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7 Travel Rules You Should Ignore

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

You don't have to listen to everything your mother tells you. As millennials, we've decided that some travel rules are more than okay to ditch. ...

How To Be Young And Alive In 2014

Christine Deakers | Posted 03.06.2014 | Women
Christine Deakers

Being a nebulous 20-something means freedom, but it's also frightening. You're halfway between being an idiot baby and a fully-formed human with hobbies and a spice rack.

What to Do if You're Deferred

Joie Jager-Hyman | Posted 02.26.2014 | Education
Joie Jager-Hyman

Colleges defer early decision and action students for a wide range of reasons. Regardless of the reason, there are a few things that you can do to help improve your chances for acceptance.

Charity Profiteering: Make Sure Your Gift Really Gives Back

Jacqueline Herrera | Posted 02.18.2014 | Impact
Jacqueline Herrera

You don't really need that pair of Yves Saint Laurent gloves, but you did buy a bunch of presents for everyone else, and then you notice the sale is benefiting the Philippine Typhoon victims. Well, this purchase would totally elevate you to Pope status, and you don't even hesitate to click.

Are You A Digital Native?

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 02.24.2014 | Teen

You grew up surrounded by technology. Dial-up tones from your parents' computer served as an informal alarm clock, a 30-minute Game Boy session always...

What Changed in Higher Education?

Gabriel Sanchez Zinny | Posted 02.17.2014 | Latino Voices
Gabriel Sanchez Zinny

The institutions of higher education should realize that the 20th Century system that consolidated all academic functions under one roof is being challenged by new technologies and new structures.

10 Things I Gave Up to Get Out of Debt

Allison Vesterfelt | Posted 02.16.2014 | Money
Allison Vesterfelt

If we're really interested in paying off debt, growing a savings account, purchasing a house, or going to college without loans, we have to be willing to put our money where our mouth is.

Add Value, Hire Millennials

Elspeth Rossetti | Posted 02.12.2014 | Business
Elspeth Rossetti

Millennials are entering the workforce with more experience than any previous generation, yet they display a confidence that sometimes is mistaken for a feeling of entitlement.

A Shift from Online to Offline: Adolescence, the Internet and Social Participation

Undergraduate Awards | Posted 02.11.2014 | Technology
Undergraduate Awards

Participants described their enhanced social self-esteem through positive peer feedback via online comments and 'likes' which reiterates their desire to ultimately seek social validation.

Leveraging the Power of the Purse for Good

Pamela Barnes | Posted 02.09.2014 | Impact
Pamela Barnes

This year, my husband and I called a family meeting and put $10,000 on the dining room table. We told the kids, "This money is yours, but it comes with some guidelines. The lump sum will go to charities of your choosing."

Snap Out Of Your Digital Coma!

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 02.08.2014 | Impact
Crystal Kadakia

I recently had a great experience speaking at TEDxSarasota on the topic of Digital Comas. It's a message appropriate for all ages -- the best feedback...

8 Things You Should Never Ask A 20-Something Woman In A Relationship

Samantha Matt | Posted 02.04.2014 | Women
Samantha Matt

Why aren't you engaged yet?Really? Like, am I supposed to be engaged already? Because last time I checked I was 25, broke, and drunk.

Escape the Digital Coma: Who Are You When You Close the Laptop?

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 01.26.2014 | Technology
Crystal Kadakia

As Leo Tolstoy famously said, "Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." We have a personal responsibility regarding this choice. The easiest way to think of it is, Who are you when you close the laptop? How do you define yourself?

To the Young: Heed JFK and Use Politics for Change

Caryl Rivers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Caryl Rivers

A door swung open for us. He said that public service was an honorable profession, that politics was not just a game for hacks and cronies, but a way to change the world. America suddenly became an exciting place in which to be young.

Add These 20 Cities To Your Bucket List

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 11.02.2015 | Travel

When you think of American tourism, certain locations come to mind: the bright lights of New York City, the palm trees of Southern California, the nos...

Millennials: Too Realistic to Have Children?

Nanette Fondas | Posted 11.07.2013 | Parents
Nanette Fondas

Long work hours, heavy student debt, job and career stress, anticipated work-family conflict and health and social tradeoffs all weighed into the decision to plan or not to plan to have babies.

Half Pretty, Half Me

Cat del Valle Castellanos | Posted 11.07.2013 | Women
Cat del Valle Castellanos

Some may call it false advertising. I call it rebranding. It's modern-day survival of the fittest: Social Darwinism with a makeup bag.

Philanthropy Is Not a Privilege of Wealth

Jacqueline Herrera | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jacqueline Herrera

The NGO field, with its lower pay, risky travel and odd hours, needs committed and passionate individuals willing to make a career out of it, and one of the most promising demographics we can find that in is the millennials.

Chivalry Isn't Dead. It's Evolved.

Lourdes Duarte | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Lourdes Duarte

As an independent lady preaching the gospel of Beyoncé, I don't need a man to pull my chair out for me. But you know what I do need? A ride home in the morning and a McGriddle. Oh, and R-E-S-P-E-C-T.

That Study Telling Millenials to Opt Out of Obamacare Is Bogus

Tom Allison | Posted 12.23.2013 | College
Tom Allison

Imagine an umbrella costs $10. If you buy one, your personal items will be safe during a storm. If it doesn't rain, you're out $10. If you choose not to buy it, though, and it rains, you have to dry-clean your clothes. Your laptop and smartphone get soaked too. Your shoes are ruined. And let's face it, at some point, it's going to rain. Wouldn't you buy an umbrella?

Even More 20-Somethings Live With Mom And Dad Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.21.2013 | Business

The generation that came of age during the Great Recession is still having trouble becoming financially independent and moving away from home, accordi...

I Fell Out Of Love With New York -- But Stayed

Emma Brodie | Posted 12.12.2013 | Women
Emma Brodie

I hit an invisible wall and the music came to an abrupt halt. Off clattered the headphones of youthful naiveté (previously unnoticed by me). I wasn't in a story at all, I was in the East Village and that smell was pee.

Want Social Change? Make Politics Part of the Equation

Michelle Arevalo-Carpenter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Michelle Arevalo-Carpenter

When planning our work, political context is often relegated to the column of uncontrollable variables. Our communities need smart, honest and principled politicians, but are millennials up for the challenge?

Gen Y Is Gen Wine

Leora Kalikow | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Leora Kalikow

Millennials are a notoriously flighty, flaky bunch, so it comes as some surprise that they are leading wine industry growth -- a market plagued by old guard attitude and pretension.

This Is How You Know You're a Gen Y Doctor

Marlene Pearce | Posted 11.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Marlene Pearce

The latest crop of hard-working professionals like bankers, lawyers and doctors, are all Gen Y now. Like it or not, we're putting our unique Gen Y stamp on our professions. (We're pretty confident we can do a better job than you, anyway.)