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Class of 2014 Mindset List

Every year Beloit College releases a “mindset” list of interesting cultural tidbits that have influenced the students entering college this fall. Not only does this list make me feel older ever year, but it always makes me wonder how the heck they research this stuff? Some of my favorites from this year’s include: Few in […]

The Benefits (and Risks) of a GAP Year In Tough Economic Times

The New York Times carried an article yesterday, entitled Delaying College for a Year Could Have Benefits, which lays out a few creative reasons for putting off college for a year. The financial arguments boil down to this: 1.  President Obama’s proposed changes to federal student aid may put a few hundred dollars more per […]