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"Dear Prospective Student-Athlete, … While your opening email failed to identify your last name, what year in school you are, where you are from, or what position you play, you managed to include your most pressing question as to whether our team is 'giving out scholarships'." …
"Students who join Harvard's male-only social clubs won't be able to serve as sports captains or leaders of other campus groups starting in fall 2017 …"
Each May the National Association for College Admissions Counseling compiles a list of colleges that still have space available.
"In an ideal world, college preparatory education would encourage students who crave knowledge. The reality of 'The Hunger Games' comes closer to the truth, where students battle to survive in application pools seeming to demand perfection."
"The admission frenzy will stop only when colleges, students and, frankly, parents refuse to play the game anymore—when we admit that more doesn’t equal better. [ ... ] With great respect I say to all parents, 'Relax.'"
"A new survey reveals that many grads don’t know their total student loan balance and more than a third don’t know what they pay in interest." …