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How To Avoid Pricey College Add-Ons

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 11.04.2012 | Money

As if sky-high tuition bills weren't bad enough, some colleges are offering pricey little extras that could dislodge even more money from eager parent...

Week 2: Sweet Home San Antonio

Nate Leonard | Posted 11.03.2012 | Sports
Nate Leonard

If the thud of the blocked field goal in last year's game haunted my once peaceful dreams, I couldn't imagine what it must have done for the guy who kicked it. This week during practice, I jokingly asked our kicker Sean if he wanted the game to come down to a field goal again. He smiled.

What Is the Best Way for Military Veterans to Adjust to College Life?

Quora | Posted 11.01.2012 | Education

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Phoebe Gavin, US Army Vet, Iraq War Vet, @ohsoordinary Come to terms with the fact that you may ha...

Nothing is Terrible: A Back to School Reminder

Jay Bushara | Posted 11.02.2012 | Parents
Jay Bushara

Right about now, as educators around the nation get busy dusting and disinfecting surfaces, and parents write checks and buy white-out and pointy compasses that nobody will probably ever use except to torment each other.

A Van Is Emptied, And A New Stage Of Parenting Begins

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 11.01.2012 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

On paper that minivan provided 150 cubic feet of space, enough to transport almost all my son's possessions. On this day it held a lot more than that.

Top 10 Colleges for Budding Entrepreneurs

Unigo | Posted 11.01.2012 | College

We're showcasing the colleges across the country that, according to students, have built exemplary entrepreneurship programs.

8 College Budget Busters and How to Avoid Them

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 10.31.2012 | Money
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

This year, as millions of students begin college or their college search, their parents will go along for the ride literally, figuratively and financially.

Freshmen, Are You Having Fun Yet?

Meg Charlton | Posted 10.31.2012 | College
Meg Charlton

This concept of what is typical or fun or acceptable is not just a societal trick. We reinforce it for ourselves, in real time, huddled around our laptops, crafting an online narrative of The Best Four Years Of Our Lives.

Advice for New College Students

Dr. Jonathan Gibralter | Posted 10.31.2012 | College
Dr. Jonathan Gibralter

These years will change you in ways you can't even imagine; you will learn more and develop friendships unlike any you have ever had, or possibly ever will have again. Your time is what you make of it. Take it all in, be safe and enjoy it.

Top 10 New Ivies 2013

Unigo | Posted 10.30.2012 | College

In one of our favorite categories in the 2013 Unigo College Rankings, today's list features colleges whose students couldn't be more proud of their al...

The RNC and Me

Leah Singer | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Leah Singer

Why the Republicans and why 1996? Because that was the year the Convention took place in my hometown of San Diego, and I was so excited to be a convention runner for Knight-Ridder news service.

Joe Van Brussel

'We're Trying To Change A Paradigm': ConnectEDU Reinvents College Admissions | Joe Van Brussel | Posted 08.30.2012 | College

Frustrated by the systemic inefficiencies faced by college-bound students and job-seekers, entrepreneur Craig Powell decided to step up and take actio...

Top 10 Colleges with the Happiest Students

Unigo | Posted 10.30.2012 | College

In today's installment of the 2013 Unigo College Rankings we're highlighting those campuses with students who overwhelmingly voted that they were as happy as could be!

Off to College

Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.30.2012 | College
Jeff Danziger


A Rising Tide Lifts All Boats

Noël Harmon | Posted 10.29.2012 | Education
Noël Harmon

Even small improvements in educational attainment can yield big dividends for metropolitan areas.

Penn State Football Players, Students Sport Blue Ribbons For Rape Awareness For 1st Game

Laura March | Posted 10.29.2012 | Impact
Laura March

The Penn State blue ribbon represents a grassroots effort created by two ordinary students that seeks to prioritize the protection of victims and the prevention of future sex abuse and negligence.

Eight Tips for a Successful Tailgate

Uloop | Posted 08.30.2013 | College

Football season is just around the corner, and with it comes a classic tradition: tailgating. If you're new to the process or you're just looking to step up your game, you might not know where to start, but here are eight tips to get you started.

The Senior Living Industry Is Looking for a Few Good Young People

Dwayne J. Clark | Posted 10.29.2012 | Business
Dwayne J. Clark

Today, the senior living industry is not on most young people's radar as a potential career track or even as a starter or part-time job -- but it should be.

The Black Sheep Guide to the Apocalypse: Robot Uprising Edition

The Black Sheep Online | Posted 10.29.2012 | Comedy
The Black Sheep Online

The Apocalypse is upon us. All that is left to find out is how. There are millions of Apocalypse theories, ranging from global epidemics to zombie outbreaks to mutated killer Shark Bees. All of those are stupid and wrong. The world is going to end in a Robot Uprising a la Terminator.

You Can Go Home Again, And Sometimes It’s A Good Thing

Gabrielle Linzer | Posted 10.21.2012 | MarloThomas
Gabrielle Linzer

As a middle class, suburban kid growing up in pre-recession America, I expected to graduate high school, go away to college and set out on my independ...

Starting Over

Kayley Kravitz | Posted 10.29.2012 | San Francisco
Kayley Kravitz

I've fallen in love with SF despite its quirks and absurdly high cost of living. Sure, sometimes I miss the relative quiet of Boston when I'm stuck on MUNI with a burnt out hippie experiencing an intense acid flashback, but SF has become my home.

College Rankings

Paula Wallace | Posted 10.29.2012 | College
Paula Wallace

In a culture where college rankings hold serious sway, cases of discrepancies and outright manipulations in self-reported data are a big deal -- as well they should be.

Four Common, But Avoidable, College Application Mistakes

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 10.29.2012 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

As fall early application deadlines approach, frequent "Help me, PLEASE!" phone calls and emails remind me that in college admissions, seemingly small details can become big headaches for students.

Ice Cream Money Pays College Tuition [VIDEO]

HooplaHa | Posted 10.28.2012 | Good News

At we love to see kids who take initiative, and use their natural creativity, energy and enthusiasm to make things happen! College Creamery fits the bill.

The 10 Colleges With The Most Famous Faculty

Unigo | Posted 10.27.2012 | College

Welcome to the 2013 Unigo College Rankings, launched with The Huffington Post! These are the only rankings series based on the votes of current colle...