Tag Archive for: academic advice

FORUM: How do you encourage mentors to support students academically?

For the longest time, policymakers, school districts, and educators have been trying to figure out how to use the power of mentoring to support students academically. Early on, this led to mentoring programs that were “mentoring” in name, but heavy on tutoring or other direct academic support in terms of the actual activities volunteers and […]

What are the Differences Between a Masters Degree and a PhD?

We recently called your attention to the Campbell Doctoral Fellowship. That has led some students, practitioners and others to ask about whether they should pursue a Master’s or a dissertation. Here’s the bottom line. from Campus Explorer The progression of degrees in the United States goes as follows: diploma, certificate, career training associates degree, transfer […]