Discover which social media option is the best fit for you.
Craving more info about our colleges or the college progress? Our Facebook page is geared to parents of middle or high school students while our Twitter feed covers a wider variety of higher education topics and news — both local and national. More into photos?
Learn how this Augsburg senior’s community service project aimed to help homeless women regain their footing.
Augsburg senior Maria Cruz grew up in and out of homelessness. A double major in political science and international relations, she was approached by her advisor about an opportunity to do a community service project. Cruz knew exactly the community she wanted to work with — homeless women.
Learn how work study can contribute to students' success during and after college.
Work study is most often awarded as part of a financial aid package, which may also include grants, scholarships and loans. It allows the student to earn money for college through an on-campus job, although some campuses might also provide off-campus opportunities. But work study offers more than just money.
Find the right value mix of opportunities at one of our 17 colleges.
There’s a lot of information out there about how to choose a college, but it really comes down to value. That word covers a lot of ground: the quality of education; the variety of academic and extracurricular options; the knowledge and skills gained for one’s chosen career path; the sense of community on campus, and so on — and of course value for your money is tied to all of these.
Learn the reasons behind why colleges often ask students for a personal essay in the admissions process and how student reflection matters.
You probably already know that writing is often required when students apply to college, including for over half of our colleges. What is less well known is that the substance of the piece — your student’s reflection and authenticity — matters far more than how well it might be written.
Learn about programs that prepare high school students for college-level work that can also earn them college credit.
There are many ways that high school students can prepare for college-level work and even earn college credit while in high school. In Minnesota, that includes Advanced Placement, concurrent reenrollment programs like College in the Schools, the College-Level Examination Program, International Baccalaureate and Post-Secondary Enrollment Options.