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Higher Ed and Capitalism: The Best of Fr…

26-05-2015

Higher Ed and Capitalism: The Best of Frenemies

The announcement that the University of North Carolina system is cutting 46 degree programs comes as no real surprise to anyone who has been paying attention to higher education. It's of a piece with political rants over the cost of college, musings about the worth of professors, gall about administrative...

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Liberal Arts and Our Future

26-05-2015

Liberal Arts and Our Future

There is a wonderful quotation that begins journalist Fareed Zakaria's new book, In Defense of a Liberal Education, from E. O. Wilson, a world-renowned American biologist. "We are drowning in information while starving for wisdom," Wilson declares. "The world henceforth will be run by synthesizers, people able to put together...

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'The Mugshot Series' Reverses Ugly Stere…

26-05-2015

Artist EJ Brown is fed up with the media perpetuating damaging and destructive stereotypes of black men....

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What Future College Students Should Know…

26-05-2015

What Future College Students Should Know About The Current College Admission Environment

The current college admissions environment points to several important factors that future college students should know. As future college students prepare for the current college admission environment, it is vital to stay informed on recent admission trends. Here's what future college students should know about the current college admissions...

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One College Student's Analysis on Repres…

26-05-2015

One College Student's Analysis on Representation in the Film American Sniper

In this day and age, many people are constantly exposed to all sorts of media texts, television series, films, music videos, social media, news and radio programs, etc., and are surrounded with images that help shape the way they view different groups of people. The way facts are presented shape...

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Call for Improved Advising to Minimize S…

26-05-2015

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Build Last-Minute Confidence for MCAT Su…

26-05-2015

You are going to apply for medical school . You have taken the bold and crucial step of studying to sit for the MCAT . Months before beginning to study, smart students will have spoken with their peers who have taken the exam for their views and recommendations for study materials,...

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10 Online Bachelor's Programs With the M…

26-05-2015

The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students and parents a way to find which undergraduate or graduate programs excel or have room to grow in specific areas. Be sure to explore  The Short...

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4 Myths About Americans Earning Graduate…

26-05-2015

Some American graduate-degree-seeking students dismiss studying abroad as a tenable alternative to attending a school in the U.S. Jaime Ortega, associate professor of management and MBA program director at Charles III University of Madrid , said via email that he finds students from the U.S. to have "much less information" about schools outside of...

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3 Preparation Keys for the June LSAT

25-05-2015

Those prospective law students  who are taking the June LSAT are – probably painfully – aware that the test is two weeks from today. With these readers in mind, this week's article will offer three key points for a successful test day experience as the June test approaches. • Keep up...

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5 Steps to Take Before Starting Online G…

25-05-2015

There are plenty of perks associated with doing group work in an online course , experts say. Debbie Morrison, an instructional design consultant  who works with  California State University—Fullerton's online programs, says group work in online courses provides students with important virtual collaboration skills for the 21st-century workforce . In general,...

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