iOS app Android app

College

The Power of Prayer

Lukonde Mulenga | Posted 02.05.2016 | Religion
Lukonde Mulenga

The past couple of weeks have been incredibly tough for me. I have been straddled with the burden of stress so much so that it started to affect my ph...

Let's Stop Glorifying Sleep Deprivation

Brad Streicher | Posted 02.05.2016 | College
Brad Streicher

It seems we live in a culture that has assigned a degree of respect to anyone who proudly proclaims, "Yeah, I pulled an all-nighter." We shouldn't be impressed; we should be sorry.

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...

White Journalism

Albert Serna Jr | Posted 02.04.2016 | Media
Albert Serna Jr

As student journalists who hope to work in media, and as graduates who are already working in the media, it is often difficult to report with empathy and compassion when the emphasis for a successful media model is put on how many hits are garnered for a story.

Why I Paid Myself $72,000 to Teach College

Joseph A. Domino | Posted 02.04.2016 | College
Joseph A. Domino

Unlike most adjunct professors who face economic hardships, I did exactly this (paid myself) for six years. I had been a technical writer for 30 years and along the way some gigs paid well. I saved a lot, invested, and managed to remain debt-free.

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?

The Most Beautiful College Campuses in America

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 02.05.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Laura Vogel, Condé Nast Traveler Photo: Courtesy Southern Methodist University To achieve "higher learning" requires a bit of inspiration-...

Teens and Love: How Should a Parent Handle Their Child's First Heartbreak?

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.03.2016 | Teen
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Sad Sam fell in love in tenth grade. He was quiet and cautious. He and his girl made good friends. They talked to each other about anything. By his s...

5 Ways to Leverage Community Colleges for Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Development

Joe Kapp | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
Joe Kapp

Withering economies are perhaps one of the most daunting issues facing many communities, particularly in small-town, rural America. The days of Ma-and-Pa shops opening on every corner have gone the way of record players and the elevator operators.

What Makes a 'Best Value' College?

Robert Franek | Posted 02.02.2016 | College
Robert Franek

In the field of college rankings, there is currently a whole slew of lists that claim to cover "best value" schools. Each one is a little different. ...

Millennial Advocates Rally Students to Tackle College Loan Debt Crisis (Video)

GVH Live | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics
GVH Live

Across the country, students and graduates alike have been simmering over the growing issue of college loans. Now, with national student debt pushing well past $1.2 trillion,concerned activists are primed to pressure lawmakers to act before the problem boils over.

International Alternative Spring Break Opportunities Offer Life-Changing Experiences

Alex Lyman | Posted 02.02.2016 | College
Alex Lyman

Alternative Spring Break (ASB) programs are the perfect way to travel, volunteer, and see some sights along the way. In most cases, students are able to work in teams for a specific cause or area of interest they are passionate about.

Dreamers Can't Sue For In-State Tuition In Georgia, Court Rules

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics

The Supreme Court of Georgia ruled on Monday that students who have received deportation relief from the federal government can't sue to be eligible ...

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.

How to Write a Love Letter to Your Waitlist School...

Sam Johnson | Posted 02.01.2016 | College
Sam Johnson

The college admissions season has come and gone. You've turned in your apps, made sure your test score were received and handwritten a thank you lette...

February Junior College Readiness Tips

Rebecca Joseph | Posted 02.01.2016 | College
Rebecca Joseph

This is a busy month for high school juniors. Please help them get ready for college by heeding our tips, so they can move strongly into college appli...

The 9 Steps You Should Take After Receiving a College Acceptance Letter

Chuck Cohn | Posted 02.01.2016 | Education
Chuck Cohn

The most exciting moment in your college search is here--you open the mailbox, notice a letter from your dream school, and unfold it to read that you ...

4 Realizations I've Made in My Early Twenties

Emily Davis | Posted 02.01.2016 | College
Emily Davis

I woke up one Monday morning in a funk. I couldn't decide what it was, but it fell somewhere between waking up on the wrong side of the bed and season...

Why MAP Matters

Susan Henking | Posted 02.01.2016 | Education
Susan Henking

In a room of college and university presidents recently, there was only one topic: what would the impact of Illinois' failed budget process be on high...

Are Universities for Everyone? A Millennial's Perspective

Chelsea Hetzel | Posted 01.29.2016 | Education
Chelsea Hetzel

We were brought up to believe that if you go to a university, you will be successful. It was implicitly implied that if you went to a technical college, you weren't as smart and focused as those who went to a university for four years. And we believed everything we were told because we were naïve and uneducated.

Career Experts Share Their Tips For Graduates In The Digital Sector

Sofia Katsali | Posted 01.29.2016 | College
Sofia Katsali

I decided to round up three online industry heavy-hitters to give you expert advice on what tips they have for you as you're looking to break into the business. I spoke with some of the hardest working professionals in the digital industry and here's the career advice they wanted to share with you.

The Future of College Admissions

Dee Blackman | Posted 01.29.2016 | College
Dee Blackman

College admissions will always be changing; it is important to be aware of new trends and find accurate information from trusted sources. Equipped with correct information, the right story can be shared to give any student a chance of getting accepted to their dream school.

Journey to College Series #2: Where Our Students Are Applying

Students Rising Above | Posted 01.29.2016 | Impact
Students Rising Above

One of the earliest and most important steps in the college application process is putting together a balanced, realistic list of colleges.

Why I Chose Chastity

Noah Kim | Posted 01.29.2016 | Religion
Noah Kim

I'll be here typing away on my computer at 1 a.m. while most of my friends are out partying and maybe getting lucky. I'll be here, the helpless idealist who still thinks there is something romantic and religious in "saving himself" for marriage.

Missed Opportunities: What the Campus Climate Validation Study Left Out

Mary P. Koss | Posted 01.28.2016 | College
Mary P. Koss

There is a minority of men that perceive that campus surveys overemphasize what men do to women, with insufficient attention to what women do to men. Although few women may rape men, perceptions that they do must be regarded seriously.