The Man Behind the Mustache
In his only interview as himself, Sacha Baron Cohen talks to Rolling Stone Magazine about growing up kosher in London, inventing a new kind of comedy with Ali G and conquering Hollywood with Borat
Acing Your Application
- You have your test scores, a well-rounded resume and a good transcript…and so do the hundreds or even thousands of others applying to your school(s) of choice. How can you make your application stand out among the rest? Here are five tips to do just that.When In Doubt...
- Your personal Web site got 250 views last week -- and one of them was your college admissions officer. Oops. Last weekend's party photos suddenly don't seem so appropriate on the Internet anymore, do they?
Though it may not seem quite ethical for college admissions counselors to snoop around the Internet, they are technically not doing anything wrong. The Internet is public domain and unless protected otherwise, anything posted is free for all to see. Whether or not the information they find can be used in their admission decision-making is debatable, but they can and they have.
From the Football Field to the Battlefield
- Would you leave college and a successful college football career behind to serve in the military of a foreign country whose language you don't speak?
Paul Fix did.
With only one year at Franklin & Marshall college left to go, Fix put his studies and football career on hold for four years to serve a full-term in a special operations unit of the Israeli Defense Force (IDF).
"Some people help Israel by donating different things or by lobbying Congress," he said. "I felt I could help the country by being a physical body, being a soldier."
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