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Boston Globe
Keep McKenna, fix Suffolk U. boardWe don’t know how long Margaret McKenna and Drew Meyer have been bickering, but
Keep McKenna, fix Suffolk U. board
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
We don’t know how long Margaret McKenna and Drew Meyer have been bickering, but now the question is: Can this marriage be saved? McKenna is the embattled Suffolk University president, and Meyer is the chairman of the school’s governing board who has... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
New Report: Applicants Must Know that Character CountsParticipants in the college admissions process should weigh ethics and characte
New Report: Applicants Must Know that Character Counts
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 9 days ago
Participants in the college admissions process should weigh ethics and character when preparing and considering applications, argues a recently released report endorsed by the head of the University of Chicago’s admissions office. “Turning the Tide:... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Mitra '18: Turning the tide of college admissionsIt’s been two years since I struggled through college applications, but the phr
Mitra '18: Turning the tide of college admissions
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
It’s been two years since I struggled through college applications, but the phrase “Common App” still sends shivers down my spine. I am transported back to the horrors of the university search: the competition, crippling self-doubt and overwhelming... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Jefferson High School Assistant Principal selected for Golden Apple Foundation programGolden Apple Foundation and First Midwest Group announced Monday, February 1, a
Jefferson High School Assistant Principal selected for Golden Apple Foundation program
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 11 days ago
Golden Apple Foundation and First Midwest Group announced Monday, February 1, at Radisson Hotel and Conference Center Rockford our region’s 2016 Assistant Principal selected to participate in the Foundation’s newest program, Investing in Excellence:... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Assistant principal award announcementExcellence in education is being recognized in the region. The Golden Apple Fou
Assistant principal award announcement
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 12 days ago
Excellence in education is being recognized in the region. The Golden Apple Foundation and First Midwest Group will introduce the winner of the Assistant Principal Development Program. A news conference will be held today and the announcement will... Read more
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Boston Globe
Harvard wants to revolutionize college admissions. Will it work?For parents of burned-out kids, the recommendations of a new Harvard report sou
Harvard wants to revolutionize college admissions. Will it work?
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
For parents of burned-out kids, the recommendations of a new Harvard report sound like a fantasy world: No more endless extracurricular activities. No more juggling six honors classes, drama rehearsal, soccer practice and student council meetings... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Author tells parents to back off, let go, let kids grow upBAINBRIDGE ISLAND — Julie Lythcott-Haims, Stanford University's former dean of
Author tells parents to back off, let go, let kids grow up
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 19 days ago
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — Julie Lythcott-Haims, Stanford University's former dean of freshmen, recalls the student who didn't know how to pump gas because her parents, who visited each weekend, always filled her tank for her. It's an extreme but not... Read more
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New Haven Independent
“M” Stands For -- Well, You Decide“Why the m?” clients and the curious are asking Burch Valldejuli and Pablo Pere
“M” Stands For -- Well, You Decide
New Haven Independent / Posted 19 days ago
“Why the m?” clients and the curious are asking Burch Valldejuli and Pablo Perez about their new mActivity fitness center in the Goatville section of the East Rock neighborhood. The answer to the question is an open-ended one as far as the owners at... Read more
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Slate
Harvard Researchers Call for Bold Changes in College Admissions RequirementsGetting In: Researchers Call for Bold Changes in College AdmissionsA new Harvar
Harvard Researchers Call for Bold Changes in College Admissions Requirements
Slate / Posted 19 days ago
Getting In: Researchers Call for Bold Changes in College AdmissionsA new Harvard report aims to de-emphasize the importance of AP courses and standardized test scores. Listen to Episode 4F of Getting In: Slate Plus members: Get your ad-free podcast... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Harvard report seeks to lessen stress, pressure of college application processCAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts — Dozens of American colleges and universities have co
Harvard report seeks to lessen stress, pressure of college application process
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts — Dozens of American colleges and universities have come together in support of significant changes to the way potential students apply to school. The new report, which comes out of the Harvard Graduate School of Education,... Read more
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The Forward
How Aaron Frank Became the Unlikely Orthodox Head of Secular Day SchoolIn 1996, Asher Abramovitz, the longtime principal of Kinneret Day School, a non
How Aaron Frank Became the Unlikely Orthodox Head of Secular Day School
The Forward / Posted 21 days ago
In 1996, Asher Abramovitz, the longtime principal of Kinneret Day School, a non-denominational community school in Riverdale, New York, received an unusual proposition: Aaron Frank, the 27 year-old assistant rabbi of a local Orthodox synagogue,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
uAspire: Helping kids go to collegeCHICOPEE Mass. (Mass Appeal) The uAspire Springfield Promise Program provides f
uAspire: Helping kids go to college
WWLP Springfield / Posted 22 days ago
CHICOPEE Mass. (Mass Appeal) The uAspire Springfield Promise Program provides for the Greater Springfield Area with amazing resources for students and Erica Rose and Apelilia Joseph joined us with more. About the uAspire Springfield Promise... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Colleges, universities support changes to application proccessSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – More than 80 colleges and universities have endorse
Colleges, universities support changes to application proccess
WWLP Springfield / Posted 23 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – More than 80 colleges and universities have endorsed a report that recommends some stunning changes in the application process. Changes include possibly making standardized testing like the S-A-T’s optional or at least,... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Harvard report recommends less stressful college admissions processResearchers at Harvard want to take the pressure off of students applying to co
Harvard report recommends less stressful college admissions process
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 24 days ago
Researchers at Harvard want to take the pressure off of students applying to college. The report, issued by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, gave a series of recommendations to altering the admissions process, including how admissions... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Harvard just proposed a radically new approach to college admissions in AmericaThe Harvard Graduate School of Education released a report on Wednesday endorse
Harvard just proposed a radically new approach to college admissions in America
Stamford Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
The Harvard Graduate School of Education released a report on Wednesday endorsed by dozens of other schools that proposes radical changes to the way colleges evaluate prospective students. The proposal seeks to make college admissions less of a rat... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Harvard just proposed a radically new approach to college admissions in AmericaThe Harvard Graduate School of Education released a report on Wednesday endorse
Harvard just proposed a radically new approach to college admissions in America
Connecticut Post / Posted 24 days ago
The Harvard Graduate School of Education released a report on Wednesday endorsed by dozens of other schools that proposes radical changes to the way colleges evaluate prospective students. The proposal seeks to make college admissions less of a rat... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Getting into the Ivy League with kindnessMany prospective Ivy League students take as many Advanced Placement classes an
Getting into the Ivy League with kindness
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 24 days ago
Many prospective Ivy League students take as many Advanced Placement classes and participate in as many extracurriculars as possible, but a new report says that kindness and community service are becoming more important in the admissions... Read more
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The State News
Social skills learned in class vital to career successWhen it comes to class projects, some students tend to dislike group projects.
Social skills learned in class vital to career success
The State News / Posted 24 days ago
When it comes to class projects, some students tend to dislike group projects. However, as the working world continues to evolve, it might be the social skills developed during these projects that help students land a future job. Career fields... Read more
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News 8000
Universities explain admissions processCollege admission for high school students can be a difficult process. But a n
Universities explain admissions process
News 8000 / Posted 24 days ago
College admission for high school students can be a difficult process. But a new report by the Harvard Graduate School of Education suggests that some standardized testing in the admissions process should go away. For years, students wishing to... Read more
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Business Insider
Harvard just proposed a radically new approach to college admissions in AmericaThe Harvard Graduate School of Education released a report Wednesday endorsed b
Harvard just proposed a radically new approach to college admissions in America
Business Insider / Posted 24 days ago
The Harvard Graduate School of Education released a report Wednesday endorsed by dozens of other schools that proposes radical changes to the way colleges evaluate prospective students. The proposal seeks to make college admissions less of a rat... Read more
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Boston Globe
Harvard report calls for college admissions “revolution”A report released Wednesday by the Harvard Graduate School of Education calls f
Harvard report calls for college admissions “revolution”
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
A report released Wednesday by the Harvard Graduate School of Education calls for an admissions “revolution” that would shrink the importance of high test scores and endless extracurricular activities, instead rewarding students who help out their... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How 'average' people become extraordinarySimon Cowell, JK Rowling and Oprah Winfrey were once far from successful people
How 'average' people become extraordinary
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Simon Cowell, JK Rowling and Oprah Winfrey were once far from successful people. Photos / Getty Mr Average? There's no such person. So how do you stand out from the crowd? Develop a "jagged profile", according to a new book. When Todd Rose was 21... Read more

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