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How Can We Get More Girls and Women in Tech?

Craig Newmark | Posted 07.26.2016 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Folks, it's important to support women in tech. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 68% of women enroll in college (compared to 63% of men), ...

5 Tips To Landing A Summer Internship As A College Freshman

Natalie Kalin | Posted 07.25.2016 | Teen
Natalie Kalin

Throughout my entire freshman year, I was constantly told to "not get my hopes up" about landing a summer internship. Well, I got my hopes up. And I ...

Donald Trump Is A Lot Like Emperor Palpatine. No, Really.

Brian Rosenberg | Posted 07.27.2016 | Politics
Brian Rosenberg

Pundits have struggled for months to come up with the right comparison for the presidential candidacy of Donald Trump. Some mention George Wallace or ...

Some Thoughts from a Professor as Students Head Off to College

John W. Traphagan | Posted 07.24.2016 | College
John W. Traphagan

As both a college professor and parent of a college student, this time of year always seems to raise a variety of thoughts as freshly minted high scho...

4 Ways To Jump Start The College Application Process This Summer

Students Rising Above | Posted 07.22.2016 | College
Students Rising Above

A strong support network and ongoing mentoring is needed to help navigate the unique challenges most will face while narrowing down and applying for college admission.

5 Things Everyone Needs to Know Before Starting College

Anne Hilker | Posted 07.26.2016 | College
Anne Hilker

Just before I enrolled in my university, I devoured articles like “7 Things Freshmen Need to Survive,” and “3 Things I Wish I Knew Before Colleg...

In Search Of The Best College Essay Topic Ever

Sara Harberson | Posted 07.21.2016 | Education
Sara Harberson

If I could declare July, "National College Essay Topic Month," I would. Right now, there are millions of rising high school seniors wondering what they should write their college essay about. It's a nerve-wracking time for them, and it shows.

To Pick Your Roommate Or Not To Pick Your Roommate At College

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.21.2016 | Fifty

Around our house, she is simply known as The Roommate. She will be the young woman whose name is spit out of a computer to share a college dorm room w...

5 Things the President Wants to Tell College Students

NerdWallet | Posted 07.20.2016 | College
NerdWallet

President Barack Obama only has about six more months in office, and before he leaves, he has a message for college students and student loan borrower...

An Expert's Guide On How to Survive Freshman Year

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 07.20.2016 | College
Stephanie R. Caudle

Nothing is more exciting than your freshman year in college. The change in atmosphere, the opportunity to make new friends and most importantly you fi...

3 Traps Guaranteed to Make You Stuck in Your Career

Tanuja Ramchal | Posted 07.19.2016 | Business
Tanuja Ramchal

As a coach, I see students and professionals falling into the same traps I did. In this article, I offer questions designed to avoid three common ones by bringing more self-awareness and inquiry to the career planning process.

No, White Males Are Definitely Not Disadvantaged in College Admissions

Quora | Posted 07.19.2016 | Education
Quora

Is it still possible to get into a good college being a white male in a time where women and minorities are so highly preferred? originally appeared o...

Why I Am Voting 'No' On The CUNY-PSC Proposed Contract

Rita C. Tobin | Posted 07.19.2016 | College
Rita C. Tobin

One morning in September 1974, having just earned my M.A. in English and begun my long trek to a Ph.D., I borrowed my sister's car and drove to Lehman College in the Bronx, where I had just been hired to teach freshman composition.

Surviving College Rush With Five Kids

Leslie Blanchard | Posted 07.19.2016 | Fifty
Leslie Blanchard

My son, heir to all we possess and hold dear in the world, just left here to attend a Frat Try-out, I mean a fraternity rush party. My husband and I attended a rather large state school in the heart of the storied SEC. GREEK LIFE was huge there, and yet we managed to eke out an education, sans the Greeks.

The College Playbook: Tips On Finding The Perfect Roommate

Sammi Silber | Posted 07.18.2016 | Teen
Sammi Silber

Unfortunately, my logarithm for finding a roommate didn't go as planned.

Future Of Work And Education: An Introduction

Dawn E. Quaker | Posted 07.18.2016 | Technology
Dawn E. Quaker

The advent of new technology has historically moved society forward. Beginning with the onset of the Third Industrial Revolution and Digital Age in t...

4 Tips to Help Break The Ice With Your College Roommate

Rhonda Milrad | Posted 07.18.2016 | College
Rhonda Milrad

In order to avoid the awkwardness of meeting a total stranger on "move in day" and to start this relationship off by putting your best foot forward, it's imperative to break the ice and establish a connection with your new roommate before the school year begins. Here are 4 tips to help you set up the best relationship that you can.

3 Key Skills You Need for an Internship

Kelly Peeler | Posted 07.14.2016 | Education
Kelly Peeler

We are right in the middle of internship season! Each summer, thousands of students move to office spaces in business casual with the hopes of building new skills and getting broader insight into their future potential career paths.

College Football Player & Entrepreneur Has Tackled The Vegas Party Scene

COED.com | Posted 07.14.2016 | Entertainment
COED.com

If you pictured what a dominant D1 defensive tackle looked like, you'd probably think of someone like Kevin McReynolds--a 6'2", 300-pound beast who ca...

Is College Admissions The Next Big Sport?

Chase Staub | Posted 07.14.2016 | Education
Chase Staub

Long gone are the days when getting accepted to an Ivy League college was enough; now, welcome a time when getting accepted to all eight ivies is the new benchmark of success.

10 Tips to Use During Summer Months to Prepare Your High School Senior for College Applications

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 07.13.2016 | Teen
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

The senior year of high school is a pressured time for most kids. They not only have to keep up their grades that colleges will look at, they have to ...

5 Things Every College Freshman Should Know

Lauren Galley | Posted 07.14.2016 | College
Lauren Galley

1. Time Is Money College is basically high school on steroids when it comes to managing your time. The first thing you should do after being accepted ...

College Students Need This Insurance, Hands Down

Robert Harrow | Posted 07.13.2016 | College
Robert Harrow

About 20.2 million students attended a U.S. college or university in the fall of 2015 and some were without the insurance they needed.

Inquiring Minds Succeed

Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D | Posted 07.12.2016 | College
Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D

The expression "inquiring minds want to know" came, ironically, from an ad campaign for the National Enquirer which has actually been known more for s...

Why College Students Should Leave the Car at Home

NerdWallet | Posted 07.11.2016 | College
NerdWallet

By Alex Glenn The microwave, mini-fridge and "Star Wars" poster may be no-brainers, but there's one item that should give parents pause as they guide...