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An Open Letter To Barack Obama, From One Dad to Another

Jim Joseph | Posted 05.11.2016 | Parents
Jim Joseph

I am writing to you in sadness over the horrible comments posted on the article about your daughter choosing to go to Harvard. I hope you don't mind me writing to you and addressing you by your first name since we don't know each other, but I am reaching out from one dad to another.

Why Is the Ivy League Elite?

Garrett Mintz | Posted 02.05.2017 | Business
Garrett Mintz

As far as I was concerned, students that graduated from Ivy League schools were leaps and bounds more prepared for their careers than students who graduated from second-tier schools. But is that really true?

New College Cool: Women's Colleges

Diane Propsner | Posted 04.06.2015 | College
Diane Propsner

For the past two-years I've connected with women's colleges across the country as well as with their future students, current students, and recent alumnae intending to blog about my findings. During this time I learned about the many wonderful things going on in the world of women's colleges, all contributing to this cool influx.

5 Reasons Why You Should Apply to a Women's College

Gianna Sen-Gupta | Posted 12.01.2014 | College
Gianna Sen-Gupta

ith such a high volume of women already exceeding the rigorous demands of higher education, why should young women consider attending an all-female college? Here are the top five benefits of attending a women's college.

Selecting the Right Fit College is Crucial to College Success

Vincena M. Allen | Posted 06.01.2014 | College
Vincena M. Allen

For low-income, first generation (LIFG) students, selecting a college that is the right fit has an outsized impact on that student's trajectory for college completion.

Project Runway Season 12 Winner Dom Offers College Advice to Women Interested in Fashion Design

Diane Propsner | Posted 12.29.2013 | College
Diane Propsner

The friends that Dom made while attending Moore College provided much welcomed support and encouragement during her time on Project Runway. "It's all about Moore girls sticking together," Dom Streater said.

How to Afford a Quality College Education for Your Daughter

Diane Propsner | Posted 12.10.2013 | College
Diane Propsner

If you're a parent with a college-bound daughter, I know you're thinking about the cost of her education. On one hand, you're so proud of her; on the ...

What's Your Family Motto?

Maureen Anderson | Posted 11.26.2013 | Parents
Maureen Anderson

I didn't know how we'd do it, but she wasn't asking for that. She was just asking if it was OK to dream. Isn't that sweet? Isn't that just the definition of sweet?

Why First-Year STEM Girls Attend Women's Colleges

Diane Propsner | Posted 10.29.2013 | College
Diane Propsner

Women's colleges provide an empowering environment for their STEM students. Disproving all the silly myths about women in science, these young women focus on what they want: the best possible environment to pursue their career dreams.

The Search for the Perfect College

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 10.19.2013 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

Completing an application is something like shooting for the stars. It's an expression of ambition, confidence, and intent.

5 Biggest Mistakes Applicants Make When Putting Together Their College Lists

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 10.19.2013 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

Students who choose colleges only by name, location or because their best friend is going there, and don't look into what the colleges are all about, might find themselves let down after they start college. So how do you get quality information?

Why I Chose a Women's College

Diane Propsner | Posted 10.12.2013 | College
Diane Propsner

Although a women's college is not for everyone, I simply can't accept the myth that women's colleges are no longer relevant or that young girls are not interested in attending one.

The Stakes Are Big: Choose Small

John Kroger | Posted 01.06.2013 | College
John Kroger

Millions are about to make one of the most important decisions of their lives. Their choice will greatly affect the next four years and determine their future. No, I'm not talking about the presidential election, but high school seniors choosing their path in higher education.

5 Ways To Ruin A College Visit (Hint: Leave Your BFFs At Home!)

| Kayla Riley | Posted 01.31.2012 | Home

You've finally narrowed down a few of your favorite colleges, and after stacking your desk high with college brochures, you're ready to take the next ...

College Choice: Why Are We So Obsessed With Our Kids' Decisions?

Deborah Gaines | Posted 03.18.2012 | Fifty
Deborah Gaines

Why does part of me believe that this one decision -- where my kids attend college -- will make or break their future lives?