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Words of Wisdom for This Year's College Freshmen

Michael A. Moodian | Posted 09.22.2016 | Education
Michael A. Moodian

Freshman year of college is one of the most momentous and exciting periods in a person's life. For many freshmen, it is a time of new friends, new res...

What College Students Should Learn About Money

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 09.21.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

As you prepare for a new year at college, managing your money may be the last thing on your mind. Maybe you're more focused on registering for courses...

The Healthy Role Of Ultrarunning In My Stress-Filled Academic Life

Miriam Diaz-Gilbert | Posted 09.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Miriam Diaz-Gilbert

My academic life and my ultrarunning life require discipline, endurance, patience, and mental and physical strength to endure the highs and lows. Both require disciplined scheduling and time management. The ritual of planning semesters is not unlike the ritual of training for a race.

Former Foster Kid Helps Students In Similar Situation Move Into College

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.19.2016 | Good News

Though their parents weren’t there to help them move into college, these students still received some A+ support. A recently released ad fr...

“I’ve Been In College For One Week, And I Hate It!”

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 09.18.2016 | College
Carlota Zimmerman

A friend of mine recently asked for some advice for a college freshman she knew who had been in school for all of one week, and already was miserable,...

When Your Child Goes Off To College: 4 Steps To Grieving

Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW | Posted 09.09.2016 | Parents
Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW

As I wrestle with this paradox, with this profound passage in our lives -- both hers and mine -- I reflect on four guideposts to help me navigate the terrain. I suggest these for anyone who has recently sent a child off: to college, the armed forces, or their first adult adventure.

Why College Freshmen Are Chum For The Cyber Sharks

Adam Levin | Posted 09.08.2016 | College
Adam Levin

If it is new to you, you might just hesitate and wonder what's the catch. For your kids -- digital natives that they are -- nothing new is suspect. It's expected.

Advice for Incoming Students: Take Care of All of You

Dr. Jonathan Gibralter | Posted 08.29.2016 | Education
Dr. Jonathan Gibralter

As summer vacation dwindles to a close, new college students will proudly claim their spots on campuses all over the country. It's an exciting time, f...

5 Things To Do Your First Few Weeks In College

Dayna Steele | Posted 08.26.2016 | Education
Dayna Steele

Take advantage of your professors' office hours and drop by or make an appointment to meet for a few minutes with each one -- whether they are in your major area of study or not.

Lessons of an Intern

Manessa Lo. | Posted 08.24.2016 | College
Manessa Lo.

Interning this summer at the world's largest cosmetics company, L'Oréal , has been an experience I still find incredible. Foremost, I knew that I wan...

So You Want To Work In Chinese?

Frances Chan | Posted 08.25.2016 | Business
Frances Chan

You’ve been studying Chinese for a few years, and you want to take your China-savvy to the next level: your career. But what do you do with it? Ther...

The High Price of Student Loan Forgiveness

Richard Barrington | Posted 08.19.2016 | College
Richard Barrington

Finance has a way of turning useful tools into dangerous weapons. The U.S. saw this a decade ago with mortgages, and now a similar problem is shaping ...

Dear Class Of 2020

Latoya Scott | Posted 08.19.2016 | College
Latoya Scott

It's been ten years since I've graduated from college. Those years were indeed some of the best years of my life, but I'll always have a few lingering regrets about the financial choices I made.

Vocabulary Words New College Students Need To Gain A Competitive Edge

Christina Berchini | Posted 08.18.2016 | College
Christina Berchini

There is a set of vocabulary words that, if taken seriously, are designed to give students a competitive edge. Hear me out ― I’m an English teac...

Goodbye, Summer in the City: The Dirty, Gritty World of New York's Interns

Elizabeth Harvey | Posted 08.12.2016 | College
Elizabeth Harvey

For as long as anyone can remember, New York City has called like a siren to freedom-seekers hoping for a chance to make their own way in the world. F...

How Trump Is Badly Losing The White College Educated Vote

John A. Tures | Posted 08.12.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

As Trump appears to sink GOP presidential hopes in 2016, there is a real concern among Republicans that such losses will pull down party advantages in the House of Representatives and U.S. Senate, as well as costing the party in future contests.

10 Apps Every College Student Should Download Today

Sammy Solomon | Posted 08.11.2016 | College
Sammy Solomon

After going an entire 24 hours without technology (I encourage you to try it!) for a project in one of my communications classes, I came to appreciate...

Here's What's Keeping College Students From Getting The Sleep They Need

Arianna Huffington | Posted 08.10.2016 | College
Arianna Huffington

As thousands of young people across the country prepare to head off to college, here are a few findings from the Chegg study -- which surveyed 473 students from a mix of public and private colleges -- that I found most illuminating.

I Left My Successful Career as a Doctor to Become an Art Student

Kathy Varadi | Posted 08.11.2016 | Impact
Kathy Varadi

Art is magical. I can honestly say it saved it my life. Right now I'm a second-year student at the Savannah College of Art and Design, pursuing a degr...

How To Find The Best DUI Lawyer By Yourself

Victoria Yore | Posted 08.03.2016 | College
Victoria Yore

These four steps will aid you in making a successful DUI lawyer choice. Stay focused and keep a written log of everything that happens. Don't forget that driving under the influence is NEVER recommended!

Helping Students Balance College And Family

Mary Johnson | Posted 08.01.2016 | College
Mary Johnson

Staying in college and persisting to degree completion is challenging for many students. However, it's particularly difficult for students who also are parents. These students are an important and growing segment of today's college population.

Some Thoughts from a Professor as Students Head Off to College

John W. Traphagan | Posted 07.24.2016 | College
John W. Traphagan

As both a college professor and parent of a college student, this time of year always seems to raise a variety of thoughts as freshly minted high scho...

4 Ways To Jump Start The College Application Process This Summer

Students Rising Above | Posted 07.22.2016 | College
Students Rising Above

A strong support network and ongoing mentoring is needed to help navigate the unique challenges most will face while narrowing down and applying for college admission.

Don't Let Those Student Loans Make You Do Something Stupid!

Latoya Scott | Posted 07.21.2016 | College
Latoya Scott

Student loan debt is a total pain in the ass and I get it, we all would be a lot better without it. However, under no circumstances am I considering contracting illnesses or giving up sex just so I can pay off my student loans.

In Search Of The Best College Essay Topic Ever

Sara Harberson | Posted 07.21.2016 | Education
Sara Harberson

If I could declare July, "National College Essay Topic Month," I would. Right now, there are millions of rising high school seniors wondering what they should write their college essay about. It's a nerve-wracking time for them, and it shows.