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Take a close look at your Facebook friends. Some of your friends are also friends with each other, while others are not. It’s quite likely that you can find a “clique” who are all friends with...

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Private tutoring is a growing business, with people spending hundreds of billions of dollars. But is it worth it? And how does a person pick among all the options? If you are considering hiring a tutor,...

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When it comes to dealing with issues of race and social justice, LeBron James has never been shy to speak his mind. For instance, in a recent HBO series, “The Shop,” LeBron laments how in the NFL,...

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As millions of people tune in to watch the Final Four, much of their focus will be on the numbers on the scoreboard. But a March 2019 report from U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, a Democrat from Connecticut, calls...

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As the school year begins to wind down, high school seniors – and those who care about them – typically have their eyes on two prizes: getting into college and graduating from high school. While both...

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Local libraries are often thought of as places to check out books or engage in some silent reading. But libraries offer so much more than just what can be found on their shelves or done in hushed tones. And,...

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Ever since 2011, colleges that get federal student aid have been required to post net price calculators on their websites. These calculators are supposed to help prospective students understand – before...

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The college admissions scandal is exposing illegal and unethical conduct by dozens of people who paid or took bribes to get students into the University of Southern California and other elite universities....

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Studying abroad can bring great rewards, but being a visitor in a foreign land also comes with significant risks. “It is important to understand how the risks may be different from home, and to be prepared,”...

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Before he won the primary (K-3) championship section of the New York State Scholastic Championships earlier this month, 8-year-old Tanitoluwa Adewumi was living in a New York City homeless shelter with...