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What is the Role of Higher Education?

There was a lot of discussion following the appearance of David Cameron on Letterman’s show on Wednesday September 26. The incidence gave me the opportunity to discuss the role of higher education in an article published in Huffington Post. It … Continue reading

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Parents’ Guide to College Planning: How to Help

My parents didn’t go to college and they were very keen for me to get the best education I could. Those who went to college also swear that they will do anything possible to offer this opportunity to their children. … Continue reading

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Is UCAS Clearing the ‘Sale Period’ for Universities?

UCAS clearing is starting mid- August. Thousands of disappointed  university applicants will have another go to get one of the remaining places. This begs for the question: Is UCAS Clearing the ‘Sale Period’ for Higher Education? What do you think? … Continue reading

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UCAS Clearing: Six (rather harsh) Choices to Make

The A-level results day is looming.  Most students will be very happy with the news. Those who won’t achieve the required grades, they will have to take some decisions.  As George Clooney’s character Chris Kelvin (the protagonist of the sci-fi … Continue reading

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5 Harsh Realities about Higher Education

Although you are a firm believer of the benefits higher education can offer, you are at the same time cautious about what advice to give to teenagers (especially your kids, nephews, nieces, God-children). The reason is that you are aware … Continue reading

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