Tuition Break

Tuition Break enables thousands of New England residents to enroll at out-of-state New England public colleges and universities at a discount.
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NEBHE – Chinese Government Scholarship

Through the New England Board of Higher Education, qualified New England students may be eligible to study at a Chinese university and receive a full scholarship. The scholarships are provided through the generosity of the Chinese Government and will cover tuition and fees for scholarship recipients at a Chinese institution. The scholarships will support study at hundreds of Chinese universities from which New England students can choose.
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Recent articles from NEJHE

October 12, 2018

Kavanaugh Campus Conundrum

The events surrounding Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court will have an effect of college campuses—and not just in the near term. This is not a political statement. It is a statement about reality. Campuses will be brimming over with concerns about how people treat each other, how people engage with each other, how… Read more »

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September 10, 2018

Preparing Students for the Future: Questions to Ask Colleges about Career Education

Investing in higher education today is an important decision for any family to consider. The media is rife with stories about the value of higher education, the return on investment and the significance of certain majors in today’s economy. Coincidentally, there is also extensive discussion around employer expectations of how colleges and universities are preparing… Read more »

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June 19, 2018

Tuning In: Six Benefits of Music Education for Kids

Today, children of all ages experience rigorous career preparation as part of their education. School systems strive to implement mandated standards to help students excel in standardized testing and gain necessary skills for future job opportunities. In this worthwhile pursuit, many creative school programs such as art and music are deemed unnecessary and cut from… Read more »

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June 12, 2018

Support Responsibilities in an Age of Campus Suicide

In 2004, then-University of New England President Sandra Featherman authored a piece for NEJHE (then called Connection) headlined “Emotional Rescue” and focusing on how a new generation of troubled college students was putting a strain on campus resources. Featherman, who died in April, wrote of colleges and universities scrambling to provide additional and better support… Read more »

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April 10, 2018

A Harvard Attorney Whose Job Is Advising Undocumented Students in the Age of Trump

As an immigration attorney for the past 14 years in both private practice and legal services, I feel confident in saying there is not a single kind of immigrant or one kind of immigration story. There are multifarious individuals and families of diverse global origin bearing a cornucopia of ideas, perspectives, hopes and dreams. This… Read more »

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August 20, 2018

Coming to a Campus Near You: Social Entrepreneurship Ed

Today, many higher education institutions are faced with declining enrollment, increasing tuitions and calls to infuse their degree tracks with more practical experiences for students, leading more directly to meaningful careers. At the same time, college students are searching for programs offering practical, academically rigorous work-related experiences that tie into their social consciousness as citizens… Read more »

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