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Teaching, Learning and the College Ratin…

21-12-2014

In a tale worthy of O.Henry's combs and watch fob, just as colleges and universities across the country have begun to get the hang of good practices in learning outcomes assessment, in large part due to pressure for accountability imposed by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) on accrediting agencies,...

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Your Mom And Aunt Chatting About Totally…

21-12-2014

Your Mom And Aunt Chatting About Totally Random S**t, Lip-Synced By Two Young Dudes

If you’ve never experienced the magic of watching...

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Accepted, Rejected, Deferred: Holiday Re…

20-12-2014

Accepted, Rejected, Deferred: Holiday Recommendations for High School Seniors

Robert Daly via Getty Images During this last week before winter holidays, emotions ran high for many high school seniors. Many couldn't focus on critically important final exams or projects, because they were awaiting college admissions decisions as dozens of colleges across America released early decision or early action notifications....

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How To Watch The Ursid Meteor Shower, Th…

20-12-2014

How To Watch The Ursid Meteor Shower, The Last Shooting Star Bonanza Of 2014

Skywatchers will have another shot at seeing shooting stars in 2014, thanks to the...

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Rolling Stone Fact-Checker Didn't Ask Ab…

19-12-2014

Rolling Stone Fact-Checker Didn't Ask About Alleged Rape Victim In Emails With UVA Officials

The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. A Rolling Stone article last week alleged a gang rape at the house which has since suspended operations. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) | ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK –- A Rolling...

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11 Perfect Gifts For The Instagram Addic…

19-12-2014

11 Perfect Gifts For The Instagram Addict In Your Life

These necklaces sell for $25 at Photojojo, a site that also curates and sells great gifts for shutterbugs and Instagram-lovers. (Photojojo) | Photojojo Instagram has already blessed us with five new filters and other updates this holiday season. But if you've got friends who just can't get enough of the...

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College Sports

Sources: Stanford's Shaw plans…

21-12-2014

David Shaw plans to stay as Stanford Cardinal coach, shun NFL coaching opportunities - ESPN...

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Side of A&M's Kyle Field i…

21-12-2014

West side of Texas A&M Aggies' Kyle Field imploded as part of stadium improvements - ESPN...

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BGSU edges S. Alabama on late …

21-12-2014

South Alabama Jaguars vs. Bowling Green Falcons - Recap - December 20, 2014 - ESPN...

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CSU-Pueblo drops Minnesota St.…

20-12-2014

Colorado State-Pueblo beats Minnesota State for Division II national championship - ESPN...

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Davern helps Air Force to Pota…

20-12-2014

Western Michigan Broncos vs. Air Force Falcons - Recap - December 20, 2014 - ESPN...

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Wilson's 4 TDs guide Utah to L…

20-12-2014

Utah Utes vs. Colorado State Rams - Recap - December 20, 2014 - ESPN...

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Utah St. leans on D, claims Ne…

20-12-2014

Utah State Aggies vs. UTEP Miners - Recap - December 20, 2014 - ESPN...

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College Bound

New College-Ratings Framework Released b…

19-12-2014

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Effective Ways to Address Academic Stren…

19-12-2014

Hard data points such as test scores and GPAs carry significant weight as business school  admissions committees attempt to determine whether an applicant has the chops to handle the quantitative requirements of an MBA program. While you’ll often hear advice on how to mitigate poor academic performance when applying to...

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Report: More Supports Needed for Student…

18-12-2014

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Diverse College Policies Leave Students …

18-12-2014

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High School Graduates Feel Unprepared Fo…

18-12-2014

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Get Crafty to Earn College Scholarship C…

18-12-2014

The holiday season is in full swing, and along with all of your baking and shopping, you may be attempting a few holiday crafts. If you love crafting during Christmas, or at any time of year, you’ll probably be surprised to learn that there are a few scholarships out there for students...

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Analyzing Colleges' Graduation Rates for…

18-12-2014

U.S. News has used exclusive data to analyze how successful colleges and universities have been at graduating their low-income students compared with their overall student bodies. This analysis measures the relative graduation rate performance of students who have received  Pell Grants , which are federal financial aid awards for low-income families. The Pell Grant...

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Decide if a Historically Black College i…

18-12-2014

Shows such as "A Different World" and the reality series "College Hill" offered a glimpse of black college life for kids growing up in the '80s, '90s and '00s. Aside from VH1's recent movie "Drumline: A New Beat," today's teens ​who are interested in a historically black college or university...

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College-Access Programs Show Promising R…

17-12-2014

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