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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 03.08.2015 | 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 03.08.2015 | 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 03.02.2015 | 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.21.2015 | 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 02.13.2015 | 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 02.14.2015 | 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 02.11.2015 | 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 02.09.2015 | 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 02.03.2015 | 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 02.04.2015 | College
Uloop

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 02.04.2015 | 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 01.31.2015 | 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 01.31.2015 | 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.

It Takes a Community to Educate a Student

Jane Carlin and Barb Macke | Posted 01.24.2015 | College
Jane Carlin and Barb Macke

Experiences outside of the classroom are often as meaningful as those inside the classroom. The academic professionals on your campuses are integral to the success and well-being of your students.

Pay It Back: The Public and the Student Loan System

Kathleen Weldon | Posted 01.24.2015 | College
Kathleen Weldon

Despite the sticker shock, the public has consistently believed that college is worth the money -- though questions that mention actual dollar amounts tend to leave respondents somewhat more skeptical.

Passwords: Secret Pieces of Us Revealing Something More

Uloop | Posted 01.21.2015 | College
Uloop

Passwords are things we have to draw upon and remember in our daily lives, so making one to help you eat healthier or to remind you of a hardship that you overcame and don't want to go back to is probably one of the most clever things I have ever heard of.

Thanksgiving Break With Your College Freshman

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 01.17.2015 | Parents
Dr. Gail Gross

Once you become reacquainted and reconnected with your child and settle into the holiday spirit, it is then appropriate to discuss the more serious issues and catch up with her semester away from home.

Survey Finds 1 In 5 College Students Have Abused Prescription Medication

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.14.2014 | College

A new survey released by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids found that abuse of prescription stimulants is "becoming normalized" among college student...

An Etiquette Guide to College Admissions News

Peyton Price | Posted 01.10.2015 | Parents
Peyton Price

Good for him! Jock scholarship I bet he can't wait! Party school Smart choice. Community college

Here's What to Do While Waiting for Admission Decisions

Jeannie Borin | Posted 01.08.2015 | College
Jeannie Borin

You have undoubtedly worked hard to complete your applications and finally they are submitted! Now what? For the next few weeks, you may feel the anxiousness of the notorious college waiting game as nerves build and decision time gets closer.

GOP Voter Intimidation Efforts Are in Full Swing

Erik Ose | Posted 01.04.2015 | Politics
Erik Ose

Why do the Republicans feel a need to engage in such shady voter intimidation schemes year after year? Why are they so afraid of letting people go to the polls and choosing whichever candidates they prefer, free from interference with their right to vote?