20 avril 2018

GMAT Loses 30 Minutes

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The business school group that runs the Graduate Management Admission Test, historically the dominant test in M.B.A. admissions, announced last week that the test time is being cut by 30 minutes, down to three hours and 30 minutes. More...

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Another Case of Faulty Rankings Data

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Another Case of Faulty Rankings Data. More...

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Mount Ida, after trying for a merger, will shut down

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Mount Ida, after failed attempt at merger, will shut down. It is third college in 2018 to announce it will close. More...

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‘Gay on God’s Campus’

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Gay on God's Campus: Mobilizing for LGBT Equality at Christian Colleges and Universities (University of North Carolina Press) explores these trends and the conflicts facing LGBT students and leaders of Christian colleges. More...

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GMAT Drops 30 Minutes From Test

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The business school group that runs the Graduate Management Admission Test, historically the dominant test in M.B.A. admissions, announced this week that the test time is being cut by 30 minutes, down to three hours and 30 minutes. More...

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Brandeis Fires Coach After Bias Complaints

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Brandeis University has fired its men's basketball coach following two investigations of his conduct. The first inquiry was last year and examined allegations of "preferential and discriminatory treatment, unprofessional behavior, and racially biased harassment," the university said. More...

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Mount Ida College to Close, With Campus Going to UMass

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Mount Ida College announced Friday that it will shut down and its campus will become part of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Students in good standing will be eligible for automatic admission to the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, where they have been assured they can finish their degrees. More...

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Hampshire Investigates Anti-Semitic Incident

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The email did not detail the incident, but a spokesman said that it involved harassment of a student. The spokesman also said that the college has also had other incidents in recent years, including swastika graffiti. More...

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Wait-Listed, Rejected and Frustrated in California

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Counselors report being stunned by the decisions coming out of some University of California and Cal State campuses. Could out-of-state institutions see a better than normal yield of Californians. More...

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Why Competitive Engineering College Is Latest to Drop SAT Subject Tests

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Just two weeks ago, Tufts University announced that it would no longer require applicants to submit SAT subject tests. Although the tests were once common requirements at competitive colleges and universities, the Tufts decision brought down to nine the number of colleges requiring them. More...

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