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Wearables in the Classroom: Why Traditional Testing Won't Cut It for Millennials Much Longer

Brian Lichliter | Posted 04.20.2014 | College
Brian Lichliter

I had never read a text message during an exam before, but the casual message was a telling indicator of the inevitable battle brewing between technology and the traditional classroom.

LOOK: Final Exam 'Error' Could Have Been Mortifying

Posted 05.16.2013 | College

From a World Wide Web of embarrassing possibilities, this student may have made out just peachy after what one can only hope was an accidental copy-an...

Why Students and Parents Need to Know the Latest Buzz About 'Test Optional' Colleges

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 07.15.2013 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

An increasing number of colleges and universities now make standardized testing an option, not a requirement. That is, some colleges leave it to individual applicants to determine whether they wish to take the SAT I or ACT or Subject Tests, and then report the scores to schools.

Embracing Final Exam Week

Beverly Low | Posted 02.11.2013 | College
Beverly Low

Few events influence the atmosphere on a college campus more dramatically than a week of final exams. It's stressful. You can feel it.

Entering the Black Hole of Productivity

Greg Jacobs | Posted 02.02.2013 | College
Greg Jacobs

Ah, it is that time of year again, the fateful period between Thanksgiving break and winter holiday. A time where the air is cold, the days are short, and the study breaks are long.

The College Student's Ultimate Midterm Survival Guide

Her Campus | Posted 12.26.2012 | College
Her Campus

Now that you've aced your finals and taken the summer to recover, it's time to strut your (academic) stuff all over again -- with midterms!

Hey Freshmen! This Is How to 'Win Friends and Influence' Professors

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 11.26.2012 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

Many students don't realize that professors are often the gatekeepers to a multitude of opportunities in college, and even after college. Therefore, how to make a positive impression on professors is critically important.

The Economy, Outsourcing Jobs and Higher Education

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 10.06.2012 | Education
William B. Bradshaw

We rely on our universities to be on the cutting edge of academic excellence. Yet, our educational institutions are outsourcing to people in foreign countries something as fundamental to education as grading term papers and final exams.

12 Memes And Tweets For Final Exams

Posted 12.13.2012 | College

Studying? Chained to your desk? Well, we went out into the internet and brought back some memes for motivation. There were a ton about failing fin...

Kansas Seniors Achieve Perfect Scores on SAT and ACT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Charlie Wolock hit two academic bull's-eyes this year, not only acing the ACT, but also achieving perfection on the SAT. Both tests aim to measure stu...

Peach Trees, Pressure and College Admittance

Jessica Yorkin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jessica Yorkin

Resorting to manipulative tactics is only natural for many who are desperate for that sublime liberal arts education. It's just sad how things have changed so drastically in a few decades.