The Boston area has a well-known reputation for its prestigious universities. Harvard. MIT. The list goes on. But there are a few local colleges that arguably don’t get the recognition they deserve. CollegeVine, a Cambridge-based college guidance company, recently examined the “most underrated” colleges in the United States, by comparing their cost of attendance and generosity of financial aid with “qualitative data” on students’ career outcomes. Unlike traditional college rankings, CollegeVine co-founder Vinay Bhaskara said they primarily focused on financial outcomes, like students’ starting salary and return on investment one and five years after graduating, as well as “qualitative outcomes like job placements.” And in their final list released Monday morning, two schools in the Boston area — or, to be more specific, two schools in Wellesley — just made the top 10. Both Babson College and Wellesley … [Read more...] about The most underrated colleges in the country? These local schools made the list.
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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
(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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