If Nothing Else, This Period Is Rich in Satiric Possibilities, in Particular in Education and, Even More Narrowly, in Higher Education: Part 2

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Here is a small collection of recently published satiric items, largely from The Onion, on topics typically covered in other posts to this blog. Almost all of the items have been published just in this past year.

“College Board under Fire for SAT Printing Error”

http://www.theonion.com/americanvoices/college-board-under-fire-sat-printing-error-50616

“Should Race Be Taken into Account in College Admissions?”

http://www.theonion.com/pollzone/should-race-be-taken-into-account-in-college-admis-37762

“Minority Student’s Perspective Better Be Pretty Goddamn Diverse if He Wants Full Scholarship”

http://www.theonion.com/article/minority-students-perspective-better-be-pretty-god-37630

“After Careful Thought, Teen Applies to College Where Family Donated Building”

http://www.theonion.com/article/after-careful-thought-teen-applies-to-college-wher-37222

“Poll: Elite Colleges Don’t Produce Happier Graduates”

http://www.theonion.com/americanvoices/poll-elite-colleges-dont-produce-happier-graduates-35974

“How Colleges Are Luring Top Students”

http://www.theonion.com/graphic/how-colleges-are-luring-top-students-37190

“Making the Most of Your College Tour”

http://www.theonion.com/graphic/making-the-most-of-your-college-tour-38254

“High School Student Taking Rejection from First-Choice College in Stride as if Future Not Over”

http://www.theonion.com/article/high-school-student-taking-rejection-from-first-ch-38476

“Tips for Dealing with College Rejection”

http://www.theonion.com/graphic/tips-for-dealing-with-college-rejection-38353

“College Accepts Safety Student Just in Case Top Choices Don’t Work Out”

http://www.theonion.com/article/college-accepts-safety-student-just-in-case-top-ch-38395

“Nation’s Prospective College Applicants Go Straight to Princeton…

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