Twenty-one scholars at a range of business schools are about to publish a joint call to change the way business schools are ranked. They argue that traditional methods — which reduce business schools to ordinal rankings — are deceptive and biased toward certain kinds of M.B.A. and other business school programs. The article — soon to appear in the journal
A Jesuit leader warned Boston College High School officials in March that Cardinal Sean O’Malley “strongly opposed” the idea of admitting female students to the all-boys school, saying such a move would threaten the all-girls Catholic schools in the area by drawing their students away, according to a letter obtained by the Globe Tuesday. The letter by the Rev.
Didn’t Get Into Your Dream School? These Colleges are Still Accepting Applications for Fall 2017 Kim Clark May 04, 2017 In one of the best-kept secrets of college admissions, hundreds of schools — including dozens of well-regarded private colleges and public flagships — re-open their application process in early May, giving students a second chance at getting into a dream
US authorities have arrested four chinese international students who were allegedly involved in a college entrance test scam. US Federal Prosecutors claim that Yue Wang, who is a international student at Hult International Business School, sat the TOEFL exam for three other Chinese international students – Shikun Zhang, Leyi Huang, and Xiaomeng Cheng. They then relied on the exam scores to
David F. Labaree’s new book makes a somewhat unusual argument to reassure those worried about the future of American higher education. Yes, it has many serious problems, he writes. But it always has and always will. And that is in fact a strength of American higher education, he argues. Labaree, a professor of education at Stanford University, answered questions
Very quickly and with little warning the world of international marketing, recruitment and admissions in the US and abroad has been derailed. A new President in the USA with vastly different ideas on student mobility, the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union, Saudi Arabia’s changing scholarship program, India’s currency challenges and China’s surge to become a world leader
By Ben Gose March 26, 2017 Scott Brauer for The Chronicle Jazz-dance students at Simmons College, one of six members of the Colleges of the Fenway, rehearse for a show. A consortiumwide performing-arts program offers music, theater, and dance. When Kimberly W. Benston runs through the list of institutions that Haverford College collaborates with, he pauses a few times, trying
Around 80% of Chinese students who left to study overseas returned to China in 2016, according to new statistics from the Ministry of Education. Also referred to as ‘sea turtles’, the number of Chinese returnees reached 432,500 in 2016, an increase from 409,100 in 2015. The appeal of the opportunities available on these students’ return is one reason why they decide
INDIANAPOLIS — As if on cue, Yiqing Zhou and Xueyin Shi let out the same response when asked how they will feel about having their commentary heard on national television. “A little bit nervous,” they both said through laughter. Zhou and Shi, you see, do a lot of things together. They are both 25-year-old, second-year graduate students studying electrical engineering
If you haven’t already (or if you have a page that is gathering dust), kick-start your presence on Chinese social media. Start with a monthly update to grow your followers. You don’t necessarily need Chinese-speaking staff; current students are already well versed in Chinese social media and are happy to gain some hands-on experience. – Keep the page updated.