Scholarship Blog

Life Would Not Be the Same Without Social Media

By Rachael Davari, St. Edwards University I can honestly say that my life would not be what it is today without the internet or social media. I would not be nearly as happy as I am nor would I be the person that I am today. It has introduced me to my family from across [...]

2014-02-28T15:20:12+00:00

Facebook Taking Over

By Kaylee Green, Boise State University The modern day social networks have taken 58% of the world hostage with 56% of those people being loyal to Facebook. I am sad to say I among those 58% and I can absolutely say it has changed me as a person from the intended use, social, to my [...]

2014-02-10T23:04:16+00:00

Home School Online Curriculum

By Julia Olsoe – High School Senior Over the years, technology has been able to put all the information we need right at our fingertips. The advance in technology has made for some great discoveries including the smart phone, internet, and social media sites. Technology has dramatically changed the way we live our day-to-day lives. [...]

2014-02-10T23:00:59+00:00

Peer Counseling Online

By Melissa George, Illinois College From childhood through middle school, I had a hard time being social with my peers as I was consistently the object of ridicule and bullying for being “different.”  I was shamed for not wearing the same clothes, for having “unusual” hobbies (evidently reading was no longer acceptable), and I even [...]

2014-02-03T23:39:49+00:00

Internet Makes Academic Endeavors Easier

By Rebecca Evans, Boise State University My first college experience was 25 years ago while stationed abroad and serving my country in the United States Air Force.  I recall walking to my dorm with an arm-load of books and retracing an archaic system called the Dewey Decimal to find material to cite.  I was nervous [...]

2014-01-21T19:51:22+00:00