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Students of the college scandal: Who knew, who didn’t and why so many ended up at USC

It’s been called the largest college admissions cheating scandal in U.S. history. And with some of the accused parents expected to formally plead guilty in coming weeks, attention is turning to their kids and how the scandal might affect their acceptance, enrollment or degrees. A Bay Area News Group analysis of hundreds of pages of court documents and other records shows: Sixteen of the students ended up attending or offered acceptance to the University of Southern California, four times as man...
Tags: Usa, News, College, Stanford, Boston, California News, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Higher Education, Connecticut, Arizona, Miami, Las Vegas, William


Capsule Wardrobe:​ Blake Lively

Ever since her first appearance on Gossip Girl, Blake Lively has been a celebrity fashion icon. She’s also one of those celebrities you just can’t help but cheer on from the sidelines. I follow Blake for more than just her fashion sense. To me, she is the queen who never ages, with a picture-perfect husband […]
Tags: Celebs, College, Blake Lively, Inspiration, Gossip Girl, Celebrity Fashion, Blake, Capsule


Pfau Debunks Reverse Mortgage Critics’ Misconceptions

When examining the totality of negative press that reverse mortgage products have to endure, many of the most persistent reputational hurdles faced by the products arise from people viewing the products themselves in isolation as opposed to a single part of a larger retirement strategy. This is according to Dr. Wade Pfau, professor of retirement income at the American College of Financial Services and principal and director at McLean Asset Management in a new article at Advisor Perspectives. ...
Tags: Featured, Education, Finance, Ira, Wade Pfau, McLean Asset Management, Pfau, American College of Financial Services


USMLE Step 1 tips that may surprise you

To reach my current position as a general cardiologist, I have taken nine board exams. I have also been teaching medical students for over ten years with several colleagues who write questions for the USMLE Step 1 exam. Through this experience, I have observed a number of themes about what works and does not work […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Education, Medical School, Pulmonology, PA NP, CRNA


The Life Lessons We’ve Learned from the Women of The Marvel Cinematic Universe

An epic ten years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is coming to an end, and we're celebrating the women who shaped the series.
Tags: Movies, College, Marvel, The Avengers, College Life, Comic book fashion


An Easter Sunday Hymn: Thus Far the Lord Has Led Me On

On this Easter Sunday morning I’m thinking about Hope with a capital h, Hope you can hang your hat on and cling to in the dark. Take a moment to soak in the lyrics from this beautiful hymn written by Isaac Watts in 1707. I can only imagine how many hearts they’ve comforted over the years. Happy Easter—He is risen! Thus Far the Lord Has Led Me On Thus far the Lord hath led me on, Thus far His power prolongs my days, And every evening shall make known Some fresh memorial of His grace. Much of m...
Tags: Faith, Homeschooling, Isaac Watts


Year 6 pupils spend Easter at school cramming for Sats

Teaching officials angry that children are having to attend revision classes over holidaysChildren at hundreds of primary schools in England are being asked to attend Sats revision classes over the Easter holidays, a teaching union official has revealed, warning that it was part of a disturbing trend.Darren Northcott, the NASUWT national officer for education, said revision classes for primary school pupils were unheard of five years ago but that he now knew of hundreds of cases of pupils in the...
Tags: England, Education, UK News, Teaching, Schools, Primary schools, Teacher Network, Teachers' Workload, Pupil behaviour, NASUWT, SATS, Darren Northcott


5 Summer Beauty Must-Haves for Hair and Body

Get your beauty routine ready for summer with these must-have beauty products.
Tags: College, Summer, Skincare, Highlighter, Lip Balm, Haircare, Beauty Products, Beauty & Hair, Hair Products, Summer Beauty, Exfoliating Products


It’s college-level math, but it’s taught differently — and it’s helping more Washington students graduate

A new way of teaching math to students who aren't majoring in STEM fields is helping more students graduate.
Tags: News, Education, Local News, Education Lab


Accomplishing both my childhood and medical school dreams

When I was five years old, I wanted to be Aurora from Sleeping Beauty. I admired her because I, too, had long, blonde hair and loved to play in the woods. During the movie, I sang with the music. “I know you. I walked with you once upon a dream. I know you. That look […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Education, Surgery, Medical School


Space Access 2019 - Saturday afternoon

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Space Access 2019 - Saturday morning

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Space Access 2019 - Friday evening

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Silicon Valley Came to Kansas Schools. That Started a Rebellion.

Public schools in Kansas rolled out a web-based learning platform backed by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Now students have staged walkouts and sit-ins. Their parents have organized.
Tags: News, Education, Parenting, Software, Zuckerberg, Laptop Computers, Facebook Inc, Computers and the Internet, Mark E, Education (K-12, Teachers and School Employees, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative LLC, Summit Learning


Dixie school district: why it took 22 years to change a name in liberal California

A moniker associated with the Confederacy is finally being eliminated after a decades-long battle over its originsThe first record of someone in San Rafael raising an eyebrow at the name of the Dixie school district – whose name is synonymous with the Confederacy – dates back to 1863, a month after its founding and two years into the American civil war.“It is supposed, by the ominous name, that the young ideas are here to be ‘trained how to shoot’ you,” wrote the Red Bluff Independent, in its 11...
Tags: Education, California, Race, US news, American Civil War, US education



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