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How To Pay For College in the Next School Year

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Posted by    Friday, June 10, 2016 at 12:30pm

It’s no small amount to anticipate.

CNBC reports.

Here’s how to pay for college this fall

With college bills looming, it’s time for parents of recent and soon-to-be high school grads to start thinking about how they’ll pay up.

It’s no small amount to anticipate.

For the 2015-16 academic year, the net price to attend a...

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Texas Valedictorian and Scholarship Recipient Reveals She’s an ‘Undocumented Immigrant’

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Posted by    Friday, June 10, 2016 at 11:00am

This young woman’s revelation has stirred some controversy.

NBC News reports.

Texas Valedictorian, Scholarship Recipient Under Fire for Tweeting She’s Undocumented

A young valedictorian from Texas has stirred controversy after she tweeted that she will be attending the University of Texas-Austin with a full scholarship and that she is undocumented.

Mayte Lara Ibarra, a graduate...

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Bill Maher’s Gives His Own Politically Incorrect Commencement From The Future

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Posted by    Friday, June 10, 2016 at 9:30am

Maher categorized the addresses this year.

Red Alert Politics reports.

“Spoiled, stoned, debt-laden brats”: Bill Maher’s politically incorrect commencement [VIDEO]

In light of commencement addresses on campus, Bill Maher decided to give his own on Friday, from the future in 2041.

Maher categorized the addresses this year as “when America’s overrated gasbags and wisdom free...

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Say Hello to Generation Snowflake

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Posted by    Friday, June 10, 2016 at 8:00am

It’s very encouraging to see news outlets which don’t normally cover higher education news are catching on to what’s happening on college campuses.

This column from the Sun UK is a good example.

TRIGGER WARNING Meet ‘Generation Snowflake’ – the hysterical young women who can’t cope with being offended

Claire Fox, head of a...

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Prisoners Triumph Over Ivy League Debaters

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Posted by    Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 6:30pm

For many in the audience, it was a moment to treasure.

The Ithaca Voice reports.

Prison debate team wins contest against Cornell students

AUBURN, NY – Sean will be a free man in October. On May 11, he was a particularly joyful one.

He and two other Cornell Prison Education Program students beamed when judges...

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U. Chicago Student Body President Faces Expulsion Just Before Graduation

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Posted by    Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 5:00pm

University of Chicago student body president Tyler Kissinger is facing expulsion for letting students into a school building for a protest.

The New York Times reports.

On Eve of Graduation, University of Chicago Student President Faces Expulsion

On an afternoon in May, 34 protesters breached the locked doors of the administration building at the...

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What To Know Before Borrowing For College

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Posted by    Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 3:30pm

Borrow more, save less.

Fox Business reports.

Read This Before You Borrow Money for College

College students these days are borrowing more money than ever before. The average 2016 graduate racked up a whopping $37,172in student debt, and a big reason for the uptick is the rising cost of higher education on the whole.

The...

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Conservative DePaul Student Claims He Was Censored by Prof

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Posted by    Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 2:00pm

The hits just keep coming for DePaul. They obviously have some free speech issues.

Campus Reform reports.

Student: DePaul prof. censored me

DePaul University’s history of censoring conservatives goes back further than the May 24 clash between conservative Breitbart journalist Milo Yiannopoulos and Black Lives Matter activists. In fact, last year a freshman student...

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Virginia Union University Prof Not Comfortable With Home-Schooling

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Posted by    Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 12:30pm

Home-schooled students “typically score 15 to 30 percentile points above public school students on standardized academic achievement tests.

The College Fix reports.

Despite high popularity and positive results, prof says ‘jury still out’ on homeschooling

Even though some 300,000 students have started homeschooling just since 2010 and studies showing that homeschooled children fare better...

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Satirical Student Publication Sues UC San Diego Over Defunding

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Posted by    Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 11:00am

As you can probably guess, the whole case stems from the publication being defunded because some people were offended by it.

The Daily Caller reports.

UC-San Diego Sued For Defunding Satirical Student Publication

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit against the University at California at San Diego (UCSD) for defunding a...

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Fallout Continues for Seattle University Dean Over Book Recommendation

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Posted by    Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 9:30am

Kelly had been at the helm of the university’s humanities school.

FIRE reports.

Seattle University Dean’s ‘Administrative Leave’ May Extend to Faculty Role

FIRE recently learned that a Seattle University dean has been placed on leave following reports that she recommended black civil rights activist Dick Gregory’s autobiography, Nigger, by name to a student....

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The Craziest College Student Demands of 2016

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Posted by    Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 8:00am

Robby Soave of the Daily Beast has compiled an excellent list of outrageous demands by college students in 2016.

Mind you, it’s only June.

The Craziest Demands of College Kids in 2016

“We have spoken. We are speaking. Pay attention.”

So said Yale University students to the faculty of the English department, perfectly encapsulating the...

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College Seniors Don’t Feel Prepared For a Career

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 6:30pm

Also, a significant portion of students says they are unsure their major will help them get a job.

Cleveland reports.

Only 40 percent of college seniors say their school prepared them for a career, survey says

College students are increasingly worried about preparing for a career and only 40 percent believe they are receiving...

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Bill Whittle Explains Why Free College Isn’t Free

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 5:00pm

For the purposes of this video, Whittle focuses on Bernie Sanders but the principles are the same with or without Bernie.

Watch below.

 
 
 
 

These High School Habits Will Fail You In College

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 3:30pm

Question: Will the habits that works for me in high school still work for me in college?

USA Today reports.

5 high school habits that will fail you in college

Pat’s Take

Last year, our “8 high school habits that will fail you in college” article was the most-shared article we have ever written, being...

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UNC Course Blames ‘Right-Wing Extremism’ for Hate Speech

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 2:00pm

This is just another glaring example of higher education being used to reinforce left wing ideology.

Campus Reform reports.

Course blames hate speech on ‘right-wing extremism’

The University of North Carolina offers a communications course about the dangers of hate speech, which the course’s professor openly blames on the political right.

The class, titled “Hate...

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A Lesson For College Students Looking For Summer Jobs

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 12:30pm

Be careful when an offer comes in that is tough to resist.

ABC 11 reports.

Scam Nearly Costs Babysitter Thousands

Many teenagers and college students are looking for a summer job, but be careful when an offer comes in that is tough to resist. Molly is a college student and almost lost thousands of...

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85 Veterinary Students Accused of Cheating at Ohio State

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 11:00am

You won’t want to take your pet to any of these future vets!

The Columbus Dispatch reports.

85 Ohio State veterinary students accused of test cheating

A cheating conspiracy at the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine has 85 students facing discipline that could range from a warning to dismissal from the college,...

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High school Biology Test Suggests Mothers Should Abort Down Syndrome Children

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 9:30am

A state law forbids schools from surveying students on their political or religious “affiliations or beliefs”.

The College Fix reports.

High school biology test question suggests woman should abort a Down syndrome child

A pregnant woman whose unborn child is diagnosed with Down syndrome has four options. None of them involves delivering the baby...

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DePaul Students Unleash Anger at School President Over Trump, Milo and More

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 8:00am

The safe space crowd at DePaul is very angry about being exposed to mean thoughts.

Heat Street reports.

DePaul Students Assail President in Town Hall Over Chalkening, Milo Event

DePaul students have been saving up their complaints about their “unsafe” campus since the “Chalkening.” In a Friday town hall meeting, they unleashed their torrent...

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Future Leaders Have Lessons to Learn in College

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 6:30pm

What a liberal arts education gives you is growing more valuable, not less.

Fortune reports.

What Future Leaders Need to Learn in College

To all the brand new college graduates who majored in a liberal arts field, I have a message: If you w...

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The Higher Ed Bubble is Consuming Colleges in Illinois

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 5:00pm

Serious budget problems are threatening higher education in the state of Illinois.

The New York Times reports.

Higher Education in Illinois Is Dying

THIS spring my friend’s daughter received exciting news: She had been accepted to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It’s our hometown campus, but also the state’s flagship public university and...

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