Parents all have reasons why they want their children to commute. Surprisingly, for all social-economic levels, finances are not the major obstacle as the parents can either afford to pay for housing or financial aid will cover the majority of the costs.
To my classmates who continue to make jokes about doing laundry or leaning in, please keep joking! I mean this quite seriously; it is crucial that we keep the conversation going, especially as we throw off our caps in a few short weeks and dive headfirst into the all-too-real 'real world.'
My thoughts scattered my brain, causing a mismatch of thoughts that led to the feeling of a pit lodged in my stomach. But how do you control something like that? How do you defend yourself against a feeling that seems so miniscule yet so overwhelming and disastrous at the same time?
Before finals start and the semester ends, the nation's students will flood the site during HuffPost Live College Week -- a full plate of special programming that starts today and will spotlight the issues that matter most to students in colleges, community colleges and universities.
We are a society that creates TV shows based around 16-year-olds having really expensive birthday parties. Media, social networking and even well-meaning friends and family hammer into our brains the idea that success is all about making money. But is it really all about the Benjamins?
At of the end of this month, I'll be two months out of chemotherapy. In every aspect of my life, things should be normal, or really close to it, by now. But it's still not really gone. The ghost of my cancer is still here, and it haunts me every day.
Whether we do the job by sending our students overseas, by connecting them with the "international" communities in our own backyards or by making sure they experience the world in our classrooms, we have a duty to prepare our students for the global world.
Inspired by the scenery on Route 80, I begin my College Tour lecture series with: "Be Careful if You Get a Job working in a Silo."
How can we better assist students facing mental health problems in colleges the United States?
I have a confession to make. I have gone to one of my sons' dorms and done his laundry. Just when I thought I had taken my overparenting to a new level, his roommate's mother took out a lint roller and began to roll their entire carpet on her hands and knees. Was I out-parented?
I was well into my 40's before I started to realize this. I am amazed that these young people are so grounded and insightful at such a young age. Their words are inspiring to me.
To help you start your semester off on the right foot, I've compiled a list of specific suggestions. All of these tips come from students who are going through the same, or similar, stresses as you. They know what they're talking about.
Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg became famous after walking away from college. I needed my college education to discover how to walk toward what was possible in life.
STEP ONE: Remember that an empty house does not make your skin crawl. In fact, it makes you feel finally free.
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While it's best not to lie to adult family members, you're within your rights to dodge certain questions entirely. There's enough shame-eating on this holiday -- best not to have to eat your words too.