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6 Ways To Be Happier At Work

U.S. News & World Report | Rebecca Scholl | Posted 08.03.2015 | Healthy Living

Your commute home is agony. (Last out of the office again!) Afterward, your dinner conversation is bitter. (No one appreciates me at work.) Then...

7 Mistakes Even Healthy Eaters Make

U.S. News | Rebecca Scholl | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living

  Want to lose weight? Here's what not to do. You've taken the first step: vowing to eat well, starting now. Many dieters are so determined to...

5 of the Top-Rated High Schools in Illinois

Reboot Illinois | Posted 05.13.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

The publication awarded each school's student body a college readiness score out of 100, designed to measure how well-prepared students are to move on to a university or college setting after graduation.

Sparks Fly: Competency-Based Education Catches

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 06.15.2015 | College
Julian L. Alssid

Our educational outcomes -- particularly for lower-wage workers -- remain abysmal. And, our quality of life is suffering -- the Social Progress Index 2015 ranks the U.S. 16th in the world on that measure. And, yet, I see a glimmer of hope.

Best Hotels in Mexico 2015

U.S. News Travel | Posted 03.29.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

U.S. News & World Report's travel editors combed through guest reviews, expert recommendations and industry accolades to determine the top places to stay in Mexico.

Side-Gigging: A Creative Way to Pad the Wallet

2BoomerBabes | Posted 03.11.2015 | Business
2BoomerBabes

Those lucky enough to still have their jobs may have taken pay and benefit cuts, and pensions (remember those?!) are mere relics of the past. The upside of this bad situation is that some very savvy individuals have made lemonade out of lemons by turning their hobbies and creative passions into moneymaking machines.

10 Colleges Where The Most Alumni Donate

us news | Devon Haynie | Posted 01.23.2015 | College

The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students...

9 Things To Do Or Say When A Loved One Talks About Taking Their Life

Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living

By Lisa Esposito for US News Caring is key to your response. This is what you should do if someone you know talks about taking their life. Take ...

College Rankings: What's the Use?

Roger Ochoa | Posted 12.10.2014 | College
Roger Ochoa

There isn't a definitive list or a guide to tell you how to get the perfect job in a desired profession; and there is (absolutely) no list available to tell you which college to attend to get a job in your desired field.

Colleges Finding New Ways To Promote Students' Social And Emotional Well-Being

us news | Beth Howard | Posted 09.23.2014 | College

This article originally appeared on U.S. News & World Report, and is republished with permission. The quad at Wake Forest University in North Carol...

Top 8 Liberal Arts Colleges in Illinois, Ranked by U.S. News and World Report

Reboot Illinois | Posted 11.22.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Illinois didn't do as well on national liberal arts colleges rankings as the city of Claremont, Calif. did... Claremont had five of the top 35 liberal arts colleges. But Illinois still had a strong showing with eight colleges ranked.

8 Ways Meditation Can Improve Your Life

Posted 09.19.2014 | Healthy Living

By Kristine Crane for US News Shrimati Bhanu Narasimhan, a petite Indian woman wrapped in a bright fuchsia sari, has a soft voice but a big presenc...

Don't Bother With Yale: Even the Most Excellent Sheep are Still Part of a Herd

Linda Flanagan | Posted 11.16.2014 | Education
Linda Flanagan

Kids lose their childhoods to appease the college admissions Gods (and their parents), endure record rates of depression and anxiety, and arrive on campus stripped of curiosity or self-knowledge. They excel at following orders, hence they are "excellent sheep."

The 17 Best Public Colleges In The Country

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 09.11.2014 | College

For the seventeenth year in a row, University of California-Berkeley is the top public school in America according to U.S. News and World. To put that...

9 Tips To Tame Work Stress

Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S. News Stress can help you perform better and work harder both in the workplace and elsewhere. But sometimes too much of e...

Is Your Therapist A Good Fit?

Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S. News In whom can you confide your erotic dreams, your fear of dying or your unbearable loneliness? Who can you trust wit...

One Group Faces Challenges Over Online Degrees

us news | Devon Haynie | Posted 05.27.2014 | College

The following article comes to us courtesy of U.S. News & World Report, where it was originally published. The lure of earning an online degree fr...

Google Critic Killed in "Ironic" Car Accident: Struck by Google Street View Vehicle

Dr. Robert Epstein | Posted 07.20.2014 | Comedy
Dr. Robert Epstein

Prominent research psychologist and author Dr. Robert Epstein, age 60, was killed yesterday afternoon by a Google Street View vehicle while crossing Front Street in San Diego, where he has long resided.

Why Using Campus Security Stats to Rank Colleges Won't Work

Annie E. Clark | Posted 06.18.2014 | College
Annie E. Clark

As I told the mother interested in sending her daughter to a "safe school," families should look at the written and practiced policies at an institution.

Tyler Kingkade

Should U.S. News' College Rankings Include Campus Safety?

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.11.2014 | College

A group of lawmakers sent a letter to U.S. News & World Report this week urging the magazine to include information about campus safety in its highly ...

Proposed Federal Scorecard for Higher Education Misses the Mark

Thomas J. Botzman | Posted 06.04.2014 | College
Thomas J. Botzman

Colleges and universities that prepare a diverse array of students for life, responsible citizenship and successful careers may, as a result, be ranked as "third tier" institutions.

College Admissions: All Over But the Waiting

Linda Flanagan | Posted 06.03.2014 | College
Linda Flanagan

Being put on the wait list is not unlike being told by your prom-date hopeful, "I think you're great, and if Sally tells me no, you're it!" To be wait listed is to be second string, the understudy, a B-list invite.

10 Places To Buy A Retirement Home For Under $150,000

U.S. News & World Report | Emily Brandon | Posted 04.01.2014 | Fifty

Moving to a city where housing costs significantly less than where you live now can give your nest egg a quick and significant boost. It’s even bett...

This Explains Why You Have Food Cravings

U.S. News & World Report | Yuri Elkaim | Posted 03.29.2014 | Fifty

Have you ever wondered why you crave certain foods, even when you’re not hungry? There are a few possibilities to explain your food cravings. Here a...

How Students With Mental Illness Can Prepare For College

us news | Briana Boyington | Posted 03.26.2014 | College

This piece comes to us courtesy of U.S. News & World Report, where it was originally published. College is a major transition for all students, but...