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Bubble Tea and Sympathy.

I missed my chance for bubble tea yesterday because I had to listen to my roommate bitch about LORs for medical school. You might say, “But ABD, you… 754 more words

Medical School

San Jose State Men’s Basketball Team Expects Sanctions Over Academic Performance

SAN JOSE (KCBS) -– The San Jose State men’s basketball program is anticipating sanctions for next season, due to poor academic performance.

San Jose State University Sports Information Director Lawrence Fan said the sanctions are expected because last year, the team’s Academic Progress Rate scores fell below 930, which triggers National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) penalties. 237 more words


White House Committee Discusses Hispanic Education

MIAMI (AP) — A White House education commission is meeting in Miami to discuss ways to improve Hispanic academic performance.

At the meeting Tuesday, members discussed improving access to early education, increasing the number of Latino teachers and helping students make smart college choices. 100 more words


Efficiency in America: Contribution Paper Final Draft

Efficiency in America:

Does Increasing Teachers’ Salaries Affect Student Performance?

Andre Jefferies

James Spurlin

Jonathan Sanders

English 1102

Ms. Cook

18 March 2014





Inadequate salaries for teachers in North Carolina have long been attributed to the cause of the seemingly poor academic performance of the student body. 2,785 more words

Contribution Paper

The Girl Next Door Can Ruin Your Grades (Or Your Kid's)

Tyler Cowan posted this fascinating link (pdf).  A greater proportion of opposite-gender friends in the neighborhood is associated with significantly lower GPA. 

Empirical Evidence: Physical Fitness & Academic Performance

Yesterday we looked at Karen Rodenroth’s dissertation on the connections between physical activity and academic performance. Today we can look at an empirical study which also looks at the link between physical activity and academic performance. 222 more words

Health & Medical

What's the Connection between Physical Activity & Academic Performance

So what is the connection between physical activity and academic performance? Reading this dissertation by Karen Rodenroth submitted in 2010 to the Faculty of the School of Education, Liberty University, might give you an idea. 340 more words

Health & Medical