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Intellectual Curiosity

From JFK to Kwasi Enin: The College Admissions Application Essay Grows Up

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 08.19.2014 | College
Elizabeth Benedict

These essays have come a long way since 1935, when John F. Kennedy's succinct, handwritten and utterly unoriginal paragraph was enough to get him into his father's alma mater, answering the question: "Why do you wish to go to Harvard?"

Obama Should Speak to Schoolkids About Studying

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

The loss of intellectual curiosity, and the death of reading, among our kids is a serious crisis as our children gravitate away from the written word and toward the visual image.