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September 2104 news from campuses

September, 2014

See some of the recent news highlights from our campuses.

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Poke around online

The Bridge: Parent News
September, 2014

Browse information about our colleges and their academic offerings and consider a virtual visit.

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Test yourself

The Bridge: Parent News
September, 2014

Game to think about how different the world is today than it was for you growing up? Get ready for the class of 2018 is a short quiz on the mindset of the students starting college this fall.

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Feature: The value of summer internships

The Bridge: Parent News
September, 2014

Summer isn’t just for vacations and summer jobs for our students. It is often a key time to jump into internships that give students real-world work experience, enhance their education and aid their career decisions. Students and career directors share their takes. Read the story, College students discover the value of the summer internship.

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Plan fall visits

The Bridge: Parent News
September, 2014

Minnesota’s Private Colleges make it easy to plan a visit; you can find visit options at each of them. A couple days to consider are Oct. 16 and 17, a Thursday and Friday when high schools close for teacher professional development, but there are many other dates available as well.

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Get ready for the class of 2018

August, 2014

Take our quiz to test your knowledge about our incoming students and how they communicate.

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August 2014 fact you can use

August, 2014

The share of students of color at Minnesota Private College Council member institutions matches the U of M system and exceeds the overall share at MnSCU four-year institutions.

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August 2014 briefs

August, 2014

Short news items

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How undergrads pay for college shifts

August, 2014

The latest data show that student borrowing has decreased in Minnesota — along with some other changes in how students pay for college.

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August 2014 campus news

August, 2014

Brief campus news highlights.

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News flashpoints: Dig deeper with three campus experts

August, 2014

Three faculty experts provide commentary on world events: climate change, the Israel / Gaza conflict and the Ebola outbreak.

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June 2014 campus news

June, 2014

Brief campus news highlights.

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New tool gives employment snapshot for recent college grads

June, 2014

We all want more data when it comes to measuring how college grads are faring in Minnesota and a new tool helps do that — with a few caveats.

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June 2014 fact you can use

June, 2014

The pay gap between college graduates and everyone else reached a record high last year, according to new Labor Department statistics. Americans with four-year college degrees made 98% more an hour on average in 2013 than people without a degree. Read The New York Times article.

Kap Mueller

College students discover the value of the summer internship

June, 2014

Internships give students real-world work experience, enhance their education and aid their career decisions. Students and career directors share their takes.

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