George Mason has highest application fee—or does it?

U.S. News and World Report released its annual rankings last week, and George Mason University hit No. 1, the Washington Post reports. It was not on the best colleges list—Harvard and Princeton shared that honor, while GMU was ranked 138th. Or on a ranking of top public schools, where it was No. 69. Or a list of up-and-coming schools, where it was No. 2. GMU’s top honor: Highest application fee…

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Princeton economist gets MAJOR promotion

President Barack Obama has chosen labor economist Alan Krueger for a top administration post as the White House scrambles for solutions to boost a fragile economy with the 2012 election looming, the Huffington Post reports. A White House official said Obama will nominate Krueger to head the White House Council of Economic Advisers. If confirmed by the Senate, he would replace Austan Goolsbee, who left the administration earlier this month…

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