A view of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus in Cambridge, Mass. MIT says it tried being nice last year by keeping its wait list much smaller than usual, but then it almost got burned when the school needed extra students. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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As College Wait Lists Grow, So Does The Anxiety

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Put Away That Laptop: Professors Pull The Plug

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Kelly Ayotte's stump speech centers on a promise to return the GOP to its core principles of less government and lower taxes. Robin Respaut hide caption

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In N.H., Rising GOP Star Sets Sights On Washington

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Deaths Revive Cornell's Reputation As 'Suicide School'

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College Application 2.0: The Video Essay

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Companies 'Named And Shamed' For Bad Behavior

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Accused Alabama Professor Has History Of Violence

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Scott Brown: Puzzling Out The GOP's New 'It' Boy

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From Relative Unknown To Senator From Mass.

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In Liberal Massachusetts, An Epic GOP Victory

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Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick looks on as President Obama speaks at a Boston fundraiser for the governor in October 2009. Gerald Herbert/AP Photo hide caption

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For Mass. City, Black Leaders Are 'Business As Usual'

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'Selfish' Giving: Does It Count If You Get In Return?

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Mark Greenberg, owner of Murray's Liquors in Newton, Mass., says he won't consider new hiring until some customers stop buying discounted wines and return to purchasing fine wines. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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A Cheap-Wine Index Keeps Hiring On Hold

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Potholes And Repairs? Boston Has An App For That

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Game Over For New England Retailer

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