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
No Wild Parties, No Pledging as Universities Crack Down on Fraternity Excesseshttps://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/15/us/fraternities-deaths-crackdown.html
Amid worries about hazing, sexual assault and a spate of deaths, universities are imposing campuswide restrictions on fraternities and sororities.
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:02:05 GMT
Can Kindness Be Taught?https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/14/well/family/kindness-curriculum-preschool.html
A program prompted by a challenge from the Dalai Lama is bringing kindness training to the classroom. Research suggests it helps.
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:26:07 GMT
‘Where Out-of-Town Girls Could Come Feel Safe in New York’https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/13/style/finch-college-women-upper-east-side-alumni.html
Alumnae of the women’s school Finch College, which closed in 1975, still gather regularly to reminisce about high jinks and distribute scholarships.
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:19:11 GMT
On Campus: Roy Moore Drowns Us Outhttps://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/12/opinion/moore-alabama-metoo-college.html
He is a symbol of the way injustices fester and grow.
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:30:21 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.
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 01:54:16 GMT