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10 things you might not know about college

10 things you might not know about college

As college students return to classes, Illinois institutions of higher learning are in the news. The University of Illinois dismissed football coach Tim Beckman over alleged mistreatment of his players. And the College of DuPage's board moved to fire President Robert Breuder, whose buyout package and lavish spending have been controversial. Here are 10 lessons; no need to take notes: 1/ Henry Ford II, grandson of the famous automaker, left Yale in 1940 after he was caught hiring someone to write a research paper for him. Visiting the college decades later to give a speech, he told the audience: "I didn't write this one either." 2/ Why do so many people lie about...

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