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MOOC Reaches Out to High School Students

Tweet Free courses help students prepare for college. Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) models have been getting a lot of attention in recent years. Numerous providers are now offering free

Academics

Is edX the Future of Online Education?

Tweet That hasn’t stopped other prestigious universities from joining the program nor is it silencing speculation whether this education model can possibly endure. MOOCs Nonetheless, this Harvard-MIT project is bringing

NCAA Basketball

College Rankings? Mostly Meaningless Right Now.

Tweet College basketball is in full swing, but most schools have yet to begin conference play. That’s because teams play upwards of 14 games before getting in 16 regular season

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College Isn’t For Everyone Harvard Study Reveals

Tweet The national rite of passage for high school students is for young men and women to obtain their diplomas and head off for an additional four years of education

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Harvard Tops Princeton, But Not On The Gridiron

Tweet Harvard v. Princeton on the football field once mattered, but no longer. Both Ivy League schools play more for pleasure, rather than for gridiron mastery. When it comes to

Commentary

A Tax On College Endowments Just Might Fly

Tweet If you’re like many Americans who are decidedly against the raising of taxes haphazardly, one Massachusetts proposal may have your head nodding in agreement that one proposal could be

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$30 Billion Donated to US Colleges In 2007

Tweet Talk about achieving fund-raising success: donations to U.S. colleges and universities rose sharply in 2007 to a record $29.75 billion, an increase of 6.3% over 2006 giving. The year-to-year

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U.S. Senate Investigates College Endowment Practices

Tweet Many top tier colleges and universities in the U.S. are sitting on a pile of cash, endowments built up over years of fund-raising, corporate giving, and investing. Now, the