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Campus Overload: March 21, 2010 - March 27, 2010

Georgetown's lack of condoms

As groups of prospective students and their parents toured Georgetown University Saturday afternoon, three current students put tape over their mouths and chained themselves to a statue of the Catholic college's founder. The president of the campus's unofficial pro-choice group...

By Jenna Johnson  |  March 27, 2010; 4:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
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Font change could save money, planet

Well, here's a rather original, money-saving, budget-cutting, planet-saving idea: The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is changing its e-mail font. For years, the university has used Arial. But during spring break last week, it switched to Century Gothic, which uses roughly...

By Jenna Johnson  |  March 26, 2010; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Intern Queen: Applying out of town

Each week the Intern Queen, Lauren Berger, answers questions from college students about landing an internship. Do you have a question? Shoot her an e-mail at lauren@internqueen.com and check back to see if she picked yours. Dear Lauren, First of...

By Jenna Johnson  |  March 26, 2010; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. Interns  | Tags: Intern Queen  
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Wisconsin student arrest captured on video

Last week a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student was arrested in her anthropology class after arguing with the instructor about an exam question and throwing a water bottle at another student who intervened, The Chronicle reports. As the argument continued and...

By Jenna Johnson  |  March 25, 2010; 3:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags: University of Wisconsin  
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Resume strategies

The National Association of Colleges and Employers just released preliminary results of its annual survey of college seniors, which found that 58.5 percent have started their job searches. But only 40.7 percent of those students had actually applied for a...

By Jenna Johnson  |  March 25, 2010; 12:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Real World  | Tags: Resume  
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Egg prices at top universities

Rack up some debt over spring break that you need to pay off? For women attending top universities with high SAT scores, an egg donation could earn you as much as $50,000. But is such payment ethical? Egg prices and...

By Jenna Johnson  |  March 25, 2010; 9:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags: Georgia Tech  
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Rejected? Join the club

The envelope is thin and light. If it were an acceptance letter, it would probably be bulkier, right? Or bigger than this standard, boring envelope -- perhaps a huge packet full of information all about how wonderful your undergraduate years...

By Jenna Johnson  |  March 24, 2010; 4:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Admissions  | Tags: Admissions, Columbia, Harvard, Tufts  
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Want to snag a royal? Try Georgetown

Still not sure where you want to go for college or grad school? Vanity Fair says students should look at more than a school's endowment and academic offerings. The magazine's "The Royal Watch" suggests that your second most burning question...

By Jenna Johnson  |  March 23, 2010; 10:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Admissions  | Tags: Brown, Columbia, Georgetown, Harvard, Princeton  
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Let the college tours begin!

It's high school spring break season -- and if you are a junior (or an overachieving sophomore), chances are you will spend a chunk of your vacation wandering around college campuses with super-enthusiastic, backwards-walking student tour guides. Are you one...

By Jenna Johnson  |  March 22, 2010; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Admissions , College Tour 10  | Tags: admissions  
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Grad students fight for maternity leave

I wrote a story for today's paper about a group of University of Maryland graduate students who are fighting to get maternity and paternity leave. Currently, students can apply for a semester off to deal with a number of family...

By Jenna Johnson  |  March 22, 2010; 9:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Grad Students , News Overload  | Tags: Berkeley, Johns Hopkins, MIT, Princeton, Stanford, University of Maryland, University of Michigan  
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