All posts tagged "college"

  • inalco
    Where should I go to college? Student stories, INALCO of France

    By Angelina Widener, Korea Times Los Angeles intern reporter In France, students have to choose what they want to study as early as high school. After the Baccalauréat, France’s equivalent of the United States’ SATs, students can...

    • Posted August 6, 2015
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  • pomona-college
    Pomona ranked No. 1 on Forbes best colleges list

    Forbes released its top-10 colleges for 2015 recently, and the results may come as a surprise. The publication dubbed a California university as the best in the U.S. for 2015. No, it’s not Stanford or University of...

    • Posted July 31, 2015
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  • Widener Libary at Harvard University (Courtesy of Wally Gobetz via Flickr/Creative Commons)
    [Boston Globe] To get into elite colleges, some advised to ‘appear less Asian’

    Brian Taylor is director of Ivy Coach, a Manhattan company that advises families on how to get their students into elite colleges. A number of his clients are Asian American, and Taylor is frank about...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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  • Class at women's university in South Korea (NEWSis)
    Fewer foreign students choose Korean colleges

    By Jung Min-ho After the number of foreign students in Korea reached almost 90,000 in 2011, the Ministry of Education announced an ambitious plan the following year to raise that number to 200,000 by 2020. Since then,...

    • Posted May 26, 2015
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  • Asian female students at Harvard University were targeted in an e-mail death threat.
    Asian groups file complaint against Harvard over admission quotas

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An alliance of Asian American groups on Friday filed a federal complaint against Harvard University, saying that school and other Ivy League institutions are using racial quotas to admit students other than high-scoring Asians....

    • Posted May 15, 2015
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  • Prof. Ji-Yeon Yuh discusses the trend of the “Asian bubble,” which she related to the historic segregation of Asian-Americans in U.S. communities. The event, held at Harris Hall, attracted about 100 students. (Photo credit: The Daily Northwestern/Nathan Richards)
    [Northwestern] Students discuss ‘Asian bubble,’ campus social interactions

      More than 100 students discussed the social phenomenon called the “Asian bubble” Thursday night during an event held at Harris Hall. In “The Asian Bubble: Campus Culture,” Professor Ji-Yeon Yuh, who teaches Asian-American...

    • Posted April 20, 2015
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  • (Yonhap)
    Unemployment rate for recent college grads rises in US

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The job prospects for recent college graduates deteriorated slightly last year despite an improvement in the overall job market, the Labor Department said Thursday. The unemployment rate for Americans age 20 to 29 who...

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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