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Admittedly Unequal

Admittedly Unequal
Many colleges are rejecting women at rates drastically higher than those for men, although engineering is the exception. To keep the student body of a university equal between men and women is very difficult.  Maintaining that equilibrium, however, has in the past few years meant rejecting many more female applicants than male ones. Women have the edge in male-dominated fields, and may yield better scholarships.  Men have a general advantage in college admission, and may be...
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Hmmm... I wonder if Midway College in Kentucky and Lake Erie College in Ohio are biased in the opposite way for admission to thei... Read More
Friday, 15 January 2010 05:23
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Homeschool Lessons from Nature: Hummingbirds are like Teenage Girls!

Homeschool Lessons from Nature:  Hummingbirds are like Teenage Girls!
Hummingbirds are like teenage girls.  Have you ever watched a hummingbird?  They are so petite, and feminine-looking.   Beautiful colors, and so soft they seem to even FLY softly.  I was watching hummingbirds from a restaurant window once, and the waiter let me in on a little secret.  Sure the birds LOOK sweet, but they are warriors at heart. The waiter expained how much they fight, using their sharp beak as a weapon.  I don't know if...
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Help with a Gifted Daughter

Help with a Gifted Daughter
Betty writes:I'm wondering if you can recommend any reading material for our gifted 16-year-old daughter, to help her understand herself. Studying martial arts has been one of the best self-confidence boosters for her, but I think she would really benefit from some affirming works that go into identification, characteristics, success stories, and the like. Thanks for your wonderful website. It has helped me a lot.Dear Betty, I have a web page on gifted teens. On that...
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