Archives for November 2010

Library Exhibition: 1794 to the Present, a Bowdoin College Timeline

The exhibition, 1794 to the Present, complements the timeline recently published online by the College. The exhibition features items from the Library’s George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives that document significant — often transitional — events in the College’s history, as well as some of the more noteworthy accomplishments of its alumni and faculty.

Should Parents Push Kids On College Applications? (Washington Post)

Washington Post writer Jay Mathews considers the pros and cons about pushing kids to apply to colleges. “Make it clear that …. you will not be sponsoring his year at home at Hotel Mom and Dad if he doesn’t get in,” he suggests.