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Community Colleges Listing — maintained by Maricopa Community College, Tempe, Ariz. http://www.mcli.dist.maricopa.edu/cc Canadian Universities Listing — maintained by the University of Waterloo. http://www.uwaterloo.ca/canu/ American Universities Listings — maintained by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Florida http://www.clas.ufl.edu/CLAS/american-universities.html Petersons.com — A resource for seaching for the right college or private school. www.petersons.com The…

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Company or College — Corporate Connections – Mutual benefit or Moral Corruption

Students are questioning universities’ practices and their relationships with corporations. In a Nov. 1 New York Times article that became a popular topic of discussion on campus, reporter Karen Arenson described Columbia’s ascendancy in the following words: “As much a business as an ivory tower…” A business? In the most traditional sense, schools are not…

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College Admission – Failed Rite of Passage

What are the psychological implications of college admission for both parent and child? The college admission process is seen as a testing ground of fears about incomplete or inadequate child rearing, and its impact on parents of separation from their children. Of all the normal separations in life in our culture, departure from home is…

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FENCED IN BY DELUSIONS: Parents & College Admissions – Fall, 1996   Parents can be confounded by playing the college admissions game. Common pleas made by parents are explored, and alternate roles for parents are discussed. How much impact can a parent have on the future of a senior high school student? Independent School, Vol.…

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