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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 […]

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Harvard Is Finally the Best, Says Forbes

Finally, Harvard is the best. That’s according to new rankings of top colleges from Forbes that, for the first time ever, places the esteemed institution in Cambridge […]

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What’s the Legal Status of Weed on College Campuses?

What’s the legal status of weed on college campuses?

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Harvard Might Go Nuclear, Ban Membership in Social Groups Altogether

After a drawn-out debate over what to do about Harvard’s pervasive, largely single-gender social groups, a panel has recommended that the university take an extreme step […]