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Darlene Earnest

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Darlene Earnest, a copy editor for BestColleges, has a BA in journalism from Kent State University. She has completed editing programs offered by the Dow Jones News Fund and the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education.

Contributions

News
Consumer Advocates: Regulate Income Share Agreements Like Loans
Matthew Arrojas
May 17, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
News
Nursing Burnout, the Great Resignation, and the Future of Nursing
Joelle Y. Jean, FNP-C
May 17, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
News
Do College Rankings Matter? Yes, Despite Flaws.
Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.
May 10, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
News
Advocacy Groups Want $500M to Help College Students Afford Child Care
Matthew Arrojas
May 3, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
Social Network BeReal Takes Over College Campuses. Here’s How It Works.
Anne Dennon
April 22, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
News
Ukrainians Studying in U.S. Granted Special Student Relief
Matthew Arrojas
April 20, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
Biden Admin Expands Student Debt Forgiveness for Some Borrowers
Matthew Arrojas
April 20, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Master’s in Public Policy and Public Affairs Programs of 2022
Marisa Upson
April 15, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
News
Graduate Transfers Become a Disruptive Force in College Sports
Dean Golembeski
April 15, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
News
Chick-fil-A Awards $24 Million in College Scholarships to Team Members
Jessica Bryant
April 13, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
Mental Health Services for College Students Boosted by Federal Pandemic Relief
Matthew Arrojas
April 7, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
Biden Extends Pause on Federal Student Loan Payments Through August
Matthew Arrojas
April 6, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
Here’s How Biden Could Double Pell Grant Financial Aid for College Students
Matthew Arrojas
April 5, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
News
These Schools Received the Most Funds From the American Rescue Plan
Jessica Bryant
March 25, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
News
American Universities Impose Sanctions Against Russia
Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.
March 18, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
News
HBCUs Targeted by Bomb Threats Now Eligible for Federal Security Grants
Matthew Arrojas
March 17, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
These Higher Ed Policies Could Help Close the Racial Wealth Gap
Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.
March 16, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
News
The Racial Wealth Gap and Higher Education Explained
Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.
March 16, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
News
Congress Increases Pell Grant Financial Aid for College Students
Matthew Arrojas
March 15, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
News
How Climate Change Impacts Higher Education
Anne Dennon
March 9, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
News
Fulbright Program Fully Opens for 2023-2024, Except for Afghanistan
Anne Dennon
February 23, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
News
NCAA to Study Impact of Name, Image, Likeness Policy on College Athletes
Dean Golembeski
February 22, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
News
How Climate Change Impacts Public Health Education
Anne Dennon
February 17, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
News
Stranded Credits Prevent Students From Earning Degrees
Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.
February 16, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
News
HBCU Bomb Threats Aren’t Isolated Incidents — As History Shows
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
February 10, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Healthcare Management Programs of 2022
Staff Writers
February 3, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
The Best Online Doctorate in Accounting Programs
Staff Writers
February 2, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Texas
Best Community Colleges in Texas
Staff Writers
February 1, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Master’s in Adult Education Programs
Bethanny Parker
February 1, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
News
New App Helps Students of Color Navigate College Admissions
Jessica Bryant
January 31, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
Academic Programs
Best Online Master’s in Human Services Programs
Heather Mullinix
January 28, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Master’s in Taxation Programs
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
January 28, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Bachelor’s in Journalism Programs
Staff Writers
January 28, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Colleges in Vermont
Stefanie Grodman
January 27, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
News
The 568 Cartel Lawsuit Demands Clearer Definition of ‘Need-Blind’
Mark J. Drozdowski, Ed.D.
January 27, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Master’s in Public Health Programs
Marisa Upson
January 26, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
The History of the Black Student Union
Ciera Graham, Ph.D.
January 24, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Resource
A Complete Guide to Networking in College and Beyond
Staff Writers
January 24, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Community Colleges in Mississippi
Staff Writers
January 24, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Health Sciences Programs
Staff Writers
January 19, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Health Services Programs
Staff Writers
January 19, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
What Should You Do If You Miss a College Application Deadline?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
January 18, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Ranking
Best Community Colleges in Maryland
Staff Writers
January 18, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
Understanding the Life of Martin Luther King Jr.
Vanesha McGee, M.Ed.
January 14, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Associate in Healthcare Administration Programs
Staff Writers
January 13, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Dental Hygiene Programs
Sharon Wilfong
January 13, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Certificate in Medical Office Administration Programs
Staff Writers
January 12, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Graduate Certificate in Gerontology Programs
Staff Writers
January 12, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Master’s in Health Education Programs
Stefanie Grodman
January 12, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
News
New App Helps College Women Share Experiences, Grow Influence
Jessica Bryant
January 11, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Master’s in Clinical Research Programs
Doug Wintemute
January 11, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Most Affordable Online Health Science Programs
Staff Writers
January 6, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Nutrition Programs of 2022
Marisa Upson
January 6, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
2021 Best Community Colleges in Connecticut
Staff Writers
December 23, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Associate in Hotel and Restaurant Management Programs
Sharon Wilfong
December 10, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Master’s in Gerontology Programs of 2021
Staff Writers
December 9, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Exercise Science Programs of 2021
Staff Writers
December 9, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Associate in Paramedic Programs of 2021
Staff Writers
December 9, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Associate in Elementary Education Programs of 2021
Whitney Sandoval
December 3, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Doctorate in Occupational Therapy Programs of 2021
Michelle Kelley
December 1, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Gerontology Programs of 2021
Marisa Upson
November 24, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Academic Programs
Best Online Associate in General Studies Programs
Bethanny Parker
November 23, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Social Science Programs
Michelle Kelley
November 23, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Associate in Hospitality Management Programs
Meg Whitenton
November 16, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
California
2021 Best Colleges in Los Angeles
Meg Whitenton
November 12, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Master’s in Public Relations Programs
Reese Lopez
November 3, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Community Colleges in Wyoming
Staff Writers
August 19, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
2021 Best Online Colleges in Mississippi
Staff Writers
August 19, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Community Colleges in Minnesota
Staff Writers
August 19, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
2021 Best Community Colleges in Ohio
Staff Writers
August 19, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
City & State
Best Online Colleges in West Virginia
Staff Writers
August 19, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Master’s in School Counseling Programs
Doug Wintemute
March 19, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Academic Programs
Best Online Associate in Liberal Arts Programs
Bethanny Parker
May 29, 2020 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Associate in Education Programs of 2021
Staff Writers
May 20, 2020 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Community Colleges in Colorado
Staff Writers
March 5, 2020 • ~6 Min Read
News
Climate Change Activism on College Campuses
Anne Dennon
January 8, 2020 • ~4 Min Read