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What’s Fair Play in College Admissions? Guest Post by Rebecca Zwick

Bella’s intro: Thinking about going to college? Have kids or relatives or friends who are? Welcome to the nerve-racking process of applying to colleges then waiting for those fateful decision letters. If any of those letters are rejections, you may wonder about the fairness of it all. How do colleges and universities decide who to admit? How should they decide? What counts as fair?

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Cheryl Strayed, Wildly Successful Author, Shares Her Definition of Success

I recently gave a talk to a room full of seniors, mostly in their 70s and 80s, about how seniors really want to live, now that they have more choices in the matter than they ever had before. It was a very affirming talk, not one of those “oh no, you are old and you are going to be lonely” kinds of messages. I worked on it for days. I told my mother’s story –...
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