Notes in the Margins: Digital testing, lashing out and minimum-wage jobs

MOOCs of Hazard Will online education dampen the college experience? Yes. Will it be worth it? Well… (New Republic)

Survey: Students Would Not Support a Digital Version of the SAT According to a new survey by Kaplan Test Prep, students – more than their parents – would feel uncomfortable with various changes that could possibly be made to the SAT. (U.S. News & World Report)

Pittsburgh teen bitterly lashes out at colleges that rejected her The teen wrote in a Wall Street Journal opinion piece: “Colleges tell you, ‘Just be yourself.’ That is great advice, as long as yourself has nine extracurriculars, six leadership positions, three varsity sports, killer SAT scores and two moms. Then by all means, be yourself! If you work at a local pizza shop and are the slowest person on the cross-country team, consider taking your business elsewhere.” (The Washington Post)

284,000 College Graduates Had Minimum-Wage Jobs Last Year A college degree doesn’t guarantee anyone a big paycheck anymore. (The Huffington Post)

Keep Calm and Trust Us Any financial aid professional can assure you that the financial aid office has not fared as well in the public eye. (NASFAA)