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Gianna Sen-Gupta

You Got the Job -- Now Here's What to Expect

Gianna Sen-Gupta | March 28, 2015 | College
If your first full-time job is locked down by the time you cross the stage on college graduation day, you're probably feeling a mix of excitement and relief. But looking back on the past four years doesn't usually come without a hint of anxiety for the future: Entering the working world means you'll no longer be a big fish in a small campus pond.
Andrew Zimbalist

Paying College Athletes: Take Two

Andrew Zimbalist | March 28, 2015 | Sports
The idea that there's plenty of money to pay the athletes a salary largely comes from the existing system of surrogate pay and superfluous expenditure that currently exists. If the athletes get salaries, then the coaches no longer get the proxy pay -- and one cost offsets the other.

I Wasn't Prepared for the Horror Story That Is Online Dating While Black

xoJANE | March 28, 2015 | Women
On my Tumblr blog I've gotten creepy messages, and had my personal photos posted on ebony fetish blogs. Some might say that the solution to avoiding this kind behavior is to delete my blog or my profile, to block the guys I don't like and focus on the ones I do.
Sasha Bronner

I Called Myself a Bitch, and Then Thought Twice About It

Sasha Bronner | March 27, 2015 | Women
I thought more about the word. It's everywhere. Often not even beeped out of television shows, "bitch" is in rap songs and pop songs and on t-shirts. "It's Britney, bitch." "I'm in Miami, bitch."
Molly Patrick

8 Less Talked About Reality of Traveling to Exotic Places

Molly Patrick | March 27, 2015 | Travel
I was never the type of person who went backpacking through Europe, took a year off from college to study abroad or booked a solo adventure through Southeast Asia.
Christina Berchini

Vocabulary Words New College Students Need to Gain a Competitive Edge

Christina Berchini | March 27, 2015 | College
First-genners are at an inherent disadvantage because, unlike their non-first-gen counterparts, first-genners know less about how to navigate the system to gain a competitive edge.
Larry Magid

Digital Trust Foundation Seeking Proposals on Digital Abuse Programs

Larry Magid | March 27, 2015 | Technology
Grants will range from between $50,000 and $200,000, although exceptional projects outside that range will be considered. Non-profits, universities, private companies, and individuals are eligible to apply.
Rebecca Joseph

Seeing the College Admissions Glass as Half-Full

Rebecca Joseph | March 27, 2015 | College
The happiest students in this process are willing to attend several colleges on their lists; they realize that these colleges will offer them extraordinary programming, including merit scholarships.
James Nichols

5 Ways to File Your Taxes With Less Stress

James Nichols | March 27, 2015 | Money
With the April 15 tax deadline getting close, consider trying these five strategies that may help you lower your 2014 taxes, enhance your retirement readiness and help you get more organized for 2015.
Tom Snyder

The Case for Career and Technical Education

Tom Snyder | March 27, 2015 | College
We need to change our way of thinking about college education. As thousands of recent graduates have discovered, a four-year degree isn't an automatic gateway into the American middle class.

'Give Me a Break!' 11 Most Overlooked Tax Deductions and Credits

LearnVest | March 27, 2015 | Money
To help alleviate the sting of paying Uncle Sam, we asked CPAs to share some of the most commonly overlooked tax deductions and credits for everyone from newlyweds to new homeowners.
Kyle McCarthy

Minnesota Supreme Court Denies Globe University's Petition for Appeal in Whistleblower Ruling

Kyle McCarthy | March 27, 2015 | Business
Will this latest court decision convince Globe University officials to stop pointing the finger at others and deflecting blame? Hopefully. It's well overdue and their students and graduates deserve better.
Helen Drinan

Amid Sweet Briar Battle, Women's Colleges Remain Important and Relevant

Helen Drinan | March 27, 2015 | College
When I first heard the news that Sweet Briar College would close, I thought it was a mistake. How could this be true? Shuttering this respected, 114-year-old women's liberal arts institution seemed implausible.
Julia Schemmer

Why I Respect Zayn for Leaving One Direction

Julia Schemmer | March 27, 2015 | Teen
Whether you walk in the halls or on the red carpet, promoting our mental well-being is a priority that needs to be taken more seriously.
Greg Lukianoff

Talking on Eggshells in College

Greg Lukianoff | March 27, 2015 | College
Speech policing advocates forget that there is incredible value in knowing what people actually think, unfiltered. Believing you can conquer racism, bias and bigotry by rooting out microaggressions and enforcing self-censorship and uptightness is like taking Xanax for syphilis.
Brianna Susnak

Understanding the RFRA: Why It's a Downright Embarrassing Day to Be a Hoosier

Brianna Susnak | March 27, 2015 | Gay Voices
While the ability to express one's religious beliefs is of crucial importance, and one of the greatest aspects of freedom in our country, it should never come at the cost of discrimination against other people.
Allison Underhill

5 Books That Changed My Perspective of the World

Allison Underhill | March 26, 2015 | Books
In the future, opinions will change, people will change, and the world will change. Books, however, are a constant force. Their themes will continue to be relevant, no matter how different the world may appear in the years to come.
Ken Schneck, PhD

A Professor's (Minimally) Academic Farewell to Glee

Ken Schneck, PhD | March 27, 2015 | College
At this point, you've seen myriad so-longs, farewells, Auf Wiedersehens and goodbyes to the now-departed, cultural phenomenon of one syllable: Glee.
Arianna Huffington

My Q and A With Patrick Fuller on How Neuroscience Can Unlock Sleep's Mysteries

Arianna Huffington | March 27, 2015 | Science
Patrick Fuller is a neuroscientist at Harvard Medical School's esteemed Division of Sleep Medicine. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on the importance of good sleep hygiene, how our brain's clock is connected to our overall well-being, and the problem with sleeping pills.
Tyler Lewis

Why I Root for the Underdogs (and You Should Too)

Tyler Lewis | March 27, 2015 | College
After spending several Marchs in front of a television, I have finally come to a conclusion about sports: I love the underdog.
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