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Best Hotels in Mexico 2015

U.S. News Travel | Posted 01.27.2015 | 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 01.09.2015 | 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...

Crowdfunding Gets Personal

Jeff Smith | Posted 05.04.2014 | Impact
Jeff Smith

We have witnessed the evolution of empowering the individual around cause, from content to technology, and now to commerce. With the advent of social media, people have the power to become their own media source.

More Changes To Student Loans Could Be On The Way

us news | Kelsey Sheehy | Posted 02.04.2014 | College

This article comes to us courtesy of U.S. News & World Report, where it was originally published. Student loans garnered a lot of attention in 2013...

The Best Online College Programs Named

us news | Devon Haynie | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

One of the biggest changes to higher education in recent years has been the evolving profile of the average college student. While that student was on...

4 Common Scams Aimed At Students

us news | SCHOLARSHIP AMERICA | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

This article comes to us courtesy of U.S. News & World Report, where it was originally published. As a newly independent young adult attending and...