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Leaving for College

5 Tips For Getting Through A Big Life Change

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.11.2012 | Teen

David Foster Wallace once said, "Everything I've ever let go of has claw marks on it." Almost anyone who's gone through a big life change can relate: ...

From a Professor's Perspective: Advice for College Students

Katherine Sharp Landdeck, Ph.D. | Posted 10.27.2012 | College
Katherine Sharp Landdeck, Ph.D.

Here is my advice for today's students. Following these basic suggestions will help you get better grades, have more opportunities, get your degree more quickly, and get the most out of your college years.

Achieving Success in Your Freshman Year

George Forsythe | Posted 10.21.2012 | College
George Forsythe

I know you just graduated from a challenging high school with a strong college prep program. You are certainly well-prepared. That said, you can't expect to coast on your high school work ethic and succeed in college.

Facebook Outed Me

Suzanne Hegland | Posted 10.20.2012 | Parents
Suzanne Hegland

Like a toddler with no impulse control, I keep waddling toward the socket with my curious, sticky fingers. It's only Facebook, right? How dangerous can it be?

Freshman Freak Out

Uloop | Posted 10.16.2012 | College

I thought my freshman days were over, but turns out, they're just beginning. It's that nervous routine all over again, only this time, I love it.

6 Tips for Adjusting to Your Child Going to College

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 10.14.2012 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Here are a few tips to help you adjust if you are sending your child off to college for the first time.

Attention, Incoming College Freshmen!

Uloop | Posted 10.10.2012 | College

When I first attempted to put together a list of things I would need I didn't know where to begin. Time and time again I experienced that "I know I'm forgetting something but I don't know what it is" phenomenon.

On Leaving

Simon Han | Posted 09.24.2012 | College
Simon Han

But here's the thing about memories: you gotta be there. Perhaps this is what startles us after living a quarter of the whole shebang: we're so used to leaving others.

5 Big Ways To Prepare To Leave Home For College

| Posted 06.17.2012 | Teen

By Michelle King College is (finally) just around the corner and you couldn't be more excited. You'll get to stay out however late you want, wake ...

'I Am Their Living Yearbook'

Penny Love | Posted 07.22.2012 | Fifty
Penny Love

In my head, I know that parenthood is just a scaffolding, a temporary support during our children's construction of the actual building of their adult lives. But inwardly, I am beginning the uneasy process of squaring my heart with their growing up and leaving.

6 Things to Do Before High School is Over

Cassidy Hopkins | Posted 07.04.2012 | Teen
Cassidy Hopkins

Before you graduate, you should ace a test, fail a test, learn how to do laundry, confess your feelings to a crush and maybe even break a stereotype... The possibilities are endless!

How Tough Are You?

Maya Ana Callender | Posted 07.04.2012 | Teen
Maya Ana Callender

It's tough knowing that in a couple months, it will be time to leave my home, family, friends and high school. But I am ready for the new challenges ahead and I will keep on winning.