In a push to attract students, often colleges emphasize campus life perks over quality of academics, cautions author of new book, Aspiring Adults Adrift.
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August 05, 2014
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July 07, 2014
The Education Commission of the States issues a model framework for more consistent counting and monitoring of incoming college students in need of remedial coursework.
February 10, 2014
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October 16, 2013
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August 31, 2012
Checklists from U.S. Dept. of Ed. helps high school students get organized in the college search process.
August 15, 2012
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July 02, 2012
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