To figure out how the financial crisis college graduates' career choices, Catherine Rampell of The New York Times' Economix blog decided to look at how many young grads are vying to getting into 1 percent through Wall Street.
Princeton alumna and parent Susan A. Patton has some advice for the ladies on the letters-to-the-editor page of today's Daily Princetonian, and it's terrible advice, since there are much better elitist institutions in which to go rich husband hunting — and right in the Ivy League!
Today in academia: Berkeley's middle class bid, Ivy League admit numbers, Penn State's big donation, Riverside's protest rules, and Virginia Tech's parental notification policy.
Today in academia: a Harvard student impersonator, a huge CUNY gift, privatizing student housing, the free textbooks dream, and new protest "rules."
Today in academia: buying top MBA applicants, wishing for a celeb speaker, demanding to know how much for-profit CEO's make, and dealing with a rise in on-campus psychological issues.
Today in academia: bug infestations at Princeton, a sexual harassment lawsuit at Columbia, Goldman Sachs cancels at Penn, adderall at Duke, and a philosopher 'fraternity rush.'
Today in academia: exams tomorrow at Virginia Tech, gun activists at Plymouth State, UNC students protest Bloomberg, more students are applying earlier, and an irresistible list.
Today in academia: recruiting programmers, the homework-free week myth, a Columbia squabble, Biden's for-profit promoting brother, Harvard's action against instructor who wrote inflammatory op-ed.
Today in academia: commencement buzz, a finals season library protest, the skinny jeans ban, the latest ROTC on-campus arrival and mixing fake drinks for credit.
Today in academia: employers aren't happy, free tuition for life, where the professors party, Goldman Sachs gets avoided, and lots of incidents of SAT irregularities.
Today in academia: Finals season begins, the highest paid college presidents, Oxford's many trademarks, and Obama's scheduled chat about steep tuition.
Today in academia: dumpster diving, infomercials, cheating scandals, changing UPenn's name and the sociology of all things Jay-Z.
Today in academia: Penn State reports more applicants this year, M.B.A's are forgoing non-profit work, ROTC is getting comfortable at Yale, and some schools that don't leave students with as much debt.
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