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Powerful women - Michelle Obama
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Where Powerful Women Went to College

On June 14th, 2016 the United State of Women had its first-ever summit. The event drew thousands of attendees and 278 key speakers. Included were powerful women like Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Shonda Rhimes, and Kerry Washington to name just a few. Speakers talked about a variety of issues that face women today. For example, …
A List of Good Colleges for Global Entrepreneurship Summit
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Global Entrepreneurship Summit: Top Schools for Entrepreneurship

The 7th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2016 concluded last week at Stanford University in Silicon Valley, California. Previous summits took place across the globe, including Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Morocco, and Kenya. This summit brought together over 686 brilliant entrepreneurs from 170 countries to share their passion and develop ways to spread the …
Survey about the new SAT
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Survey Says: Student Reactions to the New SAT

A few months ago, proctors administered the new SAT format for the first time, and there’s plenty of talk about what students thought of the changes. The College Board hosted an online survey for the first group of students that took their refreshed test. In total, the College Board asked 8,089 students several questions about …
Harry Potter: Harry Potter's interest in being an Auror, so it makes sense that he would be in a homeland security program.
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What Harry Potter Characters Would Major In

With all the hype and information JK Rowling recently released about Ilvermorny–the North American equivalent of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry–we got to thinking: If Harry Potter characters went to college in America, what would they major in? Harry Potter Major: Homeland Security The titular character is no stranger to kicking bad-guy butt and protecting …
celebrity commencement speaker
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Class of 2016: 4 Celebrity Commencement Speakers

Every year celebrities are asked to give commencement speeches at notable universities across the country. From movie stars to authors, to politicians, and directors, these celebrities impart moving wisdom to the graduating class they address. But these pieces of life advice aren’t only for their specific audience, but for the world over. Take a look …
Here are some single sex colleges that accept transgender students
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Single-Sex Colleges that Accept Transgender Students

With the Supreme Court’s historic decision to rule in favor of same-sex marriage back in June of 2015, more attention is being brought to LGBT+ rights in America. One such issue at the forefront is that of transgender students’ rights in schools. It can be a complicated topic–one of the more recent examples being North Carolina’s …