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Confessions of a College President: What I Wish I Had Done More of As A Student

Keith Wade | Posted 08.16.2016 | Education
Keith Wade

Live on campus (scrimp somewhere if you must). Travel abroad (get a summer job or put in some overtime if you must). Take math (actual math math) even if you don't really like math. Having spent more time in school than many of my students have spent on planet earth, that's what I wish I had done differently.

2016 SAT: The Latest Research and Analysis

Alex Mallory | Posted 06.22.2015 | Education
Alex Mallory

The 2016 SAT is content-based, with less emphasis on logic than the current SAT. Math problems are more likely to look like problems that could appear in a school math class and less like logic puzzles.

Tactical College Visiting

Alex Mallory | Posted 05.11.2015 | College
Alex Mallory

As high school juniors and their parents ponder whether to visit or not to visit, I strongly recommend the former. It's the only way for students to see whether they could imagine spending four years at a given college, and it allows them to set themselves apart from the pack by showing colleges how much they really do care.

Small, Private Colleges: Endangered Species?

Pamela Trotman Reid | Posted 07.25.2012 | Education
Pamela Trotman Reid

Recently, another small college closed its doors. Are private institutions effectively serving the needs of students, the community, and the nation?

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Private College Students Arrive At Zuccotti Park To Air Complaints | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 12.28.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Since graduating from Ithaca College in May, Nathan Grant has searched high and low for steady work. After spending the summer renting...