Jeffrey Selingo, an editor with The Chronicle of Higher Education, argues that American colleges have lost their way. In College (Un)bound, he describes the challenges facing American higher education and takes a close look at what college students are getting in return for their tuition.
Jeffrey Selingo, editor of the Chronicle of Higher Education, includes Goucher on what he calls “a short list of forward-thinking universities to keep an eye on. …These are just a sampling of colleges that have adopted strategies and programs that will help prove the value of their degree in the years ahead.”
An increasing number of colleges and universities now make standardized testing an option, not a requirement. That is, some colleges leave it to individual applicants to determine whether they wish to take the SAT I or ACT or Subject Tests, and then report the scores to schools.
Goucher is a highly respected liberal arts college that is test optional. The college’s selection process is highly individualized, and members of Goucher’s Admissions Committee read every application, paying particular attention to personal qualities and intellectual promise.
“Some people worry that artificial intelligence will make us feel inferior, but then, anybody in his right mind should have an inferiority complex every time he looks at a flower.”
Here are four steps my current and former students in the U.S. and Asia have taken to successfully secure summer work opportunities at the last minute.
If you procrastinated on getting that summer internship, now might be a good time to stop. Or… maybe tomorrow. Yeah, you can stop tomorrow.