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The Mid College Job Crisis

Madeline Carey | Posted 02.25.2015 | College
Madeline Carey

Somewhere around 21 years old, everyone hits the mid-ish life crisis that no one ever warned you about. While most college students are thrilled that finals are over and preparing to eat every crumb of food left in their parent's fridge, college seniors are peering into the dark abyss of life.

6 Ways to Make Your Senior Year the Best Yet

Gianna Sen-Gupta | Posted 01.28.2015 | College
Gianna Sen-Gupta

Senior year marks another big transition for every college student. But whether or not you're prepared for the changes you'll soon encounter, you can take comfort in the fact that the job market is looking up for new grads.

Five Dos and Five Don'ts for College Seniors (From a Point Scholar Who's Been There)

Jacob Tobia | Posted 11.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Jacob Tobia

I want to pass along a bit of advice about life. Because I'm a recent graduate, the triumphs and tribulations of senior year are still fresh in my mind, and with all the infinite wisdom that is conferred upon me by three months out of college, it's a big deal that I'm passing along my sage advice to you.

College Students Provide Update to Their "50 States in 50 Days" Travel Adventure

Diane Propsner | Posted 08.21.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

In mid-May I introduced, Madeline Carl and Meredith Jacob, the traveling filmmakers from Stephens College. On schedule (more or less) and already ha...

Memorable 2014 Graduation Images From Women's Colleges

Diane Propsner | Posted 08.12.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

Having viewed numerous commencement photographs from women's colleges across the country, in this blog post, I'll share with you several of the images I found memorable.

First-Generation Student Graduates With Honors and Shares Her College Experience

Diane Propsner | Posted 08.09.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

College graduation was especially sweet for Jennifer Eadie. A first-generation student, she's the first woman in her family to graduate from college.

Graduating College Women Talk About "The Douglass Difference"

Diane Propsner | Posted 07.28.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

On May 17, 2014, Margaret Frimpong, Gabrielle Rossi, Dawn Angelicca Barcelona, Jenae Keith, and Khoobi Gangdev graduated from Douglass Residential College along with 439 other women. These graduates joined a long list of alumnae (more than 36,000) since its founding in 1918.

Crazy Cool Commencement Caps and the Women Who Designed Them

Diane Propsner | Posted 07.27.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

Photo Credit: Meredith College Decorating commencement caps is a tradition that college students across the United States participate in. It's one w...

Another Hurdle for College Seniors to Climb?

Dr. Anne Hendershott | Posted 11.09.2013 | College
Dr. Anne Hendershott

President Barack Obama has joined the debate by suggesting that the federal government needed to become involved in rating colleges and universities -- linking federal student aid to college ratings. This can only end badly.

Raise Your Hand If Letting Go Of Your Kid Is Easy... Anyone??

Mindy Trotta | Posted 11.03.2013 | Parents
Mindy Trotta

If anyone ever tells you that it gets easier to send your kid off to college with each successive kid and with each successive year, they're lying.

Now What? A Guide for Recent Graduates (and Other Seeking Souls)

Roadtrip Nation | Posted 08.13.2013 | College
Roadtrip Nation

A diploma comes wrapped in a jumble of expectations and pressures. There's a feeling that you -- an early 20-something whose most "adult" possessions include a George Foreman Grill and a button-down shirt you've had since high school -- should have it all mapped out. But no need to panic.

Leaning in at 21

Carly Keller | Posted 07.06.2013 | College
Carly Keller

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.'

The Pre-Commencement Speech Seniors Need Now

Daniel R. Porterfield, Ph.D. | Posted 06.14.2013 | College
Daniel R. Porterfield, Ph.D.

I find that the most engaged students may suffer these pre-commencement blues most acutely. It's precisely because they've cared so much that they may grieve so deeply -- during what they think should be a joyous period.

Senioritis: It's Not Just For High School Seniors

Dan Johnston | Posted 05.14.2013 | College
Dan Johnston

It's important to keep your grades up throughout the end of your senior year of college. If you're suffering through senioritis the second time around, here are five ways you can try to beat back the fatigue, maintain your GPA, and still have fun.

Design a Creative Life -- Balancing Reality and Aspirations

Soren Petersen | Posted 06.12.2012 | College
Soren Petersen

How do I live up to my own expectations and aspirations while reality is begging me to compromise?

Good News For College Seniors

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2012 | Business

By Jilian Mincer and Jennifer Merritt NEW YORK, April 1(Reuters) - Sean Chua expected the hunt for his first job after college to be t...

Or Maybe I'll Just Go to Grad School

Aleksander Chan | Posted 05.09.2012 | College
Aleksander Chan

Flush with the terrifying prospect of graduating with a journalism degree in 2012, I have begun to entertain the thought of trying to fulfill my most outlandish writing fantasies.

8 Things You Should Never Say To A College Senior

College Candy | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
College Candy

If you're still an underclassmen, heed my advice and avoid any mention of these eight things when interacting with a senior -- if you want to avoid a smack in the face.

Retirees Can Head Back To School With Discounts

AP | DAVE CARPENTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

CHICAGO — Nearly six decades after graduating from college, Pete Shannon still can't get enough of lectures and homework assignments. The 78-year...

A Look At College Deals For Retirees, Seniors

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Discounted, or even free, tuition is available for senior citizen and retirees. Here's a look at some places where retirement-age students can find d...

Things About Money You Don't Learn in College

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Don McNay

College seniors are entering a world of money -- and without very much preparation for what is about to hit them.