University of Chicago vs. PC

If you’re a politically correct (PC)-minded high school senior or junior doing a search for candidate colleges, you may want to take a look at how some schools are reacting to matters of political correctness. Take the University of Chicago, for example. Yesterday, August 24, the campus newspaper, The Chicago Maroon (whose name lends itself…

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Unlocking Phone Value

The cell phone has taken over the world. In fact, its conquest happened some time ago. Everywhere you go, you see people wandering like zombies, with their eyes glued to their phones, neck bent, oblivious to their surroundings, searching for Pokemon. I’ve written about this here before, but that’s not the mission of my post…

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College Food Rankings

I often wonder if any high school seniors apply to certain colleges because of the great food those schools serve. Conversely, I also ponder whether or not anyone chooses not to apply to a college because the food is reported to be substandard. That’s an an interesting selection criterion. It may also be related to…

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For-Profit College Marketing

All you rising high school seniors have no doubt been considering your college application options over the summer. Ever since you took the PSAT, you’ve probably been bombarded with email and slick glossy brochures from colleges vying for your attention (and application fees). Ah, the wonderful world of marketing. If you ever watched the multi-award-winning…

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