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The 10 Worst Colleges for Free Speech: 2017

There isn’t a week that goes by without a campus free speech controversy reaching the headlines. Check out this year's ten worst schools for free speech according to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE).

Started in Parents Forum by Zinhead

'The Great Shame of Our Profession'—How the Humanities Survive on Exploitation

For those whose kids are interested in pursuing a career as a humanities professor, read the following article from The Chronicle of Higher Education and be warned.

Started in Parents Forum by Zinhead

Penn Launches Online Course to Make College Admissions Easy for Students

"On February 13, the Admissions Office at the University of Pennsylvania launched a free online learning course to help students and parents in the college admissions process." Find out more!

College Admissions Define ‘Leadership’

"What is a leader really and how do we determine leadership potential? This is a dilemma that has stumped college admission officers and intimidated prospective applicants for ages." Check out the definition of "leadership!"

College Life Does Not Mean Students Become Heavy Drinkers, Study Suggests

"Heavy drinking among college students is one of the most common misconceptions of many people about college students is that they are engaged to excessive drinking, but a study suggests that this is not always the case."

Started in College Life by Dave_Berry

Changes Made to Common App Essay Prompts for 2017-2018

The Common Application, used by nearly 700 colleges and universities in the United States and abroad for admissions, just announced its essay prompts for the 2017-2018 college admissions season—and there are some big changes from last year.

This Is How You and Your Child Select the Right College

Darron Collins, president of the private College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine, advises families on the best way to decide on a college

Started in Parents Forum by Dave_Berry

Business Is the Most Popular College Major, but That Doesn’t Mean It’s a Good Choice

Business is the most-popular major on college campuses these days, but the National Survey of Student Engagement reveals some keys reasons why this is not always the best choice. Let us know your thoughts!

Started in Parents Forum by cobrat