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The College Board hopes to measure students' "resourcefulness to overcome challenges and achieve more with less."
On May 16, the College Board—the company behind several U.S. standardized tests, including the SAT—announced that students' SAT scores will now be reported alongside a new indicator. Widely referred to as an "adversity score," the index aims to quantify a given student's ...
 
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You don't need to get on a plane anymore to get topnotch culinary education.
Le Cordon Bleu Ateneo Institute (LCBAI) was formally inaugurated April 5. Located at the ground floor of the George SK Ty Wing Learning Innovation wing of the Arete building in Ateneo's Quezon City campus, Le Cordon Bleu Ateneo Institute combines the expertise ...
 
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What Lori Laughlin, Felicity Huffman, and other wealthy parents did to game the system—and why it's a crime.
Last August, YouTuber Olivia Jade posted a video for her 1.9 million subscribers. She was moving into her college dorm that day at the University of Southern California, but Olivia reminded her viewers that YouTube was her real passion: “I don’t really care about ...
 
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Studying might feel like less of a grind in one of these awe-inspiring libraries.
Gothic architecture, stained glass windows, suits of armor, and precious antiques—no, we're not talking about cathedrals or museums. Rather, those elements all belong to America's most stunning college libraries. Universities from New York to Seattle have dedicated lavish sums to constructing temples ...
 
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Here's how it made him a better friend, husband, parent, and citizen.
At a moment when the cost of college is exploding, many high school students and their parents wonder if it’s worth the investment of time and money. I’m the Facebook co-founder who didn’t drop out of Harvard, and I think it was the ...
 
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With skyrocketing application rates, these schools—once safeties—are now at the top of valedictorians' lists.
With skyrocketing application rates, these schools—once safeties—are now at the top of valedictorians' lists.Because Swarthmore is part of the Quaker Consortium, students can cross-register at Penn, Bryn Mawr, and Haverford. So even though undergraduate enrollment is around 1,600, there are more than ...
 
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A university in Australia was evacuated after a pungent smell spread throughout the library.
More than 500 students were evacuated out of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University after a pungent smell spread throughout the library. The smell which was initially feared as a gas leak turned out to be nothing but a rotting durian.On ...
 
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A degree doesn't come cheap these days.
This past year the price of college tuition rose faster that inflation, according to the College Board, and the cost of attending college is now higher than ever. Scroll down to see which American colleges are the most expensive to attend.1. Columbia UniversityNew York ...
 
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Heading back to school? Here's how to turn an uninspired space into your own private oasis.
Desk chairs that make a statement, chic (removable!) wall decals, and other clever ways to spice up your space.Rather than settle for a standard fridge, go retro instead.Igloo Mini Refrigerator, $129Make a statement with your desk chair.RH Kinney White Mongolian Lamb desk ...
 
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Young, smart, and full of hope, some of the best and the brightest from the class of 2017 hope to return and make a difference.
Bianca Catoto Princeton University“I’d wanted to apply to Princeton since I explored the campus when I was 10 years old,” Bianca says. “I eventually grew to love math and science during my time at International School Manila and thus became interested in ...
 
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Daniel Golden, who wrote a book on preferential treatment, gives an update on admissions at elite universities.
When Georgetown University announced in September plans to make amends for its historical participation in the slave trade, President John J. DeGioia drew a curious parallel. The descendants of 272 slaves sold by the university in 1838 to pay off debts, he ...
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