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How to Make Your New College Town Your Home

Uloop | Posted 11.22.2011 | College

Just as meeting people on campus will make you more comfortable at school, so will your getting acquainted with the surrounding area help you settle in for the next four years.

Nontheistic Students On Campus: Understanding And Accommodating Them

Chris Stedman | Posted 11.22.2011 | Religion
Chris Stedman

While nonreligious student groups have a history of reaching out to religious groups for discussions and debates, the amount of cooperation in the last few years has increased drastically and broadened in scope.

10 Top-Notch Study Abroad Spots for Students

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.19.2011 | Travel
The Daily Meal

Having the opportunity to live and learn in a foreign country is a truly unmatchable experience every college student should try to take advantage of (degree permitting, of course).

How to Manage Your Schoolwork and a Job

Uloop | Posted 11.21.2011 | College

College is a huge time commitment. Throw in a job, an attempt at having a social life, and a hobby or two and you never seem to get everything done. However, there are ways that college students can help prevent burnout.

5 Fun Half-Marathons for College Students

Uloop | Posted 11.19.2011 | College

If you like doing half-marathons, then here is a list of 5 fun half-marathons for college students. If doing races is not your thing, but your friends are into them, then you might want to look into volunteering at a race.

The 10 Craziest College Classes

Her Campus | Posted 11.16.2011 | College
Her Campus

With collegiettes™ across the country trading the glamorous, sun-soaked world of summer for the decidedly less glamorous world of the classroom, schedules are once again filling up with classes and homework instead of tanning sessions and pool dates.

Up on the Roof, Part 1

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 11.18.2011 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

Events of September 14th, 2011 (Yes, the title of this post is taken from the Carole King song, which I'm not ashamed to say I first heard in the IMA...

GOP Sees Opportunity In Key Voting Bloc's Waning Obama Enthusiasm

AP | By MARTHA IRVINE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO -- The young people in the ad look dissatisfied and pouty. Barack Obama's voice and the words "winning the future," from one of his old campai...

Housing Bust Could Lead To Lower College Attendance

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.16.2011 | Business

The housing bubble burst may puncture the dreams of many students hoping to attend college. As housing prices rose from the late 1990s through 2006...

Deflated Barista Generation

Jim Neal | Posted 11.15.2011 | College
Jim Neal

Living in a community loaded with talent from major universities I'm all too aware of the pressures that students feel to pursue degrees in law or business.

College Needs Link to Work

Jim Jaffe | Posted 11.15.2011 | College
Jim Jaffe

Criticism of American colleges never goes out of style. Costs are high. The institutions are reluctant to extend the spirit of open inquiry they es...

Strain On College Financial Aid With More People In Poverty

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.15.2011 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Robyn Gee The recent Census Bureau d...

In The Public Interest: Student Loan Defaults Skyrocket, Double in Past 6 Years

Rich Williams | Posted 11.15.2011 | College
Rich Williams

A large debt burden makes life tough for graduates. Buying a home, starting a family or starting a small business may not be options for some student loan borrowers, even if they have a job.

5 Best Items to Steal From the Dining Hall (and Ways to Use Them All Week Long)

Small Kitchen College | Posted 11.14.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

At least once or twice a week, I go food shopping. While you might imagine me pushing a cart through the aisles of a grocery store, these weekly trips actually take place in my dining hall.

Your Mom Really Is Going to College: Older College Students Are Increasing in Number

Larry Atkins | Posted 11.13.2011 | College
Larry Atkins

While the Napoleon Dynamite quote "Your mom goes to college" was meant as an insult, now it's a fact of life and something to be proud of.

The 10 Best College Towns For Food

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.13.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

Deciding where to go to college can be a life-changing event. Do you want a big campus or just buildings scattered through the city? Do you want Greek...

Chris Kirkham

Led By For-Profit Colleges, Student Loan Defaults At Highest Level In A Decade | Chris Kirkham | Posted 11.12.2011 | Business

Students at for-profit colleges are more than twice as likely to default on federal loans as their peers at public institutions, according to new data...

The Best First Day of School Ever!

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 11.12.2011 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

We would much rather still be reading on the beach, reading at the library, reading in bed after waking up late... but summer always has to end, what can you do about it?

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Post-9/11 Generation: Millennials Reflect On Decade Since Terrorist Attacks | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 11.09.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Alyssa Henry was in the eighth grade when two airplanes struck the World Trade Center. She can remember what she wore that day (gray sw...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Barnard Panel Offers Women In Their Twenties Secrets Of Success | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 11.08.2011 | Women

NEW YORK -- While many 20-something women embarked on their dreams of a college education when a decent-paying job was virtually guaranteed, the rules...

The Third Year of College: A Parents' Guide

Adele Scheele | Posted 11.08.2011 | College
Adele Scheele

While you can't insist that your child become involved, you can encourage his or her meeting with advisors. Often other people's guidance is more acceptable.

Does Harvard Want Bold Thinkers or Good Little Boys and Girls?

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 11.07.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

Harvard has missed something that I fear much of our society has lost sight of: Even if by some weird and lucky coincidence we happened to be right about every belief we cherish, we nevertheless tend not to understand why we hold those values until they are challenged.

In Anticipation of Your Jobs Speech, Mr. President

James Marshall Reilly | Posted 11.07.2011 | Business
James Marshall Reilly

As the nation waits for President Obama's long anticipated jobs speech on Thursday night with more than a bit of disillusionment and skepticism, we all have to ask ourselves if what we need to fix the job market isn't a bit more radical than what President Obama is likely to propose.

5 Steps to Selecting the Perfect College

Grace Nasri | Posted 11.07.2011 | College
Grace Nasri

With so many colleges and universities to choose from, finding the perfect college has become a complicated process.

Dining Hall DIY: Microwave Cheese Fondue

Small Kitchen College | Posted 11.06.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

This microwave fondue recipe could not be easier. And really, it's very delicious!