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Student and Faculty Diversity Movements - Apart and Together

Beth Mitchneck | Posted 02.12.2016 | Women
Beth Mitchneck

Last month, Marvin Krislov, President of Oberlin College, responded to African-American student demands by refusing to look at them. His reasoning was...

5 Reasons You Should Skip Traditional College

Sarah Temte | Posted 02.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Temte

Our college system is broken. We promote standardized tests, crippling student loan debt, and assembly-line-style education. We tell you that there's ...

Admission Results Ahead: What To Do While You Wait!

Jeannie Borin | Posted 02.12.2016 | College
Jeannie Borin

You have undoubtedly worked hard to complete your applications and finally they are submitted! Waiting for admission results is difficult. However, you should be aware of next steps.

The Simple Lessons Everette Taylor Has Learned About Being An Entrepreneur

Nyarai Chapingidza | Posted 02.12.2016 | College
Nyarai Chapingidza

Everette Taylor, 26, is a marketing executive, and CEO based in Downtown Los Angeles who is making waves in the marketing industry.

The Elephant in the Room: Cell Phone Use and Social Media

Michelle Green | Posted 02.05.2016 | College
Michelle Green

Our generation, with more means of communication than any before us, has forgotten how to talk to one another.

WATCH: College Students & Senior Citizens Bond Living Under One Roof

HooplaHa | Posted 02.05.2016 | Good News
HooplaHa

Judson Senior Living is not your average retirement home. Students are invited to stay there, for free, in return for companionship. These two generat...

My Rapist Might Not Know He's a Rapist

Jess Davidson | Posted 02.04.2016 | College
Jess Davidson

There was an obvious difference in the way my rapist and I had interpreted the incident, and his response gave little indication of any remorse for the irreparable damage done that night. A disturbing thought formed: What if he doesn't know what he's done?

A Former College President Explained Bernie Voters to Me

Jimmy LaSalvia | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics
Jimmy LaSalvia

Those college students and young people are frustrated and anxious about their futures and they're looking for a way to dream big dreams in an uncertain economic climate. I get that. But even these young people accept reality when they have to.

College Students, Stop Wasting Your Sleep

Rachel Williams | Posted 02.02.2016 | College
Rachel Williams

It's a real shame that college students are wasting the best resource they have available to them: a good night's sleep.

An Awakening of Hope

Rev. Rachel Christine Hébert | Posted 01.28.2016 | Religion
Rev. Rachel Christine Hébert

Perhaps the most frequent question I've been asked from ordination exams to becoming a pastor who works with college students has been, "What do you think is going to happen to the future of the church with so few young people going to church?"

Penthouse Forum Freshman, Please Reveal Yourself

Greg Schwem | Posted 01.27.2016 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Confusion briefly reigned in the publishing world last week when reports surfaced that Penthouse magazine, a purveyor of sex and nudity for more than ...

Michelle Obama Shares Why It's Important Not To Hold Onto Kids Too Tightly

The Huffington Post | Robert Baldwin III | Posted 01.26.2016 | Politics

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It's Okay If You Don't Love College

Rachel Drucker | Posted 01.26.2016 | College
Rachel Drucker

Let's stop pretending that college is ever a four year walk in the park. I'm not suggesting that all of you have to be as dissatisfied with your college as I am, but I think we could all benefit from a bit more honesty about the ups and downs of every college experience.

Will The Next Generation Be Broke, Busted & Disgusted? (...and how to ensure your kids won't be.)

Adam Carroll | Posted 01.25.2016 | Education
Adam Carroll

Imagine you're 18 years old and expected to buy a home. You are told to go pick something out that you like, something that "feels" right, and then bu...

All Hype and No Substance: How "Turning the Tide" Passes the Buck

Sara Harberson | Posted 01.25.2016 | College
Sara Harberson

Without widespread changes from the top down, the idea of a "level playing field" in higher education is a fallacy.

United States of Adderall (Part II)

Lawrence Diller, M.D. | Posted 01.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Lawrence Diller, M.D.

ADHD can be a challenging diagnosis to make even for trained physicians, as the ability of people to pay attention or remain calm falls across a broad bell-shaped spectrum. In turn, the majority of patients who land a diagnosis straddle a line where problematic attention and performance merge into variations of normal.

Trading Places: Sleep Or Homework?

Polly Irungu | Posted 01.21.2016 | College
Polly Irungu

There is some kind of love-hate relationship between college students and sleep. There is a perception that staying awake to study, finishing that last page of the term paper, reviewing that cheat-sheet for a final one more time, is still a better option than going to bed early.

Best Places to Nap at the University of Oregon

Polly Irungu | Posted 01.20.2016 | College
Polly Irungu

The University of Oregon Nap Map is a list of places on campus that students can use as a resource to get a power nap. All suggestions are from current students at University of Oregon - main campus.

I Salute My Bullies for Rejecting Me and Leading Me to Success

Clementine Bihiga | Posted 01.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Clementine Bihiga

Yes, I was bullied in high school! And yes, that bullying led me to being authentic and using the factors that lead to me being bullied to be a succ...

WTF Is Organizational Culture?

Garrett Mintz | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
Garrett Mintz

Organizational cultures are not universally good or universally bad for every person. Just because two organizations have the exact same activities (i.e. casual Fridays and philanthropic events) doesn't mean that those activities are received the same way at each company by the employees.

3 Perceived Weaknesses in Young Professionals That Call for a Different Perspective

Kema Christian-Taylor | Posted 01.13.2016 | Business
Kema Christian-Taylor

If you're a young employee, find a way to leverage the weaknesses you have into strengths - and if they can't be transformed, work as hard as you can to improve them. Create the opportunity to prove to yourself that you have an incredible contribution to make.

The Worst Excuses You'll Ever Hear for Missing Work

Uloop | Posted 01.08.2016 | College
Uloop

Chances are that at some point in your life, you or someone you know has been afflicted by this difficult malady. Someday, you will undoubtedly experience 'A Strong Desire to Skip Work.'

Yes, College Students Are Sooo Sensitive

Brett A. Sokolow | Posted 01.06.2016 | College
Brett A. Sokolow

It's possible to usher in a new era of sensitive and inclusive dialogue that is not hyper-sensitive. It's possible to improve the campus sensitivity to microaggressions without making them punishable offenses. Students are so sensitive, and this is one of their best qualities.

8 Strategies to Make the Most of a Spring Break College Tour

Hélène Tragos Stelian | Posted 01.05.2016 | College
Hélène Tragos Stelian

Thinking about taking your high school junior on a college tour this spring? The timing is usually ideal, with students starting to engage more seriously in the college discussion and ready to get a firsthand look at promising schools.

Learning to Fail

Marion Leary | Posted 12.29.2015 | Education
Marion Leary

It is that time of year again -- the end of another college semester. Grades are in and well, the "whine season," as a fellow educator professed on his Facebook page, has begun.