What Colleges Want in an Applicant (Everything)https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/01/education/edlife/what-college-admissions-wants.html
The admissions process is a maddening mishmash of competing objectives, and an attempt to measure the unmeasurable: you. No, it isn’t fair, and likely never will be.
Wed, 01 Nov 2017 17:53:18 GMT
10 Things to Know About Getting Into Your Dream Collegehttps://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/01/education/edlife/admissions-tips-on-getting-into-dream-college.html
There’s no magic formula for getting into a selective college, but here are some lessons from a longtime observer to help you navigate the process.
Wed, 01 Nov 2017 10:05:31 GMT
Six Myths About Choosing a College Majorhttps://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/03/education/edlife/choosing-a-college-major.html
Not all philosophy majors wind up as baristas, and not all engineers get rich. Here’s what you need to know before making this big decision.
Sat, 04 Nov 2017 13:20:19 GMT
The Paradise Papers: Endowments Boom as Colleges Bury Earnings Overseashttps://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/08/world/universities-offshore-investments.html
American universities are using offshore strategies to swell their coffers, skirt taxes and obscure investments that could spark campus protests.
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 17:36:46 GMT
On Campus: It’s Pretty Crazy to Be a Young Woman in Roy Moore’s Alabamahttps://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/12/opinion/roy-moore-college-alabama.html
I’m shocked to see friends and relatives support a credibly accused sexual predator, all because he’s a Republican.
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:45:25 GMT
A Nation Answers a Sobbing Boy’s Plea: ‘Why Do They Bully?’https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/11/us/bullying-video-keaton-jones.html
After his mother shared a video of him, Keaton Jones received a flood of support from football players, actors and thousands of other well-wishers.
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:31:18 GMT
The Look: After-School Specialhttps://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/09/style/after-school-new-york-city.html
Andre Wagner captured the brief window when kids run New York.
Sat, 09 Dec 2017 15:22:54 GMT
Leslie Wolfe, Who Pursued Equality for Women, Dies at 74https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/08/obituaries/leslie-wolfe-who-pursued-equality-for-women-dies-at-74.html
Ms. Wolfe sought AIDS treatment for women in the 1980s and researched gender and racial bias on the SAT exam as head of a think tank.
Sat, 09 Dec 2017 00:02:48 GMT
On Campus: How Harvard’s Hypocrisy Could Hurt Your Unionhttps://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/07/opinion/harvard-graduate-union.html
When it comes to labor rights, universities have been more than willing to partner with the forces they condemn.
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:01:43 GMT
Too Many Children in California Can’t Read, Lawsuit Claimshttps://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/06/us/california-literacy-lawsuit.html
Parents and teachers say the state failed to give students at low-performing schools the resources they need to learn to read and write.
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 21:53:45 GMT