U.S. College Students Feel Super Special About Themselves: American students have increasingly given themselves “above average” ratings on several attributes but bragged most regarding their “drive to achieve.” Almost four-fifths of survey responders say they’re above average in this category. (The Huffington Post) Guns On College Campuses Divides Americans’ Opinion In New Poll A HuffPost/YouGov survey shows Americans Read more

2013 looks promising for college startups Many factors that weigh on a college startup’s chances and a recent nationwide business survey reveals that confidence might actually be the key. (USA Today) Online college courses to grant credentials, for a fee Providers of free online college courses are experimenting with academic security measures that will enable students who Read more

Dartmouth Controversy Reflects Quandary for Endowments Trustees’ connections can prove profitable for the universities, offering access to top-performing hedge funds and private equity firms that may not be open to other investors. But they can also create the appearance that the colleges may have nonfinancial motives for picking investments. And if the investments do not perform well, it Read more

Millennial Brain Responds Differently to Digital Media These younger brains have the ability to switch tasks and integrate information much more quickly than earlier generations. (ClickZ) 3 Law School Trends to Watch for in 2013 The new year could bring shifts within law schools and the legal industry. (U.S. News & World Report) Student-aid fraud not limited Read more