Posts Tagged ‘college students’

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    The Female Conquest of Colleges

    Jul 29, 13 • 167 Views • Education, Gender gap, UncategorizedNo Comments

    By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, Kent Place School alumna and freshman at Columbia University This past year I went through the dreaded college process. In my preliminary search last summer, I found myself flipping though college guides and looking at the...

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    Grade Inflation

    Jul 16, 11 • 129 Views • Behavioral Economics, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing Economies, Economic Debates, Economic History, Macroeconomic Measurement, Money and Monetary Policy, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Recent research indicates college students are studying less. Between 1961 and 2003, full time college students diminished their study time from 40 to 27 hours a week. And yet, they have been getting higher grades. In 1940, 15% of all students got A’s....