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Campus Overload: March, 2012

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 03/28/2012

What types of colleges fit your personality and goals?

Are you a big state school sort of student or a liberal arts type who feels most comfortable in a small class? Urban or rural? Close to home or far away? Bargain or expensive?

By Jenna Johnson  |  04:10 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 03/28/2012

FLOTUS Michelle Obama named Virginia Tech commencement speaker

Virginia Tech seniors better prepare for a long graduation ceremony, as the university just announced a second commencement speaker.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:13 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 03/26/2012

Tips for maximizing your college admissions visits

It’s that time of year again, when high school juniors and seniors hit the road for a marathon tour of college after college after college.

By Jenna Johnson  |  03:08 PM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 03/23/2012

Sweet Sixteen coaches and March Madness bonuses

For college basketball coaches, advancing in the NCAA national championship tournament means tens of thousands of dollars in bonuses.

By Jenna Johnson  |  01:35 PM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 03/20/2012

Virginia Tech students build a massive snowslope

Yes: Snow in March in Blacksburg.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:20 PM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:16 PM ET, 03/16/2012

Howard faculty questions administrator bonuses, budget cuts

The Howard University Faculty Senate is raising concerns about what it calls “outrageous bonuses” that three administrators received in 2010.

By Jenna Johnson  |  06:16 PM ET, 03/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sidney Ribeau

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Boomerang kids don’t mind their roommates — err, parents

Over the last few years, 29-percent of those between the ages of 25 and 34 have moved back in with their parents, often because of the economy, according to a Pew report released Thursday.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:18 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 03/14/2012

U of Rochester admissions creates hip-hop music video

The pitch seems male-centric, with singers pumping iron at the gym, rapping on the football field and visiting two male administrators, including “Dean Pauly B.”

By Jenna Johnson  |  03:30 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 03/13/2012

University of Dayton uses First Four as a branding opportunity

The games Tuesday night are expected to garner even more buzz than usual, as two world leaders plan to be in the University of Dayton Arena stands.

By Jenna Johnson  |  05:37 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 03/13/2012

March Madness of graduation rates: U-Conn. loses, Notre Dame wins

How many players will leave the court with a college degree? At powerhouse University of Connecticut, only one in four.

By Jenna Johnson  |  06:30 AM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 03/09/2012

BYU ‘mathletes’ film rap video ahead of March Madness

Three BYU “mathletes” and their groupies filmed a rap video in honor of yet again placing at a math competition.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:42 AM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 03/07/2012

Sandra Fluke, religious colleges and unexpected rules

Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke’s testimony last month has also prompted discussions about the range of rules governing students at religious colleges.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:35 AM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 03/06/2012

As colleges book commencement speakers, Obama picks Barnard

Graduation season is still months away, but colleges are already locking in and announcing their commencement speakers.

By Jenna Johnson  |  03:46 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Higher Education

 

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