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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.

Surviving College Rush With Five Kids

Leslie Blanchard | Posted 07.19.2016 | Fifty
Leslie Blanchard

My son, heir to all we possess and hold dear in the world, just left here to attend a Frat Try-out, I mean a fraternity rush party. My husband and I attended a rather large state school in the heart of the storied SEC. GREEK LIFE was huge there, and yet we managed to eke out an education, sans the Greeks.

Why I'm In Favor Of The Gap Year

Samantha Savello | Posted 06.28.2016 | College
Samantha Savello

Perhaps the most compelling reason for taking a gap year is that it offers a unique opportunity that will likely never reappear. For prospective students thinking about the next step in their lives: Don't rule out anything, including a gap year.

Interning With Your Best Foot Forward

Julie Kantor | Posted 06.21.2016 | Business
Julie Kantor

Pssst. Employers and Managers, please enjoy and send this to your interns! co-written with our Summer Associates Delia Borbone and Matt Curry Last ...

5 Things College Students Need To Know About Drowsy Driving

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.20.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Parents, College Drop Off Is Nothing Compared To What Comes Next

Linda Wolff | Posted 06.15.2016 | Fifty
Linda Wolff

If you think freshman drop off was hard, think again. All those Bed, Bath & Beyond runs and pillow fluffing were child's play. That's right, the big shebang isn't at drop off, it comes later. At least four years later.

5 Things to Do If You Are Pulled Over For a DUI

Victoria Yore | Posted 06.13.2016 | College
Victoria Yore

Let's get one thing straight. People: Don't drink and drive. Just don't to it. It is dangerous for you, it is illegal, and most importantly, it is dan...

They're Just Like Us

Anthony Hatcher | Posted 06.09.2016 | Religion
Anthony Hatcher

One of the most important lessons I took from this experience was that religion does have so many positive things about it.

24 Hours in Prague, Czech Republic

College Tourist | Posted 06.09.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

The College Tourist By Kalee Fambrough We arrived in Prague after a night train from Krakow and to our delight - it was snowing! We had gotten a gli...

How My Gap Year Saved Me From The Wrong Career

Jaime van der Peijl | Posted 06.28.2016 | College
Jaime van der Peijl

I really believe there's never been a better time to take a gap year. My generation will spend more years of their life working than perhaps any other in history. So we better spend our lives doing something we enjoy.