Social Media and College Admissions: How to Get Kicked Out of Harvard in One Easy Step

  This week, Harvard College rescinded admissions offers to ten prospective students after discovering some truly terrible social media behavior. This should serve as a reminder to all students that what you do online is never private and it never goes away. In a “private” group chat that was spun off of the Harvard Class of 2021 Facebook group, the stu…

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Posted June 15th, 2017

Using Technology to Boost Study Skills

According to a recent national study, students between the ages of 8 and 18 now spend more than twice as much time with high-tech screens than they do in the classroom. Although much of this time is spent on thoroughly non-academic pursuits -- socializing, streaming media, playing games -- there's no reason why screen time can't be put to good use. Here are some tips fo…

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Posted July 18th, 2015

Summer Opportunity: Girls Who Code

Headline after headline has proclaimed the growth of STEM fields, most notably in the technology sector. As technology continues to develop, grow, and expand, more and more careers will require a background in computer science. This may be somewhat problematic for females given that women are vastly underrepresented in tech industries. This summer, Business Insider wrote …

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Posted December 17th, 2014