Monthly Archives: April 2011

More Education Equals Better Blood Pressure?

For those of you thinking about whether to continue your education after high school, things may soon become clearer. A new study shows a link between higher education and lower blood pressure. And females, take note. The link is more … Continue reading

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Preparing for College

Outsourcing, a poor economy, and more sophisticated technology mean that college is more important than ever. But getting there is about more than getting good grades. Here is a primer on going to college. It used to be that not … Continue reading

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The Students Are in Trouble

It’s bad news on the science front—at least when it comes to education. Two-thirds of United States fourth graders were not proficient in science in 2009. The situation wasn’t much better for older students.  Seventy percent of eighth-graders and 79 … Continue reading

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