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Homeschooled Students Bring Own Set of Skills to University Campuses

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 12.14.2016 | Education
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Ali P. Gordon UCF Forum columnist Key questions always loom large for parents of homeschooled, college-bound students, such as: "What happens when...

Becoming a Division III Athlete for the Love of the Game

Chrissy Scaffidi-Williams | Posted 02.02.2016 | College
Chrissy Scaffidi-Williams

The opportunity to compete at the collegiate level is a special one. Today, competition between young athletes is greater than ever, with specialization (it seems) occurring at a much younger age.

The Summer College Search is Like House Hunting

Beverly Low | Posted 06.29.2016 | College
Beverly Low

Exploring a variety of options, finding a good match, and making it your own place to think, create, and grow. That's what the college search process is all about.

Teen's Journey From Foster Care To College Is Too Heartwarming For Words

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 06.18.2014 | Black Voices

Stories about children shuffling through the foster care system don’t always end with a fairytale adoption -- but Tyree Grant's did. The 18-year...

College Bound: Changing Lives Through Education

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 07.30.2014 | Impact
Ola Ojewumi

As grown-ups, we forget the power that we have to influence the adolescents that look up to us. We sit behind our televisions or computers and complain about the state of young America. However, we rarely lift a finger to change the existing condition or make a real difference.

Five Summer Tips for the College Bound

Beverly Low | Posted 09.02.2013 | College
Beverly Low

Like the colorful and constant noise of summer fireworks, advice for college first-years has begun exploding from all directions. Celebrations are mixed with a nervous excitement that will not be matched or replicated ever again.

Before the Rankings: Learning About the History of Our Colleges

Grant Calder | Posted 07.05.2013 | College
Grant Calder

Since American history is generally a requirement for graduation why not take the opportunity to make this standard eleventh or twelfth grade class more "relevant" by presenting it, at least in part, as the story of higher education?

The Friend Group Factor

Beverly Low | Posted 05.11.2013 | College
Beverly Low

First-year students want a friend group. And they want it immediately. If a student doesn't have one, was ditched by one, or is in the process of seeking a new one, college can be a very lonely place.

Christian University Kills Senioritis With 'Fear Of God' Letter

Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 06.20.2012 | College

Be wary, college-bound seniors; some colleges are threatening to expel students before they start their grades slip below the schools' standards. ...

Gifts for the 2012 High School Graduate

Hilary Sheinbaum | Posted 08.08.2012 | College
Hilary Sheinbaum

To save parents the stress of shopping and college-bound graduates the disappointment of lackluster loot, here are my top picks for the graduating class of 2012.