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Howard University Revokes Diddy’s Honorary Degree, Ends Scholarship

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Howard University revoked Sean "Diddy" Combs' honorary degree and ended a $1 million scholarship in his name. The historically Black university said Combs is "no longer worthy to hold the institution's highest honor." Howard is sending back the $1 million given for the scholarship and is refusing a $1 million commitment he made in October 2023. Howard University is stripping Sean "Diddy" Combs of an honorary degree and rescinding all of his gifts to the university after a video surfaced in May o

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Georgia Tech ACT Scores: Full Breakdown

Next Admit College Admissions Blog

Georgia Institute of Technology , known for its exceptional programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), sets high standards for its applicants. In this article, we will dive into Georgia Tech’s ACT requirements and ACT scores. Be sure to also explore our other articles that discuss Georgia Tech’s SAT expectations !

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OpenAI Introduces ChatGPT Edu for Colleges

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OpenAI recently launched ChatGPT Edu, a customizable AI tool designed specifically for higher education. The technology will enhance teaching and learning, academic research, and administrative tasks. Initially wary of AI, colleges have begun integrating tools such as ChatGPT across campus. Arizona State University established the first university partnership with OpenAI and continues to pioneer innovative uses.

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How CampusESP for Event Management streamlines registration, communication, and check-in

CampusESP

Summer is finally here, and for many in Student Affairs, this means a long season of event planning. Events like Family Weekend require all hands on deck and a lot of coordination… for teams already stretched thin. The right event management tool can take the stress off. CampusESP for Event Management was built and tested with the help of Family Weekend veterans who know how to pull off a smooth event.

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Judge Orders UC Academic Workers to Halt Strike, Return to Work

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A judge issued a temporary restraining order against UAW 4811, halting the two-week strike over the University of California's (UC) response to pro-Palestinian protests on campus. Academic workers returned to the classroom just days before final exams begin. The union said it will continue to fight for its right to strike against UC in an upcoming trial over its accusations of UC's unfair labor practices.

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Where do Billionaires Go to College?

Top Tier Admissions

When working with students, we focus on both where they can get in and which college would be the best fit. Attending prestigious institutions like Princeton or Harvard doesn’t guarantee graduating at the top of your class. However, over the years, we’ve noticed that certain top colleges often fast-track students into the upper echelons of the financial world.

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Stanford Reinstates ACT/SAT Test Requirement

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Students applying for fall 2025 undergraduate admission to Stanford must provide their SAT or ACT scores. The university paused its testing requirement in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic. Several universities — including Harvard, Dartmouth, Yale, and Brown — have recently reinstituted standardized test requirements. Stanford University will resume requiring SAT/ACT scores for students applying for undergraduate admission beginning in fall 2025, the university announced Friday.

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Summer Strategy Ideas for Amherst

The Koppelman Group

Amherst College is a small undergraduate-only liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts. It has become extremely well-respected for providing a unique undergraduate experience to their (just under) 2,000 students both in the classroom, and in the community. The school boasts an impressive 7:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an enviable 95% first-year retention rate.

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Law School Requirements & Prerequisites – 2024

College Transitions

Considering law school but not sure where to start with the application? Looking through each school’s admissions website can be overwhelming, not to mention deciding which law schools to apply for, taking the LSATs, and writing your personal statement essay. Continue reading for a discussion of important law school requirements, as well as answers to […] The post Law School Requirements & Prerequisites – 2024 first appeared on College Transitions.

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Georgia Tech SAT Scores: Full Breakdown

Next Admit College Admissions Blog

Georgia Institute of Technology , renowned for its excellence in STEM education and research , sets high standards for its incoming students. In this article, we will explore how those standards translate to Georgia Tech SAT scores and requirements. Be sure to also check out our other article that dives into Georgia Tech’s ACT statistics and requirements!

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How Universities Are Reshaping the Semiconductor Industry

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Advertising Disclosure : This content was created by BestColleges and sponsored by Purdue University. The rapidly growing semiconductor industry faces a significant worker shortage. Universities nationwide are launching programs to address this need. The CHIPS Act promises to funnel billions of dollars into semiconductor research and education. Purdue University has emerged as a national leader in the semiconductor space and recently launched an online master's degree program for working profess