UMich Waitlist

UMich Waitlist

So I was waitlisted from UMich yesterday but I’m not sure what I can do to increase my chances of getting off the waitlist. I know that last year only 0.5% of students got off the waitlist so my chances aren’t likely, but I’d like to give my best shot. Does UMich allow LOCI’s? On …

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Do not assume that a scholarship will be given to current college student for being on dean s list

Last night, I was in discussion with several different families who were “up in arms” because their kids were just named to their schools’ Deans Lists, but the students weren’t awarded any scholarship money for that. Seriously, the discussion got ugly! People get very upset when they’re faced with unexpected high costs. I don’t know …

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student loans

student loans

We are fortunate enough to be able to cover my D’s undergraduate degree, but now she’s toying with applying to graduate school. We have made it clear that anything beyond an undergrad is on her dime. Unless you are pursuing a career that absolutely requires additional credentials to gain employment, WHY would you saddle yourself …

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Americans don't care about education and it's heartbreaking.

Americans don’t care about education and it’s heartbreaking.

I’m watching this video that CNN posted of this teacher who is absolutely upset on the conditions for this school year. Talking about how students will have to literally sit in a chair all day and practically work alone. They aren’t aloud to move around or interact really with other students. And she’s so heartbroken. …

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Is it better to cheat on a test and get a good grade or fail a class because you get bad grades?

Is it better to cheat on a test and get a good grade or fail a class because you get bad grades?

I’ll always remember one of my profs (3rd year measure theory). German. And someone asked him about his thoughts on take home exams. He said he didn’t like them because people would work together, share answers, or simply look them up in a textbook so they weren’t a true measure of an individual’s knowledge or …

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