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You Snap Chat... With Who?!

Ben Kosinski | Posted 08.13.2013 | Technology
Ben Kosinski

Snapchat is the Las Vegas of social networks -- what happens in Snapchat, stays in Snapchat... or does it?

Extracurricular Credit: 250 College and High School Campuses Raise Millions for Local Children's Hospitals in 2012.

Zac Johnson | Posted 08.13.2013 | Impact
Zac Johnson

Now on more than 250 college campuses and countless high schools, Dance Marathon has proven to be the experiential fundraising and project-based learning event of choice for this country's next generation of revolutionary leaders.

Going for the Green: Sustainability Delivers Significant Financial Benefits to Higher Education

V'Ella Warren | Posted 08.13.2013 | College
V'Ella Warren

Looking at the whole picture, the bottom line is that sustainability helps higher education save money, contribute to educational affordability, attract research dollars, and recruit top-tier faculty and students who will add considerable long-term value to society.

10 Ways to Add Value to an Internship or Job

Carol J. Carter | Posted 08.13.2013 | College
Carol J. Carter

I've worked with interns for the last 20 years in corporate America and for the last decade as an entrepreneur. Here is how I've seen interns and staff add value.

Stop Playing by the Rules and Calling It Disruption

Dustin Farivar | Posted 08.13.2013 | Small Business
Dustin Farivar

I spend a lot of time with people who want to change the world and with people who actually do. The difference between them isn't intelligence, money, connections, or even force of will -- it's perspective.

The Son Also Rises

Tracy Beckerman | Posted 08.12.2013 | Parents
Tracy Beckerman

This week, my son graduates from high school. In two months, he will go off to college and I have no doubt I will cry. I will ache for his presence, his hugs, his wicked sense of humor... and his big man body filling his still youthful room.

My Commencement Address for This Year's High School Graduates

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 08.12.2013 | College
Patrick O'Connor

Those same classmates are swearing college will be different, that they'll be more focused and organized -- but that's only a hope, when what they really need is a plan. Be strong. Be you. Let the crowd pass by without you.

The Real Reasons College Is a Bad Investment

Brazen Life | Posted 08.12.2013 | College
Brazen Life

Hating on universities and the uselessness of their degrees is trendy. A quick Google search will offer you hundreds of rants detailing the pointlessness of secondary education. Yet while college has become a bad investment, it's likely not for the reasons you have in mind.

Has a New Era of Academic Warfare Arrived?

Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney | Posted 08.12.2013 | College
Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney

This post was co-authored by Ali Arab, Ph.D., an assistant professor of statistics at Georgetown University. We are living in a global society driven...

Old and New Style at Flagler College

CollegeFashionista | Posted 08.12.2013 | Style

Flagler College attracts a wide variety of students. In turn, campus style ranges from the admirable to the laughable. It's not uncommon to spot a few girls in only their bikinis, a handful of lost fanny-pack sporting tourists and a dude dressed as a pirate in any given classroom.

Seven Big Mistakes College Students Make

Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D | Posted 06.11.2013 | College
Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D

College students have been known to make all kinds of mistakes, including stupid ones usually involving too much beer. Here are seven scenarios where not speaking up can be a disaster. They play out far too often on campuses daily.

Thinking About Sending My 3-Year-Old to College

Liz Joynt Sandberg | Posted 07.13.2014 | Parents
Liz Joynt Sandberg

We're all in the same boat, on the same choppy water, parents. And just like all of the other stuff we've had to figure out on the fly with just our wits and will (and a spare granola bar for sustenance), we'll probably find the right path for our families, at the right time, in the right place.

When Less Can Be More: Higher Education in 2013

Dr. Rita Cheng | Posted 08.10.2013 | College
Dr. Rita Cheng

As chancellor of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, I am responsible for a $592 million budget, 7,500 faculty and staff, and more than 200 gradu...

The Decline of the American Homework

Matt Nestor | Posted 08.10.2013 | College
Matt Nestor

Of those 25 hours that students used to spend working, what portion was wasted leafing through library catalogs? And mailing book-loan requests? And re-spooling typewriter ribbons? The computer makes everything easier to do.

How the #Hashtag Changed the Way We Communicate

Lauren Schuhmacher | Posted 08.10.2013 | College
Lauren Schuhmacher

Recently, the little tic-tac-toe of linguistics has made its way into other areas of communication, including places that don't support tagging: Facebook, text messaging, and even casual speech (out loud, one would say, "hashtag: blessed"). Why?

The Most Outrageously Thorough, Ridicously Detailed College Shopping List You Will Ever See

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 08.09.2013 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

Use the suggestions to help you decide what to buy before you leave for college, bring from home and especially what you don't want to forget.

My Teacher, the Robot

Dan Butin | Posted 08.09.2013 | College
Dan Butin

Would you rather watch your professor from the back of a massive lecture hall or on your iPhone? No pressure, but how you answer this question may determine the future of higher education.

Student Loans: the Problem and Solutions

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 08.07.2013 | College
William B. Bradshaw

I'll start with the severity of the problem and then turn to solutions. Defaults on student loans are looming as the next big financial crises facing...

Relieving Stress: Doing More for Yourself

Hannah M. Murphy | Posted 08.07.2013 | College
Hannah M. Murphy

It's safe to say, without exaggeration, I didn't do so well on the test I spent all night studying for. My brain was so fried that where my eyes were reading "Which statement is an example of...," my brain only comprehended "Wycki setbenrnt eb in asdfgh jk..."

Underage Drinking Laws on Campus

Uloop | Posted 08.07.2013 | College

It is no secret that alcohol use is prevalent on college campuses. According to the National Institute On Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 80 percent of college kids drink alcohol, and over 50 percent of them have partaken in binge drinking in the last two weeks alone.

4 Tips for Finding Free Activities as a 'Poor College Student'

Uloop | Posted 08.06.2013 | College

While this poverty is a bit of an exaggeration, it still behooves students to save as much money as possible. With the help of three college students, I compiled a list of free activities to look for while in college.

My Daughter's Summer Internship

Myra Evans | Posted 08.06.2013 | Parents
Myra Evans

Sadly, the skills that are required to be successful in the workplace today are not taught in high school or college. It is necessary that my daughter focus on navigating the maze of work because she will not learn needed professional skills in school.

Latino College Graduates: Don't Stop Now

Esther Aguilera | Posted 08.06.2013 | Latino Voices
Esther Aguilera

While many graduates view the end of their studies as the formal transition point from one stage of life to another, the Latino community as a whole would be better served if graduation was looked upon as but one step along an individual's path of lifelong learning, professional development and achievement.

Influences that Last

Write for the Future | Posted 08.05.2013 | College
Write for the Future

by Stephan Morse I have a sister who is bubbly and energetic, parents who are both supportive and caring, but one of the two people who has influe...

The Damage of 'Impossible Perfectionism'

Joie Jager-Hyman | Posted 08.05.2013 | College
Joie Jager-Hyman

Last week, I got an email from a client asking me if it was OK for her son to skip one of his SAT Subject Tests this Saturday because he has been ill from what his doctor diagnosed as "stress-related migraines."