Paper vs. digital reading: After totaling up the results from 33 quality studies, a researcher found that students tend to absorb more when they're reading on paper than on screens.
Alia WongA recent meta-analysis of 33 studies concludes that paper-reading is more conducive to learning than is screen-reading, with 29 of those studies favoring the tangible format. TY to @jillbarshay for cutting through all the noise w/ this write-up
A focus on highly selective schools obscures the experience of the vast majority of American undergraduates.
Alia WongFor my latest piece, I crunched the numbers for all 2,500+ of the United States' 4-year colleges/unis to drive home a perennial reality: The media spends way too much time talking about "elite"/"Tier 1"/"competitive"—read: brand-name—schools.