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Here’s What Happens When College Students Have Too Many Courses to Choose From

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Every so often, stories come out about some of the ridiculous college courses being offered today. Whether it’s the University of Pennsylvania’s “Wasting Time on the Internet” or Tufts University’s “Demystifying the Hipster,” sometimes it seems schools are competing to offer the most absurd classes. It’s easy to write these…

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President Obama Wants to Spend Even More on Higher Education, and Here’s How Congress Should Respond

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This week, the Obama administration proposed a $2 billion-a-year expansion of Pell Grants for low-income students seeking federal financial aid to help pay for college. But is this the best way to help students? The expansion includes two individual proposals: The first, named “Pell for Accelerated Completion,” would reinstate year-round…

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