So you think poetry is: a) dull b) boring c) lucrative? Ask electrical engineering and computer science student Lilly Chin what she thinks after winning $100,000 on American television for knowing the poetry of Walt Whitman. (See below for “Who’s [Walt] Whitman?”) Chin, a 21-year-old who attends Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), won $100,000 for…

Harvard Law School will no longer require Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) test scores for admission, the university announced this week. Starting in Fall 2017, applicants may submit the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or (LSAT) to be considered for admission to its three-year juris doctor, or J.D. program. This pilot program “is part of a…

The organization that oversees the leading college admissions test says it has cancelled the scores of several international students and is reducing future test dates overseas in an effort to crack down on cheating. The College Board, which administers the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), said the students whose scores are in question might not be…