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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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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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From Discipline Codes to Contractual Respect

Source: https://www.chronicle.com/article/From-Discipline-Codes-to/241865?cid=wcontentgrid   Institutes of education around the world have been revered by parents worldwide for doing 2 things—imparting knowledge, and instilling values. Unsurprisingly, the administration of tertiary education institutions such as colleges tend to follow the rituals and customs of days gone by; oftentimes, school is where children learn discipline. The discipline master is …

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How to Handle Resume Gaps and Blemishes

Source: https://www.profellow.com/tips/how-to-handle-resume-gaps-and-blemishes/   Life may be an exciting ride full of ups and downs, new experiences and fresh feelings, but unfortunately, it’s almost never perfect. No matter how hard we try, sometimes life may throw its worst at us, and leave a blemish on an otherwise perfect transcript or resume. What next? What can you …

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Student Anxiety? Some ways to alleviate that stress

Original article: https://www.chronicle.com/article/High-Anxiety-How-Can-We-Save/241519?cid=wcontentgrid    As can clearly be seen from the title, the author Jonathan Zimmerman is of the opinion that students are indeed experiencing high anxiety and in need of rescue. For the purpose of this review I shall first play along with his thesis and unravel any insights that can be had. Then …

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Les Brown – The Habits of the Wealthy and How to Use them in your Daily Life

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJmLqPyprMw&t=36s   From parading around in fancy automobiles and putting on shimmering diamond rings to basking under the radiant rays of Caribbean beaches, tabloids are more than happy to feed us with the extravagance of the well to do. That may not exactly be what you’re looking for, perhaps you simply want the calm …

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The Chronicle Review: The New Campus Censors

Source: http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-New-Campus-Censors/241637 This article talks about the assault on free speech by the liberals as they seek to silence dissenting views. Should there be censorship of free speech on university campuses? Overall, Bromwich’s stand is that we as a society (particularly educational institutions) must do whatever we can to preserve Free Speech for all. Though not …

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