Notes in the Margins: Resume filling, MBA athletes and the NCAA mafia

“Come Here to Fill Out Your Résumé” This ad, which I saw during the Illinois/Penn State football game last weekend, symbolizes for me the widening rift between most students and most professors. (College Misery)

College Graduates’ Debt Burden Grew, Yet Again, in 2010 Students who graduated from college in 2010 with student loans owed an average of $25,250, up 5 percent from the previous year, according to a report scheduled for release today. (The New York Times)

Congressman compares NCAA to Mafia A Democratic congressman compared the NCAA to the Mafia over how it controls the lives of student athletes. (Associated Press via The Boston Globe)

Training Athletes for M.B.A.s Business schools are growing increasingly creative in their offerings as they look to offset declining interest in traditional M.B.A.s, focusing efforts on one-year programs for recent graduates, and in the case of George Washington University, degrees for professional athletes and others in the public eye. (The Wall Street Journal)

U.S.-born children take fight over tuition to court Citizens by birth sue Florida after being denied in-state tuition because their parents are illegal immigrants. (USA Today)