Academic advising

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Wed, 03/14/2012

Too many community college students are placing into remedial classes, studies find

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Standardized tests are placing community college students who are ready for college into remedial classes, two studies find, making them less likely to earn degrees.

Online debate: Friday, Feb. 10 at 12 p.m. GMT (7 a.m. ET)

Fri, 02/10/2012

Growth of short-term internships over academic breaks

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The growing popularity of short-term internships over winter and spring breaks gives students more time in the workplace, but raises questions of equity and value.

#AcAdv Chat

Tue, 01/10/2012

Who Needs to Know?

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With the rise of analytical tools that purport to forecast student success and failure, colleges must decide who should get to see what data, and when.

When Independent Study Raises Red Flags

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Allegations that U. of Michigan athletes were steered into courses with a single professor raise broader questions about the academic arrangement.

Dorm Living as a Psychological Science

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Some small colleges are using the Myers-Briggs personality test to either match freshman roommates or help resolve conflict between them.


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