Today's Anguished Students
Earning a doctorate means years of intense study, often with little income and scarce job prospects. Programs are recognizing the likely result: stress and depression.
- Commentary: A College Wish List for My Son
Appealing to potential applicants is colleges’ No. 1 goal in an era of digital recruitment.
An Overlooked Population
Tens of thousands of students qualify as "unaccompanied homeless youth." The students’ message to colleges: Improve your policies.
Keeping the students can require tutoring, help with financial aid, and emotional support.
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Transparency, collegiality, consistency, and a focus on improvement over compliance are among the concerns identified in the document.
The term "digital humanities" caused the most confusion, and several professors mocked the "flipped classroom" approach.
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- The Results of the Reproducibility Project Are In. They’re Not Good.
- Minimum-Wage Work Alone Won’t Get You Through College
- ACT’s President Answers a Few Final Questions Before Putting Down His Pencil
- Corinthian Ruling Could Mean Loan Relief for Student Debtors
- At U. of Missouri, Grad Students Rally for Better Conditions, and Faculty Come to Their Aid
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