All posts tagged "university"

  • Scott Hong
Fairmont Prep Academy
9th Grade
    Is the SAT truly a fair assessment?

    When we hear the words, “College Board,” we think of several things—test taking, stress and our futures. From the SAT to AP exams, College Board holds a significant stake in the futures of high school students, as...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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  • ucsd
    Where should I go to college? Student stories, UCSD

    By Katherine Han Be selfish. Not exactly the first words you expected to read, but nevertheless the words that should be at the forefront of your college decision making process. You are the one who will be...

    • Posted October 30, 2015
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  • President Barack Obama, right, shares a laugh with UC President Janet Napolitano during UC Irvine's commencement ceremony at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Mindy Schauer)
    [LA Times] UC plans to expand enrollment of California undergrads next year

    UC President Janet Napolitano said Wednesday that she is preparing a plan to significantly increase the number of California undergraduates in the 2016-17 school year throughout the university system, including at UCLA and UC Berkeley,...

    • Posted October 23, 2015
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  • Seoul National University's PyeongChang campus. (Yonhap)
    Seoul National University to require payments from professors with side jobs

    By Kim Se-jeong Seoul National University (SNU) is considering making it mandatory for professors who have positions outside the university as directors of private companies to give part of their income to the university. The move is...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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  • Parents pray to wish for their children' success in the Scholastic Aptitude Test at the Jogye Temple in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2104. About 640,000 high school students and graduates in South Korea are scheduled to take the examination Thursday that will virtually determine their admission to college. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    How far will S. Koreans go to get into top universities?

    BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — A documentary film about the social and personal costs of South Koreans’ craze for being admitted to the nation’s top three universities depicts a system that is a far cry from President...

    • Posted October 12, 2015
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  • A photo of U.S. News and World Report's top-ranked national university for best value. (Courtesy of Thurdl01 via Flickr/Creative Commons)
    US News & World Report reveals ‘Top 10 Best Value Schools’ for 2016

    U.S. News & World Report released a sneak peak into its 2016 rankings for domestic colleges, and shared its “Top 10 Best Value Schools” on Tuesday. Although the article does not go into what specific values defined...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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  • Nicole_1
    Where should I go to college? Student stories, UC-Riverside

    By Nicole Han For a lot of students, going to college is akin to stepping into the great unknown. It’s the next step in life, but it feels more like a huge leap. The important thing isn’t...

    • Posted August 12, 2015
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