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A Spoonful of Support Helps the Medicine Go Down

Uloop | Posted 07.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Uloop

A good attitude and healthy lifestyle goes along with taking medication. Taking pills can only do so much, but if we allow ourselves to accept it instead of marking it with disgust and disappointment, then we will be taking the first step to understand what good medicine can do.

Attention Daydreamers: How Starting Your Career May Be Easier Than You Believe

Unwritten | Posted 07.31.2014 | College
Unwritten

Society will argue that you do not have a career until that cash money starts flowing in. But the starting line of a career cannot be measured in dollars or hours of work. Your career begins in that mysterious little pink blob resting inside your head -- it all begins with your thoughts and ideas.

A Teacher's Supply List: A Rug, a Lamp, and a Plant

Sue Gober | Posted 07.30.2014 | Education
Sue Gober

I asked a group of elementary and secondary students this question: "What should teachers be doing right now to get ready for the first day of school?" Their answers may surprise you as much as they surprised me.

Taking a Summer Class -- As Told by GIFs

Surviving College | Posted 07.30.2014 | College
Surviving College

"You'll just have to take this class over the summer." Cool. I can do that. I made it five years, 10 semesters, and four majors without having to take a summer class. Well, I started my first summer class this Monday, and I am here to report back to you what I have learned about summer classes.

Strategic Higher Education CIOs Invest In Technology To Improve Student Success

Vala Afshar | Posted 07.30.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Today's college students are mobile. Whether in class, relaxing in their living group, exercising in the gym, studying in the library, shopping in tow...

What If I Don't Like My Roommate?

KnowMore TV | Posted 07.30.2014 | Parents
KnowMore TV

Many of the young men and women I speak to all week long in my practice are panicked about the same issue: the stranger with whom they will be sharing the tiny space called a dorm room

Does College Name Prestige Matter for Actors?

Mary Anna Dennard | Posted 07.29.2014 | College
Mary Anna Dennard

Students and families about to enter the college audition process would love to know if having a highly-recognized school's name on their resume will really make a difference. So, I asked three show biz industry decision-makers to find out.

Top Five Tips for Parents Whose Students Are Off to College for the First Time

Keith Wade | Posted 07.29.2014 | College
Keith Wade

We've seen a lot of anxious parents over the decades. Take a deep breath -- it will be okay, we're going to take good care of them -- and read these top five tips.

Iggy Azalea and Macklemore: White Rappers in a Black Genre

Uloop | Posted 07.29.2014 | College
Uloop

The braggadocio nature of a lot of hip-hop songs and the genre's roots as an outlet for African American youth has made Iggy Azalea's rise to popularity controversial. She has the longest run for a female rapper as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Fancy."

The Magic Formula for Dealing With Your Teens 'Pom-Poms, Tissues or Toolbox?'

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 07.29.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Sometimes we need to be cheered on. Other times we need tissues. And yet other moments call for something from our figurative toolbox. Right, parents? Let me help you in every possible way by letting you know that your teens too need these three magic responses from you.

What One Professor Said That Explains The 'Privilege' Problem In Higher Ed

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 07.29.2014 | College

Spelman College President Beverly Daniel Tatum recently announced she would be stepping down from her position after more than 12 years of leading the...

4 Ways To Get To Know Your Random Roomie Before Move-in

| Posted 07.28.2014 | Teen

by Danielle Jackson Meeting your roommate for the first time can be a nerve-wracking experience. Having a random roommate invites the possibility o...

7 Important Confessions of a Salutatorian

The Prospect | Posted 07.28.2014 | College
The Prospect

Looking over my high school experience that culminated in being named salutatorian, there's a couple of things I've come to realize that could've totally changed my entire four years.

3 Things High School Students Should Know About College

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 07.27.2014 | Education
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

As the stakes rise regarding the necessity of a high school diploma for lifelong success, so do the standards to earn one. High school graduates today must know more than the generations that came before them.

Taking T1D to College!

Anna Rambo | Posted 07.25.2014 | College
Anna Rambo

These will be the best years of your life, and they can be even better if you maintain good control of your condition! Here are some tips to make managing college life and diabetes management a breeze.

Of Boys, Beer and Young Women

Tom Meek | Posted 07.26.2014 | College
Tom Meek

As parents we send young folk to college to grow and learn. Naiveté and alcohol lay in wait as tinder for trouble. It's important to understand this and examine it, and find ways to stem it so that there are less victims and less young men whose futures have been derailed by an ill-advised, momentary capitalization on impulse.

23 Frosty Recipes For Die-Hard Ice Cream Fans

Spoon University | Posted 07.25.2014 | Taste
Spoon University

Continue screaming for ice cream by scrolling through some mouthwatering food porn and testing out these delish recipes.

Illinois home foreclosures among the highest in the nation

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 07.25.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Homes in Illinois were foreclosed on at double the national rate in June, a study from RealtyTrac found. The country's foreclosures were down in June ...

I Learned Nothing in College

Sarah Rose Attman | Posted 07.25.2014 | College
Sarah Rose Attman

As I reflect on my undergraduate experience, I feel that it was a colossal waste of time. My memories are a vague blur of hanging out with friends and cramming for exams --forgetting all the information on my way out the door.

This Is What It's Like To Go From College To The Bright Lights Of Broadway

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.25.2014 | Arts

Carrie St. Louis has just arrived at the Helen Hayes Theatre. It’s one hour before show time; the seats are empty. St. Louis walks through the na...

Top 12 Dorm Shopping Mistakes Everyone Makes

Grown And Flown | Posted 07.25.2014 | Fifty
Grown And Flown

With high school graduation behind us, we are turning our focus to the day we will drop our youngest kids off at their freshmen dorms. Though we prefer to stick our heads in the sand and ignore the inevitable, it is time to get them ready for the tiny living spaces that will be their homes away from home.

What Education Of The Future Will Look Like

Posted 07.25.2014 | College

Thanks to the Internet, not only has our work and social life been drastically altered, but so has our education system. From online classes to tablet...

10 Reasons Why College Should be Abolished

Michael Price | Posted 07.24.2014 | Business
Michael Price

For previous generations, the formula actually worked. Students enrolled into universities that were affordable, they gained marketable skills and they earned good jobs.

12 Secret Reasons Why People Like Your Posts on Social Media

Brian Hanley | Posted 07.25.2014 | Technology
Brian Hanley

After all, the two of you haven't spoken in months. Why emerge from the woodwork now? Did she really like Game of Thrones, or was it rather your attention that she sought, and succeeded, to garner?

'The Bachelorette: Ramadan Edition'

Coming of Faith | Posted 07.23.2014 | Religion
Coming of Faith

When Ramadan first started, I was excited to do it on my own: now my siblings wouldn't hog the leftover lentil soup that I so coveted during suhoor, nor would they jabber so much during suhoor that my dad would shush us all.