0 View Comments A new college rankings website, College Consensus has released its “25 Best Beach Colleges.” The list was compiled by aggregating publisher rankings and student reviews. The premise: While colleges and universities located near beaches often have the reputation of being "party schools," the coastal life can be advantageous and beneficial to the college experience. “A student body that embraces fun and health is a more successful student body,” College Consensus says. Culture, values and attitude contribute to those making the list, according to Managing Editor Carrie Sealey-Morris. "Many of the best beach colleges are places where sustainability, environmental responsibility, and respect for nature are written into the curriculum and mission,” she says in a news release. The best beach colleges also are "a place to connect with nature, which does wonders for the stress of college," she says. And the best oceanside colleges are also … [Read more...] about The top 25 beach colleges in the United States
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Reader Center Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by The good, the bad and the ugly of college admissions in the United States: With the admissions process in the rearview mirror, college-bound high school seniors tell all. Compiled byMarie Tessier May 30, 2018 Hordes of high school seniors sat down with their computers last fall, trying to find the perfect words to distill their brief life experiences into compelling college application essays. Some triumphed, pulling it off with dignity and aplomb. Some crafted fictional selves, only to be rejected. And for many, college application stress began years earlier, with the search for the “right” extracurricular activities to pad their résumés. With that grueling process in the rearview mirror, We asked the students to tell us how much they spent on the admissions process; any desperate … [Read more...] about Unvarnished Tales of Getting Into College in the U.S.
(Reuters) - A 17-year-old student armed with a shotgun and pistol opened fire in a Texas high school on Friday, killing nine fellow students and a teacher, authorities said, in an attack similar to the massacre at a Florida high school in February. Police keep a roadblock in front of the Santa Fe High School after police found explosives at the school where shooting left several people dead in Santa Fe, Texas, U.S., May 18, 2018. REUTERS/Trish Badger Below are some of the deadliest and most notable mass shootings in U.S. schools and colleges, ranked by death toll. Please note this is not a complete list of all U.S. school shootings: VIRGINIA TECH: April 16, 2007 - A gunman slaughters 32 people and kills himself at Virginia Tech, a university in Blacksburg, Virginia. SANDY HOOK: Dec. 14, 2012 - A man shoots his mother to death, then kills 20 children and six adults before killing himself at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. PARKLAND: Feb. 14, 2018 - A … [Read more...] about Factbox: Major school shootings in the United States
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Springfield is the cheapest college town in the United States, study says How come? The rent is pretty darn low. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Gregory J. Holman, [email protected] Published 2:37 p.m. CT May 8, 2018 CLOSE To rent a two-bedroom home, on average, you would need to earn $21.21 per hour as a full-time worker in the United States. That figure is higher in states like New York and California that are hurting the most from the nation's affordable housing crisis. Depending on the location, the … [Read more...] about Springfield is the cheapest college town in the United States, study says
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