Abigail Claire Tilton’s Blog

3 Reasons to Give Back to Your Alma Mater

3 Reasons to Give Back to Your Alma Mater

After you earn a degree from the university you attended, the experience doesn’t have to end there. Your university is a strong source of connections and opportunities. Not just for yourself, but others too. If you’re looking for a way to pay it forward and to enhance...

5 College Safety Tips Every Student Should Know

5 College Safety Tips Every Student Should Know

Campus safety is often a point of discussion for students attending university. While most colleges do their best to ensure measures are put in place to provide a safe environment, students should also follow best practices to protect themselves and their belongings....

Trends in Higher Education to Look for in 2019

Trends in Higher Education to Look for in 2019

As we kick off 2019, it is crucial to understand how higher education will evolve in the coming year. As concerns about government funding and the transition of students skills into the workplace remain at the forefront, we will see many new approaches and trending...

Higher Education for Low Income Students

Higher Education for Low Income Students

Every student deserves the opportunity to have a higher education, no matter what their financial situation may be. But because colleges and universities have now become notoriously expensive, lower-income students feel they will not be able to afford it. To make sure...

The Gates Foundation’s Education Projects

The Gates Foundation’s Education Projects

For many years the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has gone through extensive efforts to improve education. It was in 2009 when the foundation launched a project to improve teacher effectiveness in select primary and secondary schools in California, Florida,...

Changing the History Curriculum in Texas

Changing the History Curriculum in Texas

The Texas Board of Education at its meeting on September 14, 2018, had a preliminary vote with a goal to remove certain historical figures from the history curriculum currently in Texas schools. The reason given was to "streamline" what students learn in their social...