bookmarks.reviews - Jane CiabattariJane Ciabattari, author of the short story collections Stealing the Fire and California Tales, writes the Between the Lines column for BBC Culture and is a frequent contributor to NPR.org. She is vice president/online and a former president of the National Book Critics Circle.
Preparing for a visit to a foreign country can often be overwhelming, with no shortage of things to learn before you go. Where should you eat? Where should you stay? What do you tip? More so than this
Over the next several weeks 18.4 million students will be headed to colleges and universities in the United States. They, their families, and taxpayers are making a monumental investment in the futures
To take your mind off politics, at least politics of the national-election variety, let’s take a look back on some of the oddities of the American college-admissions process, for which millions of families
Among all the complexities of modern travel, communicating in another language ranks low on the list. You can always hold up eight fingers to haggle over flea-market prices, or use Google Translate (among
If you’ve spent any significant time overseas, you know that it’s not just getting lost in the backcountry that you have to worry about. Often the smaller, less extreme problems present the biggest challenges.
(AP) “We have seen a plummeting of Black student enrollment in the CSU, with the Black student population cut in half” Seth Sandronsky March 10, 2017 9:08pm (UTC) This article originally appeared on Capital
The American road trip is a longstanding rite of passage. We're drawn to movement and freedom and experience unchained from the morass of daily obligation. The open road— fiery leaves, frosty mountains,
Take two 18-year-olds with equally stellar academic abilities. One comes from the socioeconomic bottom and one from the top. That lower-income student is one-third as likely to enroll in a selective college.
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