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3 Common Misconceptions About Going To College

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 07.01.2016 | College
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Whether college is or isn't in the cards for you, don't stress about it too much! Only you have the ability to know what you want to do with your life, and if you don't have it figured out yet that's ok too.

3 Tools for Life Every New Graduate Needs

Jenny Mannion | Posted 06.02.2016 | College
Jenny Mannion

While I don't believe in regrets, looking back... it sure would have been nice to graduate high school or college with some more practical skills to utilize as I stepped into adulthood.

16 Last-Minute Graduation Gifts Under $30

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.23.2016 | College
GOBankingRates

By Sarab Karimi, Contributor Spoiling a new graduate with a generous gift is never a bad idea, but if you're on a tight budget, you might need to exp...

My Advice to the Class of '16

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 05.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Image credit: m00by (Flickr) So many people worry about and forget that they have control over their outcome and their fate. "What if I can't land a ...

An Open Letter to All Graduates

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

Congratulations, you have crossed the finish line. As you know, your route here was filled with tears of joy and sorrow, dreams shattered and fulfilled, moments that dispatched you to the arms of a beloved, remarkable beginnings and ends sealed with generous promises.

Millennial Grads Refuse to Let Ignorance Triumph

Kevin Healey | Posted 06.05.2016 | College
Kevin Healey

For the long game, place your bets on this year's graduating class. Their immediate prospects may have been hobbled by standardized tests and a rigged economy. But when push comes to shove, they know what matters. They understand the virtues of compassion and courage.

Advice for Grads: Break the Rules; Make Your Own

Margie Warrell | Posted 05.12.2016 | College
Margie Warrell

Just know this: living the life you were born to live will sometimes require bending the rules. And other times, it will require having the courage to break them entirely. So be it. While the path ahead may be uncertain, don't let your fear keep you from daring to forge your own path. Ten years from now, you will be so glad you did.

Personal Finance Gifts for the New Graduate

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

Don't get me wrong - when I graduated from college, it was great to get a few checks as gifts from family members and friends. But what I really could...

Fowler's Successful System of Coaching

Karl Romain | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business
Karl Romain

I've just completed my certification as a Master Trainer through Fowler International Academy of Professional Coaching (FIA). In the process, I had t...

How Can Colleges Take Recruiting to the Next Level to Really Work for Their Students?

Noah S. Leavitt | Posted 03.16.2016 | College
Noah S. Leavitt

Last Tuesday at Gonzaga University I had a great opportunity to hear Dr. Phil Gardner present his latest insights about how organizations are bringing...

Career Experts Share Their Tips For Graduates In The Digital Sector

Sofia Katsali | Posted 01.29.2016 | College
Sofia Katsali

I decided to round up three online industry heavy-hitters to give you expert advice on what tips they have for you as you're looking to break into the business. I spoke with some of the hardest working professionals in the digital industry and here's the career advice they wanted to share with you.

The Almighty 'A' is the Death of Learning

Anne Sobel | Posted 01.04.2016 | Education
Anne Sobel

Its no secret grade inflation is cause célèbre at universities, but the pressure to give A's is a Frankenstein of our own design. Like hog futures, real estate, and diamonds, an A only holds the intrinsic value we assign it.

Doors: The Gateway to Reinvention

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 12.07.2015 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Doors - they hold the promise of something new, curiosity, adventure, fresh starts, mystery. They all stand just on the other side of that door. So close yet so far away. Bringing two worlds together, yet part of the same. Inches apart yet so divided.

Running in Heels

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 10.19.2015 | Business
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

A friend of mine recently referred to me as the "CEO of Running in Heels magazine" -- I laughed, thought it was cute and clever, and then realized what it really meant.

What's Your Story?

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 09.24.2015 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

I love other people's stories. I see a family , a woman eating alone, a man in a biz suit, two friends chatting, a group of teenagers hanging out... and I'm curious.

Diversity and Inclusion

Adrian Coysh | Posted 09.08.2015 | Impact
Adrian Coysh

Recruiters often take the path of least resistance, or choose a low risk option rather than either stretching the boundaries, or taking a high risk gamble on someone who "looks wrong, but is right".

My Truth: Grad School

Carmen Lehtimaki | Posted 08.03.2015 | Education
Carmen Lehtimaki

Going back to school has benefited me greatly, but the biggest lesson it's taught me is to always keep reaching for what you really want. If you are at a job you hate then create a way to make a living doing what you love.

The Great New Zealand Experiment

Adrian Coysh | Posted 07.28.2015 | Education
Adrian Coysh

Recently I stumbled upon a post by Sarah Blahovec, which was a cry for help from a disability activist from the USA. It drew me to look at the new Accessibility section of the venerable Huffington Post, and it occurred to me that I should share a little of the work we are doing in New Zealand, and my personal journey.

5 Best Credit Cards for New Grads

Shannah L. Compton | Posted 07.21.2016 | College
Shannah L. Compton

When you toss your cap in the air on graduation day, the world feels like it is at your feet. You're ready to enter adulthood armed with a degree from college, you've got a few job prospects and life feels pretty sweet. That's until you go to buy your first car and realize that the one thing you didn't do in college was build yourself a solid credit record.

6 Tips to Boost Your Career

Tamesha Keel | Posted 07.04.2016 | College
Tamesha Keel

Before beginning your job search, it's important for you to change your perspective. Job searching is more than just finding a "job;" it's finding the right opportunity to broaden your experience and cultivate the necessary skills to propel you further in your career.

Dear Graduate... 50 Life Lessons You Should Master

Ashli Mazer | Posted 07.02.2016 | College
Ashli Mazer

I, just like you, made mistakes and continue to make mistakes daily. I am no martyr. I am just a human who has a few more years under my belt. Life has a way of opening your eyes as you get older, especially once you leave the comforts of your classroom.

Top 10 Things I Love About Graduation Season

Keisha Sutton-James | Posted 06.10.2016 | Parents
Keisha Sutton-James

Mylar graduation balloons and gushy cards. The Last Lecture and Oh, The Places You'll Go, graduation parties and the jubilance that comes with them.

Graduating This Year? Read This First

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 06.01.2016 | College
Sajeel Qureshi

Accept the fact that you know very little and don't have all the answers at the beginning of this new adventure, but know that you can definitely find the answers.

Lilly Workneh

Powerful 'Mugshot' Photos Reverse Ugly Stereotypes Of Black Men

HuffingtonPost.com | Lilly Workneh | Posted 01.28.2016 | Black Voices

Artist EJ Brown is fed up with the media perpetuating damaging and destructive stereotypes of black men. Specifically, the 25-year-old Point Park U...

What's the 'Value Added' of a College Degree?

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 05.18.2016 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

Perhaps the time has come to develop metrics that matter. Are we assessing whether a college or university is a "going concern," measuring workforce development, or looking for productive citizens who can adapt their communities, however they define them, to the global economy?