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Huntingdon College

Huntingdon College is a private, co-educational liberal arts learning institution located in Montgomery, Alabama. Founded in 1854, the college has strong ties with the United Methodist Church and was initially chartered as an all-female college. It was not until 1934 when the first male student...

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Online College List

Here is a list of all of the colleges and universities that offer online degrees. We compiled this list by going over multiple lists of online colleges in order to get the biggest list we could. If you'd like more information about any of these schools, you can request info directly from the...

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What Is Discourse?

Discourse is a term that can be described in a number of ways. In language studies, it refers to the speech patterns and how language, dialects, and acceptable statements are used in a particular community. Discourse is a subject of study particularly in peoples who reside in secluded areas and...

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SV Concordia Sinks Near Rio, No One Injured

The SV Concordia along with 64 passengers sank of the coast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday. High school seniors from the West Island Class Afloat Alternative School based in Montreal, Canada and first year college students were rescued by the Brazilian Navy and Japanese merchant ship, Hokuetsu...

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Occidental College

Occidental College, or Oxy as its students fondly call it, is a small, private, coeducational liberal arts institute of higher education located in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1887 by a group of Presbyterian clergy and laymen, Occidental College is one of the oldest liberal arts colleges...

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What Is the Allegory of the Cave?

Plato is one of the greatest philosophers, and the “Allegory of the Cave” is considered to be one of his most influential works. The allegory is representation of Plato’s concept of Truth and the challenge of philosophical thought. Here, men are shackled in the caves. There are fires behind him,...

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What Is an Amicus Brief?

Amicus Curiae is a Latin phrase translating to “friend of the court”. This term refers to an individual or entity that is not directly involved in a court case, but shows a strong interest in it. A party considered to be amicus curiae may petition the court to file a document that can be used to...

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What Is a Bright-Line Rule?

Judges institute a standard to apply to a case, especially when there is a legal precedent. This standard is objective and clear so as to eliminate any ambiguity in terms of how the case ought to be judged. A bright-line standard is an example of such a standard, and it is established in a legal...

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How to Write a Great College Admission Essay

Here are five tips for writing a great college admission essay.1. First impressions really do matter.  Your paper needs to look neat and well-organized with uniform formatting and spacing.  Then make your first paragraph really dynamic to get the college admission board’s attention....

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Bellevue University Online

Since the Fall of 2008, Bellevue University courses have included an online component, including students who are taking classes in its main campus in Bellevue, Nebraska.  The university has continuously searched for ways to enhance classroom learning through its programs including Accelerated...