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How Jennifer Lawrence Broke Her Silence

Uloop | Posted 10.17.2014 | College
Uloop

When a person hears the word "crime," they think of a criminal -- a person at fault for doing something against the law. While we may never find the exact source of the leaked photos, we have to at the very least stop blaming the women for taking them.

7 Tips For Choosing A College Major You'll Love

Gianna Sen-Gupta | Posted 10.17.2014 | College
Gianna Sen-Gupta

Still, not knowing what to study when first starting college is normal--between 20% and 50% of students start off as undeclared. Your early years are the perfect time to explore your interests and figure out what you love doing.

Suggestions for College Juniors: Balancing the Joy and Practicality of Learning

Daniel R. Schwarz | Posted 10.17.2014 | College
Daniel R. Schwarz

In my Huffington Post post on higher education, I have been stressing the joy and practicality of learning. What follows is a sequel to my "19 Suggest...

Open Letter to Online Students

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 10.15.2014 | Education
Brandi Megan Granett

You may be wondering why I am constantly emailing or texting you when you miss an assignment. There are many reasons why I do this, and it isn't because I like to nag. But first, I want to clear something up.

Why Out-of-Classroom Experiences Are Critical to Your College Education

Christie Garton | Posted 10.14.2014 | College
Christie Garton

With each passing year, it's getting increasingly more difficult for young professionals to stand out from the thousands of other graduates who have turned their tassels and entered the workforce. That's why college isn't all about what happens in the classroom.

Stop the Cheating: An Open Letter to the College Board and ACT

Rebecca Joseph | Posted 10.14.2014 | Education
Rebecca Joseph

Honest kids suffer in so many ways because of unregulated test sites. They work so hard, and then other kids cheat, reducing the impact of their scores, statistically and psychologically. When agencies hold back scores, these honest kids get punished a second time.

Why Girls Should and Should Not Watch Sports

Uloop | Posted 10.13.2014 | College
Uloop

I know, ew right? I practically fall asleep every time someone mentions baseball. But, if we're being completely honest here, sports aren't all that bad.

We Need the Humanities As Much As Science to Solve the World's Problems

Paul_Smith | Posted 10.10.2014 | Education
Paul_Smith

Scientists and artists -- there are no two cultures. There's one human culture with myriad manifestations. Let's get it together, approach the world as one and see that world in a grain of sand once more.

4 Ways Student Loan Holders Can Master Their Debt

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 10.09.2014 | Money
Shane Paul Neil

Nearly 40 percent of younger Americans are carrying some amount of student debt and the Pew Research Center's research shows that an inability to manage and pay off that debt can impact future earning potential.

4 Clean Ways to Care for Your College Kid

Becky Blades | Posted 10.07.2014 | Parents
Becky Blades

I confess that I have invited myself into my daughter's dorm room and done her laundry. Don't judge me. It was an exceptional situation.

Why I Dropped Out of College and What Happened Next

Michael Price | Posted 10.06.2014 | Business
Michael Price

A college education, depending on your major never provides a student with a specialized skill-set. College also never informs students that graduation isn't the end, but only the beginning.

EdTech Startups Make College Students Better

Shayla R. Price | Posted 10.07.2014 | Education
Shayla R. Price

Entrepreneurs in the edtech industry are shaping the next generation of technology in higher education. From homework help to online mentoring, startups are expanding the possibilities of how college students will learn.

The Best Advice for Students Attending Their First Year of College

Quora | Posted 09.30.2014 | College
Quora

For the first four weeks, put lots of effort into your social life. Never eat alone. Knock on doors and chat with people. Figure out interesting things to do in the area, then invite people there on weekends.

Sexism in Tech, and What One NYU Student Is Doing About It

Guy Cimbalo | Posted 09.30.2014 | Technology
Guy Cimbalo

The Tumblr blog Hackers of NY launched in February this year and very quickly became a phenomenon, spawning spin off sites everywhere from Miami to Bangalore -- there's now a "Hackers of..." in nine countries and 13 cities.

3 Ways to Avoid the Consequences of Pre-Fall Break Burnout

Luis Ruuska | Posted 09.29.2014 | College
Luis Ruuska

In students, burnout can be associated with feelings of lethargy and demotivation or the feeling that doing work is meaningless. With that in mind, here are three ways you can avoid burnout and survive until fall break.

When Less Is More: A Closer Look at Higher Education

Mindy Crary | Posted 09.30.2014 | College
Mindy Crary

Hundreds of thousands of high school seniors will apply to college this year, in hopes of being accepted by their first choice. However, is the higher monetary cost of a more elite university worth the added sticker price?

How To Manage The College Admissions Frenzy

Jeannie Borin | Posted 09.29.2014 | College
Jeannie Borin

Students now apply to an average of a dozen universities to assure acceptance into a college because of the competitive nature of admissions. What has created this competitive environment and how are students empowered to take charge?

Money Mistakes Freshman Can Make if You Don't Talk to Them About It

Mary Johnson | Posted 09.25.2014 | College
Mary Johnson

While Parents' Weekend and the chance to see your new college student face-to-face may be right around the corner, don't forget how much they would like to hear from you between now and then, and add in some practical money tips for good measure.

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...

Why This College Senior Is Protesting Ladies' Night At His Local Bar

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.22.2014 | College

Some University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill students are protesting the "patriarchal culture" within the party scene at their campus. On Sept. 16...

Five Questions To Help Choose The Best Student Loan For You

CommonBond | Posted 09.19.2014 | Money
CommonBond

Your personal financial goals have great influence over your repayment plan choice. If your financial situation improves over time, you may be in a more comfortable position to make prepayments to eliminate your remaining student debt.

Teaching the Next Generation of Leaders

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 09.19.2014 | College
Ola Ojewumi

As children we are taught to be leaders and not followers. In real life, there is no blueprint for successful leadership. We all have an image in our ...

How to Dress for a Job Interview: A Guide for Men

Uloop | Posted 09.19.2014 | College
Uloop

First impressions can go a long way, especially when it comes down to the way you appear in front of your employer. You want to be able to differentiate yourself from people who are working for the company and those who are "outside" of the workplace.

6 Ingenious Ways to Save Money on College Applications

Gianna Sen-Gupta | Posted 09.18.2014 | College
Gianna Sen-Gupta

Paying for college doesn't just begin in your first semester freshman year. Rather, prospective college students can expect to start funding their higher education in high school--when they send in their college applications.

What I'd Rather Have Taken in College Instead of Philosophy

Patrice Bendig | Posted 09.16.2014 | College
Patrice Bendig

It would have made a world of difference if my curriculum focused on more practical working skills rather than just industry fundamentals and core classes. Here are a few classes I wish were on my roaster during college.