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5 Keys to Out-Shining the Competition in an Interview

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 02.26.2015 | Business
Lisa Abeyta

Here are five useful tips for anyone who might be prepping for that big interview.

The Moment I Knew I Had A Lot More To Teach My Daughter About Life

Posted 03.20.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

It was the first day of Becky Blades' daughter's senior year of high school, and Blades was feeling emotional. She walked into her daughter's room ...

The 10 College Applicants You'll Meet

| Posted 09.24.2013 | Teen

By Kelsey Mulvey Between your common application, your list of prospective colleges and the number of schools you get accepted to, no two college a...

How Should You Choose Your College Major? (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Krystie Yandoli | Posted 03.15.2013 | Teen

Even after the college applications are completed, the acceptance letters have rolled in and you've decided upon your school of choice, there's still ...

And the Wait Begins

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 04.14.2013 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

For three generations, American society has placed special value on a college degree. It has been and will remain the best path to the promise that is still possible in a robust democracy.

College Applications and Community Service: The Real Reason it Matters

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 01.09.2013 | College
Patrick O'Connor

Do colleges want students who engage in community service? You bet -- colleges are communities too, and they'll have a few bazillion things that need to get done. People who show they're willing to make a difference in the community are a great asset to any college.

Elite Schools Experience Drop-Off In Applications

Posted 03.20.2012 | College

Applying to MIT this year? You may have a better chance than you did last year. Some elite schools are experiencing a decline in applications th...