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By Christopher Shea Imagine that psychologists are scanning a patients' brain, for some basic research purpose. As they do so, they stumble across a fleeting thought that their equipment is able to decode: The patient has committed a murder, or is thinking of committing one soon. What would t... More
Sneak PreviewBy TAMAR LEWINPublished by the New York Times: August 2, 2013 SAY farewell to vocabulary flashcards with arcane words like “compendious,” “membranous,” “mendacious,” “pugnacious,” “depreciatory,” “redolent,” &... More
Michael Morgenstern for The Chronicle By Robert Samuels In the 1960s, only a small percentage of Finnish students completed high school, and Finland ranked in the middle of developed countries on test scores. Forty years later, Finland had one of the highest percentages of high-school... More
By Leah Wasburn-Moses "An Industry of Mediocrity"—The Chronicle of Higher Education "Teacher Training's Low Grade"—The Wall Street Journal "Are Teacher Prep Programs Worth the Money?" —Marketplace Headlines were unanimous after the June ... More
Authored by Roxanne Kaufman Elliott, Founder & President of ProLaureate Ltd and Leadership Development Coach Long ago in an ancient time, humankind was so abusive of the keys to happiness and success that the great elders and wise women of the time decided to take the keys away and hide ... More
How to Pick the Right Major or Career in High School Before Going to College: Don’t Be Undecided You’ve just declared your major as a junior in college and found out that some of your classes don’t count. You need new pre-requisites, and you’ll be in college for ... More
By CONNIE CASS 07/19/13 10:30 AM ET EDT WASHINGTON — As Congress scrambles to pull back a messy student loan rate increase, it raises the question: Why did Uncle Sam get into the college loan business, anyway?The short answer: Because the Russians launched Sputnik.A look at the 55-year ... More
In a perfect world, we’d all have jobs we love and get paid handsomely for doing them. But the world isn’t perfect, of course, and chances are you’ll have to make some sacrifices and take some risks to get the career you want.Even then, there aren’t any guarantees.Fo... More
More than 260 colleges and universities in 40 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have students who are more likely to default on their loans than full-time freshmen are to graduate, an analysis of federal data shows. Hundreds of thousands of students are enrolled at the 265 school... More
Finally, summer is here! How do you plan on spending your summer? Did you know that more than 50 percent of all Americans ages 14 through 24 have participated in some form of volunteer activity? Every day, youth volunteers donate valuable assistance to churches and other religious organizations,... More