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Millennials: The Most Selfish Generation Ever?

In the late 80s, the movie Wall Street introduced us to Gordon Gekko, a banker whose motto "Greed is good," is often used as mascot to highlight the selfishness of the young people of [...]

One High School Class Every Senior Should Take

Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else’s reply, whatever you want. On to this week’s topics of discussion… 1. In an effort to churn out better-prepared graduates, you’ve been hired to develop one course that all high school seniors [...]

Quadruplets Accepted at Yale

High school seniors Kenny, Martina, Ray, and Carol Crouch, quadruplets from Danbury, Connecticut were all ecstatic when they found that all four were accepted into Yale University. The Crouches’ perfect batting average represents a first for Yale — the first time in anyone’s memory that it has offered admission to quadruplets. It is also, of course, [...]

11 Offbeat College Essay Topics

As high school seniors across the country are hard at work on their college applications, let’s take a look at some of the stranger questions those wacky admissions officers have asked. 1. How do you feel about Wednesday? (University of Chicago, 2002) This topic was inspired by a student. However, it was optional. Students did not have [...]