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Wharton Ramps Up AI Investments

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Wharton announced a new initiative focused on boosting AI research and student instruction. All full-time and executive master of business administration (MBA) students at the Wharton School will soon have access to ChatGPT Enterprise licenses as the business school invests in AI, according to an announcement. A growing number of top business schools have incorporated AI into their curriculum.

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College Board is doing it again

JON BOECKENSTEDT'S ADMISSIONS WEBLOG

We shouldn’t be surprised. But before I tell you what they’re doing again, let’s remember what they did. During the COVID-19 pandemic, College Board moved to a 45-minute, online AP exam.

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Texas Professors Join Lawsuit, Reject New Rules Protecting Transgender Students, Students Seeking Abortion

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Two University of Texas at Austin professors joined a lawsuit against the Biden administration over new Title IX rules. The lawsuit argues that the new rules would conflict with Texas state laws. The professors say they will not comply with the rules, including refusing to use "they" pronouns and not accommodating students seeking abortions. Two University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) professors say they will not honor transgender and nonbinary students' requests to use singular "they" pronoun

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Weekly Update: June 6

DC College Counseling

BIGGEST COLLEGE-RELATED NEWS OF THE WEEK ART SCHOOLS SUFFER FROM TOUGH ECONOMIC TIMES AND LOW ENROLLMENT Columbia College Chicago and the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, two well-respected arts schools, have both come into economic difficulties recently. With just a week’s notice, the University of the Arts sent out a message stating that the school would be closing June 7th, catching students and faculty completely by surprise.

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Kenya Partners With American HBCUs for STEM Exchange Program

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Kenyan President William Ruto visited Spelman College to announce an exchange partnership between Kenyan universities and several historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the U.S. Ruto said that the gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) is worse in Kenya, and he wants to encourage and increase women's participation in the field.

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Common App Essay Prompt 2 Example and Guide 2024-2025

The Koppelman Group

It’s time to continue on our journey through the seven Common App prompts, today with prompt #2. While, as you’ve maybe already gleaned, we’re huge prompt #7 stans, some of you might shy away from its unstructured nature. If you crave a good structured prompt, #2 might be the one for you. If you’re here, you probably already know what the Common App is, but there are some things worth repeating.

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Ohio Lawmakers Propose Scholarship for Former Foster Youths

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Ohio lawmakers are mulling a scholarship proposal for students with experience in foster care. The scholarship program would cover all remaining college costs for students after other financial aid has been applied. California passed a similar measure in mid-2023. Students with experience in foster care face unique challenges to graduating college with a degree.

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Florida Gators Football Schedule 2024 & Gators History

College Transitions

The University of Florida Gators have been scuffling the last few seasons, but make no mistake, the program has a rich history and a very passionate fan base. The Gators have won three national championships, eight SEC titles, three Heisman Trophies, and developed a laundry list of football luminaries. (Scroll down for the Florida Gators […] The post Florida Gators Football Schedule 2024 & Gators History first appeared on College Transitions.

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Foreign Language at Middlebury: Deep Dive

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Though the number of colleges is dwindling from a bigger picture perspective, students applying to postsecondary institutions know better than anyone just how many schools are out there. According to the National Center for Education Statistics , in 2021 there were approximately 4,000 Title IV degree-granting institutions in the United States. Due to the confluence of historical advantages and the power of cultural prestige, some colleges have more name-brand recognition than others that are equ

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The Crucible Act 2 Summary & Analysis

College Transitions

It’s easy to think that Arthur Miller’s The Crucible (published in 1953 as a criticism of McCarthyism) depicts a societal delusion that couldn’t happen today. However, in a world full of “fake news” and conspiracy theories, The Crucible’s presentation of the paranoia, guilt, and jealousy that beset Salem feels all too relevant. Miller’s text continues […] The post The Crucible Act 2 Summary & Analysis first appeared on College Transitions.

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Sheffield’s LLM Scholarships For International Students

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Law Scholarships For Indian Students To Study Abroad Available Now The University of Sheffield, UK, has announced two prestigious International LLM Scholarships, each valued at £4,320, aimed at supporting exceptional international students pursuing a Master of Laws degree. These scholarships are part of the university’s broader range of scholarships and bursaries and are designed to […] The post Sheffield’s LLM Scholarships For International Students appeared first on Study Abr

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149 Capstone Project Ideas & Examples – 2024

College Transitions

The word “capstone” originally referred to the decorative, final piece of masonry that would be affixed to the top of a new building. But in terms of schooling, what is a capstone project? Academically, “capstone” is a fitting metaphor, as a capstone project serves as a culminating, crowning illustration of your scholarly work. The capstone […] The post 149 Capstone Project Ideas & Examples – 2024 first appeared on College Transitions.