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U. Chicago Receives Weird Mystery Package Addressed to Indiana Jones

Want to Get into Harvard? Spend More Time Staring at the Clouds: Rethinking the Role of Extracurricular Activities in College Admissions

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Want to Get into Harvard? Spend More Time Staring at the Clouds: Rethinking the Role of Extracurricular Activities in College Admissions

Want to Get into Harvard? Spend More Time Staring at the Clouds: Rethinking the Role of Extracurricular Activities in College Admissions

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Want to Get into Harvard? Spend More Time Staring at the Clouds: Rethinking the Role of Extracurricular Activities in College Admissions

GradFly Launches An Online Portfolio Platform To Let High School Students Showcase And Explore Technical Projects

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The resume is going the way of the dinosaur. In the not-so-distant future, it’s easy to foresee a time when a one-sheet becomes a interactive, multimedia portfolio of your skills and greatest hits. And when we say the “not-so-distant future,” really, it’s already happening. LinkedIn brought the resume online, and,...
GradFly Launches An Online Portfolio Platform To Let High School Students Showcase And Explore Technical Projects

The Once-Hot Textbook Rental Market Is Already Shifting to Ebooks

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For the past few years, Chegg’s textbook rental business has been the hottest way for college students to get their books. It still is, but the company is also bracing itself for a new disruption to the $5 billion textbook industry–e-textbooks. Chegg’s CEO Dan Rosensweig, who’s been at the helm for...
The Once-Hot Textbook Rental Market Is Already Shifting to Ebooks

Hurdles Remain Before College Classrooms Go Completely Digital

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OnlineUniversities.com came out with an optimistic infographic last week about How College Classrooms Are Going Digital. But as someone who makes as much of a quarter of his income from teaching college classes in any given year, and who also spends a good amount of time speaking at conferences trying...
Hurdles Remain Before College Classrooms Go Completely Digital

Want to Get into Harvard? Spend More Time Staring at the Clouds: Rethinking the Role of Extracurricular Activities in College Admissions

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Want to Get into Harvard? Spend More Time Staring at the Clouds: Rethinking the Role of Extracurricular Activities in College Admissions

The Pitch Season 2: Meet the Startups and Vote For Your Favorites

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The topography of New York’s tech scene has changed since 2011, when we first peeked behind closed doors to document the fundraising process for season one of The Pitch. According to the latest reports, venture capitalists are investing more money in more local tech startups, luring expats from fashion...
The Pitch Season 2: Meet the Startups and Vote For Your Favorites

The Pitch Season 2, Finale: 3 Awesome Finalists, But Only 1 Winner

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This season SoftBank Capital’s Nikhil Kalghatgi and Lerer Ventures’ Steve Schlafman heard from 10 startups elbowing to snag capital for their budding companies. The founders brought drive and passion to their pitches, but in the end only three could be finalists and only one the winner. Mr. Schlafman and Mr....
The Pitch Season 2, Finale: 3 Awesome Finalists, But Only 1 Winner

Today's Scuttlebot: Tumblr and College Admissions, and an X-Rated App for Google Glass

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Monday, selections include layoffs at Zynga and a former Microsoft executive's foray into the marijuana retailing business....
Today's Scuttlebot: Tumblr and College Admissions, and an X-Rated App for Google Glass

Tufts Now Accepts YouTube Videos as Part of College Application

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First the SATs, then those godawful essay topics (“Who is your personal beacon?”), now this: YouTube videos have become a part of the college admissions process — a prospect that could be simultaneously exciting and terrifying. According to The New York Times, Tufts University has begun accepting YouTube videos...
Tufts Now Accepts YouTube Videos as Part of College Application

Want to Get into Harvard? Spend More Time Staring at the Clouds: Rethinking the Role of Extracurricular Activities in College Admissions

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Want to Get into Harvard? Spend More Time Staring at the Clouds: Rethinking the Role of Extracurricular Activities in College Admissions

Want to Get into Harvard? Spend More Time Staring at the Clouds: Rethinking the Role of Extracurricular Activities in College Admissions

calnewport.com
Want to Get into Harvard? Spend More Time Staring at the Clouds: Rethinking the Role of Extracurricular Activities in College Admissions

Want to Get into Harvard? Spend More Time Staring at the Clouds: Rethinking the Role of Extracurricular Activities in College Admissions

calnewport.com
Want to Get into Harvard? Spend More Time Staring at the Clouds: Rethinking the Role of Extracurricular Activities in College Admissions
Pathbrite highlights your accomplishments in a digital résumé

You Have Until Midnight Tonight to Vote for Your Favorite Startup for The Pitch

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Twenty New York startups are competing to be featured in the second season of our web series The Pitch. But only 10 will move on for a chance to pitch investors–Steve Schlafman of Lerer Ventures and Nikhil Kalghatgi of SoftBank Capital–and win funding for their idea. And you get...
You Have Until Midnight Tonight to Vote for Your Favorite Startup for The Pitch

The Pitch Season 2, Episode Nine: Edge/Admitted.ly - College Admissions 2.0

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Jessica Brondo, Founder & CEO of Edge/Admitted.ly, is on a mission to make her company the new face of college admissions. Having raised her own SAT score 430 points, Ms. Brondo was bit by the test prep bug and went on to develop her own proprietary curriculum. The Edge is...
The Pitch Season 2, Episode Nine: Edge/Admitted.ly - College Admissions 2.0

Pathbrite Raises $2.5M, Looks to Become Academic Credentials 2.0

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Online portfolio startup Pathbrite today announced a Series A funding round of $2.5 million, led by Rethink Education and including strategic investment from ACT, makers of standardized tests and testing material for high school and college admissions. The company plans to use the funding to continue building out product,...
Pathbrite Raises $2.5M, Looks to Become Academic Credentials 2.0
Facebook And Snapchat Go Toe To Toe: Why It's Good For Both Companies

Want to Get into Harvard? Spend More Time Staring at the Clouds: Rethinking the Role of Extracurricular Activities in College Admissions

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Want to Get into Harvard? Spend More Time Staring at the Clouds: Rethinking the Role of Extracurricular Activities in College Admissions
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