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2014 | October - December


Scam Targets College Students With Fake Tax Debt

Students at the University of Miami in Oxford, Ohio may want to be cautious when answering phone calls from official police telephone numbers because of a new scam.
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Thursday, Nov 20 2014 11:00 AM

Dartmouth College is the Latest School to Censure Greek Organizations

A recent vote by the faculty of Dartmouth College showed strong support for the idea of ending the institution's system of fraternities and sororities.
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Wednesday, Nov 19 2014 11:00 AM

Students Choose SAT Over ACT Because of Misinformation

One of the most important choices students applying to college make each year is whether to take the SAT or the ACT.
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Wednesday, Nov 12 2014 11:00 AM

UCLA Vote Advances Diversity Course Requirement

Courses in diversity may not prevent the problems that arise when two groups of differing ideologies face off, but they could help students see issues from a perspective other than their own.
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Thursday, Nov 06 2014 11:00 AM

Schools Seek Common Application Alternatives After Deadline Debacle

Early in 2014, some institutions announced interest in building a system that could compete with the Common Application. Among the members of a coalition to field proposals for such a move were the University of Chicago, Vanderbilt University and Princeton University, all of which have also embraced the Universal College Application.
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Wednesday, Nov 05 2014 11:00 AM

Students Falling Short on College Preparedness, According to SAT, ACT

Across the U.S., results on standardized tests such as the ACT and SAT have shown several states - including Illinois, Florida and Oregon - that many high school students are not ready for college workloads.
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Tuesday, Nov 04 2014 11:00 AM

Universities Monitor Student Workout Habits for Better Insight

Many universities around the U.S. have construction projects going on constantly to improve the campus and students' academic experience.
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Friday, Oct 31 2014 11:00 AM

'Freshman 15' More Fiction Than Fact

Many incoming college students are weary of the nearly limitless dining hall options available for fear of being the next victim of the infamous "freshman 15," or the 15 pounds many degree seekers are rumored to gain in their first months at school.
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Monday, Oct 13 2014 11:00 AM

USC Provost Elizabeth Garrett to Become Cornell University President

Garrett, who currently serves as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Southern California, was selected by a committee formed when Skorton announced his departure in March of this year.
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Tuesday, Oct 07 2014 11:00 AM

California Community Colleges to Offer Bachelor's Degrees

The California Community Colleges system will soon be able to offer bachelor's degrees to its students following a law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown Sept. 28, 2014.
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Saturday, Oct 04 2014 11:00 AM

2014 | July - September


Students to Explore the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Long-time comic book fans surely remember a time when the idea of Marvel Comics' superhero team the Avengers being faithfully adapted to the silver screen was nothing more than a pipe dream.
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Friday, Sep 26 2014 11:00 AM

PayScale Report Highlights Students' Earning Potential

PayScale, a compensation information firm, recently released its 2014-2015 College Salary Report.
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Thursday, Sep 25 2014 11:00 AM

Boston Passes Laws to Protect College Athletes

Boston is the first city to pass safety laws on behalf of college athletes.
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Monday, Sep 22 2014 11:00 AM

Survey: College Admissions Officers Largely in Favor of New SAT

Before members of the class of 2017 and beyond decide which college they'll attend, they need to take the new SAT.
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Friday, Sep 19 2014 11:00 AM

2015 Best Colleges Rankings Released by U.S. News & World Report

The nation’s trusted authority on higher education has published the latest edition of its widely respected college rankings
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Tuesday, Sep 09 2014 05:00 AM

Goucher College Opts for Video-Only Applications

Goucher College is offering a completely new path for incoming students, allowing them to apply with nothing but a video and a few work samples, Inside Higher Ed reports.
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Friday, Sep 05 2014 11:00 AM

Colleges Aim to Cut Textbook Costs

The skyrocketing cost of books can be a major obstacle for hopeful college students.
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Thursday, Sep 04 2014 11:00 AM

Innovative Direct Assessment Programs Show Promise

For the majority of schools, acquiring a degree means that students must conform to the one-size-fits-all curricula. The concept of competency-based education is changing all that.
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Saturday, Aug 23 2014 11:00 AM

The Truth Always Prevails on Resumes

Over the course of their college career, bachelor’s degree seekers who create a resume and keep it updated will be better prepared for the post-graduation job search.
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Thursday, Aug 21 2014 11:00 AM

Filling the Support Gap for First-Generation College Students

Many first-generation college students don't get enough support to succeed.
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Friday, Aug 15 2014 11:00 AM