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Wellesley Welcomes Its First Trans Students

For most students settling into campus life this fall, their biggest hurdle involved cramming for the SATs. But for Ninotska Love, that path was a […]

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Harvard, Under Pressure, Reverses on Making Chelsea Manning a Fellow

After a series of button-pushing, polarizing selections for the Kennedy School’s Visiting Fellows program this year, Harvard appears to have found the point at which a […]

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The Interview: Rafael Reif

The MIT president wants to take Donald Trump back to science class.

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Slave Money Built Harvard Law. A New Monument Recognizes That.

At a time of reflection on the dark history of American wealth, monuments, and institutions, Harvard has just made a small, but important gesture recognizing an […]

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Corey Lewandowski Is Coming to Harvard

Corey Lewandowski, the former Trump campaign manager and current reliably pro-Trump talking head, will be spending a semester at Harvard. The political operative and Lowell native, who […]

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Noam Chomsky Is Leaving MIT for the University of Arizona

Big news in the world of highbrow academia: Noam Chomsky is leaving MIT. The linguistics professor has announced plans to depart Cambridge in favor of, […]

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Standardized Testing 2.0: MCAS vs. PARCC

Which is better: a) the MCAS or b) PARCC?

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How to Cure the College-Essay Blues

No need to agonize over the dreaded application essay. Just follow these tips.

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How to Bulk Up That College Resume

Four simple activities that’ll wow college admissions officers.

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How a New Boston Program Is Helping Students with College Loan Debt

How one program is taking a bite out of college loans—one gratis class at a time.

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How to Get Your Undergrad’s Mood in Check

Four ways for parents to smooth the transition to the (semi)autonomous world.

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What Are Those Pricey Degrees Really Worth?

We asked four recent grads about the blood, sweat, and cold hard cash it took to earn their ticket to the real world.

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The Interview: Harvey Mansfield

Warning: This interview may offend you. And Harvey Mansfield, Harvard’s most controversial conservative professor, couldn’t care less.

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For the First Time, Most of Harvard’s Incoming Class Is Non-White

Harvard’s incoming undergraduates are going to constitute the least white freshman class in the university’s history, according to the Boston Globe. The prestigious university will welcome an unprecedented […]

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Princeton Review: UMass Amherst Dining is the Best—Again

UMass Amherst might as well be a five-star restaurant; its food has been ranked first in the country, again. The Princeton Review released its 2018 […]