Tag: colleges


Jamaican Consulates Providing Scholarships For Study Overseas

The Jamaican consulates in New York and Miami are providing scholarships for Jamaican students to study at colleges and universities in the United States. Jamaica’s Consul General to New York, Alsion Roach Wilson, informed that 30 scholarships are available for students to register at Monroe College in New York. The scholarships cover tuition and housing for undergraduate students seeking to […]


COVID-19 Gives School Administrators’ Headaches

The coronavirus pandemic may prove deadly for some colleges and universities. Without a vaccine and uncertainty of when to reopen the classroom doors, many institutions may be looking at a financial debt trap. Consequently, many may be forced to either closed their doors permanently or merged with other schools. Today, administrators have expressed concerns about new enrollment, students’ responses to […]


For-Profit Colleges Building Empires Off The Back Of Low-Income Students

The government through its Department of Education is now making a concerted attempt to rein in for-profit colleges by holding them apparently to standards which seems to have been non-existent or ridiculously low in the past. Over the years, many for-profit colleges have been able to build empires by wallowing in funds paid to them on students’ behalf by the […]