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Why Travel is the Greatest Love Story Ever Told!

College Tourist | Posted 09.02.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

What doesn't kill you makes you stronger. Like love, travel has its fair share of challenges -- challenges that help you learn to overcome fear, to find yourself, and to grow. Not to mention, challenges that make for epic stories down the road.

The 10 Lessons To Learn From Traveling

College Tourist | Posted 09.02.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

The real world means packing up and leaving your comfort zone, the familiar, your safe place, and experiencing unknown things - a new place, new people who may not understand you, unfamiliar customs, the list goes on. Traveling is being in the real world, and here are 10 vital lessons that it will teach you.

10 Reasons Why Studying Hospitality in Switzerland Has Changed My Life

College Tourist | Posted 08.31.2015 | College
College Tourist

These internships gave me the opportunity to fully immerse myself in a new country and culture. I was able to live and work in Hong Kong, Ireland and the UAE. Working in these countries gave me the opportunity to have real-life work experience that I couldn't get in a classroom setting.

10 Reasons You Should Study Abroad

College Tourist | Posted 08.31.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

These real life experiences and problems that come with living on your own, managing money and traveling will prepare you for your future in a way that English class will never do.

Confuddling Cuba

College Tourist | Posted 08.28.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

I had to put my camera down and remind myself that this was not about capturing the perfect Instagram snap; this was about watching, learning and soaking up all that Cuba could offer.

Legal Documents for the College Bound

Ann Margaret Carrozza | Posted 08.27.2015 | Parents
Ann Margaret Carrozza

Once a person turns 18, their parents no longer have the automatic right to make legal and medical decisions. The thought of a phone call with news of an illness or accident is a parent's worst nightmare. Imagine receiving this dreaded call and not having the legal ability to participate in medical decision making.

Students at SW MN State Inspired Me to Keep Going

Elaine Williams | Posted 08.27.2015 | College
Elaine Williams

I just had the privilege of speaking about Sexual Violence Prevention at SW Minnesota State in Marshall tonight. I told my story of addictions, shame and assaults. I still get nervous before I go out on stage. I feel really vulnerable... still... after all this time... when I share my story.

College Students Ban Texting During Class

Sue Gober | Posted 08.26.2015 | Education
Sue Gober

Today was the first day of class for the Fall 2015 semester at our university. I am in the School of Education and help train the pre-service teachers. I thought it was an awesome start because our elementary/early childhood majors were excited, enthusiastic, energetic and talkative.

5 Things Parents Can Do To Help Their Homesick College Students

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.26.2015 | Fifty

Most 18-year-olds will eagerly arrive at their dorm rooms this fall, ready to unpack and start what they've heard will be "the best four years of your...

Millennials Want 2016 Candidates to Address Student Debt Crisis

GVH Live | Posted 08.25.2015 | Politics
GVH Live

With rising tuition costs and a growing reliance for college students to take out loans to pay for tuition, many millennials are looking to the field of candidates who are running for President of the United States in 2016 to address the student debt crisis.

Tech Gadgets for College Students: Back to School Gift Guide

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 08.24.2015 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

The college students of yesteryear packed their laptop computer and a graphing calculator when they went off to school in late August. Today's tech-fo...

WATCH: Moms, Turn a Drab Dorm Room Into a College Kid's Dream

HooplaHa | Posted 08.24.2015 | Parents

For professional organizer Barbara Reich, no cluttered room is a challenge. With a 360-degree approach to organizing, Barbara can take any room from messy to magical!

20 Things Every First-Generation Latino College Student Should Know

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 08.20.2015 | Latino Voices

For many first-generation Latino college students, getting into school is only half the battle. Sticking it out and graduating is a whole other story....

11 Student-Athletes On What They Learned From Playing College Sports

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.20.2015 | Sports

As college students across the country head back to campus this month, thousands of student-athletes are also headed back to their on-campus...

50 Things College Students Should Know About London

College Tourist | Posted 08.17.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

The first thing that people will tell you about London is that it's expensive. Between the exchange rate, going out, and if you're like me and can't walk by a gelato shop without walking in, get ready to spend some serious money.

Does the Republican Party Want Me?

Lori Janjigian | Posted 08.17.2015 | Politics
Lori Janjigian

As our time together progressed, I started to get a little disappointed. Sometimes I felt ignored. You seemed more interested in your extreme right-wing friends than you were in me.

10 Things Traveling Teaches You That School Doesn't

College Tourist | Posted 08.17.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Learning about other cultures in school is one thing, but actually experiencing a culture is completely different. Whether you're visiting art museums, looking at grand architectural landmarks, or even just stopping for a coffee break in a happening café, traveling exposes you.

Top 10 Tips for Capturing the Spirit of Scotland

College Tourist | Posted 08.14.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

The Edinburgh Castle is a gorgeous location to watch the sun set in Scotland because you are at one of the highest points in the city. Overlooking the castle walls is one of the most unique spots to get an unobstructed view of the sun setting over the horizon.

10 Tips for Capturing the Spirit of London

College Tourist | Posted 08.14.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

London has a nightlife experience for everyone. Whether it's a rustic pub, an off-the-wall nightclub or a warehouse you prefer, one of the boroughs has it. You will always find something new to try, or a place you'll never get tired of returning to.

Top 10 Tips for Capturing the Spirit of Paris

College Tourist | Posted 08.14.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Whilst most of Europe has a reputation for being well-dressed, Parisians are especially chic. They effortlessly look like they've stepped off a fashion runway with their neutral and classy wardrobes, so dress to impress while you're there!

Personal Branding Attempt Sends Twenty-Something Into Identity Crisis

Becky Brinkerhoff | Posted 08.14.2015 | Business
Becky Brinkerhoff

Personal branding--it's not exactly easy for an early twenty-something. Putting yourself out into the world is terrifying enough. Trying to put together a packaged version of yourself when you're still trying to figure out who you are is even harder.

Top 10 Tips for Capturing the Spirit of Prague

College Tourist | Posted 08.14.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Proof that you can experience the true nature of a city by visiting it's tourist traps.

10 of the Best Things to Do in Sevilla

College Tourist | Posted 08.14.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Whether you have a semester, week, or quick weekend in Sevilla, I've mapped out some of the "must-dos" for experiencing the Spirit of this beautiful city.

How to Prepare for Your Future When it's Your Last Back-to-School

Holly Rust | Posted 08.13.2015 | Education
Holly Rust

Starting your last year of school can be frightening because for 18 straight years you had a roadmap laid out for you, and now you're expected to set out on your own path. If you plan ahead, you'll be on your way to success.

The Party of Tomorrow

Sen. Rand Paul | Posted 08.13.2015 | Politics
Sen. Rand Paul

Your generation expects and deserves solutions, not more government directed by out of touch politicians. It's time for a new set of ideas. Only a candidate who is a socially tolerant, fiscally responsible and principled leader can reinvigorate the Republican brand.