Roughly 2,000 students have to decide by Sunday whether to accept a spot at Harvard. Here's some advice: Forget Harvard. If you want to earn big bucks and retire young, you're better off becoming a California prison guard. Prison guards can retire at the age of 55 and earn 85% of their final year's salary for the rest of their lives. They also continue...
Jade Larriva-Latt and Derek Lee are both successful students. Her summers are filled with non-scholastic pursuits. For him, summer is the time to sprint ahead in the race to the academic top. The two approaches — one parent-driven, the other more relaxed — have become part of a national debate.
Bin Laden eclipses royal wedding in global media - Less than a week after U.S. President Barack Obama announced that U.S. forces had killed the al Qaeda leader in Pakistan, the bin Laden story had racked up more than 84 million citations in the global print and electronic media, social media sites and on the Internet.
Many of the nation's top business executives apparently have no love for California. For the seventh year in a row, a survey of chief executives has ranked the Golden State as the nation's worst in which to do business.
For the second consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business won the top spot in Bloomberg Businessweek's ranking of the nation's best undergraduate business programs. The school fared well in all nine measures used to rank the programs, registering the highest score in student...
Yale (#1), Harvard (#2), and Stanford (#3) maintained their status as the best of the best in American legal education. Columbia (#4) remained the top law school in New York, followed by NYU (#6). For Chicago, UChicago (#5) kept control of its title as the best law school in the area, while Northwestern (#12) slipped one spot...
As nearly all prospective college students know, colleges rarely miss an opportunity to trumpet favorable recognition they receive from national publications (like Forbes, whose college rankings are compiled by CCAP). However, sometimes you would not realize this if all you saw were the
A growing number of M.B.A. programs are now accepting the Graduate Record Exam, or GRE, for admissions. This new trend gives prospective M.B.A. students more testing options, because almost all M.B.A. programs only accepted the