Citations : For a broader account of our ranking methodology, especially as it relates to ’s underlying educational philosophy and, in other ranking articles, looks beyond academic excellence (as here) to such factors as return on investment or incidental benefit, see our article “ Ranking Methodology: How We Rank Schools at TBS .” Reputation of schools and degree programs can at least in part be gauged through the rankings of other well-known educational ranking companies. At , we keep track of such social and peer validation: “ Making Sense of College Rankings .” For nuts-and-bolts information about colleges and universities, we look to the National Center for Education Statistics and especially its College Navigator . Insofar as salary and inflation data are relevant to a ranking, we look to the Bureau of Labor Statistics . Finally, nothing beats contacting schools and degree programs directly, which our researchers often do, with the result that all the entries in this article should be considered as belonging to this citation!
I am a nursing -intended student, accepted at Rhode Island College and would have ended in 2016 with my BSN if I had financial support, but I have post poned my entry due to lack of finances. They really liked my profile and hard work, and since I tutor Biology and Math, it was a motivation for them too that I speak French and Italian.
My parents have tried their best, but it is sad that I work hard in school and it is not enough, because I need a scholarship but just because I am international, I feel sad paying twice what residents pay and not even getting a scholarship. Not even financial aid but scholarship.
Also being in my status, I cannot work here in the , other than at school, which is only in fall and spring semesters.
I always dreamt of coming here to be a surgeon but I am afraid this dream will not come true..please I might have to return to Africa if there is no help.