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Over-the-Top Dorm Room Decor at Ole Miss

Two incoming Ole Miss freshmen created a controversy by posting pics of their creative interior design for their shared dorm room.

Started in Parents Forum by Zinhead

New Study: Elite/Ivy Grads Really Do Earn More?

More data sheds light on the perennial question of how much of a grad's success is their ability vs. the school attended.

Started in Parents Forum by OHMomof2

For Freshmen, Campus Life Poses New Risks

Here’s an apt article from The New York Times that highlights the most dangerous time for new freshmen.

Roommate Drama Lands Penn State Sorority Sisters in Federal Court

Lader, a senior and aspiring lawyer, filed a defamation and breach-of-contract lawsuit in federal court accusing Brownstein's parents of using their donor influence to manipulate a baseless disciplinary proceeding that resulted in her academic probation and threatened expulsion.

Started in College Life by Dave_Berry

Don't Trust College Off-Campus Living Cost Numbers

There are huge differences in how schools estimate off-campus living costs, skewing comparisons and causing loan problems.

Are Alumni Donations Shrinking Because of Activism?

An article in the NYTimes suggests that at some prominent colleges and universities alumni donations are down because of campus activism...

Started in Parents Forum by Roger_Dooley

Will Making College 'Free' Only Make It Worse?

At least one presidential hopeful has proposed making college free. The idea certainly appealed to many parents and students suffering from tuition sticker-shock. But is “free college” even possible? And if so, what would the ramifications be?

Started in Parents Forum by Dave_Berry

Is It Time to Ban Computers from Classrooms?

"… students face an ongoing set of choices: to take notes electronically or by hand, to check the textbook or the text message," ...

Started in Parents Forum by Dave_Berry
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