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Marking 50 Years of Data Collection on College Freshmen

Kevin Eagan | Posted 01.26.2015 | College
Kevin Eagan

In 1960, while working at the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), Dr. Alexander Astin understood the importance of accounting for student inputs.

University Attempts To Woo Prospective Students With People Making Out In The Library

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.22.2015 | College

College is all about bonfires, concerts, making out in the library and going to games, right? It certainly seems like that's what's going on at the Un...

Obama vs. the Student Debt Crisis

Kelsey Clark | Posted 01.22.2015 | College
Kelsey Clark

Ironically, attending college has placed many Americans on the slow track to success.

5 Things That Will Make or Break Your Resume

Sandy Malone | Posted 01.22.2015 | Business
Sandy Malone

Based on Devon and Kayla's observations, and my own experience, I've created a list of five things that will make or break your resume:

Continuing the Conversation: Sexual Assault on Campus

Verelyn Gibbs Watson | Posted 01.17.2015 | Impact
Verelyn Gibbs Watson

As students return to their institutions of higher learning this month to greet the new year and start of the spring semester, what will the climate be like as it relates to the attitudes and perspectives towards campus violence and sexual assault?

5 Celebrities College Students Should Look Up To

Uloop | Posted 01.16.2015 | College

With scandals happening on a weekly, and even daily basis surrounding the majority of these figures, it's hard to pinpoint those who have actually had a positive effect on society, who we as college students can look up to.

4 Sports for Un-Sporty People

Uloop | Posted 01.16.2015 | College

In life, not everyone is blessed with the genes of athleticism. Hard work and the right mindset can to a certain extent make up for lack of natural talent, but this is rarely seen.

College Student Carried Around Extra Socks To Help Homeless On The Spot

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.08.2015 | Impact

If you came across Josh York over his winter break, there's a good chance he would've had an extra pair of socks on him -- not for himself, but for pe...

A Big Win for Mental Health on College Campuses

Jazmin Kay | Posted 01.08.2015 | Teen
Jazmin Kay

Let's be real and admit students are human. As humans we have perpetual emotions. We feel happy, we feel stressed, we feel anxiety and sometimes we even feel hopeless.

How to Get a 4.0 in Fraud Prevention

Mary Johnson | Posted 01.06.2015 | College
Mary Johnson

Living with roommates, making online purchases and communicating through social media channels are just a few of the ways students can leave themselves dangerously open to thieves on the hunt.

College Business Classes: Rethinking Traditional Methods

S. L. Young | Posted 01.06.2015 | College
S. L. Young

Learning can be performed independently; however, active and collaborative learning are beneficial not only for an individual learner but can also expedite organizational learning, too.

Picking Favorites

Pauline Hawkins | Posted 01.05.2015 | Education
Pauline Hawkins

I have had students in high school accuse me of picking favorites. At that age, it's understandable that they would have difficulties with the way the...

Life Is Beautiful: How My First Semester of College Life Taught Me More Than Any Class Ever Could

Rajat Bhageria | Posted 12.31.2014 | College
Rajat Bhageria

After high school, everybody seems to throw around the saying that college is going to be the best time of your life, and to take advantage of it. In the weeks preceding your trip as you pack up, enormous emotions overtake you.

A New Priority: Looking Ahead to College with My Transgender Daughter

Wayne Maines | Posted 12.30.2014 | Gay Voices
Wayne Maines

Not long ago, one quote jumped out at me, "I just wish the administration would at least acknowledge our existence." That student's statement reminded me that transgender students are still "separate but equal" at universities across the nation.

When 'Civility' Is Code for Suppression

The Center for Constitutional Rights | Posted 12.22.2014 | College
The Center for Constitutional Rights

Civility is all too often selectively invoked as an excuse to repress political activism; what ultimately matters is not civility but the causes of justice and freedom and the right to fight for them. Civility is a code word to mask suppression of speech deemed disagreeable.

With Liberty and Justice for All

Joyce Kim | Posted 01.02.2015 | College
Joyce Kim

Regardless of our identities, what is irrefutable are the sheer number of bodies that are coming together to protest this injustice.

The $7 Million University President

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 12.15.2014 | Education
Lawrence Wittner

RPI actually presents us with a glimpse of the future of higher education -- a future that we might not like very much.

What Not to Say to College Students

Susannah Keogh | Posted 12.12.2014 | College
Susannah Keogh

Oh, you know, writing a couple of 1,000 word essays a term with barely any contact time is just a walk in a park. Seriously. A college degree isn't meant to be easy -- come on people.

#WhiteCoats4BlackLives: Health Care Workers Stage Nationwide Protests

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 12.14.2014 | Black Voices

Medical students from more than 70 schools on Wednesday protested racial profiling and police brutality through the social media initiative #WhiteCoat...

National Survey Reveals Conflicted Mindset of College Students About ADHD Prescription Stimulant Misuse, Abuse and Diversion

Dr. Victor Schwartz | Posted 12.10.2014 | College
Dr. Victor Schwartz

The findings of the survey paint a portrait of students who recognize the risks of misuse, but understand why some students may choose to misuse, given the academic pressures in today's college environment.

Tips for College Students to Network Using Technology

Chuck Cohn | Posted 12.08.2014 | College
Chuck Cohn

Networking strategies extend far beyond simply being in the right place at the right time. They even extend beyond attending the right conferences, joining the right extracurriculars, and connecting with the right individuals at your college.

Like It Or Not: What Your Instagram Post Says About You

Uloop | Posted 12.05.2014 | College

Eleven likes. That's when Instagram gets real. You've officially impressed enough people (even if you had to like it yourself) with your Valencia filtered selfie.

Why Students Must Use Online Job Search Courses and Tools

Val Matta | Posted 12.05.2014 | Education
Val Matta

College students who take advantage of online career courses will find much more success in their internship or job search -- and these are just a few of the available job search courses you can find online.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Student Loans

Mary Johnson | Posted 12.02.2014 | College
Mary Johnson

Acquiring student loan debt can be an intimidating, confusing process; however, in today's educational environment, it's often a necessity in order to finance a college education. With proper advance knowledge and research, student loans are a worthwhile option.

A College Completion Idea That's So Simple. Why Aren't We Doing It?

Brad C. Phillips | Posted 12.01.2014 | Education
Brad C. Phillips

This week's White House "College Opportunity" summit will focus on an overlooked area with enormous potential for student success: K-12 and higher education working together to improve college completion. It sounds so simple and obvious. In fact many assume it's already happening.