Editorial: College admission reforms should address high school pressure

The number of students, from middle school to graduate schools, are experiencing extreme stress, and its side effects are growing at an alarming rate. In an anonymous study conducted last spring at Irvington High School near Silicon Valley, Dr. Stuart Slavin of Saint Louis University School of Medicine found that over 54 percent of students showed moderate […]


Tufts administration grapples with meaning, value of high rankings

When navigating the high-stakes decision of where one should attend college, lists and rankings can seem to be everywhere. Depending on which list one is looking at, Tufts might be presented as the 27th best university in the nation overall, a school in the top percent for LGBTQ friendliness and health, 34th for innovation, third […]


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