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College Towns

A University and Its Town

Wendy B. Libby | Posted 04.28.2014 | College
Wendy B. Libby

It's been called the "Athens of Florida" and more recently the "Best Other Downtown in Central Florida" by the Orlando Sentinel in head-to-head compet...

The 9 Best College Towns

Posted 11.25.2013 | College

Iowa is looking good. Well, good in terms of where the best college towns are located. Iowa has two cities in the top five list of best college to...

College Towns You Need To Visit This Fall

Posted 09.29.2013 | Travel

College towns are at their finest in the fall. Students are fresh-faced, leaves are changing, there's football and beer, nostalgia and charm. A qu...

RANKED: America's Best Small Towns For Twentysomethings

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 09.12.2013 | HuffPost Home

While young people often dream of living in the city, there are nice little outposts of small towns with plenty of their peers that they might overloo...

15 Things You Need to Know Before You Start Your Freshman Year

Uloop | Posted 11.05.2013 | College

Ah, it's that time of year when lanyard-wearing, bright-faced Freshmen enter the world of college. Don't worry though, you'll get settled in in no time. Here's some tips from a fellow student, who's now entering her Junior year, on what she wished she knew freshman year.

The 10 Best Cities To Retire In America

Posted 06.06.2013 | Fifty

Boomers are redefining what it means to be retired, but money remains a big concern for most. Financial advice website NerdWallet took cost of living ...

The Top 6 College Towns For Retirees

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 04.10.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM You don’t have to be in your 20s to enjoy the life of a co-ed. With discounted (and sometimes even free) opportunit...

LOOK: The Best College Towns

Posted 03.08.2013 | College

Turns out, the rankings for best college towns depend on way more than how many bars are featured in each town square and how many half-smoked cigaret...

The 50 Best Late Night College Eats

Posted 02.28.2013 | College

After a night on the college town, there is nothing better than dropping into your favorite greasy spoon for a meal you won't remember until it shows ...

William McGuinness

A Few Of Our Favorite Things: Ann Arbor Edition | William McGuinness | Posted 12.19.2012 | College

What's more fun than a college town, a place that's dependent on the local university and looks to it for life while entertaining students who need to...

The 12 Worst College Towns

Posted 01.26.2013 | College

If college towns are important to you, you may want to look the other way... The Princeton Review compiled thousands of student opinions to create ...

7 Things You Need To Pay Attention To On College Tours

| Posted 11.09.2012 | Teen

By Sora Hwang As a tour guide at my school, I believe everything we have to say is crucial and I can’t possibly understand how anyone on the tour...

The 15 Best College Towns You May Not Know About

| Posted 10.10.2012 | Teen

By Heather Rinder When looking into colleges, we know to check out the campus, the residence halls, and the gyms, but the town where the school is...

I Want My Cool Back

Amy Ruhlin | Posted 10.21.2012 | Fifty
Amy Ruhlin

I want her to know that I was not always a middle-aged mom with over-processed hair and fluctuating hormones. I want her to know that her Dad did not always have goofy dance moves.

The College Bubble

Uloop | Posted 08.15.2012 | College

College towns are like giant bubbles separating us from the "real" world, whatever that is. Most of them are a lot smaller than the places we grew up, definitely in my case.

16 Great College Towns For Retirees

Huff/Post50 | Molly Turner | Posted 05.29.2012 | Fifty

If a recent graduation ceremony sparked a wish to be back on campus yourself, you might seriously consider acting on it: College towns make great plac...

The 10 Best College Towns

Posted 03.14.2012 | College

College towns can be an important part of the college experience. There is nothing better than being able to walk outside of the ivory tower and expan...

Top Ten College Towns For Retirees

Posted 12.15.2011 | Fifty

For more than a decade, retired Americans that are flocking to the culture and arts scenes and state-of-the-art medical facilities offered by college ...

America's Young Adults Flocking To These Seven Cities

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.04.2012 | Business

Young Americans have moved around less since the start of the recession. But when they do, they're choosing different cities to move to than before, a...

Retirement 101: Active Retirees Flocking To College Towns

US News and World Report | Rachel Koning Beals | Posted 12.01.2011 | Fifty

Not everyone loves hitting the links. And, as relaxing as surf sounds can be, even they become commonplace after awhile. Active retirees and seniors, ...

The 10 Best Places To Go To College

Posted 12.13.2012 | College

Crave a life beyond the campus multi-purpose room? Check out Unigo's list of the coolest towns -- that also happen to have great colleges -- below. Vo...

The10 Most Economically Vibrant College Towns

Posted 11.23.2011 | College

A college town isn't just a place full of excellent coffee-shops anymore. It can also be a place full of interesting new start-ups and innovative jobs...

How to Make Your New College Town Your Home

Uloop | Posted 11.22.2011 | College

Just as meeting people on campus will make you more comfortable at school, so will your getting acquainted with the surrounding area help you settle in for the next four years.

College Towns Dominate 'Well-Read' List

AP | Posted 11.16.2011 | College

NEW YORK — A new study released by notes that college towns are prime spots for readers. The online giant ranked Cambridge, Mass., a...

The Fastest-Growing College Towns (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Many college towns endured the recession relatively unscathed -- some even found resources to grow during it: median growth for college towns from 200...