Beachcombing For Students

The New York Sun reports that Mercy College is creating an “instant, on-the-spot evaluation that allows students to learn whether they have been admitted 24 hours after showing their high school transcripts.” Where to find such impatient prospects? Admissions officers will also be canvassing local beaches and malls in the five boroughs and Westchester in […]

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Beware The Second Transcript

For years now, college students have been busy committing themselves to extracurricular activities. On the whole, such commitment can be constructive. It contributes to civic engagement by the young and helps them to develop personal responsibility and character. Meanwhile, college officials claim that would-be employers are now demanding that colleges provide evidence that graduates are […]

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