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For College Students, Four Years Is No Longer The Norm

Many freshmen starting school this year say they have a plan to make sure they graduate before 2020.

09/23/2014

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Parents Don’t Have Rights To Their College Students Info

Now that you’ve mortgaged your future to send your kid to college, what right do you have to see information about how she’s handling herself while she’s there? Not much.

09/04/2014

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Parents Of College Students Spending Hundreds On High Tech Gear For Their Kids

Wearable tech is the new must-have, according to Best Buy blueshirt Matthew McLane.

08/03/2014

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Legal Issues For College Kids

The big legal issues the kids face on campus these days are drinking, hazing, and sexual assault, so you need to talk to your kids about them.

08/01/2014

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College Students Overestimate Peers’ Drinking

The danger in the overestimation is that a student’s perception of his or her campus drinking norm is the strongest predictor of his or her personal alcohol consumption.

07/18/2014

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Colleges Obliged To Consider Students’ Mental Health

To determine whether a student poses a direct threat and meets eligibility requirements, a University must perform a five-step legal analysis.

07/15/2014

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Students’ Legal Obligation To A College Acceptance

We know that colleges have the upper hand when choosing to accept students. But what legal obligation does a student have to a college once he accepts an offer?

05/14/2014

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University Provides Landing Pad For Helicopter Parents

At MyUTMartinParent Portal, parents can see what courses their offspring are taking, if they’re missing classes, and midterm and final grades.

03/24/2014

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Study Reveals Preschoolers Outsmart College Students At Figuring Out Technological Gadgets

CBS News reported that researchers at the University of California, Berkeley found that preschool-age children were better at figuring out the proper way to use technological gadgets than college students.

03/13/2014

Expanding The Worldview Of College Students

A recent trip by Clark University students to Guatemala represents two new thrusts in college education – entrepreneurism and experiential learning.

02/26/2014

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Temple U. Hoping All Its Students Have A Place To Stay For Winter Hiatus

Kevin Williams, director of residence life at Temple University, says not all of the dorms are closing during the break. But for those that do, some students who live in those dorms may have nowhere else to go.

12/12/2013

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US Is Destination For Foreign Students

The US is the world’s top destination for international students with a record number of 819,644 studying here in 2012-2013.

11/25/2013

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College Students Admit To Digital Distractions

Most college students admit to texting and driving and many check their smartphones more than 10 times a day, while in class.

11/13/2013

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Drunk Students More Likely To Drive

A new study suggests students who know alcohol and driving don’t mix are less likely to use good judgment once they’re drunk.

09/20/2013

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Website Says Philly College Students Among Pickiest Eaters In U.S.

A new analysis of online takeout orders indicates the pickiest eaters in the nation are college students from Philadelphia.

08/31/2013

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