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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, April 8-12

Fri, Apr 12, 2013 @ 11:53 AM

UNC Expected To Announce School's First Female Chancellor, Louisville Wins NCAA Championship

Weekly RoundupThe admissions landscape is always changing, and here at IvyWise we like to keep families informed on the latest news in college admissions and higher education. Check out some of the biggest stories in higher education from this past week: 

  • Employers revealed they look for candidates with liberal arts educations and expert knowledge in a related field when considering recent grads in hiring. 

  • In college sports news, the University of Louisville basketball team won the men’s NCAA basketball championship on Monday.

  • The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill is expected to announce Carol Folt as the school’s first female chancellor.

  • Researchers at the University of California-Santa Barbara have found that mindful meditation helps students increase standardized test scores.

  • IvyWise's own counselors, Dr. Kat and Nat, give insight into hidden college costs today in The Fiscal Times!

How do you think a liberal arts education helps with job skills and employment? Have you ever tried mindful meditation to increase focus? Let us know in the comments section below! 

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Becca Huntting

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