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This Is How Awkward You Look When You Pose For A Picture

You know that face that you make when you’re taking a photo with all your friends? That one that’s super cute, or intentionally ugly, or totally awesome? It’s just awkward. The Nottingham Trent Student Union — at Britain’s Nottingham Trent University — put together this amazing video that’s getting passed […]
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Stressful Head Start Programs Are Causing Real Damage To Teachers

Head Start, the nation’s largest federally funded early education program, is leaving its teachers with inordinate amounts of stress and increased medical problems, according to a Temple University study released last week. Head Start is an education program that reaches nearly 1 million low-income children. The goal is to prepare […]
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The 20 Universities That Have Produced The Most Millionaires

Yesterday, we brought you a list of the universities worldwide that have the most billionaire alumni. Now, here’s something a little more attainable: These are the top 20 universities in the world for producing millionaires, courtesy of data research firm WealthInsight. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Harvard University topped both lists and took […]
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These 10 Universities Have Produced The Most Billionaires

Harvard University has produced nearly twice as many billionaire alumni as any other institution of higher education, according to the 2013 Billionaire Census from Wealth-X and UBS. Its 52 billionaire alumni are worth $US205 billion, compared to second-place University of Pennsylvania’s 28 billionaire graduates, who together are worth $US112 million. […]
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The 50 Best Colleges In America

When it comes to assessing the value of a college, only one thing matters: how much that school will help you succeed in life. So when it comes to choosing a college, it pays, literally, to choose well. For our fifth annual list of the Best Colleges in America, we […]
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The 10 Best Professors At Cornell University

This feature is a part of our Best Colleges In America series. Cornell University is one of Business Insider’s best colleges in America, making the top 10 on our list. The Ithaca, New York-based university was also recently included on Rate My Professors’ list of the universities with the top […]
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The 50 Best Colleges In The US

As ever, the biggest value a college has is how much it helps its students succeed in life. For our fifth annual list of the Best Colleges in America, we asked our readers what they consider to be the best colleges in America, and for the fourth year in a […]
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Tech Industry Insiders Say These Are The 10 Best Colleges In America

This feature is a part of our Best Colleges In America series. For our fifth annual colleges survey, our readers ranked the 50 best colleges in America and deemed the Massachusetts Institute of Technology their top pick. But what about our readers in tech, who made up 16% of our […]
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Finance Professionals Say These Are The 10 Best Colleges In America

This feature is a part of our Best Colleges In America series. For our fifth annual colleges survey, our readers throughout various industries ranked the 50 best colleges in America and deemed the Massachusetts Institute of Technology their top pick for helping students succeed in life. But our readers in […]
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What It’s Like To Be A Student At West Point

This feature is a part of our Best Colleges In America series. The United States Military Academy at West Point is one of the most elite institutions in the country. Students, or cadets as they’re called at the West Point, receive a full scholarship to the school in exchange for […]
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Why Are Swedish Students Falling Behind?

A NEW study from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) will land on the desks of policymakers around the world next month. It will make sobering reading for political leaders in many countries. In Sweden Jan Bjorklund, the education minister, is prepared for poor marks too. The triennial study […]
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The 10 Most Popular College Majors For Millionaires

More millionaires have degrees in engineering than any other subject, according to a new study from WealthInsight. As reported by the New Statesman, the study highlights the 10 most popular degrees that millionaires around the world hold, both for undergraduate and graduate studies. While most of the subjects listed are […]
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Global Executives Say These 20 Universities Produce The Most Employable Graduates

Recruiters and senior executives say that the University of Oxford produces the most employable graduates, according to a new survey. The “Global Employability Survey” — conducted by French education consulting firm Emerging and German market research firm Trendence — asks employers to describe their ideal university graduate and what schools […]
Global Executives Say These 20 Universities Produce The Most Employable Graduates
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The 25 Most Famous Living Harvard College Alumni

Harvard College is celebrating the 377th anniversary of its founding on Oct. 28, 1636. Perhaps America’s most prestigious school, Harvard’s undergraduate alumni include 5 former U.S. presidents and countless other successful people. We’ve picked out the most famous Harvard College alumni alive today, including several dropouts, starting with the most […]
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South Korea’s Education Fever Needs Cooling

MIRIM HIGH SCHOOL for girls in Seoul is living proof that South Koreans take education seriously. The students, aged 15 to 18, bow respectfully whenever a teacher passes. Many of them board, and all attend extra-curricular classes from 6pm to 9pm. Do they work too hard? Chang Byong-gap, the headmaster, […]
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Only 10 Words Make Up 25% Of The English Language

One of every four words you say or write is probably one of these: “the,” “be,” “to,” “of,” “and,” “a,” “in,” “that,” “have,” and “I.” Those 10 words, listed in order of frequency, comprise around 25% of the recorded English language, according to an ambitious project at Oxford University. The […]
Only 10 Words Make Up 25% Of The English Language
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10 College Dorms With Awesome Amenities

Cramped spaces, cinderblock walls, and low-grade lighting are the things first-year college students expect from their housing experiences. You won’t find any of that in the dorms on this list, however. We’ve researched schools across the country using a number of resources — the Princeton Review, Collegeprowler.com, and official housing […]
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11 Everyday Phrases You Might Be Saying Incorrectly

Some people mumble. Others repeat nonsensical sayings they just don’t understand. Whatever the reason, we’ve totally bastardized parts of the English language, often changing the phrases’ meanings, too. These 11 examples always come out incorrectly. Let’s set the record straight. 1. For all “intents and purposes” — not for all […]
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The 5 Worst Majors For A High-Paying Job Right Out Of School

Earlier this week, we published the “Best Majors For A High-Paying Job” — a list highlighting majors with low unemployment and high starting salaries. By combining unemployment and starting salary statistics, we found the best and worst industries for students who want to get hired quickly and make a lot […]
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The 5 Best Majors For A High-Paying Job

While there is no guarantee that any major will get you employed, the health industry is the best bet for students looking for a job that pays well right after graduation. By combining unemployment and starting salary statistics, we found the best and worst industries for students who want to […]
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The 10 Fittest Colleges In America

With a great combination of dominant athletics and delicious food, Virginia Tech is the fittest college in the country, according to a new ranking from the Active Times. Schools were ranked based on how they kept students active, promoted athletics, and offered healthy dining options. “These are schools whose students […]
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12 Things Every College Student Should Do Before Graduation

Sure, you go to college to get a great education. But don’t graduate without getting the full college experience. Here is how you can truly make your years in college the “best years of your life.” Click for sound. <div>Please enable Javascript to watch this video</div> Produced by Justin Gmoser
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The 10 Best Colleges For Maths Whizzes

For those students more inclined towards numbers, college can often be a mathematics Eden. We teamed up with data website Find The Best to compile this list of the best colleges in the country for maths whizzes. Specifically, we looked for schools that had a high average SAT maths score […]
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Georgia High School Students Punished For Sex Act In Cafeteria

Two students at Etowah High School in Woodstock, Ga. have been charged with misdemeanour public indecency after allegedly performing a sex act in their school cafeteria as others watched, local NBC affiliate WXIA is reporting. The Oct. 10 incident between the students — who were unnamed because they are minors […]
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Dating App Tinder Is Already Proving To Be A Marriage-Maker At BYU

Tinder, the dating app that first gained popularity earlier this year, is already proving to be more than just a hook-up facilitator on some college campuses. Brigham Young University student newspaper the Daily Universe reports that at least three student couples who met through Tinder in March are engaged or […]
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The 10 Best Careers Right Now For Recent College Graduates

One of the biggest fears for many college graduates is finding a good job that pays well and has solid career prospects. Some career paths are going to be more beneficial and open to a recent grad. To help new degree holders find the right field, the University of California, […]
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Flaming Beer Pong Ball Blamed For Fire At College Apartment

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Fire officials blame a flaming beer-pong ball for starting a fire inside a college student’s apartment in Bloomsburg. The Press Enterprise of Bloomsburg (http://bit.ly/17mkggs ) reports the student was using a lighter to pop a dent out of the ball Friday afternoon when he dropped it. […]
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Tour Fordham University’s Stunning Campus In The Bronx

This summer, we called Columbia University ” The Most Beautiful College Campus In New York City,” sparking a firestorm as to whether the Ivy League school or Fordham had the more scenic digs. So, we decided to take a ride up to the Bronx to see if we could come […]
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More Teenagers Now Smoke Pot Than Cigarettes

Michael Scherer of Time just tweeted this chart. It’s based on data from the 2012 University of Michigan “Monitoring The Future” study. It appears the message that it’s not cool to smoke cigarettes is making inroads with America’s teenagers. The same folks also apparently agree that it’s totally cool to […]
More Teenagers Now Smoke Pot Than Cigarettes
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Here’s How To Raise Teachers’ Salaries Without Spending A Dime

How do you pay teachers more money and make the profession more attractive without raising taxes or reducing services? Josh McGee and Marcus A. Winters of The Manhattan Institute think they’ve figured it out. In a recently released study, McGee and Winters outline two cost-neutral policy changes they believe would […]
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How To Get Straight A’s In College

Success in college isn’t just measured by good grades, but for some students a 4.0 GPA is an important graduation goal. We found a Quora thread that offers some guidance for those striving for top grades. You can check out the full discussion here, but we’ve pulled out some of […]
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Here’s Proof That Learning Cursive Makes You Smarter

When was the last time you wrote in cursive? 50-eight years ago The Saturday Evening Post was already calling America a “nation of scrawlers.” Now, the recently established Common Core State Standards, the standardized education benchmarks for U.S. public schools, omits cursive as a graduation requirement. Indiana and Hawaii waved […]
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US Adults Score Below Average On Worldwide Competency Test

American adults out-performed by many global peers on workplace skills assessment test WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s long been known that America’s school kids haven’t measured well compared with international peers. Now, there’s a new twist: Adults don’t either. In maths, reading and problem-solving using technology — all skills considered critical […]
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Here’s The Best Way To Beat A Bully

Six out of 10 teenagers say they witness bullying in school once a day, and 160,000 students miss school every day due to fear of attack or intimidation by other students, according to bullying statistics. Bullying is a big problem in America’s schools, and for National Bullying Prevention Month, education […]
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28% Of People Went To The Same College As Their Spouse

28% of married couples attended the same college and 15% of people went to high school with their spouse, according to data compiled by Facebook analysts. Looking at data from all couples in the United States that both list their marriage on Facebook, the social media site compiled what high […]
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Here’s One Heartbreaking Bullying Story That Has A Happy Ending

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, so we thought it was a good time to revisit the powerful 2011 documentary ” Bully” to remember just how hard life can be for those who are bullied. “Bully” explores the subject of school bullying from a personal angle, telling the stories of […]
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The Yale ‘Poopetrator’ Was Actually Covering Clothes In Chocolate

Last week, the evolving saga of someone defecating in the laundry machines at Yale Universitytook a turn for the worse when the “poopetrator” began stringing up soiled clothes in the middle of campus. Turns out, Friday’s dirty laundry display was no more than chocolate, the Yale Daily News reports: A […]
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The 10 Most Useful Graduate Degrees

It can take years and thousands of dollars to get a graduate degree, but the benefits are often worth the investment. Last week we showed you the 10 most useless graduate degrees. Now, here are the ones that are most worth it and will really make a difference in your […]
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100 Books Every Kid Should Read By Age 14

The British reading and writing charity Booktrust has released an “ultimate list” of the 100 children’s books every kid should read by the time he’s 14. It’s a pretty good breakdown of key reading material for anyone who is growing up. It also differs considerably from The New York Public […]
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11 Staggering Facts About Bullying In America

With the rise of the Internet comes new ways for students to torment each other, and student suicides have called new attention to bullying in schools. As part of National Bullying Prevention Month and World Bullying Prevention Day on Oct. 7, we have compiled some staggering facts about how big […]
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These Are The Hottest Maths Professors In America

Mathematicians have more of a reputation of being nerds than being hotties, but these 10 professors might change that. Aside from getting great marks as educators, students rated these maths professors as some of the hottest in the U.S., according to data from Rate My Professor. Professor Ruth Dellinger of […]
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Visiting Grad Student At Brown University Charged With Murder

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A visiting graduate student at Brown University was charged with murder and held on $US10 million bond after he allegedly traveled across the country to Illinois and stabbed his ex-girlfriend to death, school officials said Monday. Brown spokesman Mark Nickel said Yongfei Ci was one of […]
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The 20 Best Graduate Schools For Your Social Life

For many people, college can be the best four years of their lives. It’s a time to learn a lot, socialize, and make long lasting friendships. But what about graduate school? Grad school is seriously hard work, but it can also be a great place to form new frienships and […]
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