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Anxiety Epidemic on College Campuses?

An article published today at NYTimes.com highlighted anxiety as a big and fast-growing problem at US colleges and universities. …

Started in College Life by Roger_Dooley

Internship vs. Summer Program vs. Summer Job

If you were a college admissions officer, which would you recommend: an internship (paid or unpaid), a summer program at a university (prestigious or not as prestigious), or a paid summer job (i.e. working at a restaurant, camp)?

Campus Rape May Be 'Worse Than We Thought,' Study Shows

"Nearly one in five college women were victims of rape or attempted rape during their freshmen year, with the most falling prey during their first three months on campus, according to a new study."

Started in Parents Forum by dstark

General Studies: Brilliant Strategy or Dumb Idea?

What do you think about a General Studies major, particularly for a student who is undecided on a career or academic path?

Free State University Tuition Proposed by Sanders

This week, long-shot presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders introduced legislation to make 4-year public colleges and universities tuition free:…

Forget Harvard: Here's Where to Go to College if You Want a High-Paying Job

"Want a prestigious education? Harvard, Yale, and Princeton are the way to go. But if you're looking for a high-paying career after graduation, you may want to look elsewhere."

Started in Parents Forum by partyof5

Going to an Ivy League School: Not What It Seems

On average, the Ivies accept about 8 percent of applicants. Here is an article, which documents the negative experience of a current Columbia University student at his dream school.

Started in Parents Forum by CaliCash

My Parents Remember Absolutely Nothing of What They Learned in College

My father has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and an MBA diploma. He doesn't remember anything from his studies. Is this normal? Do adults just forget most of the stuff they learnt in college?

Started in Parent Cafe by outlooker
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