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College Is A Time To Define Yourself Through Action

Christine M. Riordan, Ph.D. | Posted 12.01.2016 | College
Christine M. Riordan, Ph.D.

I have been a lot of things in my life. I've had the privilege of saying, "I'm a mom," "I'm a friend," and "I'm a professor." What I have realized, ho...

When Did Colleges Become Country Clubs?

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.14.2016 | Education
Peter Mandel

This is a time of year when colleges lure alumni and parents back for homecoming and family weekends. In the midst of so much that looks new, it's har...

Adventure Is Out There: Using A City As A Campus

Rosemarie Foulger | Posted 07.25.2016 | College
Rosemarie Foulger

I have felt tremendous impact after just one year of using a city as my campus. Using the whole of San Francisco has offered me a wealth of experiences I could never have had on a traditional campus.

Should College Kids be Told to Just Grow Up?

Robi Ludwig, Psy.D. | Posted 05.25.2016 | Politics
Robi Ludwig, Psy.D.

I was recently asked to do some psychological commentary about college kids. I had to focus on their apparent over sensitivity and inability to tolerate unpopular opinions; especially when these opinions were considered "politically incorrect".

For a Productive Discussion, Voters Must Fight the Impulse to Do Harm

Michael Shammas | Posted 05.19.2016 | Politics
Michael Shammas

The point is simple: Elections are important. How can we debate the 2016 election in a way that recognizes that gravity? To me, improving our discourse means rising above "the impulse to do harm," which is something humans naturally feel after being slighted.

Are These Pro-Trump Scribbles at Emory University Really Hate Speech?

Kicker | Posted 03.28.2016 | College

Emory University. (caribbeanfreephoto/Flickr) This week, some students at Atlanta's Emory University reportedly felt threatened when pro-Donald Trump...

Having Pet Goats Is The Cutest Trend On College Campuses Right Now

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.23.2016 | College

Happy Valentine's Day Yo 😘 A photo posted by Bella Russe 🐐 (@psugoat) on Feb 14, 2016 at 1:03pm PST Alex Buckley's fraternity at Penn Sta...

Father Knows Best: Admissions Advice From a College President Dad

L. Jay Lemons | Posted 03.01.2016 | Education
L. Jay Lemons

As a college president - and a college parent - I have a dual familiarity with the college search and admissions process. I understand intimately how ...

A Letter to International Students on How to Survive Your Education in America

Dennis Jett | Posted 01.03.2017 | Education
Dennis Jett

A few other tips for avoiding problems while in America. If you approach, or are approached by, law enforcement officers, always do so with your hands up and ask a friend to video the encounter. And finally don't go near any borders or it will be assumed that you entered illegally.

15 Items To Think About That Colleges/Universities Need to Change ASAP

Patti R. Rose | Posted 12.10.2016 | Education
Patti R. Rose

It seems that there has been somewhat of a pause for students who protested and expressed their concerns, vehemently, before beginning to take final e...

12 Tips to Tame Tense Kids Applying to College

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 12.07.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Is your teen a junior or senior in high school choosing which colleges to apply to? Do they hear advice as pressure? Are they struggling with safe and reach schools, unsure where they belong? They want help but can hardly bear it because college talk just makes them tense.

Colleges to Replace History With Soothing Images of Sunsets and Waterfalls

Spencer Green | Posted 11.23.2016 | Comedy
Spencer Green

"It's important that campuses be havens of maximum comfort for students to explore their own deeply important, personal, and self-actualizing ideas, free from the unpleasant psychic residue and general ickiness of people and events of the past," said Harlan P. Wentwich, President of Sniveling Worm University.

How Progressives Aid Conservatives in Suppressing Campus Free Speech

Terry Smith | Posted 11.15.2016 | Education
Terry Smith

Liberals may have won the professoriate, but conservative doctrine, if not the conservative movement, has found powerful allies among university administrators, board members, donors, and not least of all, the courts.

Tips For Writing Your Yale College Application Personal Essay

Spencer Green | Posted 11.11.2016 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Across the country, high school students are feverishly working on their college applications and today, more than ever, the personal essay is the one element that can sway an admissions board. Below are some valuable tips and essay examples for anyone with hopes of getting into Yale University.

America's Prettiest College Campuses

PureWow | Posted 08.11.2016 | Travel

From big Ivy Leagues to teeny tiny liberal arts colleges, there's no shortage of gorgeousness when it comes to higher education. These are our 11 picks for the most beautiful academic establishments in the country.

The Bell Tolls for Us

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 07.06.2016 | Religion
Dr. Michael Laitman

The bells are tolling very loudly nowadays--all over Europe, in America, and the world over. Just over a week ago, two stories were published a day apart.

Don't Wait for the College Admissions Sales Pitch. Get in Front of It By Doing the Right Things on a Campus Visit

W. Kent Barnds | Posted 07.07.2016 | College
W. Kent Barnds

Parents and guardians have lots of questions and tend to dominate in the asking. But, what admissions really wants to know is what does a student want to know?

How to Make Yourself More Valuable: For Millennials Considering College in 2015

Sheena C. Howard | Posted 05.27.2016 | College
Sheena C. Howard

College does not guarantee you a job or six figures in this competitive market, but as more employers require college degrees you have to maximize the benefit of attending college, while minimizing your debt. If college is the path you choose to realize your goals.

Betcha You Don't Know This About Colleges and College Towns!

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 05.11.2015 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

There are a whole lot of reasons why students want to attend certain colleges these days, usually including such characteristics as prestige, top-notc...

The Prevalence Of Sexual Assault On College Campuses Is Too High To Ignore

Dante Ricci, Ph.D. | Posted 06.22.2015 | Women
Dante Ricci, Ph.D.

Sexual violence can have such serious and lasting repercussions for survivors and bystanders alike that even one sexual assault is still too many.

Another Teen Got Accepted To All 8 Ivy League Schools, Plus A Few More

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.15.2015 | Teen

College acceptance letters have officially rolled in, and yet another teen has been accepted to all eight Ivy League institutions. Munira Khalif i...

Yik Yak: The Age of Destructive Anonymity

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 06.01.2015 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

By 2015, it is safe to say social networks have revolutionized the way people interact. Platforms such as Twitter and Facebook have grown so much that they are regularly used to strengthen national campaigns as well as international movements.

New Report Says Anti-Semitism Is A Big Problem At American College Campuses

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 02.28.2015 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) A student group in South Africa this month called on all Jews to leave the Durban University of Technology, an act of anti-Semitism t...

New York Is a Leader in the Fight Against Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Christine C. Quinn | Posted 04.28.2015 | College
Christine C. Quinn

Sex assault and rape are huge problems on our campuses in New York and across the country. Indeed, evidence suggests that the information gap in this area adds to the problem and proves to be highly misleading for students and families.

Is There a Future for Greek Life?

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 04.18.2015 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

As American colleges and universities seek to refine, and in many cases rebrand, their student life experience, one of the questions that regularly ar...