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by Karen O’Connor Recently, I was given an essay prompt by my “History of Television” professor. It read: “Write a two-page essay outlining the work of a television notable.” The first step to essay-writing is making sure you understand the assignment. I felt it was a little vague, so I approached the professor to ask

by Karen O’Connor Once you’ve written your paper, spending a short time revising it can make a huge difference in the overall presentation, and your overall grade on the assignment. Here are some of the steps you can try: Spelling and Punctuation – some professors get especially grumpy if you mix up words like to, […]

Every unfamiliar idea is a chance to grow. Source: The Uses of Ignorance – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Learning from peers about what to expect from college?  Yes, please! Advice for New Students From Those Who Know (Older Students) – NYTimes.com.

The spring issue of LIU Magazine features some great content; go “Inside the TV Writer’s Studio;” read about alumni success stories; and review the story on this year’s George Polk Awards recipients.

At the Barclays Center today we celebrated the graduation from LIU of 73 of our HEOP students, and we are so proud of them!  Congratulations, all!  We look forward to discovering what awaits you as you begin the next stage, out in the world.  Once HEOP, always HEOP!

For those of you interested in what’s happening in higher education (we all should be), here is an article detailing Starbucks and Arizona State’s joint effort to offer Starbucks employees a (somewhat free) education.  Beyond this, though, the article offers fantastic insight into why students are struggling with finishing college–and it’s not what you think. […]

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