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Balanced Fashion at the Ohio State University

CollegeFashionista | Posted 04.21.2013 | Style

The beauty of Columbus fashion comes in its broad appeal. Our state slogan says it well; we are at "the heart of it all." You can call us a style crossroads that blends many elements into a mild yet appealing mix.

Countdown to Admission: The Movie

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 04.21.2013 | Entertainment
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

The countdown to college admission is filled with anxiety. As a parent, I've been through it with both of my children and lived to tell about it. In f...

Finding Common Ground Between Sexuality and Spirituality

Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.20.2013 | Religion
Antonia Blumberg

If religious, spiritual, activist and LGBT organizations, alike, are invested in nurturing a sustainable and fulfilling future, they have only to gain from providing the fodder for common ground.

'Experience Everything, Forget Nothing'

Laura Brennen | Posted 04.20.2013 | Teen
Laura Brennen

Part of me wonders if this is my brain trying to tell me that I do not want to grow up and start making scary "adult" decisions. I have no clue what I want to study at University, much less what job I want to do.

What I Realized During My Out-Of-Body-Experience

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 04.20.2013 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

My husband took our youngest son to visit a college out of town last weekend. I stayed home. Then my aunt came to babysit me.

The President's New College Scorecard

Bill Destler | Posted 04.17.2013 | College
Bill Destler

Let's continue to work for increased access and affordability in higher education, but let's also treasure the diversity and variety of educational experiences available to our young people. In that manner the nation's future needs will truly be best served.

College and University Board Independence Strengthens the Nation

Richard D. Legon | Posted 04.17.2013 | College
Richard D. Legon

Our institutions of higher learning have been governed by boards acting independently since our Colonial period. Let us not compromise that most essential (and historic) value--one that has largely worked well--for temporary political expediency.

5 Ways to Prep for College Right Now

GalTime | Posted 04.16.2013 | Parents

College preparation does not begin with the student's senior year. Ideally, it should start their freshman year of high school.

Only Radical Thinking Will Make University Education Affordable

John M. Eger | Posted 04.16.2013 | College
John M. Eger

If we really want to be more accessible, more affordable, more efficient at delivering basic college education to more students, we need to ask how we can collaborate, where we can work together, and determine what we can do that is so unique to our university that it becomes our mission.

An Evolution Instead of a Revolution in Higher Ed

Jeff Selingo | Posted 04.16.2013 | College
Jeff Selingo

When any sector of the economy undergoes sweeping change -- just as higher ed is experiencing now -- every new development feels like a major turning point. But in hindsight, what we think of as big moments at the time often turn out to be just blips in the life cycle of an industry.

Building a Framework for a Successful Internship

Maureen Dumas | Posted 04.15.2013 | College
Maureen Dumas

Students can learn valuable skills to complement their classroom learning and help them figure out the next step in their careers. Internships also offer students important networking opportunities that can payoff nicely when they officially enter the workforce.

Study Says Turbo Parents Can Depress Their College-aged Kids

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living

By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Turbo-charged parents still running their university-aged children's schedules, laundr...

Sevens Steps to Putting Together a Great College List

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 04.14.2013 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

If you come up with a list in February, followed by some careful research, you and your family can take advantage of Spring Break and early summer to visit colleges that are good matches for you.

The Dreaded Wait for College Admissions Decisions

Ishan Puri | Posted 04.14.2013 | College
Ishan Puri

It is that time of the year: the wait after you have submitted your applications and before you hear back from colleges. That infamous time that we all go through as we think about our future and try to stay calm as high school seniors.

Fleeting Breath

Sofiya Ballin | Posted 04.14.2013 | College
Sofiya Ballin

In high school I had a teacher say that most of us would start losing our grandparents in college, that statement resounds constantly now. I read this at my grandmother's memorial.

7 Reasons to Not Be Friends With Someone in College

Uloop | Posted 02.11.2013 | College

Let's all stop trying to achieve this ideal and exercise your power to surround ourselves with the best of people. While everyone has their own set of traits that they look for in a friend, I find that these characteristics are utterly viable reasons to not associate with someone.

WATCH: 'I Filed for Bankruptcy at 23'

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.11.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Half of U.S. college students have four or more credit cards. Easy access to credit and impulsive decision-making have left a growing number of 20-som...

One Man's Crusade for 'Room to Read' for Children Without Books

Gail Vida Hamburg | Posted 04.12.2013 | Impact
Gail Vida Hamburg

"Perhaps, Sir, you will someday come back with books." The words were uttered in 1998 by the headmaster of a grade school in Bahundanda, Nepal -- that had a library, but no books -- to John Wood, a stressed out American senior executive at Microsoft, who was trekking the area's famed Annapurna Circuit.

Fresh Air: Working With Interns for Social Justice

Students Rising Above | Posted 04.13.2013 | Impact
Students Rising Above

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifSometimes you need a breath of fresh air. I first learned about Students Rising Above (SRA)--an organization that helps low-income, first generation students earn college degrees--at a time when I really needed a lot of fresh air.

Five Things You Don't Need In Your Dorm Room

Her Campus | Posted 04.10.2013 | College
Her Campus

If you're anything like me, entering your room might be a bit of a shocker. After the whirlwind of a hectic finals season, it looks like a twister blew through! You, a smart and savvy collegiette, are not going to start your term off in a pigsty, so it's time to clean up.

The 'Wow,' 'Cool,' 'Really interesting' Factor in College Majors

Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D | Posted 04.10.2013 | College
Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D

Students will not show their true stuff unless they find what their "wow" factor is. They have to find the arena -- the discipline that engages them so that they do their best work -- because it interests them. Round pegs don't go in square holes.

One More Thing Before You Go: Having The Talk' Before Your Child Leaves for College

Linda Wolff | Posted 04.10.2013 | Parents
Linda Wolff

It's not too early to have "The Talk." You know, the one about the birds and the bees, alcohol, drugs, parties, the buddy system at parties, boys, boys and safety, safety in numbers, safety in general, grades, classes, friends, roommates and laundry.

Know Your Limits: 2013's Tax Thresholds Rise with Inflation

Women & Co | Posted 04.09.2013 | Business
Women & Co

In 2013, the amount of unearned income received by minor children that isn't subject to federal income taxes is $1,000, up from $950 in 2012. This is a key number for parents who set up custodial accounts for their children under their state's Uniform Gifts to Minors Act or Uniform Transfers to Minors Act.

Teaching the Connected Consumer in Higher Education

Lin Humphrey | Posted 04.09.2013 | Business
Lin Humphrey

As a Ph.D. student in marketing, I have been extremely fortunate that I teach and learn in a cutting-edge facility with forward-thinking administrators.

Fighting Spirits: Students Overcoming Life's Hurdles to Achieve the College Dream

Students Rising Above | Posted 04.09.2013 | Impact
Students Rising Above

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifMy husband, Eddie, and I are proud and honored volunteer mentors for four amazing students through Students Rising Above (SRA). Two are current first-year college undergraduates, and two are high school seniors.