teachers gave them bad grades. It can also happen that some students do not know which aspect of their…

Average Time to Repay Student Loans: 2021 Statistics & Data

Average Time to Repay Student Loans: 2021 Statistics & Data

by Imed Bouchrika

One of the most pressing issues in the United States today is the ballooning debt accrued to finance education. Many students are required to carry debt to acquire a college degree, which they need to secure a job in the fourth industrial revolution. In an article published in the Journal of Policy Analysis…

How to Be a Successful College Dropout

How to Be a Successful College Dropout

by Imed Bouchrika

Believe it or not, today’s most successful entrepreneurs are college dropouts (Hess, 2017). Among them are Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Michael Dell of Dell Technologies, Jack Dorsey of Twitter, Larry Ellison of Oracle, and of course, the late Steve Jobs of Apple. After starting a revolutionary business, these…

What is a Title IV school? A Guide to Funds & Eligibility Requirements

What is a Title IV school? A Guide to Funds & Eligibility Requirements

The term Title IV (title four) has its origins from the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965. The HEA was signed as part of the Great Society initiative of U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson. This legislative document has eight different sections, from Title I to Title VIII, and Title IV is the section…

Imed Bouchrika by Imed Bouchrika
Chief Data Scientist & Head of Content
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