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Caution: This Is Not a How-To Guide

Aliza Polkes | Posted 01.04.2015 | College
Aliza Polkes

What do you do when you graduate college? For a while, I though the answer was wait for something to happen. Studying for the LSAT, a test I never wanted to take for a profession I never wanted to practice, was my way of remaining stagnant while giving the impression of movement.

Dear Ernest, #2: Let's Get Real About Campus Leadership

Ernest Owens | Posted 11.12.2014 | College
Ernest Owens

It might sound cliché at a glance, but there is actually a way you can still be yourself while also being the kind of person that exults leadership.

Dear Ernest, #1: The College GPA Myth Exposed

Ernest Owens | Posted 11.02.2014 | College
Ernest Owens

College students spend more time trying to unify themselves to the same expectations that high school required without appreciating the opportunity to create their own unique standard.

The Case for Underrepresented Students at Predominately White Institutions

Ernest Owens | Posted 07.27.2014 | College
Ernest Owens

I wanted to continue the legacy of brave students of color who proved that we are just as smart and deserving, if not more, than those elite and privileged that for many years dominated these institutions.

Do What You're Good at, Not What You Love

Lisa Cleary | Posted 08.17.2013 | Women
Lisa Cleary

In elementary school, my parents bought me a karaoke machine for my room to appease my love for singing. I was told that I could sing until my heart was content, as long as my bedroom door was closed.

Making A 'Thesis Statement'

William McGuinness | Posted 10.20.2012 | College
William McGuinness

What if your thesis went places aside from a forgotten file cabinet stuffed with other class work? This simple question launched Huffpost College's Thesis Project this summer, and we were thrilled when students partnered with us to publish their hard work.

William McGuinness

Introducing The Quarter Life Crisis Project | William McGuinness | Posted 07.03.2012 | College

This generation is said to be uniquely talented at creating and quickly adopting massive platforms where we’re encouraged to share reams of personal...

Help Us Judge The Joe Jr. Awards!

Posted 03.14.2012 | College

You waited for months and now the Joe Jr. Awards are finally here! The entries are in from some awesome college journalists around the country and...

63 Pieces Of Advice For New College Grads

Posted 07.09.2011 | College

We here at HuffPost College know that commencement is a magical time. A time when (if you are graduating) people will foist advice on you, whether yo...

Throwing Out the Job, Throwing in the World

Stacy Tasman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Stacy Tasman

Americans feel pressure against taking a year off between studies to gain broader experience in the world. Such a breach of structure, and the word "gap," is all too threatening to the resume.

Your HuffPost College Feedback Needed

Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Leah Finnegan

Last week, HuffPost College reached a milestone: its two-month birthday. For the internet, we're practically ancient. We've been through a lot despit...

Lessons Learned in My Parents' Basement

Dominick Bonny | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Dominick Bonny

Because a college degree has become expected, we dilute and broaden undergraduate education to the point of irrelevance.

HuffPost College Meets WhiteHouse.Gov: 'Open For (Student) Questions'

Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

*UPDATED* Nearly 150,000 votes later, we have a winner: Amanda Litman, the editor of North By Northwestern! Amanda has traveled with us to Washingto...

HuffPost College Meets Campus Progress: Your Ultimate Platform

Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Leah Finnegan

In many ways, HuffPost College is a portal to the future -- we feature stories on what students are doing, thinking, feeling, seeing, wanting and where they might be going. The news for students this year has not been good. But despite the tides against them, America's youth are ambitious, restless and optimistic. They want a lot, and they want it sooner rather than later, no matter what the economy dictates.

Learning from HuffPost College

Alexandra Juhasz | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Alexandra Juhasz

Some of the lessons my students and I learned during our grueling education (it wasn't easy, even it it was funny) on and about YouTube concisely define the education one might get here.

Announcing HuffPost College: No SAT Scores or Admission Essays Needed

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Arianna Huffington

HuffPost College features voices from colleges and universities all around the country, and offers a real-time snapshot of what's going on in the lives of the nation's 19 million college students. READ MORE Announcing HuffPost Religion: Believers and Non-Believers Welcome Whether you are a believer or not, the role of religion in our society is an essential conversation to have... which is why I'm delighted to announce that we are launching HuffPost Religion. READ MORE WATCH: Arianna Debates Partisanship on This Week WATCH: Arianna Delivers Keynote Speech at TOC Publishing Conference