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How Much Do Colleges Care About Legacy In College Admissions?

Ishan Puri | Posted 08.22.2016 | College
Ishan Puri

Legacy is a controversial term in college admissions. If your family went to the university, legacy can help you in the admissions process at some universities. But often we get questions about how much it helps, what legacy is defined as, and how you can maximize your chances given legacy. In this article, we will go over these questions using data that we have extracted at Synocate over the past 6 years.

3 Things to Do on Senior Citizens Day to Engage Your Family Legacy

Tandy Elisala | Posted 08.16.2016 | Women
Tandy Elisala

August 21, National Senior Citizens Day, is an opportunity to celebrate the wisdom and achievements senior citizens have made, as well as to advocate for the rights of older people throughout the world.

'Legacy' Is Not Just For the Famous; We Each Create Our Own Every Day

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 07.29.2016 | Politics
Lorraine Devon Wilke

We live in a world where too many presume they're invisible enough to not be held responsible for their actions. A world where the self-absorbed think nothing about the negativity they leave in their wake, the ugliness they inject into their sphere.

How To Get Your Digital Affairs In Order

Tracy Darchini | Posted 07.16.2016 | Fifty
Tracy Darchini

Let's face it. Any one of us, regardless of age, can face an untimely departure from this world. In such an event, what would your digital legacy say about you for generations to come?

Elie Wiesel's Enduring Legacy

Sara J. Bloomfield | Posted 07.13.2016 | World
Sara J. Bloomfield

With the recent loss of Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, I've thought a lot about my very first meeting with him 30 years ago and all that we shared si...

Putting A Dent In The Universe

Jim Conwell | Posted 06.30.2016 | Education
Jim Conwell

What connection do tombstones have with engineering education? If you are mechanical engineering professor Andy Mech, you will draw a grave marker on...

Top 5 Ways of Becoming Immortal

Joey Savoie | Posted 06.24.2016 | Comedy
Joey Savoie

Co-authored by Baxter Bullock. You’ve heard it a thousand times. Some guy finds a mermaid, eats it, and then gets to live for 800 years. I know what...

A Father's Day Tribute To The Dad I Miss

Rebecca Kraus | Posted 06.17.2016 | HuffPost Home
Rebecca Kraus

What had been a joyful family time turned quickly to one of despair. While he lay in the hospital, I was overcome with emotion, so I wrote down these words to make sure he heard them.

Lawn Chair Legacy

Eric Leroy Wilson | Posted 06.17.2016 | Religion
Eric Leroy Wilson

That early in the morning you wouldn't expect the air to be thick with humidity and the call of the cicadas. Even at five in the morning the atmosphere in the boot heel of Missouri is redolent with teeming things.

Miss You Dad!

Jim Fannin | Posted 06.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jim Fannin

Honor your father this Father's Day. Acorns don't fall far from the tree. Hug the tree a little extra on June 19th.

What Really Matters

Rose Kumar, M.D. | Posted 06.09.2016 | HuffPost Home
Rose Kumar, M.D.

On April 11, my mother died, suddenly and unexpectedly. I will never forget that phone call from my father for as long as I live. My mother was 80 y...

4 Ways Muhammad Ali Was 'The Greatest' Outside Of The Ring

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 06.06.2016 | Black Voices

What made Muhammad Ali "the greatest of all time" wasn't just his fancy footwork in the ring and witty one-liners, but how he put his steadfast belief...

The Trump Phenomenon And How Americans Came To Distrust Their Politicians

Raghida Dergham | Posted 06.08.2016 | World
Raghida Dergham

While the forty fourth president Barack Hussein Obama weaves his historical legacy to the tune of reconciliation with enemies, US public resentment is growing against government policies and political influence, with growing racism, vindictiveness, and arrogance in the American arena.

Muhammad Ali Was My Father

Taymullah Abdur-Rahman | Posted 06.04.2016 | Black Voices
Taymullah Abdur-Rahman

Ali, we looked to you to find what we didn't know existed; integrity, masculinity, compassion and charm wrapped in a ball of handsomeness. And we're still trying to emulate that today.

8 Regrets You Don't Want To Have In Your 60s

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.21.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Here’s the reality of being 60-something: You have less time than ever before to make your life the best it can be. This is not ...

On Leaving the World Better Than How I Found It

Chris Castiglione | Posted 05.23.2016 | Impact
Chris Castiglione

It's called the Campsite Rule. If you've listened to Dan Savage's sex advice podcast, you've probably heard it. The idea goes like this: when two people are in a relationship the more experienced person has the responsibility to leave their partner better than how they found them.

Career Hindsight Is 20/20

Michele Cuthbert | Posted 05.16.2016 | Business
Michele Cuthbert

If you too a minute to look back at your life and career, would you look at things differently, if you were to retire today? "If only. Those must be ...

The Gift YOU Are...

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 05.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Sooner or later every one of us breathes an atom that has been breathed by anyone you can think of who has lived before us--Michelangelo or George Was...

Find Your Purpose and Live Your Legacy

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 05.09.2016 | Good News
Dr. Hyder Zahed

You reach a moment in your life where you start searching for a purpose. A purpose that is greater than yourself. A purpose where your life is touchi...

Are You Leaving a Legacy or Living One?

Amy Smalarz | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Amy Smalarz

We need to practice the habit of making time to reconnect with what we are doing each day. We can take a moment to ask ourselves: "Why am I doing this?"

Jumping for Our Legacy

Merle R. Saferstein | Posted 05.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Merle R. Saferstein

As time passed and I looked ahead to the future, I knew I had more I wanted to accomplish in my life.

Prince - Before They Were Dead

Outspeak | Posted 04.26.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Outspeak

Sex icon, musical genius, boundary pusher, Jehova's Witness, muse to Dave Chapelle: the artist formerly and posthumously known as Prince is an unrivalled musical icon. With the April 21st passing of Prince Rogers Nelson, the world lost a prolific and at times controversial virtuoso multi-instrumentalist.

#119 Blessings: The Foundation of Legacy Writing

Rachael Freed | Posted 04.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rachael Freed

(HONORING THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF PRINCE, 1958 - 2016) Blessing our children is as old as Genesis: Jacob blessed his twelve grown sons before h...

What Am I Really Capable Of?

Zack Young | Posted 04.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Zack Young

Whether it's through your work, in your spare time or through the legacies you leave in this world, you have the power to create change and make your mark -- whatever stage of life you're at.

The Obama Years

The Washington Post | Annum Masroor | Posted 04.24.2016 | Politics

When Barack Obama worked as a community organizer amid the bleak industrial decay of Chicago’s far South Side during the 1980s, he tried to follow a...