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LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26- Many U.S. high school students may be headed for trouble in college because they plan to major in a subject that doesn't match their interests. Nearly as many choose majors that are a poor fit, according to College Choice Report: Preferences and Prospects, a report by ACT Inc, the Iowa City, Iowa- based testing and research organization.
NEW YORK, Nov 25- In May 2012, Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese dissident, was getting ready to journey to New York after his improbable escape from house arrest. About a week before his arrival, an Evangelical Christian pastor from Texas and a New York University law professor took a walk in Central Park.
More than 40 percent of US public universities and nonprofit colleges face lower tuition revenue and declining enrollment, according to a report.
Discussing tech efforts within fashion, media and e-commerce in New York City, with NYC's chief digital officer Rachel Haot. "Arguably, New York City is becoming the capital of 3D printing in the world," she says.
Warren Buffett talks about the biggest mistake parents make when teaching their kids about money and how he learned about money.
The cost of higher education is up 70 percent in the last decade, while the number of administrative jobs is up 57 percent, the Boston Globe said.
The "Squawk on the Street" team talks with Chegg CEO Dan Rosensweig about Chegg's NYSE debut and their business model. Rosensweig says, "it's not about making money, it's about investing where the opportunity is."
BEIJING/ HONG KONG, Nov 13- Among the issues China's top leaders tackled this week as they hammered out their policy roadmap, some may determine whether children attending the likes of the Pengying school in Beijing fulfil their dreams.
Maya Prabhu, managing director at Coutts Institute, talks about a report revealing that million-dollar donations bounced back in 2012, totalling over $19 billion internationally.
Filmmaker Ken Burns discusses "The Address," which encourages people to learn the Gettysburg Address in honor of the 150th anniversary. His films are now available on Netflix.
Filmmaker Ken Burns explains why PBS is still his preferred distribution platform.
Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns says PBS will always be his primary distribution channel but new platforms, like Netflix, are helping to keep his older programs in the public's view.
When it comes to learning about the evils of Internet piracy, Hollywood studios and the major music labels want kids to start young.
More than 800,000 came to the U.S. for higher education in 2012, a record high fueled largely by an influx of Chinese students, U.S. data showed.
WASHINGTON, Nov 11- More than 800,000 international students studied at U.S. colleges and universities last year, a record high fueled largely by an influx of young scholars from China, U.S. data released on Monday showed.
CHICAGO, Nov. 11- Vicki Thomas was at an age where many people look forward to retirement. Thomas signed on as director of communications for Purple Heart Homes, the non-profit that Beatty and Gallina started in their hometown of Statesville, North Carolina.
Sen. Tom Harkin accuses some for-profit schools of using "predatory and deceptive tactics" in order to tap veterans' GI Bill benefits.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 11- College applications aren't fraught enough, so here's something else to worry you. The Department of Education releases each student's line-up to all of his or her prospective colleges.
Writing skills of college graduates and MBAs are coming up short, and employers aren't happy. Here's what they are doing about it..
LOS ANGELES, Nov 10- The Los Angeles school district is putting the brakes on a project to give an iPad to each student, a $1 billion initiative that is the largest rollout of its kind in the nation and has been plagued by students hacking the devices' security features.