Football Major, Basketball Minor?

An interesting and pragmatic approach that is definitely worth a read. While the idea seems fundamentally inappropriate, it does address the realities of some NCAA Division 1 athletics, especially football and basketball where graduation rates are low and revenue is high.

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Chinese Lose Promise for $52,000 as Schools Exploit Need

An excellent summation of some of the many problems surrounding Chinese students in boarding schools. This article was written in 2011 and many schools have changed policies over the past few years. It is a stark reminder of why finding the “RIGHT FIT School” is essential for any student. Discouragingly, financial pressures lead schools to enrollment decisions that may not be educationally beneficial and may create non-positive social atmospheres. 

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