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College Town Ice Cream Parlor Roundup

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 08.28.2011 | College
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Here is a list of ice cream parlors around the country near different colleges, big and small, that will blow your taste-buds away.

Amanda M. Fairbanks

WATCH: With Tuition Dollars At Stake, Student Veterans Eagerly Anticipate Passage Of Legislation | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 08.28.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Earlier this year, we introduced you to Cameron Baker, a 27-year-old veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He's currently attending Columbia Univ...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Struggling Grads: Don't Fret, College Ultimately Worth The Cost | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 08.27.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Creighton Olsen routinely questions the wisdom of his college investment. Specifically, whether his struggle to secure a decent-paying ...

Minority Report

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.27.2011 | Religion
Lev Raphael

Lenny Bruce once riffed that "If you live in New York or any other big city, you are Jewish. It doesn't even matter if you're Catholic; if you live in New York, you're Jewish."

Agriculture Colleges Get Budget Squeeze

AP | STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 08.27.2011 | College

MINNEAPOLIS — As university budgets take a beating across the country, agricultural schools and extension programs are feeling the impact. Larg...

On Innovative Education

Tim Devane | Posted 08.26.2011 | College
Tim Devane

In a global landscape where other countries far outpace the U.S. in graduation rates for advanced math and science degrees, our universities should realize their undergrads have not lost the ability to build, they've just forgotten the need to build.

Cracking The ISEE

Alex Mallory | Posted 08.25.2011 | Education
Alex Mallory

The ISEE appears to be the most daunting of all standardized admission exams. The students who take the exam are self-selecting.

Why Credit Cards?

Jim Randel | Posted 08.23.2011 | Business
Jim Randel

It is easy to attack credit cards and credit card issuers. Many issuers have been overly aggressive in marketing credit cards. But, ultimately, the use of a credit card is an individual decision.

The Surprising Task of Getting Your Child Ready for College

Tom Morris | Posted 08.23.2011 | College
Tom Morris

As a parent, you have a job this summer that's more important, and perhaps more complex, than you've yet come to appreciate. The main problem is that you don't know what you don't know.

Early Decision, Late Opinion

Taylor Nunley | Posted 08.22.2011 | Education
Taylor Nunley

We're fickle; we know. So, when given the daunting task of choosing a college, how are we supposed to know that by the end of the year we'll still even like the college we applied to early on?

Joy Resmovits

UPDATE: GWU Applicants Receive False Hope, Student's Information In Email Kerfuffle | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.22.2011 | College

You're accepted! Oh wait ... Online applicants to George Washington University's non-degree program were befuddled Wednesday morning when they ...

Christina Wilkie

PHOTOS: Political Intern Style | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Flip flops? Check. Vineyard Vines ribbon belt? Check. A Vera Bradley quilted bag perched on the arm of a young woman trying to cover up ...

10 Tips to Stay Healthy in College

Uloop | Posted 07.08.2011 | College

Though some students may not think they need to worry about healthy habits, developing healthy habits now will make it easier for students to stay healthy throughout their lives.

Should Fewer Americans Head to College and More Head to Parenting Classes?

Keli Goff | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics
Keli Goff

Here in the U.S. successful parenting remains the most powerful weapon we have to combat many of society's larger problems, and many assume that it's a skill that comes naturally. But just like what you learn in college, it's doesn't.

Chris Kirkham

After Regulations Eased On For-Profit Colleges, Washington Post Chairman's Family Sells $10 Million In Stocks | Chris Kirkham | Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

In the days after the Obama administration issued a set of watered-down regulations governing the for-profit college industry earlier this month, Wash...

Today's High School Graduate Uses Social Media to Navigate the Road to College

April Rudin | Posted 08.20.2011 | College
April Rudin

Online involvement has transformed the high school experience, prom, and most significantly, the college application process.

Should I Feel Guilty About My Unpaid Internship?

| CC Staff | Posted 08.20.2011 | College

No one would ever walk up to a friend on financial aid and accuse her parents of being lazy, good-for-nothing, bad parents for not making enough money...

Being the New Kid on the Block: Do's & Don't's for Your First Day on the Job

Adele Scheele | Posted 08.20.2011 | Business
Adele Scheele

Don't put too much pressure on yourself on the first day. There's a steep learning curve when trying to figure out how a system works in addition to feeling the need to belong.

When College Presidents Exit the Public Square

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Posted 08.17.2011 | College
The Chronicle of Higher Education

William Ayers said that democracy requires dialogue, but that too many academics refuse to express their opinions.

Class Of 2015 Facebook Group: Dos And Don'ts

USA TODAY College | Posted 08.17.2011 | College

However, after months of going on various groups and noticing what my friends complain about or enjoy on their groups, I've compiled a list of Do's an...

Men Are Less Likely To Die From Cancer If They Have A College Degree, Report

AP | By MIKE STOBBE | Posted 08.17.2011 | College

ATLANTA -- The gap in cancer death rates between college graduates and those who only went to high school is widening, the American Cancer Society rep...

Three-Step Financial Action Plan for Graduating High School Seniors

Scott Gamm | Posted 08.15.2011 | Business
Scott Gamm

It is important for parents to talk about money with their children. An action plan for families to ensure their college-aged child is prepared for financial life in college and adulthood

Chris Kirkham

Obama Administration 'Caved In' On Rules Regulating For-Profit Colleges, Insiders Say | Chris Kirkham | Posted 08.16.2011 | Business

A year ago, the Obama administration crafted a set of proposed regulations aimed at limiting abuses by the swiftly growing for-profit college industry...

The Department of Education, Yale, And the New Threat to Free Speech on Campus

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 08.15.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

Since the 1980s, harassment policies have been the main vehicle for campus speech codes -- that is, collegiate policies that restrict speech protected by the First Amendment.

The Three Most Important Questions In Education

Sam Chaltain | Posted 08.06.2012 | Education
Sam Chaltain

The answers we seek for creating such a system of schools are all around us. We just need to start asking the right questions.