Bound to Organize
The college process can be filled with chaos, but it becomes simpler when you are Bound to Organize. Keep on track with tips and hints from two women who have learned the ropes and lived to tell about it.
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Nobody likes rejection and it’s natural to feel angry or sad if you’ve received disappointing news. Competitive schools can’t accept all qualified applicants, so this decision may not necessarily be a refection of your qualifications. Instead, turn your focus to … Continue reading
Former Mayor of New York City wrote a thoughtful article in the New York Times about his road to success and the role education played.
Frank Bruni previews a report on college admissions entitled “Turning the Tide” in today’s New York Times. “Turning the Tide”, the work of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, examines the college admissions process and calls for serious changes in order to … Continue reading
As a follow-up to the release of the government’s College Scorecard, Frank Bruni, in the New York Times, offers a perspective worth considering. A joint project of Gallup and Purdue University has created the Gallup-Purdue Index to “conduct the largest representative … Continue reading
David Leonhardt’s column in The Upshot, in Sunday’s New York Times Sunday Review offers a keen perspective on the benefits of a four-year degree for most students. This confirms what we’ve believed to be true; most students can succeed, if … Continue reading
While some are fortunate to find a passion for a particular endeavor, one that truly drives them, others may not. Passions can be found at different moments throughout life, not only during youth. And it’s never a good idea to … Continue reading
First-generation college students face tremendous challenges when they arrive on college campuses. They are now speaking up about the kinds of support they need to succeed. Laura Pappano’s New York Times article looks at the organizations sprouting up on campuses to … Continue reading