New BU Residence Hall Promises Big Views and a Big Price Tag

In my post yesterday I advised students and parents not to stress out too much if you don’t get the bed by the window when you move into your new dorm room. ¬†Well, if you live in the new residence hall at Boston University, you may want to get there extra early to make sure […]

Transferring Colleges, Studying Chinese

During a recent trip to Guangzhou, Guangdong, China, I met a young man from Massachusetts who spoke beautiful Mandarin Chinese. I had lunch with him, and asked him about his educational trajectory.¬† He mentioned several tantalizing tidbits, including the fact that he had transfered from Boston University to the University of Massachusetts, that his major […]