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College Graduates

Tim Minchin's Graduation Speech Perfectly Breaks Down Life's Lessons

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.04.2013 | College

You might recognize Tim Minchin as a famous Australian musician, composer, songwriter, actor, comedian and writer, but did you know that he is also p...

Young, Old and In Between Equals Success

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 11.28.2013 | Business
William B. Bradshaw

When I was a young adult and thought I had all the answers to life, and yet was looking for more information that might give me a leg up on success, I...

Not Looking Ahead Is Harder Than I Thought

Ari Andersen | Posted 10.19.2013 | Travel
Ari Andersen

What I envy most about the rest of the animal kingdom is their ability to live completely in the present.

How to Decide if Grad School Is Right For You

Chuck Cohn | Posted 10.09.2013 | College
Chuck Cohn

Many of those who enter grad school have hopes of earning more, changing a career, travelling, performing advanced research or passionately exploring a subject in detail.

Listen Up, Millennials! Volunteer Experience Really Does Help Get You Hired

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 08.09.2013 | Impact

With half of college grads working jobs that don't require degrees, the unemployment rate for 20-24 year-olds hovering around 12.6 percent, and an inc...

Pricing College Tuition

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 09.28.2013 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

Let's look at the facts. American higher education institutions have a number of ways to produce income. Their efforts start with the comprehensive fee -- tuition, fees, and room and board -- to provide most of the revenue available to them.

Why All The Teach For America Hate?

Lauren Boyle | Posted 09.23.2013 | Impact
Lauren Boyle

In the last few months, the non-profit powerhouse Teach for America (TFA) has incurred heavy criticism, much of it coming from alumni. In one blog po...

The Student Loan Crisis Discussion: An Additional Perspective!

Dr. Eugene B. Habecker | Posted 09.17.2013 | College
Dr. Eugene B. Habecker

Older generations, including mine, didn't necessarily see indebtedness for college as a negative. As a result, there was more of a willingness to forgo or postpone other significant expenditures in order to pay off student loans.

College Grads: You're Better Off Than You Think

Roberto Angulo | Posted 09.14.2013 | College
Roberto Angulo

You are graduating at a good time. The economy is gradually improving and no one is expecting much from you. If buying a house or a car is what you really want, you'll have plenty of time to do this later. Take advantage of this freedom to try new things and explore various careers.

Vision Without Implementation Is Just a Hallucination: The Amazing Case of George Logothetis

Gregory C. Pappas | Posted 09.11.2013 | World
Gregory C. Pappas

Through George's vision, we are not only impacting individual lives -- but also families and entire communities. These students return from their experiences energized and ready to mobilize and begin impacting those around them.

The Truth About Millennials | Posted 07.10.2013 | Comedy


5 Personal Finance Tips for Recent College Grads

SaveUp | Posted 09.07.2013 | College

Even though you're no longer a student, continue to live like one. That way you'll have more money to save.

Poll: Americans Reveal What's More Important Than Graduating From College

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.28.2013 | College

In finding the right college, Americans care less about whether its students are likely to graduate, and more about whether the ones that do land a so...

Top Five Financial Tips for Students

Justine Kay | Posted 08.27.2013 | College
Justine Kay

After the graduation parties, job hunting, and teary goodbyes are over, it's time to figure out the heavy stuff: finances. How much debt are you going to be in? Do you need a cosigner on your loan? Is there an app for this!?!?

Home Again Home Again Jiggity Job

Kathryn E. Livingston | Posted 08.25.2013 | Parents
Kathryn E. Livingston

My son has been home from college now for six weeks and so far, it seems like the college party is still in session.

Study: A Recent College Graudate Takes A Job They're Overqualified For Every Five Minutes

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.24.2013 | Business

Every five minutes, a 2012 college graduate starts a job for which he or she is overqualified. That's one finding of a recent report by McKinsey O...

When Reality Sets in for Graduates

Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D. | Posted 08.19.2013 | College
Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D.

This new reality will have its own moments of elation, of course, but it will include the need for more hard work, more learning, more maturing and more personal and professional growth.

A Letter to Kathryn: The Graduation Gift

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 08.17.2013 | Books
Stacey Alcorn

As I wish you bon voyage to your unknown and exciting future, I have compiled fourteen of the greatest assets I accumulated over the eighteen years since I sat amongst the throngs of college graduates contemplating my own future; books.

Grad School: Approach With Caution

Mark Gilman | Posted 08.14.2013 | College
Mark Gilman

Grad school doesn't always give you a better idea of what to do. Sure, you'll get to know a field of research better. But, unless you have a fire in your belly about what you want to study, real work experience will provide invaluable answers to life's more relevant questions.

WATCH: Mother And Daughter Bond Is Extra Special

Posted 06.10.2013 | Divorce

It takes a lot of courage and dedication to go back to college as a single mom, but as one recent college graduate learned, going through school with ...

Words of Wisdom From a Community College Commencement

DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D. | Posted 08.07.2013 | College
DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D.

Commencement ceremonies are celebratory and often emotional events. I would put forth that community college commencements are particularly moving. Why? For many of our students, the community college was the second chance -- or perhaps the only chance -- at higher education.

Latino College Graduates: Don't Stop Now

Esther Aguilera | Posted 08.06.2013 | Latino Voices
Esther Aguilera

While many graduates view the end of their studies as the formal transition point from one stage of life to another, the Latino community as a whole would be better served if graduation was looked upon as but one step along an individual's path of lifelong learning, professional development and achievement.

Gifts for Dads and Grads!

Jane Buckingham | Posted 06.05.2013 | Los Angeles
Jane Buckingham

Looking for some great gifts for your Dad or your Grad? Check these out!

What's The Best City For New College Grads?

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 06.06.2013 | DC

What are the best U.S. cities for new college grads? The answer to that question will largely depend on which factors you're taking into account. ...

Dual-Threat Mentorship

Kai Sato | Posted 08.04.2013 | College
Kai Sato

Graduates should proactively help those with less experience, even if they don't think of themselves as "traditional mentors:" accomplished, old people with invaluable wisdom pouring out of their ears.