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Chronicle Review: How to Escape Grading Jail

Source: https://www.chronicle.com/article/How-to-Escape-Grading-Jail/241830?cid=wcontentgrid_hp_2 Kevin Gannon writes about escaping “grading jail”, a terrible experience for teaching assistants who have to grade student work in college, offering 3 solutions to escape it. What’s interesting is that the solutions that he offers, are also possible solutions for students to avoid the crush of work, and stay on top of …

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Dan Clark – The Company You Keep

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1h4TZABpn8 DAN CLARK is one of the most in-demand motivational speakers on the platform today. A model of optimism and strength, Dan Clark’s powerful story of triumph over adversity will change the way you look at the world. Dan’s speaking career began when he fought his way back from a paralyzing injury that cut short …

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Review: 7 Tips for Cutting Words from your Personal Statement

Source: https://www.profellow.com/tips/7-tips-for-cutting-words-from-your-personal-statement/   This is an issue for both native and non-native speakers of English: how can we be more concise and precise in our writing? In college applications and essays, word limits can be the bane of our ability to communicate. This article suggests 7 ways to cut words from your essays or statements, …

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Chronicle: ACT and College Board to Offer Free Test-Score Reports for Needy Students

Source: https://www.chronicle.com/article/ACTCollege-Board-to-Offer/242048?cid=wcontentlist_hp_latest   Need financial assistance applying for colleges? Just this week, both ACT and College Board, the provider for SAT tests, announced that they will help out financially needy applicants by giving out a number of free test scores to send out in their college applicants! As long as you’re diligent in studies and …

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Fast Facts about Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University has steadily built upon its foundations of excellence and innovation to become one of America’s leading universities. The university, founded in 1900, has a  unique approach to education — giving students the opportunity to become experts in their chosen fields while studying a broad range of coursework across disciplines — creates leaders …

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Chronicle: Is Protesting a Privilege?

Article review of: https://www.chronicle.com/article/Is-Protesting-a-Privilege-/241985?cid=wcontentlist_hp_latest    The Article opens with the title: “Is Protesting a Privilege”, a grand question which rightfully should spur intellectual thought and mature discussion. However I feel the author has done a poor job of providing an answer to that question, so poor in fact that I’m not even sure he gave …

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Fast Facts about MIT

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology was founded in 1861 by William Barton Rogers. MIT’s charter (Massachusetts Acts of 1861, Chapter 183, for the bibliographically-minded) foresaw “a school of industrial science [aiding] the advancement, development and practical application of science in connection with arts, agriculture, manufactures, and commerce.” More than 150 years have passed since its incorporation, …

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