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Science, Technology and Values in Undergraduate Education

Michael Roth | Posted 02.13.2012 | College
Michael Roth

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A "Christmas Letter 2011": Love and Laughter

Jerry Zezima | Posted 02.11.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Since I am in the holiday spirit (and, having just consumed a mug of hot toddy, a glass of eggnog and a nip of cheer, the holiday spirits are in me), I have once again decided to follow in that great tradition of boring everyone silly by writing a Christmas letter.

A Note to Law School Students

Seth Engel | Posted 02.12.2012 | College
Seth Engel

Some might say that the crash has been a great equalizer of sorts. I disagree. The crash has removed the ability of "privileged" students to rest on their laurels to obtain high-paying private interest jobs, and stimulated the age of the networker.

Wanted: Better Employees

Jeff Selingo | Posted 02.12.2012 | College
Jeff Selingo

Employer unhappiness with college graduates is nothing new. Still, with three million unfilled jobs in a bad economy, it stands to reason that some employers are having difficulty finding the right workers.

Are Americans Still Eager to Learn?

Patricia Martin | Posted 02.12.2012 | Chicago
Patricia Martin

Just 8 percent of the graduates of the Chicago public schools are college-ready. That's 8 percent of a population already narrowed down by attrition -- only 57 percent of students in Chicago finish school.

Chris Kirkham

Congress Investigates 'Lavish' Executive Pay At For-Profit Colleges

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 12.13.2011 | Business

Over the past three years, lawmakers on the House Oversight and Government Reform committee have investigated bonuses and executive pay at companies t...

Chris Kirkham

With Powerful Allies In Washington, For-Profit Colleges Evade Stricter Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

Cass Sunstein, President Obama's top regulatory czar, said a parade of for-profit college lobbyists and executives who marched through his office last...

The Best Holiday Gifts for College Students

Her Campus | Posted 02.11.2012 | College
Her Campus

Somewhere between Thanksgiving, finals and those breaks from studying, the holiday season has snuck up on you. Stuck on what to get that girl in your sorority for Secret Santa? We've got you covered.

Do College Admissions Officers Care About Community Service?

Nancy Lublin | Posted 02.11.2012 | College
Nancy Lublin

We all know the average SAT score needed to get into Harvard and the Fall 2010 acceptance rate at Brown. But for years we've also known something else: schools want "good citizen" candidates. Huh?

For Entrepreneurs' Success, the Right Product is More Important than an M.B.A.

Frank Farwell | Posted 02.11.2012 | Small Business
Frank Farwell

Until you find The Product, nothing else will end up mattering. Without it, any seed money you raise or savings you invest will soon go down the tubes, you'll have a pile of debt you probably won't be able to pay, and you'll need your old job back--if you can get it.

Joy Resmovits

Biden: College Cost 'Crushing Hundreds Of Parents'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.09.2012 | College

NEPTUNE BEACH, Fla. -- Vice President Joe Biden raised alarms about the rising cost of college to a sympathetic audience of high school students, pare...

Let's Stop Celebrating College Dropouts

Michael Bastedo, Ph.D. | Posted 02.07.2012 | College
Michael Bastedo, Ph.D.

In a time of economic uncertainty, America's imagination has been captured by companies largely founded by college dropouts -- Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Paul Allen, and others.

The Polite Exit: How to Quit Your Job the Right Way

Her Campus | Posted 02.05.2012 | College
Her Campus

Nobody wants to be called a quitter -- especially not in the workplace. But what happens when you want to leave your current job, whether it's for another position or personal reasons?

A Liberal Education: Preparation for Career Success

A.G. Lafley | Posted 02.05.2012 | Business
A.G. Lafley

As a former CEO with more than 30 years in management, I can offer the following advice: pursue a liberal arts education. For most people, it's the best foundation for a successful career.

Homeless College Students Should Not Be Encountering These Real Life Tests

Joel John Roberts | Posted 02.05.2012 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

It seems to me that anyone who studies hard enough in high school to be accepted into college should also have the right to have a safe place to live while in college.

College Bound: My TGIF Would Be a Nightmare for Katy Perry

Nya Marie | Posted 02.04.2012 | College
Nya Marie

The music, the dancing, the parties, everything that is seen in the movies is what people expect in high school. That's not always the case for me. If I choose the Hollywood scene it seems I have to be ready to really pay the price.

Obama Administration Urges Colleges To Improve Racial Diversity

The New York Times | Posted 12.03.2011 | College

The Obama administration on Friday urged colleges and universities to get creative in improving racial diversity at their campuses, throwing out a Bus...

Virginia Tech Seeks To Block Fine In Shooting Case

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 02.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — Virginia Tech University says it acted appropriately in alerting the campus during the mass shooting in 2007 that left 33 people de...

Unigo Expert Network: Tips for the Video Essay

Unigo | Posted 02.01.2012 | Education
Unigo

As if to make the application process even more complicated, some schools have recently added the option of creating a video essay. Will schools be impressed by your juggling skills or ability to recite Shakespearean monologues?

Chris Kirkham

States Should Come Down Harder On For-Profit Colleges

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 12.01.2011 | Business

The federal government has moved to crack down on aggressive recruiting and crippling student debt levels at for-profit colleges over the past two yea...

This Friday Night: Tips For SAT Eve

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 01.31.2012 | Parents
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

Saturday is another SAT test day, so chances are, many will be in test-prep lockdown. What can parents do to keep calm and help their test-taking teens the night before the SAT?

Globalization -- What It Means for Colleges and Students

Edward Fiske | Posted 01.30.2012 | College
Edward Fiske

Colleges are responding to growing student demand for building international experiences into their education.

The Most Common Spelling Errors in College

Uloop | Posted 01.09.2012 | College
Uloop

By Sarah Fudin Lehigh University Most college students rely on the blessing of spell-check to prevent embarrassing misspellings on papers or in email...

The 10 Healthiest College Dining Halls in America

Her Campus | Posted 01.29.2012 | College
Her Campus

Which schools take the cake (not literally) for healthy dining? Read on for a look at the organic, all-natural, vegetarian, vegan and downright diet-friendly worlds of the nation's ten healthiest dining halls.

California Has One Option Left to Stop the Bleeding

Rick Jacobs | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics
Rick Jacobs

California is not in crisis; crises are sudden and acute. California is in a chronic, grinding decline and it's providing a window into America's tomorrow.