College competition isn’t just on the field

Instead of chatting about their activities over March break, two friends argued over whose GPA was higher in their latest report card. Ellie Gan, a rising senior at Miss Porter’s School in Farmington, Conn., watched the argument between two friends escalate. “The conversation was getting heated — they started to scream and get really frustrated,” Gan said. The…

Profiling Erin Carr

Erin Carr remembers watching CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on her living room TV screen growing up. But she didn’t think of her as a role model until she was assigned to report on Amanpour for her journalism class at Glen Ridge High School in New Jersey. Amanpour, the chief international correspondent for CNN and host of…