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college admissions

What Is The TEAS Exam For Nursing

The TEAS exam for nursing is a standardized admission test that is developed and administered by the Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI). TEAS stands for Test of Essential Academic Skills.  What Is The Purpose Of The TEAS Exam? The TEAS exam tests a student’s readiness for advanced programs in the health sciences, primarily nursing. It is often …
careers & internships

A Look at the Different Fields of Engineering

The fields of engineering have expanded tremendously over the years. Until only a few years ago, students could choose from five main disciplines – mechanical, chemical, civil, electrical, and industrial. Today, students can explore a much wider range of engineering fields including robotics, biomedical, geomatics, marine, and microelectronic engineering among others.  Interestingly, all fields of …
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scholarships

All About the Facebook Scholarship

Scholarship alert! College Raptor is excited to announce the Facebook scholarship to help learners in the Black community to succeed no matter where they are in life. We are excited to share this scholarship because it’s not just for college students, it’s for those who are looking to further their careers, find a career, or …
myths

20 Interesting Black History Month Facts

February celebrates Black History Month, but do you know the people who paved the way? From Toni Morrison and Gabby Douglas to Harriet Tubman and George Washington Carver, we’re here to celebrate the influence that all these people have on American culture and more importantly, African American culture. Here are some interesting Black History Month …
financial aid

How to Stop Student Loan Tax Garnishment

Maybe you’re in the application planning stage or the waiting-to-hear stage or you’ve been accepted to college! (Congratulations!) Now the big question is: How are you going to pay for it?  In any situation when you want to buy something, you have to pay for it. Going to college certainly is no different. You have …
college news & trends

5 Cool New EdTech Platforms and Trends

Online learning has exploded in popularity over the past year as people of all ages are recognizing its many benefits. Thanks to new EdTech trends, the online education segment has diversified and expanded, making online learning more personalized, convenient, and comfortable. Anyone who wants to learn just about anything can choose a format of learning …
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student loans

What You Should Know About Biden’s New Student Loan Plan

On January 10, 2023, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) proposed a revised pay as you earn repayment plan. This was prompted by the temporary pause on President Biden’s student loan forgiveness. The proposed plan is the Education Department’s latest attempt to make student loan repayments more affordable. If it comes through, it would reduce …
tips tools & advice

30 Motivational Quotes for College Students

Are you feeling down while you’re in college? Don’t worry, you’re not alone and we have all been there. Whether you’ve failed a class, didn’t do well on your test, or just missed home, it can be difficult to have extra motivation throughout the semester. Here are some of our favorite motivational and inspiring quotes …