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A 22-Year-Old Exchange Student in New York City

Eugene Lim | Posted 09.29.2015 | New York
Eugene Lim

Being immersed in such an environment for a semester was exhilarating. I seized the chance to learn a new language, meet people from different corners of the globe, and pick from the great minds of business.

KU Student Expelled for Crude Off-Campus Tweets Can Return to School, Court Rules

Student Press Law Center | Posted 09.28.2015 | College
Student Press Law Center

The University of Kansas overreached when it expelled a student who posted profane, insulting tweets about his ex-girlfriend while under a no-contact order, the Kansas Court of Appeals ruled Friday.

Gear Up for Your Freshman Year

Alex Lyman | Posted 08.11.2015 | College
Alex Lyman

If you're about to start your freshman year of college, you're likely having a lot of mixed feelings. The best way to channel your excitement and calm your anxiety is to go into college with a plan that will help you be successful in your academic studies, professional dreams, and personal life.

Pro Tips For Paris

Chace Beech | Posted 08.06.2015 | Comedy
Chace Beech

I recently returned from a semester abroad in Paris and had many realizations about the city of love, light, cheese, macaroons, brie, comté, fromage, camembert and baguette, cheese, cheese and cheese. I had lots of expectations about Paris. I had heard lots of cliches. Here are some I found to be somewhat accurate.

9 Common College Myths, Debunked

The Huffington Post | Riley Griffin | Posted 07.19.2015 | College

1. MYTH: Sororities are not allowed to throw parties because a lot of women living together is considered a brothel  REALITY: This word...

Kenyon College Student Conducts The Weirdest Interviews In Videos For Prospective Students

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.08.2015 | College

Chace Beech is a rising senior at Kenyon College who was tasked with helping create some promotional videos for the Ohio liberal arts school...

From Smartphone to Summer Intern

Penina Remler | Posted 06.26.2015 | College
Penina Remler

Just the other day I was commuting home on a crowded LIRR peak express train when a stranger sitting next to me refused to get off at his stop without first commenting on my lightning speed texting technique.

Studying Abroad With a Gluten Allergy

College Tourist | Posted 05.23.2015 | College
College Tourist

Although having a food allergy is a struggle, do not be discouraged to study abroad! There are ways to make the most of your study abroad experience while avoiding gluten.

These Changes Would Make Schools Better

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 04.23.2015 | Impact

Sir Ken Robinson, an English author and adviser to governments on education, spoke with CBS on Tuesday about how schools can be more effective for stu...

Get Past the Myth: Greek Life Has Plenty to Offer Campuses

Joseph W. Bruno | Posted 06.06.2015 | College
Joseph W. Bruno

Lost in all of this appropriate outrage is the recognition of the positive contributions and daily acts of good citizenship exhibited by many Greek organizations, and that is the topic herein.

College Meal Plans Are Stunting Our Growth

Emily Reich | Posted 05.30.2015 | College
Emily Reich

Requiring meal plans keeps college students dependent on someone else during the period when we are learning to be autonomous. For all of the freedom afforded to us in college environments, meal plans serve as a slap in the face of our independence.

Turning Social Entrepreneurship from a "Thing" to the "Next Big Thing"

Habib Ghazi | Posted 05.24.2015 | Impact
Habib Ghazi

Hult Prize at BRAC University was a provocative experience not only for me, the organizers, and the participants; It is an idea that has already given birth to many more and its impact will be realized when these ideas are materialized.

Unforgettable Lessons From the Science of Life

Madenjit Singh | Posted 05.24.2015 | Education
Madenjit Singh

In 1984, as a Malaysian school dropout, the fifth of twelve children, I was humiliated because I couldn't afford milk for my own two children. This caused a very strong sadness in my heart, but that year I learned about positive thinking and mind science.

Rebecca Klein

Around The World, This Is How Girls And Boys Are Stacking Up Against Each Other In School | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.06.2015 | World

All around the world, teenage girls are more likely than boys to reach a basic level of proficiency in math, science and reading. However, among the w...

Penn State Students Dance for 46 Hours to Conquer Pediatric Cancer

Khadyon Reid | Posted 04.26.2015 | Impact
Khadyon Reid

The IFC/PanHellenic Dance Marathon (THON) is a yearlong effort to raise money and awareness in the fight against pediatric cancer, which concludes with an exuberant 46-hour no sleeping, no sitting dance marathon.

The 7 Worst Things About Going To College Far Away From Home

College Candy | Posted 02.18.2015 | College

There are tons of perks when it comes to moving far away for college—the adventure, the opportunity to meet people from around the country, and of c...

The Price Of Sex At USC

Neon Tommy | Posted 02.14.2015 | College

At the University of Southern California, sex has a price. In economic terms, it is much too low. In consequential terms, it can be much too high. ...

Comp Me, Baby, One More Time

Reina Gattuso | Posted 04.12.2015 | College
Reina Gattuso

The way we structure community here doesn't just affect us in this place, at this moment. It affects the kinds of powerful, scarily driven, sleep-deprived, sometimes demagogic people we as an institution are putting out into the world.

Tyler Kingkade

College Student Survey Suggests We've Made Little Progress Eliminating Racism | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.10.2015 | College

One-fourth of college students say racism is no longer a problem in the U.S., the most in the 25-year history of polling by the University of Californ...

Tyler Kingkade

College Students Are More Depressed And Alone Than Ever | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.09.2015 | College

College freshmen are spending less time with friends than ever, a survey released Thursday shows, a shift that experts say may reflect declining menta...

Tyler Kingkade

Here Are The Colleges That Discipline Students The Most For Drug-Related Offenses | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.03.2015 | College

The University of California, Santa Cruz took the top slot for the most campus disciplinary actions relating to drugs, according to a new analysis fro...

Tyler Kingkade

Sororities Don't See Their Alcohol Policies Changing As Colleges Try To Fix Greek Life | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.22.2015 | College

When Lindsey Bond was a new member of Delta Delta Delta at the University of Virginia, in 2012, her sorority was placed on probation for a year. One o...

Yale Freshman Survives Four-Story Fall From Dorm Window

AP | Posted 01.20.2015 | College

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- A Yale University freshman has survived a four-story fall from a dormitory window. School spokesman Tom Conroy said in an ...

Tyler Kingkade

Hate Yik Yak And Anonymous Gossip Sites All You Want, But They Won't Go Away | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.20.2015 | College

While 2014 appeared to be the year of Yik Yak on college campuses, the existence of anonymous online gossip forums is far from a new dilemma for universities. For the better part of a decade -- since the rise of JuicyCampus in 2007, and the series of subsequent replacements -- colleges have struggled to deal with unruly and sometimes savage gossip spread through anonymous online forums.

Meet HuffPost's Newest Campus Editors-At-Large

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 03.24.2015 | College

Hundreds of applications and interviews later, we are extremely proud to announce our newest campus editors-at-large for the spring 2015 term. We're l...