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When You Don't Fit in With the One Percent

Quora | Posted 01.06.2017 | College

What is it like to be a poor student at a very rich university or high school? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where comp...

What is the Student Experience at a College or University?

David Steele-Figueredo | Posted 08.11.2016 | College
David Steele-Figueredo

Do you prefer shopping at Target or Walmart? Or Amazon or Google? To a large extent, your preference is based on your user experience - your unconscio...

Brief Reflections On The University of Georgia

Taylor Dibbert | Posted 12.18.2016 | College
Taylor Dibbert

I graduated from The University of Georgia (UGA) a decade ago; it's hard to believe it's been that long. I was actually supposed to finish in the summer of 2005, but ended up doing four and a half years, something that wasn't uncommon when I was attending UGA.

Adding Value to the College Experience via Learning Outside of the Classroom

Audrey J. Murrell | Posted 11.02.2016 | College
Audrey J. Murrell

Recent research shows that students' engagement in meaningful co-curricular activities has a strong impact on intellectual skill development, overall college adjustment, practical skill growth, and positive self-image.

Open Your Mind and Find a Passion

Gloria Larson | Posted 10.28.2016 | College
Gloria Larson

When students open their minds to pursue their passions, they will discover the very best version of themselves, and learn what living really means.

Another College Advice Article: What The Other Articles Won't Tell You

Catherine Okafor | Posted 09.15.2016 | College
Catherine Okafor

It's that time of the year again where all the once "cool kids" of high school who once were witty, arrogant, over-achievers and class clowns who are now shaking in their boots as they start a new chapter as college freshman.

7 Intangible Lessons From My First Year At Harvard Business School

Sparsh Agarwal | Posted 06.04.2016 | Business
Sparsh Agarwal

Regardless of what the future looks like, to be relevant, schools have to provide learning beyond the academic curriculum. It's the soft skills/intangibles that have shaped my experience at Harvard Business School so far.

The Ingredients of a Great Education

Brianna Smrke | Posted 03.08.2015 | College
Brianna Smrke

Minerva is trying to make a university experience that is both new and timeless, by substituting, adding and subtracting ingredients.

The Added Value of Small Independent Colleges

Dr. Barbara-Jayne Lewthwaite | Posted 01.17.2015 | College
Dr. Barbara-Jayne Lewthwaite

Given the rising cost of higher education, I believe that small independent colleges will demonstrate they are a sound investment, as well as an added value, for students who want to succeed during their college years, and beyond.

Connecting the Dots I've Collected in My First 3 Months in College

David Ongchoco | Posted 01.13.2015 | College
David Ongchoco

All these experiences I've had in college have taught me that it's okay to be different. It's okay to try something new and to do the things we've always been afraid of doing. It's okay to make mistakes and be confused about what you want to do in life.

Looking Out the Window

Connor Belson | Posted 11.02.2014 | College
Connor Belson

Through all of the incredible ups and downs that comprise the busy lives we lead, take the time to look out the window. Remember the things that made you happy or sad, the things that moved you.

Staying in a College Town Over the Summer

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 09.13.2014 | College
Alexis Jane Torre

As cliché as this probably sounds, college isn't just some step in your journey. It is its own adventure, filled with endless opportunities and lessons. And, where you are is a big part of that journey.

Benefits of College Experience Are Vast

Tracy Lorenz | Posted 08.03.2014 | College
Tracy Lorenz

Despite the benefits, the current discussion about the value of education can be discouraging with more and more people seeing higher education as unattainable due to cost and accessibility.

Being Intentional About Defining 'College Life'

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 07.19.2014 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

There are many different types of institutions offering different education models. But when consumers think about college, the first image that comes into the mind of many is that of the residential liberal arts college.

When Will They Dream?

John Jeffries Martin | Posted 07.15.2014 | College
John Jeffries Martin

Most college students today are denied this experience. Dorms are loud and infused with artificial light. Television and computer screens flicker with bright images until the early morning hours. In such a world, I wonder, where is there time for reflection?

First Semester College Reflections

Diane Propsner | Posted 03.27.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

Last fall I asked several high school girls why they decided to attend a women's college and shared their reasons in a blog post. For this blog post, I thought it would be fun to re-visit with those students to see how their first semester at college went.

Balancing Connectedness With Presence

Dr. Dustin Swanger | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Dr. Dustin Swanger

With every technological advance, our society struggles with how it affects our interactions. We can fight the trend or figure out how to use it. I think we're smarter if we do the latter.

College Students, You Need This Advice

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 11.06.2013 | College

We know hindsight is always 20/20, but it becomes particularly practical when that hindsight can be used to benefit someone else’s foresight. It...

Reflections on College: The Myths, the Mistakes and the Magic

Molly Sprayregen | Posted 12.08.2013 | College
Molly Sprayregen

One day you will blink, and it will be graduation day. So appreciate everything, even the bad stuff, because it is the bad, scary, anxious, lonely parts of college that teach you how to take advantage of the happy, fun, exciting, amazing parts.

WATCH: Are You Falling Into Those Freshman 15 Traps?

Posted 09.12.2013 | College

Beware the dreaded Freshman 15. Freedom from parents' watchful eyes and close proximity to food options that are cheap, fast and unhealthy raise t...

Seeking Kairos: How We Need to Rethink College

Vishal Khetpal | Posted 11.11.2013 | College
Vishal Khetpal

Too often we've come to think about our lives in terms of chronos -- the time elapsed in, say, 24 hours. We often forget about kairos -- windows of opportunity that present themselves in the moment, measured qualitatively, instead of with seconds, minutes, and hours.

Students Are Starting The Job Hunt Earlier Than Ever

Posted 09.09.2013 | College

A tough economy and continually dwindling job prospects -- especially in creative fields -- means many college students are developing a laser-like fo...

What's Your Advice for Incoming College Freshmen?

Quora | Posted 10.26.2013 | College

Don't spend so much time on the Internet. College is awesome, and you don't want to miss it because you were checking your notifications on Quora.

4 Ways Your College Classes Will Be Different From Your High School Classes

Her Campus | Posted 09.25.2013 | College
Her Campus

We've compiled five ways that your college classes will differ from your high school ones and how you can successfully adapt from the get-go.

To New Beginnings

Alyssa Silva | Posted 07.22.2013 | College
Alyssa Silva

Eighteen years ago, my parents were afraid to send me off to kindergarten in fear of the dangers of illness due to the severity of my disease. Now, here I am, with a college diploma that proves all of the hard work I've put in over the years.