POSTED ON DECEMBER 17, 2019 BY PATRICK O’CONNOR There are many years in the college counseling world that come and go without a lot of fanfare, but this certainly wasn’t one of them. … Continue reading College Counseling: The Year in Review (so far)
https://time.com/person-of-the-year-2019-greta-thunberg/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=20191211&xid=newsletter-brief BY CHARLOTTE ALTER, SUYIN HAYNES AND JUSTIN WORLAND PHOTOGRAPHS BY EVGENIA ARBUGAEVA FOR TIME Greta Thunberg sits in silence in the cabin of the boat that will take her across the Atlantic Ocean. Inside, there’s a cow skull … Continue reading TIME 2019 PERSON OF THE YEAR: GRETA THUNBERG
Annie Reznik – Executive Director, Coalition for College Earlier this month, the U.S. District Court in Massachusetts ruled that Harvard’s use of race as a factor in their admissions process … Continue reading Fixing College Admissions: Expanding Progressive Trends To Disrupt the System
https://whichschooladvisor.com/uae/school-news/stop-brutalising-your-children-gems-advisor Parents need to get over their “sick obsession” with exam results, an obsession that inflicts long-term damage to their child’s mental health. Students, in turn, need to understand “getting … Continue reading Stop “Brutalising” Your Children, GEMS Advisor
https://www.nacacnet.org/news–publications/publications/state-of-college-admission/ Examining the transition from high school to postsecondary education through survey data collected from colleges and universities across the country. 2019 HIGHLIGHTS In the 2019 edition of NACAC’s annual … Continue reading THE STATE OF COLLEGE ADMISSION REPORT
https://www.luminafoundation.org/news-and-views/georgetowns-center-on-education-and-the-workforce By Jamie Merisotis Dec 03, 2018 A decade of new insights on college, training, jobs For a decade now, a small squadron of researchers at Carnevale’s Center on Education and the … Continue reading Everyone has an opinion about the value of college. Tony Carnevale has the facts.
Today, we released a new report using data from the expanded College Scorecard to rank 4,500 colleges and universities by return on investment. A First Try at ROI: Ranking 500 … Continue reading A First Try at ROI – Ranking 4500 colleges & universities by return on investment
Dear GEMS Community, While many politicians have tossed around the term “free college,” few have been outspoken about the need for transparency on college outcomes. In the end, students and … Continue reading Delving into new College Scorecard Data
WORDS DAVID JACKSON Innovation Unit has been visiting and working with innovative schools in the United States for the past decade. Here are some important things we have learned. This blog … Continue reading New school models in the US: 10 things we have learned
https://www.khaleejtimes.com/uae/dubai/uae-student-named-goodwill-ambassador-for-mission-million-2020-1 Dhanusha Gokulan (Principal Correspondent) email@example.com Filed on October 11, 2019 She has been working with kids and under-privileged families in India for over four years. A Dubai-based school student has … Continue reading UAE student named goodwill ambassador for Mission Million 2020
The Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) is an independent, nonpartisan think tank that was established to promote democratic debate on the most important economic and social issues that … Continue reading Looking for a Sabbatical?
Published October 10th, 2019 – 07:50 GMT https://www.albawaba.com/business/pr/gems-education-together-consortium-education-providers-launches-college-and-career GEMS Education and its UniConnect division have partnered with My Path to Uni (MPTU), a new consortium of high-profile education providers offering … Continue reading GEMS Education, Together With Consortium of Education Providers, Launches College and Career Guidance Service My Path to Uni