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Suicide Leading Cause Of Death Among College Students

Educational institutions are mobilizing to address this growing crisis.

07/01/2015

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Tuition Breaks For Veterans Could Help Colleges

College enrollment rates have been dropping but making it easier financially for veterans to attend college may help both the vets, and the schools.

06/01/2015

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High School Students Applying To More Colleges

For 10 of the past 15 years, 70% of US colleges reported year-to-year increases in applications.

05/26/2015

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Loopholes In College Recruitment Practices

There are NCAA rules on recruiting. There are also loopholes that allow coaches to meet with potential recruits – at any age.

04/03/2015

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3 On Your Side: Colleges Looking At More Than Standardized Test Scores For Admission

It used to be that getting into a good college or university depended on how high you scored on a standardized test. But with an average graduation rate of about 59-percent at four year schools, administrators are starting to rethink the selection process. As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, many schools now want to know a whole lot more about applicants before asking them to attend.

03/02/2015

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Penn State President Endorses New Sexual Misconduct Policies

President Eric Barron said Tuesday the school will hire a new coordinator and set up an office to address sexual misconduct and related issues.

02/17/2015

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NJ Senate Panel Passes College Sex Assault Bills

New Jersey’s colleges and universities could have to place a link on their home pages showing sexual assault reports.

02/12/2015

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2 Philadelphia Area Schools Make List Of Most Underrated Colleges In The Country

The most underrated college, according to Business Insider, is the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

02/02/2015

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College Releases Annual List Of ‘Banished Words’

Did you huddle up with your “bae” during last year’s “Polar Vortex” and “curate” a really great list of life “hacks”?

01/02/2015

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City Council Member Wants Local Universities To Adopt ‘Yes Means Yes’ Policy

A Philadelphia City Council member wants to coax local universities into adopting stricter standards on what constitutes a sexual assault.

12/14/2014

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Councilwoman: ‘Yes Means Yes’ For Philly Colleges

A Philadelphia councilwoman wants the city’s colleges to adopt a “yes means yes” policy on sexual consent.

12/11/2014

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Richard Stockton College Buying Former Showboat Casino

The Richard Stockton College is buying the former Showboat casino and plans to use it as a satellite campus.

11/12/2014

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Penn Students Party Hard — At Least According To Playboy

It’s the first time an Ivy League school has ever made the magazine’s list, let alone snagged the top spot.

09/15/2014

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College Campus Of The Future Focuses On Technology And Flexibility

Think of a college campus – classrooms, libraries, faculty offices. No more! A college of the future being built now in New York is intended to change with the technological times.

08/26/2014

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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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