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Princeton Classics Language Controversy

We live in a time of change being continuously enacted by our institutions of higher learning. One...

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Is Private School Worth It?

Is there a God? Is private school worth it? The implications of a “no” to either question may be...

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Fear versus Camaraderie as a Tutor

The success of teaching in general relies heavily on a teacher’s ability to command the respect of...

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Tutoring in the Public Eye

If asked, most people would likely claim that they see expert tutoring as something that...

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Moving Up a Level

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive disruptive impact on students in the U.S. As might be...

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The Admissions Essay and Inequality

As discussed in previous blogs, we are entering an era of skepticism regarding the usefulness of...

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Why Colleges Really Hate Standardized Tests

A recent, oft addressed and well-documented push against the SAT and other standardized testing...

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Elite Colleges and the 1 Percent

Define “Elite” 

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The Failures of the Present and the Education of the Future

Professor Scott Galloway of the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business had a brief...

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