National Hispanic Heritage Month and The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

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We’re celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month over the next few weeks and highlighting education access for the 61.31 million Hispanics who live in The United States, making up the largest minority population.

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In Honor of All the Queen's Horses: Top US Equestrian Colleges

Melissa W.
Queen Elizabeth II was laid to rest today after over 70 years on the throne. It's no secret that she had a deep love of horses and it's been reported that she owned over 100 of them in her lifetime! Her first horse was a Shetland pony given to her when she was just 4 years old and she continued to regularly ride up until she was 95, only stopping because of doctor's orders due to her mobility issues. While she received private lessons in the UK growing up, there are several colleges and universities in the US with an equine science option. That's right; a degree in horses, and it's more than just riding.

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The Education of The Late Queen Elizabeth II

Melissa W.
Queen Elizabeth II died yesterday at Balmoral Castle surrounded by the Royal Family at the age of 96 after a record 70 years on the throne. She wasn’t meant to be Queen when she was born in 1926, but became next in line after her uncle, King Edward VIII, abdicated in 1936, making her father the King. While she undoubtedly lived a very privileged life within the confines of Buckingham Palace, the future Queen needed to be educated to prepare her for her role in the Monarchy.

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Skills-Based Hiring See Upward Trend in 2022

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Are you currently a college student and worried your traditional degree alone won’t help you land a job post-graduation? You’re not alone.

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Looking Ahead: Undergraduate Enrollment Expected to Increase By 2030

Melissa W.
We know commencements just wrapped up a month ago, but we live for education and are already looking ahead to the 2022-2023 school year! College campuses are starting to prepare for the new undergrads to move in and while college enrollment has dipped a bit since 2020, that outlook is likely just temporary.

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Graduation…Commencement…Which is it?!

Melissa W.
The ceremonies are over, dorms are empty, and campuses are quiet. The Class of 2022 is now off to accomplish bigger and better things! But, the fun and excitement leading up to and surrounding graduation day is still felt…wait…or is it ‘commencement’? Hm. The two terms tend to go hand-in-hand each spring, but which term is correct? Do they mean two different things?

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Unsure Which Color Cord Represents Your Honor Society? We Can Help!

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Honor cords are some of our most popular products and we carry a large selection representing hundreds of honor societies and organizations. Unsure which color(s) represents your honor society? We can help! Here’s a helpful key for 17 of the top organizations we find coming through our warehouse:

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Elementary School Graduations – Yes, Have Them!

Melissa W.
We’re toward the end of the busy college graduation season and are fast approaching high school commencement ceremonies. Smack dab in the middle of all of this comes elementary school graduations. That’s right! Commencements happen for children as young as preschool.

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How to Survive Finals Week as a College Senior

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You might be wondering how it’s possible to sit through a test or concentrate on a final paper in between packing up your dorm/apartment before leaving all of college life behind. Lucky for you, we’re here to help! Here are some tips on surviving your last finals week as a college student:

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The Majority of Student Parents are Moms

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It is tough being a college student, let alone a student with the 24/7 job of being a parent. Attending classes, writing papers, and studying in between diaper changes, soccer games, and bath time can seem surmounting. Yet, across the country, nearly 22% of undergraduate students juggle coursework and parenting; the majority being mothers.

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