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Elite colleges are admitting more low-income students than ever, but the admissions scandal reinforces old stereotypes

2 monthes ago   |   By LA Times

Far from the California epicenter of the massive college cheating scandal, Matt McGann has followed the news with more than casual concern. McGann is dean of admission and financial aid at Amherst College, which has a $2 billion endowment and a 13% admission rate. The western Massachusetts campus,...
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The college cheating scandal hit these Eastside high school kids hard

2 monthes ago   |   By LA Times

On Saturday morning at the Boyle Heights Beat, a student-run journalism operation, the hot topic was the college entrance cheating scandal and how to craft stories about it for the group's newspaper and radio show. Andrea Galdámez apologized for arriving a few minutes late. She said that on weekends,...
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For travelers looking for unique holiday experience, small group travels are one of the best to way to do so. They usually offer tourists an opportunity to interact with... Read more ...

Unique Travel Experiences Offered In Small Group Travels

For travelers looking for unique holiday experience, small group travels are one of the best to way to do so. They usually offer tourists an opportunity to interact with... Read more ...

Unique Travel Experiences Offered In Small Group Travels

For travelers looking for unique holiday experience, small group travels are one of the best to way to do so. They usually offer tourists an opportunity to interact with... Read more ...

A New Kind of Happy Hour at Velas Resorts

A New Kind of Happy Hour at Velas Resorts

Few activities elicit greater nostalgia and fond childhood memories than an ice cream in the summertime - something Mexico's all-inclusive Velas Resorts is happy to provide... Read more ...

Cruise Market: MS Insignia on Mediterranean Cruise

Cruise Market: MS Insignia on Mediterranean Cruise

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The best new hotels in India for travel and pleasure

The best new hotels in India for travel and pleasure

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Wide-eyed on the wild isles: Exploring Scotland's Inner Hebrides

Wide-eyed on the wild isles: Exploring Scotland's Inner Hebrides

Away from the increasingly busy Isle of Skye, the far reaches of the Inner Hebrides offer a glimpse of a long-forgotten Scotland - of bullish wildlife, crumbling priories and... Read more ...

Travel Tip: Always Check Your Visa

Travel Tip: Always Check Your Visa

I handed my passport to the customs agent at Denpasar Airport in Bali, Indonesia. “30-day visa?” He asked. “That's the one!” I replied. In my mind, a 30-day visa is equivalent... Read more ...

7 Cairo Highlights Beyond the Pyramids

7 Cairo Highlights Beyond the Pyramids

You know the Great Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza, but what else does Cairo offer? Here are seven highlights to add to an upcoming Egyptian itinerary. © Evgeniy Fesenko |... Read more ...

Mad for the Maldives? Check out these resorts, from the cheapest to the very...

Mad for the Maldives? Check out these resorts, from the cheapest to the very costly

Although it's a dream destination, you don't have to be a Hollywood star or a hedge fund manager to afford the Maldives, says Tom Chesshyre. Check out his price guide on the... Read more ...

How to plan a family D-Day weekend in Normandy

How to plan a family D-Day weekend in Normandy

The Daily Mail's Robert Hardman took his family to Normandy for a D-Day weekend. Here he shares their itinerary, which details how best to see the main beaches and memorials. Read more ...

Bagging a bargain with Thomas Cook and finding an authentic rental in Scotland

Bagging a bargain with Thomas Cook and finding an authentic rental in Scotland

This week bagging a bargain with Thomas Cook, playing golf in Belgium and finding the right currency for a cruise to the Middle East are the hot topics for the Holiday Guru. Read more ...

My mile high mayhem! A young flight attendant in the Eighties reveals how...

My mile high mayhem! A young flight attendant in the Eighties reveals how she saw it all

Gretchen Ryan joined South African Airways in 1983, when she was 22, and was with the airline for ten years. She reveals some of the extraordinary sights she saw during that time. Read more ...