Since I was a kid, I have always been fascinated with the concept of poise—the paradox of relaxation under great duress.Read More
Last week, the Collegeboard announced sweeping changes to the SAT which will take effect in 2016. The changes come at a time when SAT has been losing market share. As of 2012, the ACT surpassed the SAT as the most popular college entrance exam. Additionally, colleges have been flocking to join the Fairtest movement which advocates SAT/ACT optional policies in college admissions. Today, more than 800 four year institutions allow students to opt out of submitting test scores during the admissions process. Who will the SAT changes affect and what can students expect? More details will be release on April 16, but here is what we know so far:
Stephen O'Rourke thinks some good, old-fashioned manners and social skills are in order for Providence youth, and BankRIRead More
Brown University has been named to the Huffington Post's list of "Top 10 Most Hipster Colleges".
Yes, you know him as Zorba. Who doesn't? But thanks to the FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF),Read More
The summer reading season is rolling along and what a season it’s been! Even if you haven’t made a dent in your stack ofRead More
Summertime means Narragansett Bay, and we've rounded up 6 ways to get wet and love it, all summer long.
Thousands of artists will be employed in the coming year in projects supported by grants from the Rhode Island StateRead More
As the economy fails to recover, more and more families question the practicality of a liberal arts education. Many feelRead More