Students In College Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 96 Quotes For Students In College

#1. A college which does not confer the knowledge of the Spiritual Reality to the students who are engaged in the pursuit of various material studies, is as barren as the sky without the moon, or a heart without peace, or a nation without reference to law. - Author: Sai Baba
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#2. No policy has proved more successful in making friends for the United States, during the cold war and since, than educating students from abroad at our colleges and universities. - Author: Robert M. Gates
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#3. Today's college students demand a self-segregating "safe space". Rosa Parks spinning in her grave. - Author: A.E. Samaan
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#4. Students are expected to demonstrate creativity and perform service in order to get into college, but no one thinks they should be dumb enough to take them seriously as vocational goals. - Author: William Deresiewicz
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#5. This omission of Asian Americans from history can lead to Asian American students in college internalizing the belief that they have not contributed to and are not full members of society or higher education. - Author: Samuel D. Museus
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#6. Texas is reportedly going to give college students the right to carry guns on campus. So I guess that next semester, every college student in Texas is getting straight A's. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#7. College football is a game which would be much more interesting if the faculty played instead of the students, and even more interesting if the trustees played. There would be a great increase in broken arms, legs, and necks, and simultaneously an appreciable diminution in the loss to humanity. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#8. The Pell Grant is more than a financial aid program for college students in need. It is the right thing to do for America's college students, and it is the right thing to do for America's economy. - Author: Norm Coleman
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#9. While in medical school, I was drafted into the U.S. Army with the other medical students as part of the wartime training program, and naturalized American citizen in 1943. I greatly enjoyed my medical studies, which at the Medical College of Virginia were very clinically oriented. - Author: Baruj Benacerraf
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#10. The boys from Staten Island would fill more body bags than Stuyvesant could ever imagine. Mechanics and plumbers had to fight while college students shook indignant fists, fornicated in the fields of Woodstock and sat in. - Author: Frank McCourt
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#11. The vast majority of students probably emerge from college with an adequate grasp of no more than a single method of inquiry. Even this capacity may erode over time if it does not relate to experiences and problems that recur in the student's later life. - Author: Derek Bok
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#12. Commencement speeches were invented largely in the belief that outgoing college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated. - Author: Garry Trudeau
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#13. A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students. - Author: John Ciardi
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#14. To find the Scythe of Nen, I first had to find possibly the most elusive quarry I'd ever had to locate in my entire seeking career: a virgin on an island full of college students. - Author: Lisa Shearin
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#15. The result was, when Congress convened in January 1971, everyone was now an environmentalist. They had seen a new force, college students, who favored the environment. - Author: Pete McCloskey
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#16. Community colleges are one of America's great social inventions a gateway to the future for first time students looking for an affordable college education, and for mid-career students looking to get ahead in the workplace. - Author: Barbara Mikulski
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#17. When I started out in Facebook, it had only 20 people. I saw it grow to a thousand employees and from five million users to over a billion users. I saw it evolve from a service that served college students to one that served the world. - Author: Ruchi Sanghvi
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#18. Democrats have been doing everything they can to get young people and college students to vote in the midterms. Though if you want students to participate in something, maybe you shouldn't call them midterms. - Author: Jimmy Fallon
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#19. Typically, historical black colleges and universities like Delaware State, attracted students who were raised in an environment where going to college wasn't the next natural step after high school. - Author: Michael N. Castle
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#20. The SAT plays an important role in helping admissions officers around the country sort out students, well-deserving students from 20,000 high schools that have different curriculums, different grading standards, and different ability to help students get ready for college. - Author: Jonathan Grayer
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#21. Computer mistake in grade-giving resulted in academic failure of several brilliant students. After some years the mistake was discovered. Letter was sent to each student inviting him to resume his studies. Each replied he was getting along very well without education. - Author: John Cage
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#22. College has been oversold. It has been oversold to students who end up dropping out or graduating with degrees that don't help them very much in the job market. It also has been oversold to the taxpayers, who foot the bill for subsidies that do nothing to encourage innovation and economic growth. - Author: Alex Tabarrok
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#23. In some countries - Finland and Singapore and South Korea, for instance - future schoolteachers are recruited from the best college-bound students, whereas a teacher in the United States is more likely to come from the bottom half of her class. - Author: Anonymous
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#24. I don't regret not going to college. Students learn up to the age of 21, then stop. I'll always be learning - the things that really matter in life. How to sign on, how to get free food, how to be streetwise. - Author: Caitlin Moran
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#25. Indentured servitude is banned, but what about students seeking to sell shares of their future earnings in exchange for money up front to pay for their college tuitions? - Author: Robert B. Reich
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#26. College is about exposing students to many things and creating an aphrodisiac atmosphere so that they might fall in lifelong love with a few. - Author: David Brooks
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#27. Derek Bok's most recent book, Our Underachieving Colleges, is worth scrutinizing ... Bok is ... on solid ground in pointing out that our colleges underachieve in preparing students for citizenship. - Author: George Leef
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#28. Many of our young people spend four years getting very expensive college degrees. But our universities fail them and the nation if they continue to graduate students with expertise in biochemistry, mathematics or history without teaching them to think about what problems are important and why. - Author: Heather Wilson
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#29. There's definitely a world view among college students that appreciates the need to act in the international community. - Author: Jeanne Shaheen
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#30. A few people insisted that the Cape-to-Cairo Railroad was in Europe. For college students, they have surprising trouble with geography. - Author: Celeste Ng
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#31. Currently, only 70 percent of our high school students earn diplomas with their peers, and less than one-third of our high school students graduate prepared for success in a four-year college. - Author: Ruben Hinojosa
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#32. College football would be much more interesting if the faculty played instead of the students, and even more interesting if the trustees played. There would be a great increase in broken arms, legs, and necks, and simultaneously an appreciable diminution in the loss of humanity. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#33. I realized I was a teacher when I felt warm during class and got up to open the door. Later on there was noise in the hallway, so I got up and shut it. Students can't open and close the door whenever they feel like it. - Author: David Sedaris
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#34. I think the world is ambivalent about feminism. So I can't blame college students. I think they're reflecting the greater culture's attitude toward feminism. So what I can do is, in ways that are appropriate, advocate for feminism and help the students learn what feminism is about. - Author: Roxane Gay
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#35. Spending $100 million on a fancy gym is completely unremarkable in contemporary American higher education. Yet $10 million for a really good online biology course that could serve millions of students is seen as an outlandish, unaffordable expense. - Author: Kevin Carey
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#36. I have certainly known students who feel they got a great education in college. But they always say some version of "the opportunities are there if you want to pursue them." In other words, you have to ask - or really, you have to insist. - Author: William Deresiewicz
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#37. In many cases students are never exposed to competing ideas within their families, churches, or Christian schools, and as a result they go out into the world unprepared for the intellectual battles they are about to encounter, especially on secular college campuses. - Author: Nancy Pearcey
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#38. I began to understand the challenges that first-generation college students and students of color have in college. - Author: Freeman A. Hrabowski III
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#39. My colleagues and I have done a survey of 13,000 students on more than 17 campuses, and we found that while sex in college has always been a bit more casual, "hooking up" has pretty much replaced other traditional forms of dating. - Author: Michael Kimmel
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#40. During the 1980s, when Japan's economy was roaring and people were writing books with titles like 'Japan is Number One,' most Japanese college students didn't make the effort to become fluent in English. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#41. All roses are flowers. Some flowers fade quickly. Therefore some roses fade quickly. A large majority of college students endorse this syllogism as valid. In fact the argument is flawed, because it is possible that there are no roses among the flowers that fade quickly. - Author: Daniel Kahneman
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#42. Texas is a national leader in education reform and student achievement. Through our college- and career-ready standards and assessments, strong school accountability, and a focus on educator development, we have created an education system that prepares our students for success after graduation. - Author: Rick Perry
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#43. I was excited when King's College announced a scholarship for students who are in developing countries. - Author: Malala Yousafzai
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#44. Imagine filling a college with the first 1,000 students to get perfect SATs. Whatever the racial composition of that class would be, the notion seems absurd because we know that college in America is supposed to be about creating citizens and leaders in a diverse nation. - Author: Eric Liu
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#45. Free Speech in the College Community is a very timely book written by a dedicated scholar of the First Amendment. Challenging and readable it should be studied by all academicians, students, legislators and lawyers. - Author: Nancy Kassebaum
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#46. I went to Colby College in Waterville, ME and did picture it when I was writing 'Cum Laude.' So many of the physical details were included, like the loop where people jogged. The story of the chapel is also borrowed from Colby ... but the students and cast of characters are fictional. - Author: Cecily Von Ziegesar
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#47. Every year, some 65,000 high school students - many of them star students and leaders in their communities - are unable to go to college or get a good job because they have no legal status. - Author: Gary Locke
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#48. I suggest that the introductory courses in science, at all levels from grade school through college, be radically revised. Leave the fundamentals, the so-called basics, aside for a while, and concentrate the attention of all students on the things that are not known. - Author: Lewis Thomas
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#49. College students today are drowning in debt, and it is hurting them and hurting our economy. We must find a way to help families pay for college without condemning them to a lifetime of indebtedness. - Author: Elizabeth Warren
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#50. Fully 57 percent of American college students are women. Life insurance companies sell more policies to women than to men. As women continue to draw on experience and education, they're accelerating their numbers in upper management, too. - Author: Suzanne Fields
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#51. The outmoded idea that college should cater to students just out of high school, even though a significant portion of students are in different stages of life. - Author: Anonymous
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#52. When an individual from underprivileged background gets higher education, he/she uplifts the entire family. 90% of students at Namal college are from underprivileged backgrounds. I look forward for your support in this noble cause - Author: Imran Khan
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#53. They were often the first students in their family to go to college and the very idea of higher education was still foreign to them. They had to make a conscious and often difficult decision to come to college. - Author: Michael N. Castle
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#54. As a young Marxist in college during the 1950s heyday of the anti-Communist crusade led by Senator Joseph McCarthy, I had more freedom to express my views in class, without fear of retaliation, than conservative students have on many campuses today. - Author: Thomas Sowell
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#55. The assumption of all education is that learning will be directed toward constructive ends and I'm convinced that colleges should support students in their determination to be useful, self-sufficient, and productive. - Author: Ernest L. Boyer
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#56. For the first time on Planet Earth (in 1964 America), a nation was made up of more college students than farmers. An unheard-of 42% of high school graduates sought higher education. - Author: Rick Perlstein
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#57. This year, we must address the Colorado Paradox. We have more college degrees per capita than any state. Yet we lag the nation in the percentage of students who go on to higher education. - Author: Bill Owens
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#58. In 1945, the president of Dartmouth justified limits on Jewish enrollment by invoking the mission of the school: Dartmouth is a Christian College founded for the Christianization of its students. - Author: Michael J. Sandel
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#59. When you teach, you need to give the students incentives by grades or by other factors. I went to the Bible to find that topic in Scripture. I was shocked that after college and graduate school I had no idea that Jesus Christ had talked so much about rewards. - Author: Bruce Wilkinson
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#60. In college, [Christian students] are assaulted by secular relativism, and if we don't prepare them, they will be like lambs led to slaughter. - Author: Charles Colson
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#61. I've given some money to the scholarships in the District of Columbia, to the best students in D.C ... many of the students have written me letters telling me they could not have afforded to go to college without the scholarship and money I've given them. - Author: David Rubenstein
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#62. In the last years of the nineteen-eighties, I worked not at startups but at what might be called finish-downs. Tech companies that were dying would hire temps - college students and new graduates - to do what little was left of the work of the employees they'd laid off. - Author: Jill Lepore
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#63. SAT scores play an important role in admissions, even though they are poor predictors of college performance.87 This benefits affluent students, who are far more likely to enroll in private test preparation and take the test multiple times to boost scores. - Author: Elizabeth A. Armstrong
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#64. The movies that I did in the '80s were either good or bad, but I never was oppressed with any feeling - I mean, I thought it was ridiculous to play high school or college students when I was 30. But at the same time, that was really done then. - Author: Curtis Armstrong
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#65. We all have a role to play - the President, Congress, parents, students and schools - in making college affordable and keeping the middle class dream alive. - Author: Arne Duncan
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#66. By making college more affordable for all and more accessible for minority students, the first new higher education authorizing legislation in a decade will help strengthen our nation and America's middle class, and spur a new age of innovation and ingenuity in our country. - Author: Nancy Pelosi
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#67. Engineering college students should be encouraged to start entrepreneurial ventures in their second year itself. It is safer to fail while in college. - Author: Kris Gopalakrishnan
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#68. When I was a college student and I got interested in linguistics the concern among students was, this is a lot of fun, but after we have done a structural analysis of every language in the world what's left? It was assumed there were basically no puzzles. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#69. College students can become extremely skilled at a few specialties, but many never learn what to do with those skills in the wider world. - Author: Peter Thiel
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#70. The scramble to get into college is going to be so terrible in the next few years that students are going to put up with almost anything, even an education. - Author: Barnaby C. Keeney
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#71. Usually I avoided college students, whom I considered brutal, wrapped up in themselves, particularly in their youth, in which they found material for drama or an excuse for their own boredom. I did not care for young people. - Author: Francoise Sagan
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#72. Things were weird enough without needing to ride around in a van with a bunch of naked, somewhat geeky college students. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#73. College towns [are] all the same in that way; same burger, different wrapper. - Author: Sheri Webber
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#74. While I was there I became deeply interested in photography, and indeed the most noteworthy event in my early life was winning first, third, fourth and seventh prizes in an international competition for college and high school students. - Author: Douglass North
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#75. As it happened, all three of us turned out to be real writers
a coincidence almost too large to be termed mere coincidence in a society where literally tens of thousands (maybe hundreds of thousands) of college students aspire to the writer's trade and where bare hundreds actually break through. - Author: Stephen King
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#76. Our goal here in New York is to ensure that every child who graduates high school is ready to start a career or start college and to dramatically increase the number of students that graduate from college. - Author: Michael Bloomberg
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#77. We need to make college affordable in price, and also have lower-cost student loans and more available grants for students. - Author: Debbie Stabenow
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#78. The famous University of Chicago Great Books program and the reorganization of the University structure along Aristotelian lines and the establishment of the "College," in which a reading of classics was initiated in fifteen-year-old students, were some of the results. - Author: Robert M. Pirsig
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#79. You can't have a university without having free speech, even though at times it makes us terribly uncomfortable. If students are not going to hear controversial ideas on college campuses, they're not going to hear them in America. I believe it's part of their education. - Author: Donna Shalala
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#80. College students who tend to study alone learn more over time than those who work in groups. - Author: Susan Cain
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#81. To compete in a global economy, our students must continue their education beyond high school. To make this expectation a reality, we must give students the tools they need to succeed, including the opportunity to take a college entrance exam. - Author: Jennifer Granholm
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#82. The number of poor, and poorly prepared, students who succeed in college and beyond undercuts the simplistic notion that economic or educational disadvantage is an excuse for failure, violent behavior, or indulgence in drugs. - Author: Roland Merullo
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#83. The fact that my students could be in a little college in a little college town on the coast of Rhode Island, and be connecting in other countries with other people, did open them up and empower them and their sense of being. Whether it affected their writing, it's hard to tell. - Author: Adam Braver
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#84. These ivy league students are in the upper echelon of the college boards and had great opportunity in front of them regardless of where they go to college. Its in their very nature and it is something they expect. - Author: Michael N. Castle
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#85. Right around the end of the fifties, college students and young people in general, began to realize that this music was almost like a history of our country - this music contained the real history of the people of this country. - Author: Jackson Browne
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#86. It's more common than not that bipolar illness will start in the teens. One of the reasons I spend a lot of time on college campuses is exactly that reason. It's terribly important to talk to students about knowing these things in advance. - Author: Kay Redfield Jamison
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#87. The great thing about working out at a gym is that if you put in effort, you get very obvious results. The same should be true of college. A professor's job is to teach students how to see their minds growing in the same way they can see their muscles grow when they look in a mirror. - Author: Randy Pausch
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#88. I remember, when I was in college, an anonymous donor gave Stanford students a year of 'Yahoo Music Engine'. - Author: Mike Krieger
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#89. In my book [Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age], I argue that we're vulnerable to technologies.There's a 40 percent decline in all markers for empathy among college students, with most of it taking place in the past years. - Author: Judy Woodruff
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#90. Increasing education options will give students greater opportunities to succeed in the classroom and allow students to graduate with skill sets necessary to go to college or into a career. - Author: Mary Fallin
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#91. I don't believe in colleges and universities. I believe in libraries because most students don't have any money. When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money. I couldn't go to college, so I went to the library three days a week for 10 years. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#92. I'd gone to Wellesley College, an amazing women's college where the students were encouraged to follow our dreams. However, after I graduated and had a historical romance published, more than a few people indicated that, in some way, my career choice was a 'waste' of so much education. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#93. Unequal funding resources also results in unequal educational opportunity when you consider studies that show that one half of low income students who are qualified to attend college do not attend because they can't afford to. - Author: Bobby Scott
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#94. Community colleges need to be upgraded. We got to have training for real jobs. We've got a lot of jobs that are going unfilled because we don't have the technology in the heads of graduating college students to deal with them. - Author: Emanuel Cleaver
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#95. Asian colleges would do well to use a broad range of criteria in selecting students and move beyond the unproductive "examination hell. " - Author: Henry Rosovsky
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#96. We created a show and a scenario for college students where they can take what they learn in class every day and apply it to the real world. - Author: Ross Martin
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