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Should I Sell My Bike?

Stacy Bare | Posted 05.02.2016 | Impact
Stacy Bare

I will buy another bike but it won't be like this one. I hope there's some big dude out there, 6'5" or 6'8" or so who is looking for a barely used bike to be used in triathlons and such.

How John Urschel Balances Graduate School and an NFL Career

Quora | Posted 04.28.2016 | Sports
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Personal Finance Gifts for the New Graduate

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

Don't get me wrong - when I graduated from college, it was great to get a few checks as gifts from family members and friends. But what I really could...

Surviving the Insanity of Grad School as a Single Mom

Kara Romick | Posted 03.18.2016 | Parents
Kara Romick

I have now classified my life into two categories. I know you're thinking "before being married" and "after being divorced." Those two could be spot-on for some single moms, but I'm in grad school. So my life can now be categorized into "pre-grad school" and "during grad school."

Graduate School as a Plan B is a Bad Idea

Sharise Kent | Posted 03.14.2016 | College
Sharise Kent

If you are one of the many college seniors anxiously awaiting notification of the fate of your academic future, the wait is almost over (hopefully). The question is: what are you waiting for? What will that accept or deny letter signify for you? Is graduate school your plan A or your plan B?

7 Money-saving Tips for MBA Students and New Grads

Aryea Aranoff | Posted 03.03.2016 | Business
Aryea Aranoff

In business school, you learn how a disciplined, strategic approach to finances helps organizations ultimately achieve great things. Along the way, it becomes important for you to apply that lesson to yourself.

An Illiterate Walks Into an MFA Program

Benjamin Rubenstein | Posted 02.19.2016 | Comedy
Benjamin Rubenstein

Despite having written two nonfiction books, I don't know how to write. Shh. Have you ever done something without knowing how but you just did it anyway and could never explain it? That's me for writing, and now I'm attending a low residency Master of Fine Arts in creative writing program for fiction.

Engineer Your Future: Don't go it Alone, Own it, Create it

GenDIY | Posted 01.11.2016 | Education
GenDIY

A few months ago I passed the exam required to call myself a Ph.D. candidate. Let me say that again, I passed! I am a candidate. I can say this withou...

The Medical Education System Is Toxic

Gabriela Maya Bernadett | Posted 12.29.2015 | Politics
Gabriela Maya Bernadett

I remember the moment I wanted to become a doctor. It's been three years since I left, and even now when people ask me what made medical school so bad I tell them I don't even know where to begin.

A Free Alternative to Graduate School

Aaron Hurst | Posted 12.16.2015 | Business
Aaron Hurst

Purpose is not a revelation; it is a journey. It comes from living life awake and seeking new experiences. We don't find ourselves just walking along, minding our own business when--bam--our life's purpose is transmitted to us like a bolt of lightning from above.

5 Reasons Why You Should Do an MFA

Lev Raphael | Posted 12.10.2015 | Education
Lev Raphael

Writers ask me all the time if they should do an MFA, a degree that gets lots of negative criticism these days. I tell them that my own experience was very positive, a great start to a long career, and I list the main things I got out of the MFA.

What Are You Doing With Your Life? (And Other Dreaded Questions)

Anthony Hughes | Posted 11.30.2015 | Business
Anthony Hughes

The stretch between Thanksgiving and New Year's is always a time for reflection on that state of one's career. Sometimes this phenomenon is self-induced and other times it's forced upon us by an inquisitive friend or relative who we rarely see for the balance of the year.

Why Brown University's $100 Million Plan to Improve Race Relations Falls Short

Joel Simundich | Posted 11.26.2015 | College
Joel Simundich

As a coalition of concerned graduate students of color and those in solidarity at Brown University, we come together to articulate our vision for a more equitable, responsible, and inclusive university.

Diversity of International Students in the US

Rahul Choudaha, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2015 | Education
Rahul Choudaha, Ph.D.

The latest Open Doors data indicates yet another year of growth in international student enrollment. Between 2009 and 2014, the number of international students has increased by 41 per cent to reach a total of 974,926.

Public Interest Lawyers Help Us. Here's How We Can Help Them.

Equal Justice Works | Posted 09.29.2015 | Impact
Equal Justice Works

With so many low-income Americans struggling to find jobs, keep their homes, and supply basic needs for their families, the need for public interest lawyers has never been greater. These attorneys play a vital role in ensuring equality within the justice system in America

Michael Sam Says He’s Headed To Graduate School

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.16.2015 | Sports

Michael Sam says he’s heading back to the University of Missouri -- for graduate school this time. So I got admitted to University Of Misso...

5 Tips for Saving Money in Grad School

GoGirl Finance | Posted 08.07.2015 | Women
GoGirl Finance

One of my biggest concerns was money -- and rightfully so! Going back to school can be incredibly expensive. But I learned that there are some key ways that you can save money and rock your budget as a student.

Disgruntled Grad Spreads Insane Tale Of Law School Debt Woes With Windshield Flyers

Above The Law | STACI ZARETSKY | Posted 06.24.2015 | College

According to the hopes, wishes, and dreams of law school administrators, the end is near for disastrous application and plummeting enrollment numbers....

Here's How to Decide if Grad School is Right for You

Brianna McGurran | Posted 06.23.2015 | Education
Brianna McGurran

For many students, graduate school is a more focused version of college. You'll get specialized training in the industry you want to work in, plus the benefits of professional connections and credentials beyond a bachelor's degree.

How Can I Lower My Student Loan Debt?

CommonBond | Posted 06.23.2015 | College
CommonBond

It's a great question, and you should start by really understanding whether you have a healthy level of student loan debt. Then, even though there's no "right" answer for every scenario, you can choose from a few different options in order to make the best choice for your personal situation.

Beyond All Hope

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

From a hospital bed and oxygen literally six months ago to a stage performing some of the most difficult music I've ever done. I cry because it shouldn't have happened: All odds were against me.

The Simple Way to Make Education More Accessible for Tens of Thousands of Americans

NationSwell | Posted 06.02.2015 | Impact
NationSwell

Partnering with the organization Pencils of Promise, which provides education to underserved students in developing countries, CommonBond funds a year of schooling for a child abroad for every degree fully funded through its platform.

Valuing Philosophy Without Valuation: A Defense From Within

Torrey Wang | Posted 05.14.2015 | College
Torrey Wang

"What are you going to do with your philosophy degree?" In graduate school, this question proved to be a favorite among those with whom I was getting acquainted for the first time.

Educating Rabbis for Jews Without Borders

Rabbi Hayim Herring, Ph.D. | Posted 05.11.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Hayim Herring, Ph.D.

We came to appreciate how much our respective faith communities could benefit from more curiosity and less judgment about the correct "formula" for clergy education, and more shared conversations with those from other faiths.

How to Hire Good Candidates

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.01.2016 | Business
Geri Spieler

Recruiting and staffing a company is time-consuming and complex. The pressure to fill an opening has as much pressure for the employer as it has for the candidate. In fact, there is more pressure for the employer as a bad hire is very expensive on may levels.