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Where To Put Your Money After Graduating College

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With graduation season right around the corner, the class of 2021 is gearing up for what their lives will look like post-college.

As they prepare to enter the workforce, this period is a significant time marking the start of their careers. For new grads, it’s also an opportune moment to make sure they start off on the right financial foot. The money moves you make

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Harvard College Accepts Record-Low 3.43% of Applicants to Class of 2025 | News

Harvard College accepted 3.43 percent of applicants to the Class of 2025 — 1,968 students out of the 57,435 who applied — marking the lowest admissions rate in College history in a year that saw an unprecedented surge in applications.

This year’s record-low admissions rate is down from the 4.92 percent of students admitted to the Class of 2024 and eclipses the previous record-low 4.50 percent of applicants admitted to the Class of 2023. The College saw a record-high number of applicants this year, surpassing the previous record of 43,330 applicants to the Class of 2023 and increasing 43 percent

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Yale College expands mental health resources amid student calls for expanded support

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On Monday afternoon, University and Yale College administrators unveiled new additions and reforms to University mental health offerings as students continue to push for change.

In an April 5 email to undergraduates, Dean of Yale College Marvin Chun and Chief of Yale Mental Health and Counseling Paul Hoffman announced two expansions to mental health resources that will together add 14 full-time staff positions, ten of which will be MHC clinicians, to Yale’s mental health resources. University Provost Scott Strobel and Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives Pericles Lewis also told the News about Yale’s increasing prioritization of

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How a private college fortified finances amid the pandemic

Endicott College is in a better financial position now than it was before the pandemic, according to its president. After one of higher education’s most difficult years, marked by enrollment declines, furloughs, layoffs and steep budget cuts, Endicott’s success stands out.

The small private, nonprofit college in Beverly, Mass., recently trumpeted its accomplishments in a press release: its endowment has grown to $119 million, no employees were laid off or furloughed during the pandemic, enrollment hasn’t wavered and the college maintained its study abroad program this academic year.

It’s the first college Jim Hundrieser is aware of that is

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The Right’s New Higher-Ed Target Is Community Colleges

Higher ed is under attack, everywhere. We have grown to expect attacks on elite institutions, but now threats target regional and rural institutions, metastasizing. Conservatives are assaulting the very institutions that provide the surest access to higher education for their own constituents. A current case in point is what is happening at Northern Idaho College (NIC), a small, rural community college in Coeur D’Alene.

Early on a very cold Friday morning this past January, NIC Board Chair Todd Banducci sent five rapid-fire emails to the institution’s president, Nick MacLennan, giving the president “his marching orders.” Banducci was not happy.

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Two arrested around time of shots fired on College Hill, unrelated charges

UPDATE 4/4/21 12:18PM:

Cedar Fall Public Safety says two arrests occurred around the same time and the same area as officers investigated a shots fired call along College Street.

Police later determined a man accidentally shot himself on College Hill near some of the local bars.

Upon arriving at the bar, a Cedar Falls officer noticed Antonio Sumerall, 21, concealing a handgun in his waistband, according to an official police report.

Sumerall was detained and brought in for questioning. After running the guns serial number, officers determined the weapon was stolen from South Carolina. Summerall admitted to buying the gun

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