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circuit-breaker law

circuit-breaker law  n.— «The circuit-breaker law calls for 75 percent state reimbursement of the amount of money it costs to educate a student minus the $29,320. For example, subtracting the $29,320 from a total cost of $100,000 means the...

rankism

rankism  n.— «What’s rankism, or rankist behavior? It is hiring an intern and ignoring her all summer. Or pointlessly yelling at the receptionist about a manager who is late. Or a professor’s taking credit for a graduate student’s research...

dignitarian

dignitarian  n.— «What’s rankism, or rankist behavior? It is hiring an intern and ignoring her all summer. Or pointlessly yelling at the receptionist about a manager who is late. Or a professor’s taking credit for a graduate student’s...

buddy box

buddy box  n.— «Depending on the systems used, a novice pilot can try his or her wings under the tutelage of a more experienced pilot using what is called a “buddy box.” The student’s control box and the instructor’s control box are linked...

summer melt

summer melt  n.— «By late spring, millions of high-school seniors have mailed in deposits to confirm their college destinations. Some of these “confirmations,” however, will be broken. A student will be belatedly admitted to a...

Generation Broke

Generation Broke  n.— «The survey of some 1,500 21- to 35-year old college grads—sometimes referred to as Generation Broke—found this cohort owes an average of $30,000 in student loans; the 3 million students graduating from United States...