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Want to Get a Job? Mail a Letter

Jasmeet Sidhu | Posted 05.29.2011 | College
Jasmeet Sidhu

Cold-calling, as terrifying as it can be (especially for a shy person like me!), can be your ticket to opening doors and meeting some really interesting, successful people.

The Top 10 Colleges Parents Want Their Kids To Go To

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Although students dream of Stanford, parents still consider Harvard University to be the No. 1 dream school for their progeny, according to the Prince...

Lucia Graves

Shooting Survivors Decry Texas Guns-On-Campus Bill | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite emotional testimony from survivors of the 1966 University of Texas shooting, Texas state senators appeared poised Tuesday afternoon to send to...

The Top Med Schools In America

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to U.S. News and World Report, the hallowed halls of Harvard University hold the best medical school in the country. University of Penns...

For-Profit Colleges -- Still Partying Like It's 1999

Perry Binder | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Perry Binder

We've heard all of the talking points that there are a "few bad apples" in the for-profit college business. See you in another twenty years, as we surely will table the debate on whether to further regulate for-profit colleges.

ROTC at Harvard: Welcome Back

Daniel Arrigg Koh | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Daniel Arrigg Koh

Harvard was telling our most courageous community members that they weren't welcome to serve their country on Harvard soil, heightening its negative image as an ivory tower, elitist institution.

March Madness: College Admissions

Brian Harke Ed.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Brian Harke Ed.D.

March madness is upon us. I'm referring to the anxiety that high school seniors experience each March as they await their college acceptance letters.

Mayor Bloomberg Urges Columbia to Bring Back ROTC

| Jill Colvin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg called on Columbia University to reinstate its ROTC program after a 42-year absence on campus. Columbia, like ot...

Cuba as a Learning Lab: Perspectives From Sarah Lawrence College's 10-Year Study Abroad Program

Karen Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Karen Lawrence

Increasing two-way traffic is a promising development. I know. My institution, Sarah Lawrence College, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of a successful collaboration with the University of Havana.

What Goes Into Total College Costs (Infographic)

CampusSplash | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

While colleges offer plenty of things that are advertised as free, most students don't realize the ever-increasing amount of money they pay to get a college degree actually includes fees to cover these activities.

WATCH: UW Students Give Governor Valentines To Protest Budget Hikes

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Yesterday, a crowd of University Of Wisconsin students flooded the state capitol to protest Gov. Scott Walker's (R-WI) proposed budget hikes. However,...

UW Students Give Governor Valentines To Protest Budget Hikes | Jackie Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In response to Gov. Walker's budget repair bill, about 1,000 University of Wisconsin students, faculty and staff fill the state capitol building shout...

Republicans Step On Traditionally Democratic Turf At Ivy League Schools

The Boston Globe | Joan Vennochi | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

This semester, Brown University is offering a new course on political conservatism. The university said the course is unrelated to current events and ...

Why Lady Gaga Class Is Not Sexy

Malia Griggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Malia Griggs

I'm four classes into "Lady Gaga and the Sociology of the Fame," and what keeps me coming back is the expectation. I don't know where this semester is going and just how Gaga we're going to get. I know something's coming, but what?

8 Things Your Prof Cares (or Doesn't Care) About in Class

Perry Binder | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Perry Binder

Do feel free to surf the web or text in class and don't hesitate to make fun of your professor for his strong New York accent. Just be sure to read the fine print when the final exam rolls around.

3 Reasons Why the Real World Is Scarier Than I Imagined

Jasmeet Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Jasmeet Sidhu

Losing the student discounts was one thing. But what was more traumatizing was being suddenly viewed the same as the 49-year-old marketing executive sitting next to me on public transit.

The Cost of College: Weighing Expense With Value

Karen Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Karen Lawrence

If I had a choice, Sarah Lawrence College would never be listed among America's "most expensive" universities. We must explore what value these costs provide.

Why I Enrolled in "Lady Gaga and the Sociology of Fame"

Malia Griggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Malia Griggs

I first read about my university's "Lady Gaga and the Sociology of Fame" class in The New York Times. Not how I usually find out about my possible electives.

100-Headed Monster Digests Your College Apps! And Much Ado About Deferrals!

Ruth Starkman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ruth Starkman

This is the time of year you wait and wait and wait to hear from the institutions of higher education where you applied. What does this all mean, and what can you do in the meantime?

Guilt-Free Procrastination for College Students

Her Campus | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Her Campus

When the tasks that take you away from your studies don't extend further than The Kardashians reruns and Facebook stalking, procrastination often leads to feelings of regret and guilt.

12 Colleges With The Worst Professors

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

We've shown you where the nation's best professors toil -- but where are the worst ones hiding? According to CBS Money Watch, they're at the U.S. Mer...

7 Steps to Writing That Knockout Final Paper

Ruth Starkman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ruth Starkman

Whether you are in the sciences or humanities, there are a handful of objective steps to communication that you need to master.

Poison Ivy Leagues: Should America Look Elsewhere for Its Leaders?

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Brian Ross

What do the disasters of George W. Bush, the Wall Street melt-down, and the poison of the Tea Party all have in common? Politicos and their puppet ma...

Most of Hawkins buy-out to come from CU athletic department, not tuition

CU Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
CU Independent

By Ellie Bean In the wake of Dan Hawkins' recent firing and a reported $2 million being spent to buy out his contract, many CU students are wondering...

So Far, 12 Schools See Increase In Early Applications

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Thus far into admissions season, twelve colleges and universities have seen increases in their early applications, the New York Times reports. Amon...