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MIT, Harvard Top Latest QS World University Rankings

London-based QS released its annual world university rankings this week, with two local schools sitting high atop the list. MIT ranked No. 1 overall for […]

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A Class on Game of Thrones at Harvard? Why Not.

Call it a crimson wedding. An academic institution and a pop culture phenomenon are melding together next fall, when Harvard will offer a course on the popular […]

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Would-Be Harvard Students Were Denied Acceptance for Bad Memes

In yet another example of questionable behavior online coming back to bite students at the prestigious school, would-be Harvard undergrads have reportedly had their acceptances […]

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Student Turns Down Acceptance to Yale After Writing Essay About Papa John’s Pizza

A high school student turned down an offer to attend Yale, after an unconventional application essay helped catch the Ivy’s eye. Carolina Williams, a graduate of the Ravenwood […]

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Which Boston Colleges Are the Most Economically Diverse?

A study by the Equality of Opportunity Project released earlier this year showed that in Boston, the college-going 1 percent aren’t all where you might […]

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Watch Joe Biden’s Speech at Harvard

  Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke to soon-to-be Harvard grads Wednesday at the college’s 2017 Class Day ceremony, where he urged students to pursue […]

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Harvard Showed Up Late to Its Own Black Graduation

On Tuesday, Harvard University, in partnership with the Harvard Black Graduate Student Alliance, hosted the university’s first Black Commencement. The Fast Life Yungstaz song “Swag […]

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Big Papi Got His Honorary Degree from BU

The year after he retired as the renowned slugger for the Red Sox, David Ortiz was recognized by Boston University with an honorary degree on Sunday, May […]

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Watch Oprah Winfrey Give the Commencement Speech at Smith

American icon Oprah Winfrey spoke to graduates at Smith College’s 2017 commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 21. Students at the all-women’s school heard wisdom and encouragement from […]

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Watch Mark Zuckerberg Get into Harvard

Long before he ever dropped out and changed the future of social media forever, Mark Zuckerberg was, like so many Harvard alums before him, a sort of awkward […]

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Jeb Bush Is Coming to Boston College

Former 2016 presidential candidate and lover of all Apple products Jeb! Bush is headed to the Heights. The former Florida governor will be giving the […]

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Possible Cheating Scandal Uncovered at Harvard

Possibly more than 60 Harvard students have been suspected of cheating in a popular computers class there, and have been referred to the university’s Honor […]

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David Ortiz Is Getting Another Honorary Degree

Big Papi is coming home to Boston, but not to play ball. He’s receiving an honorary degree from Boston University. Announced in BU Today, Ortiz […]

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Your Guide to 2017 Commencement Speakers Coming to Mass.

It’s that time of year again, when the state’s well-known colleges and universities bring a stellar cast of speakers to our neck of the woods for college […]

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How Donald Trump Has Inspired the Rise of a New Millennial

Donald Trump has jolted Boston’s Selfie Generation into newfound political activism—but can it possibly last?