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We Need More College Graduates

Linda Katehi | Posted 06.05.2016 | College
Linda Katehi

It is college commencement season, a glorious time of year, when spring flowers and joy are blooming on campuses across the nation. For millions of diligent college students, hearing their names called and being handed a hard-earned diploma is a watershed moment. It is a genuine cause for celebration for students and their families.

Man Who Was Once Homeless On Skid Row Graduates From College

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.12.2015 | Good News

Just a few years ago, Kenneth Chancey was a homeless high school student staying on Skid Row in Los Angeles, according to KTLA5. The now-23-year-old s...

4 Things I Learned Since Graduating College 4 Years Ago

Jen Glantz | Posted 08.18.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

Four years out of college seems like a Sunday afternoon nap. It lingers and occasionally it jolts you awake in the middle of it. But mostly, it's as if your newfound time in the real world is flipping around like a chaotic REM cycle.

I Quit My First 'Real' Job

Alexa Gorman | Posted 03.25.2014 | College
Alexa Gorman

Six months out of college and I landed what I presumed to be the dream job of my 20s. It only took two months to realize this job was not what I expected. Could I throw that away and start over?

15 Signs The Universe Is Telling You To Go To Grad School

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 10.24.2013 | College

For some, grad school has the mystique of summer sleep-away camp: Your friends who have gone have loved it, but you're scared it's too expensive or th...

Four Things for New Graduates to Consider Before Accepting Their First Job

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 10.18.2013 | College
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Take the time to evaluate what really moves you to do your best, before you accept a first job.

Congratulations To America Ferrera!

Blogamole | Posted 05.16.2013 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez In case you haven’t noticed, graduation season is in full effect. And at age 29, America Ferrera can now proudly say that ...

I Am Grateful for the Pursuit of Happiness

Charlotte Wilder | Posted 01.26.2013 | College
Charlotte Wilder

"Happiness" is a vague term, but these days, because the future is so unsettled, I'm interpreting pursuing it to mean stepping outside myself and inhabiting the present.

I Commute Across 3 States To Work... Every Day

Amy Marturana | Posted 12.10.2012 | HuffPost Home
Amy Marturana

Going home at the end of the workday is so relieving, especially when it took 2 hours to get there.

Recent College Graduate Hired To Be Human Scarecrow

Posted 10.05.2012 | College

Post-college life is really "going to the birds." At least, that seems to be the case for one recent college graduate in England who acquired a rather...

Take Chances, Make Mistakes, Get Messy!

Kayley Kravitz | Posted 09.24.2012 | College
Kayley Kravitz

Shortly after turning 23, I made an ill-fated move to Glasgow, Scotland for graduate school. I didn't know anyone in Glasgow nor had I ever visited Scotland. Still, I took a chance in fall 2011 and went.

What College Students Want to Know About Debt and Money

Mary Johnson | Posted 08.07.2012 | College
Mary Johnson

With the rising tide of college costs, increasing student loan debt and continuing tight job market, students are eager for a leg up in keeping their finances on track.

Still No Job After Graduation -- Now What?

Adele Scheele | Posted 07.30.2012 | College
Adele Scheele

If you've left your college campus but still don't have a job, consider these strategies to get you in the door of your new career.

Alex Bledel Still Stuck In TV Situations

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Post Grad is a sweet romantic comedy that is better suited to be a TV movie of the week than to be a big screen event.