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Are You Spoiling Your Kid Out Of Divorce Guilt? Read This

Natalie Pace | Posted 07.30.2011 | Divorce
Natalie Pace

One of the downsides of divorce is the Disneyland Dad. It is a tempting and enjoyable way (for some) to spend "your weekends" with the kids, trying to...

Is the Military a Good Alternative for At-Risk Youth Looking to Get an Education

Rev. Romal J. Tune | Posted 07.30.2011 | Education
Rev. Romal J. Tune

But for kids like me it can be the only path out of a bad neighborhood and into a better life.

Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan Need Support in College!

Ruth Starkman | Posted 07.29.2011 | College
Ruth Starkman

Vets often need help not only with reentry into civilian life, but simply balancing all the extra commitments in their lives, re-orienting themselves to discussions and work, where they don't need to be on the edge ready for an emergency.

Uncle Henry Is Wrong. There's A Lot You Can Do With That Degree.

Steven J Tepper | Posted 07.27.2011 | College
Steven J Tepper

Popular wisdom is that there is an oversupply of actors, songwriters, violin players, novelists, potters and poets. Competition is fierce, wages are depressed, and only a few become "stars."

'Why Not To Pick A College Major Based On A Salary Chart'

Daily Finance | Loren Berlin | Posted 07.27.2011 | Business

The numbers aren't surprising. Poets aren't known for their obsession with material wealth. Public school teachers don't secretly think they'll get a ...

Penciled-In Generation

Kelsey Ford | Posted 07.27.2011 | College
Kelsey Ford

Recently, I've been emailing with a friend from back home. "Job stability is for parents," he wrote. "And perhaps debtors." I don't think he's wrong.

Duke Ellington's Lost 1957 Performance At Kent State

Kent, OH Patch | Posted 07.26.2011 | Arts

One of the great stories of Kent, OH is in fact a long series of tales spanning three different centuries dealing with the great icons and musicians w...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

JOB WANTED: A Recent Grad Looks For Work On A Street Corner | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 07.26.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Fueled by equal parts desperation and frustration, Dianez Smith took to the street. During the peak of Washington, D.C.'s Wednesday mo...

Celebs' First Jobs: Why Your Next Gig Isn't So Bad

| Rachel Peck | Posted 07.25.2011 | College

First jobs and summer internships are notoriously bad; you're at the bottom of the corporate barrel and your "pay" (if it exists) barely covers subway...

Chris Kirkham

Despite Higher Costs, For-Profit Colleges Spend Much Less On Educating Students | Chris Kirkham | Posted 07.26.2011 | Business

For-profit colleges devote less than a third of what public universities spend on educating students, even though the for-profit institutions charge n...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

College Dropouts Wanted: Peter Thiel Awards $100,000 Fellowships To Entrepreneurs Under 20 | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 07.25.2011 | College

Midway through his freshman year at Harvard University, Ben Yu felt like Harvard's core curriculum kept getting in the way of his other interests. So ...

Unigo Expert Network: Avoid These Common Freshman Mistakes

Unigo | Posted 07.19.2011 | College

With packing, loans, new textbooks, assigned readings, parties, and everything in between, there are an almost infinite number of things college fresh...

Microsoft Offers College Students Free Xbox With PC Purchase (VIDEO)

Posted 07.25.2011 | Technology


How To: Detox After Senior Week

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 07.24.2011 | College
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Photo Credit: Small Kitchen College Senior Week was probably the only time in my life when I didn't feel the need to do...anything. I slept through ...

The Relevant MBA

Joe Thomas | Posted 07.25.2011 | College
Joe Thomas

I believe that the MBA is more relevant today than ever before. But today's MBA, both in product and in person, is not "your father's MBA."

Why Charters and College Access Programs Should Cream

Robert Schwartz | Posted 07.24.2011 | Education
Robert Schwartz

The achievement trap has become an unintended effect of high-stakes testing under NCLB.

So Much for a "Best 401(k) Plan" Ranking: Apparently It's None of Your Business

Jane White | Posted 07.24.2011 | Business
Jane White

If big but frugal companies aren't willing to offer adequate retirement plans, they ought to be required to make their stinginess public so that prospective and current employees can look elsewhere.

Amanda M. Fairbanks

WATCH: College Grads Move Home, Face Uncertain Futures | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 05.10.2012 | College

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Is Harvard Worth All the Fuss?

Mitchell J. Chang | Posted 07.23.2011 | College
Mitchell J. Chang

There are over 2,300 four-year institutions of higher education in the U.S. and with so many to choose from, no shortage of "excellent" colleges. Unfortunately, the public has a very narrow view of what counts as an "excellent" college.

A Healthy Dose of Self-Delusion

Sam Sommers | Posted 07.23.2011 | Healthy Living
Sam Sommers

Research in psychology suggests that we possess a veritable toolbox of self-deception to help us cope with ego-threatening feedback. Well, I visited near every aisle in my mental hardware store.

58 Years Later, LSU's First Black Undergraduate Receives Honorary Degree

Gilbert King | Posted 07.23.2011 | College
Gilbert King

More than a half-century ago, Alexander P. Tureaud Jr. became the first African-American undergraduate at Louisiana State University until students, teachers, the administration and the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals forced him out before he could finish his first semester.

Microsoft: Skype's New Owner Empowers Girls in Kenya

Natalie Pace | Posted 07.20.2011 | Impact
Natalie Pace

Here's another side to Microsoft that you might not have heard as much about: the Microsoft commitment to education and empowerment for disadvantaged high school girls living in Kenya.

Class of 2011: Create a Job to Keep a Job

Scott Gerber | Posted 07.19.2011 | Business
Scott Gerber

If we are to become a truly entrepreneurial generation capable of attaining the goal of self-sufficiency, we must adhere to these 10 principles of Gen Y realism.

My Advice to Graduates: Don't Ever Stop Playing

Darell Hammond | Posted 07.17.2011 | Education
Darell Hammond

We're creating a generation of children who can follow rules but who are at a complete loss when it comes to doing anything that requires drawing from their own imaginations.

Snacking 101: How to Dress Up Simple Chocolate Chip Cookies

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 07.18.2011 | College
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

2011-05-18-cookies.jpg To try to get out of my boring cookie rut, I stopped eating the cookie dough long enough to try different dessert combinations that don't require much more work.