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Women now comprise a larger portion of college students than men, in part a reflection of their superior high-school grades. Yet, as one scales the academic ranks, one still finds that gender imbalances have yet to be corrected: only 33 percent of fu...

All-Girl Schools: A Solution to Representation in STEM

Women now comprise a larger portion of college students than men, in part a reflection of their superior high-school grades. Yet, as one scales the academic ranks, one still finds that gender imbalances have yet to be corrected: only 33 percent of fu...

Despite widespread conversations on racial identity and discrimination on college campuses, one particular struggle students face often fails to enter the discourse: the unique experiences of first-generation students. This, however, is starting to c...

First, But Not Alone: The First-Gen Experience

Despite widespread conversations on racial identity and discrimination on college campuses, one particular struggle students face often fails to enter the discourse: the unique experiences of first-generation students. This, however, is starting to c...

  Computer science (CS) is the most popular major at Stanford University, yet female students make up only 12 percent of the program. It is hardly news that women are underrepresented in all STEM fields, computer science included. But the relati...

She Can Code It!

  Computer science (CS) is the most popular major at Stanford University, yet female students make up only 12 percent of the program. It is hardly news that women are underrepresented in all STEM fields, computer science included. But the relati...

In January, two former University of North Carolina athletes filed a class-action lawsuit against the school and the NCAA. According to the complaint, the university and the NCAA had failed to “safeguard and provide a meaningful education to schola...

A Different Experience: College Athletics on Campus

In January, two former University of North Carolina athletes filed a class-action lawsuit against the school and the NCAA. According to the complaint, the university and the NCAA had failed to “safeguard and provide a meaningful education to schola...

“So weird how writing ability is directly proportional to being able to afford a creative writing MFA. The universe is mysterious sometimes.” So sayeth the popular Twitter account @GuyInYourMFA, run by a straw man writer who weighs in on topics r...

Masters of the Fine Arts Universe

“So weird how writing ability is directly proportional to being able to afford a creative writing MFA. The universe is mysterious sometimes.” So sayeth the popular Twitter account @GuyInYourMFA, run by a straw man writer who weighs in on topics r...

Once a month, on a Saturday morning, tens of thousands of bleary-eyed students arrive at high schools around the country, armed with number two pencils and a calculator. For about four hours, they answer questions about math, vocabulary and reading c...

A Defense of the SAT: Dreaded But Decisive

Once a month, on a Saturday morning, tens of thousands of bleary-eyed students arrive at high schools around the country, armed with number two pencils and a calculator. For about four hours, they answer questions about math, vocabulary and reading c...

With average student loan debts rapidly approaching $30,000 — more than three times what they were just 20 years ago — an increasing number of graduates are finding themselves stuck underneath an unconquerable mountain of debt. Student loan debts...

Is Pay It Forward the Right Direction?

With average student loan debts rapidly approaching $30,000 — more than three times what they were just 20 years ago — an increasing number of graduates are finding themselves stuck underneath an unconquerable mountain of debt. Student loan debts...