Vol. 6, Issue 8January 2015

Surviving Cold and Flu Season
It's cold and flu season again. But there are some things you can do to try to avoid all that sneezing and coughing and fever. READ MORE...

All Stressed Out and Nowhere to Go
You are under pressure at work, with your spouse and with your kids. You have read that stress can kill you, but that only makes you more stressed out. What can you do to relax? READ MORE...

Power Napping
If the last time you took a nap was when you were in kindergarten, it might be time to take another look at the practice. Napping can improve your productivity, your alertness and even your health. READ MORE...

Most Selective U.S. Colleges

Truly selective colleges and universities often admit fewer than 10 percent of applicants. According to U.S. News and World Report, the most selective U.S. colleges, based on their 2013 admissions data, are:

  1. Stanford University, 5.7 percent admitted.
  2. Harvard University, 5.8 percent.
  3. Columbia University, 6.9 percent
  4. Yale University, 6.9 percent
  5. Princeton University, 7.4 percent
  6. U.S. Naval Academy, 7.4 percent
  7. Cooper Union, 7.7 percent
  8. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 8.2 percent
  9. The University of Chicago, 8.8 percent
  10. U.S. Military Academy, 9 percent.