FALL '12 COVER STORY
Preparing for the
Theodore Bikel and other thinkers reflect on the Jewish teachings that inspire them to take an accounting of their souls, how they take stock of their actions, and the life experiences that have prompted them to seek change.
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GUIDE TO COLLEGE LIFE New! Browse through the entire issue by clicking on the cover. (To view on an ipad.) Perspective 100: Turning Knowledge into Wisdom
The Brandeis University president reflects on the purpose of higher education, the boundaries of free speech, & more. interview with Frederick Lawrence
Admissions 100: College Cash
Scholarships, grants, and lower cost loans.
Admissions 101: Getting In—
What the Experts Say
Getting into your dream school, finding the right fit, standing out on the admissions essay and interview, choosing a major and a roommate, & more.
contributors Gael Casner, Michele Hernandez, Wendy Kahn, Carolyn P. Mulligan, and Janet Rosier.
Admissions 102 & 103: The Top 60 Schools Jews Choose & the Top 20 by Percentage of Jews
Plus: Jewish frats/sororities, Jewish studies courses, Reform campus life...
Admissions 104: What Colleges Don't Tell You
How to navigate the applications spiral, college selectivity, and "legacy" factors changing the admissions landscape.
by Claire D. Friedlander
Admissions 105: The Right School Pays Off
Finding the "right college matches" can result in merit-based scholarships and grants.
interview with Dennis Hughner
Admissions 106: Dos and Don'ts in a Digital Age
6 social media dos and don'ts to increase your chances of acceptance.
by Katherine Cohen
Campus Life 200: Building Jewish Relationships "My Way"
Disaffected Jews can be engaged on campus, as my experience interning at Hillel's Campus Entrepreneurship Initiative proves.
by Andrew Abrams
Campus Life 201: Being Myself as a Reform Jew
How I added my Reform voice to the more traditional Jewish ones on campus.
by Emily Langowitz
Campus Life 202: A Glimpse into Graduate Jewish Studies
Selecting a program, increasing one's chances of acceptance, possible careers, & more.
interview with Jeffrey Shandler
and Rona Sheramy