ExxonMobil and Employees Donate More Than $1.4 Million to California Colleges and Universities


Dateline City: IRVING, Texas 38 institutions of higher learning in California receive funds from 3:1 Educational Matching Gift Program Recipient organizations encouraged to support math and science initiatives IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil and its employees are donating more than $ 1.4 million to higher Read more [...]

ExxonMobil and Employees Donate $675,200 to Alabama Colleges and Universities


Dateline City: IRVING, Texas Contributions 15 percent greater than prior year 12 institutions of higher learning in Alabama receive funds from 3:1 Educational Matching Gift Program Recipient organizations encouraged to support math and science initiatives IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil and its Read more [...]

Acceptance rates at elite U.S. colleges decline


Stanford's acceptance rate was just 5% this year as other prestigious colleges and universities see rise in number of applicants. Throughout the arduous college application process, Brown University was on the top of Madeline Anderson's wish list. So when the Long Beach high school senior received a rejection from the Ivy League campus, she was disappointed but also knew she had tons of company. Nation - latimes.com Read more [...]

ExxonMobil and Employees Donate $1.3 Million to Oklahoma Colleges and Universities


Dateline City: IRVING, Texas 12 institutions of higher learning in Oklahoma receive funds from 3:1 Educational Matching Gift Program Recipient organizations encouraged to support math and science initiatives IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil and its employees are donating $ 1.3 million to higher education institutions across Oklahoma as part of the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2013 Educational Matching Gift Program. In 2013, ExxonMobil employees, retirees, directors Read more [...]

ExxonMobil and Employees Donate $1.4 Million to Virginia Colleges and Universities


Dateline City: IRVING, Texas Contributions 6 percent greater than prior year 33 institutions of higher learning in Virginia receive funds from 3:1 Educational Matching Gift Program Recipient organizations encouraged to support math and science initiatives IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil and its Read more [...]

The 50 Top ROI Colleges 2014: The Grateful Grads Index


see photosClick for full photo gallery: The Grateful Graduates Index 2014: The Top 50 ROI Colleges This is the time of year when high school seniors across America are weighing college and university acceptances trying to figure out which, from among more than 4,450 degree granting institutions, is the most worthy [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

Applicants should come clean about cheating allegations, colleges say


Students accused in an Orange County high school cheating scandal should be upfront with universities they apply to, admission officials say. The recent expulsions of 11 students from an Orange County high school because of a cheating scandal appeared to be a forceful stand against academic dishonesty. But that discipline also has focused attention on the murkier questions about whether, and how, colleges should be informed about applicants' histories of misbehavior. Nation - latimes.com Read more [...]