Many high school students are now enrolling in expensive pre-college summer courses they hope will catch the eye of admissions officers they’d like to impress. But some in the admissions departments say these courses don't give any extra weight.
By Kirk Carapezza, WGBH
By PBS NewsHour
The online world has been buzzing about thousands of pages of documents from the Clinton administration that were released by the Clinton Presidential Library on Friday. Much of the conversation has focused on insight the documents provide about then-first lady…
By Hari Sreenivasan
What college is tougher to get into than Harvard, Princeton or Yale? Bard College. Not the campus in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y., but the one behind bars in five Empire State prisons. The privately funded Bard Prison Initiative is putting convicts through…
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