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A Letter to High School Seniors of Color

Thai-Huy Nguyen | Posted 11.26.2014 | Education
Thai-Huy Nguyen

Your decision to attend college represents a chance for you to make a mark on this world -- to drastically alter our nation's landscape that is currently doing very little to support racial equality.

Higher Education in Hawai'i

Geoffrey Bannister | Posted 11.26.2014 | Hawaii
Geoffrey Bannister

Education can have an invaluable impact on individuals, families and communities. Our university was founded on the idea that the people of Hawai'i should have higher education alternatives available.

Guess What? This Ain't the Holiday Inn: A Memoir on Adolescent Mental Health

Melanie Bishop | Posted 11.26.2014 | Books
Melanie Bishop

I consider teaching to be a privilege, and consider myself lucky to have loved my job. Shepherding talents like DeLeo's, witnessing her insight, hard work, growth and self-rescue, there is no greater satisfaction for a teacher than this.

'Wrap' It Up: Why the Best Gift You Can Give Yourself Is Entrepreneurship

Carol J. Carter | Posted 11.26.2014 | Small Business
Carol J. Carter

Think you don't have the time or experience to start your own business? University of Pennsylvania freshman Brandon Saw became an entrepreneur one week before starting college.

This Is How You Change When You Go From High School To College

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.25.2014 | College

If the high school you and the college you met, would they recognize each other? Probably not. BuzzFeed is here to provide a few examples of the p...

It Takes a Community to Educate a Student

Jane Carlin and Barb Macke | Posted 11.24.2014 | College
Jane Carlin and Barb Macke

Experiences outside of the classroom are often as meaningful as those inside the classroom. The academic professionals on your campuses are integral to the success and well-being of your students.

Size May Not Matter As Much As You Think For College Students

Posted 11.25.2014 | College

When it comes to penis size, the conventional wisdom is that bigger is always better, but according to a panel of college sex columnists, that's not t...

Pay It Back: The Public and the Student Loan System

Kathleen Weldon | Posted 11.25.2014 | College
Kathleen Weldon

Despite the sticker shock, the public has consistently believed that college is worth the money -- though questions that mention actual dollar amounts tend to leave respondents somewhat more skeptical.

How to Become a Successful Giver

David Ongchoco | Posted 11.24.2014 | College
David Ongchoco

One week ago, Adam Grant was the featured speaker for H'University, a social impact initiative by Harry's where University students are able to hear from different influencers from different industries and backgrounds.

The Second Thanksgiving: One Year After Rape

Susanna Vogel | Posted 11.24.2014 | College
Susanna Vogel

I do think that changing how I engage with the past is the key to helping me be a better person. I hope I can take my power back by being peaceful. I hope that I can recognize that while my rape will never be OK, I will be.

Panic at the End of the Semester

Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D | Posted 11.24.2014 | College
Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D

Around this time of year with exams and papers looming and only a few weeks left in the term many students face panic at the end of the semester. It is academic crisis time.

How To Rock The "Why College X?" Essay

The Prospect | Posted 11.24.2014 | College
The Prospect

You want to demonstrate that your reason for applying stems from more than just the prestige of the school.

Life of a Resident Assistant: Part 1 - Introduction to the Job

Alexander Vassiliadis | Posted 11.24.2014 | College
Alexander Vassiliadis

You hear free living, free dining, and cheap parking and you immediately jump. Especially as a college student. But that's not what entirely pulled me in to applying to be a Resident Assistant.

Gap Years: Are They Effective for Students?

Shayla R. Price | Posted 11.23.2014 | Education
Shayla R. Price

In Europe, it's been a longstanding tradition for high school students to embark on a "gap year" of traveling and volunteering before entering their...

19 Tips in 19 Tweets: College Selection Advice for the Class of 2019

Catherine McDonald Davenport | Posted 11.21.2014 | College
Catherine McDonald Davenport

The college search and application process for prospective students is really picking up speed, especially for the class of 2019. Maybe you are feeling a bit overwhelmed -- sifting through all that information?

Is Your Head of HR Thinking About Supply Chain Management?

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 11.21.2014 | Business
Julian L. Alssid

Amidst what seems like 1,000 panel discussions in 1,000 Washington, DC conference rooms every month, a truly revolutionary idea for unlocking business growth emerged from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation just before Thanksgiving.

Seeking: The Perfect Nonprofit Job

Simone N. Sneed | Posted 11.21.2014 | Impact
Simone N. Sneed

For nonprofits and social enterprises to be successful, we need passionate people with phenomenal skills in place. Once you have made the decision that you're ready to dedicate your career to a specific social cause, it can be hard to know where to start.

Passwords: Secret Pieces of Us Revealing Something More

Uloop | Posted 11.21.2014 | College
Uloop

Passwords are things we have to draw upon and remember in our daily lives, so making one to help you eat healthier or to remind you of a hardship that you overcame and don't want to go back to is probably one of the most clever things I have ever heard of.

Are We Paying Colleges to Train Frat Boys to Take Over the World?

Shay Chan Hodges | Posted 11.21.2014 | College
Shay Chan Hodges

Higher education administrators need to recognize and acknowledge that institutionalized gender discrimination -- combined with a sense of privilege and entitlement for men -- cannot be separated from the sexual harassment and misogyny that women experience both on campus and after graduation.

Mirror, Mirror, On The Wall, You're to Blame When Our Confidence Falls

Unwritten | Posted 11.20.2014 | College
Unwritten

Whether it's 8p.m. on a Friday night or 8a.m. Monday morning, mirrors are an important part of our daily lives. They see us during our worst moments and at our finest. But what do we see in them?

The Greatest Power and Privilege of All

Isa Adney | Posted 11.20.2014 | Education
Isa Adney

Love may not raise test scores. But I think it creates the kind of safety net that helps people develop the kind of resilience and skills and motivation they need to fight through whatever lack of privilege they may have been born into.

We Are More Than an Ivory Tower

Nancy L. Zimpher | Posted 11.20.2014 | College
Nancy L. Zimpher

The documentary Ivory Tower debuts tonight on CNN, and it identifies some very real problems with higher education in this country. It is unacceptable that we would ignore the message of Ivory Tower at our own peril.

College Kids With One Thing on their Mind: Service

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 11.20.2014 | College
Lisa Kaas Boyle

What do college kids do on a day off? Well, you might be surprised by the group I met up with on Will Rogers Beach on Veteran's Day who were using the hours before sunset to clean up the beach.

Virginia Union University On the Forefront of Progressive Education in the 21st Century

Elwood D. Watson | Posted 11.20.2014 | College
Elwood D. Watson

In an age where the news coming out of the world is more than often depressing, this is particularly true for historically black colleges and universities; there are occasional glimmers of sunshine on the horizon.

How Snapcash Will Win Over Millennials

Jamie Gottlieb | Posted 11.20.2014 | College
Jamie Gottlieb

For Snapchat's large user base, personal finance will become more fun and instantly gratifying -- a perfect combination for Millennials.