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The Emotional Toll of Growing Up Black in America

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

The cumulative and convergent toll of subtle, but discouraging, adult actions in schools and other child-serving systems they come into contact with too often impedes the success of children of color, especially those who are poor, and burdens them with an emotional toll they don't deserve.

Is Your Calling Worth Dying for?

Mable Chan | Posted 08.29.2014 | Media
Mable Chan

The answers I believe, may well lie in his pure innocence and courage to discover and report the ground truth -- no matter how ugly the truth, how high the price.

The Best Colleges For Tailgating

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.29.2014 | College
The Daily Meal

Dor colleges that live and breathe that sense of pride, tailgating isn't just a casual endeavor. It is an art form.

Top 10 Back to School Microresolutions

Caroline L. Arnold | Posted 08.29.2014 | Education
Caroline L. Arnold

As at the New Year, the new academic year sparks personal resolutions to perform better by becoming more organized, healthy, and productive.

Saving a Piece of a Family Portrait

Write for the Future | Posted 08.29.2014 | Education
Write for the Future

By Alyssa Morgan It's raining when I go into the subway station, but snowing when I exit. When I see the flakes I immediately reach for my camera, s...

Why I Write

Edie Weinstein | Posted 08.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Edie Weinstein

When I comes right down to it, like many wordsmiths, I write simply because (as grammatically incorrect as it sounds) I "can't not write." What a lovely addiction by which I am plagued.

So Empty Is My Nest

Bushra Alvi | Posted 08.29.2014 | Parents
Bushra Alvi

A parent's love for a child is the strongest and purest bond of all humanity and for this reason one of the hardest things for a parent to do is to wave goodbye as their child leaves for college.

College Administrators Need Refresher Course in Due Process Under the Law

Andrew T. Miltenberg | Posted 08.28.2014 | College
Andrew T. Miltenberg

It has been said that Justice is a process, not a result. In the current climate in which over 70 colleges and universities are under federal investigation, the concept of due process cannot become a victim to a frenzied rush to judgment.

How To Avoid Being That Freshman In College

| Posted 08.28.2014 | Teen

College is an exciting journey -- a time of self-discovery, relationship building and decision-making. Pre-collegiettes, we hope you are ready! But wh...

The New Student Life: Talking With College Students With Jobs

Megan Lent | Posted 08.28.2014 | College
Megan Lent

This is a quandary that around 14 million college students face in their actual, non-joke-from-Tumblr lives. It isn't news that more and more college students are working. But why are they working?

Top 10 Sex Tips for College Freshmen

Em & Lo | Posted 08.28.2014 | Women
Em & Lo

For many young women and men, the end of August marks the start of a new chapter of life -- one of higher learning, critical thinking, problem solving, horizon broadening, and lots and lots of casual bonking.

Attention, Freshmen: Here's What to Expect

Lori Janjigian | Posted 08.28.2014 | College
Lori Janjigian

Don't be scared. You will struggle and you might even fail a course or two. You might even break down and cry a few times. But if you work hard and stop second-guessing your every decision, you will get through it all and succeed.

The Pros and Cons of the Most Common On-Campus Jobs

Her Campus | Posted 08.27.2014 | College
Her Campus

Whether you're paying for tuition, books, an apartment or just a froyo addiction, a job can make your college years significantly easier to afford. And where's the first place you should look to find one? On campus, of course!

The Truth About Senior Year of High School: What to Expect and How to Deal

Kat Cohen | Posted 08.27.2014 | College
Kat Cohen

The previous three years of high school went by in the blink of an eye, and senior year will be no different. Navigating the final year of high school can be eerily similar to the first, with a lot of nerves and high expectations for the "best year ever."

Overbearing, Snowplough Parents Have Replaced Helicopter Parents

Elwood D. Watson | Posted 08.27.2014 | College
Elwood D. Watson

Regardless of awareness or cluelessness, the fact is that for some young adults, the level of constant monitoring from parents is frustrating, wearisome and in some cases, exhausting.

25 Things Everyone Should Know Before Going To College

Becky Blades | Posted 08.27.2014 | Parents
Becky Blades

No matter how young or old our children are, the laundry is rich with memories and metaphors. Because like parenting itself, laundry is inescapable, repetitive, and never really finished.

4 Ways To Finance College Whether You're the Parent Of A Recent High School Grad Or A Newborn

Andrew Plepler | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business
Andrew Plepler

For many, college is the launching pad for a successful career. But others opt to pursue their dreams without a four-year degree. The debate around th...

Everyday Ways College Students Can Save

WiserAdvisor.com | Posted 08.26.2014 | College
WiserAdvisor.com

If you want to emerge from college with your finances intact, you need to get smart about how you spend your money. It's time for a crash course in savings. Got your notepad ready?

College Parenting 101

Rich Siegel | Posted 08.26.2014 | Parents
Rich Siegel

Last week, my wife and I ventured north to the Emerald City for a college orientation at the University of Washington, UDUB. It brought back vivid memories, of a long time ago, when my parents and I stepped foot on the hallowed grounds of Syracuse University. Oh wait, no it didn't.

Welcome Back! Why College Students Are Better Than You Think

Sophia A. McClennen | Posted 08.26.2014 | College
Sophia A. McClennen

It is time to admit that this generation has inherited a lot of real challenges and that, by and large, they have met those challenges with resilience and social commitment.

Tips for Managing your Emotional Health on Campus

Dr. Victor Schwartz | Posted 08.26.2014 | College
Dr. Victor Schwartz

College is about learning and growing. In order to do this most effectively your physical and emotional health need to be in good condition. Here are some steps you can take to support your success.

What Your Business Degree Won't Teach You

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 08.26.2014 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

The ability to sell proves your attitude, critical thinking and soft-skills. Every other business discipline is just semantics. You have no marketers, accountants, lawyers, managers or HR people on staff if you have no sales. Businesses put a premium on people that can generate revenue.

5 Lessons About Parenting From the Movie Boyhood

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 08.26.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Take care of yourself as a parent. Your kids are watching you. They need to see that life is worth living as an adult. It's hard for kids to be happy when their parents are sad.

The Overachiever's Guide to Junior Year

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 08.26.2014 | College
Larry P. Thomas

Identify a second faculty mentor for research. Meet at least once a semester with both of your faculty mentors to explore research opportunities, including paid summer experiences. Also, if you plan on applying to graduate school, request letters of recommendation.

Do You Have the College Grad Blues?

Jordan Dansky | Posted 08.26.2014 | College
Jordan Dansky

We could land a dream job. We could fall in love. We could fail. We could make mistakes. We could change our minds and start something new. We can do anything we want to do -- we just need to put ourselves out there and actually go after it.