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The Real College Cheating Scandal

Adele Scheele | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Adele Scheele

Once you find professors whom you respect, it's up to you to initiate the relationship. The best way is to visit during office hours and talk to them. You are not bothering them. They expect you to visit.

Duke Basketball: Passing On A Passion to the Next Generation

Fred Goldring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Fred Goldring

Although the Duke basketball team achieved an amazing victory Monday night, I also won a different kind of major championship, one that was years in the making.

Now That You've Been Admitted: Choose the Student Culture That Energizes You

Michael Roth | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Michael Roth

It's the evolution of student culture over many years that comes to define the way a college or university feels to the young men and women who spend their transitional years on campus.

Confessions of a College Advisor

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

When I was in high school, the encouragement I got was "You can go anywhere. Money shouldn't be an issue." When I started working as a college advisor, I imparted the same advice to motivate my students. But lately, I feel like I'm lying.

Blindsided by a Bottle

Jamie Lee Curtis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jamie Lee Curtis

He didn't see it coming. His grieving parents didn't see it coming. Neither did his coaches, friends or family. They never do. Yet the bottle and the culture of binge drinking did it again.

The College Insider: Admissions Freak-Out Countdown #14: Much Ado About What Felt Like Something at the Time

Karen Stabiner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Stabiner

Getting into college - any one of the colleges on your list, even the bottom-feeders, which suddenly don't look all that bad, right? - restores your equilibrium, at least temporarily.

Reforming Higher Education: Key to Our Competitive Edge

Dan Seals | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Dan Seals

The fact is the cost of higher education has increased five times faster than median incomes over the last thirty years. For all of the lip service paid to increasing access to higher education, it's become more and more difficult to afford.

Advice for Graduates

Anne Hill | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Hill

You will often feel that you are going through the hardest years of your life. It will always be true. Accepting that life involves lots of hard work allows you the opportunity to do it anyway.

9 CHEAP College Date Ideas (PHOTOS)

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Patrick Hahe | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Collegetown USA might not offer the most spectacular date spots, so why not find the best spots to go out on campus? No great arts scene in your tow...

Obama Signing Student Loan Reform In Virginia

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

WASHINGTON — Finalizing two major pieces of his agenda, President Barack Obama on Tuesday sealed his health care overhaul and made the governmen...

Meet the A-List

Lili Barsha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Lili Barsha

I'd like you to meet four outstanding Alliance students who embody our goal of matriculating well-rounded, college-ready students prepared to realize their dreams of academic success.

So, Who Wants to Be a Politician Now?

Emily Bennington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emily Bennington

Is it just me, or are representatives doing a fine job making buffoons of themselves lately? Call me naive, but I want to be proud of Washington and, by default, those we send there.

Today's College Students Self-Centered, Competitive: Study

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

College students today have 40 percent less empathy than people their age did two to three decades ago, a new study from the University of Michigan ha...

The (Hidden) Cost of College

Christie Garton | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Christie Garton

Graduation season is in full swing and college is just around the corner for high school grads. But with continued budget cuts on campus and skyrocke...

Shocker: Empathy Dropped 40% in College Students Since 2000

Maia Szalavitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maia Szalavitz

What can be done about what President Obama as a candidate presciently labeled the "empathy deficit"? The key thing is to recognize the value of relationships and the fact that we are not independent but interdependent.

Dear High School Senior Who Just Got Rejected From __________

Riley Waggaman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Riley Waggaman

Dear High School Senior Who Just Got Rejected From __________, You got rejected from __________? Don't worry I know someone who goes to __________ a...

5 Common Intern Application Fails

Megan Berry | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Megan Berry

After getting frustrated of seeing the same mistakes happen over and over, I decided to write this in the hope of saving at least a few interns from such a fate (for my sake as much as theirs).

Is the DREAM Act a Military Recruiter's Dream, Too? (VIDEO)

Michelle Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Chen

While the DREAM Act has inspired bold activism led by educators and students, its status as a pillar of the immigration reform movement may be somewhat undercut by the taint of the military recruitment machine.

Theory of Blacks' Intellectual Inferiority Rears Ugly Head at Harvard

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Irene Monroe

Debates about genetic inferiority are not new. But it's surprising to find them at an institution of learning like Harvard.

Faces Of Vittana

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In developing countries, college can cost several hundred dollars per year -- and yet, if you don't have the money to go, you won't. There's no such t...

The Envelope.... Please? College Admissions

Rosalyn Hoffman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rosalyn Hoffman

These are the weeks when seniors in high school are hearing the good, and the bad, and the 'we're not sure yet' news. Even before the letters (or e...

WATCH: University Students Snap Up Community College Seats

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By Anna Bloom and Maggie Fazeli Fard The ...

Harvard Murder Highlights the Perils of Being Young, Gifted and Black

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
David A. Love

On March 16, former Harvard student Brittany Smith was indicted for her alleged involvement in a campus shooting that left a man dead.

Colin Carlson, Child Prodigy, Sues UConn, Claiming Age Discrimination

AP | STEPHEN SINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

STORRS, Conn. — Even at 13, Colin Carlson believes he's running out of time. Colin is a sophomore at the University of Connecticut, seeking a b...

Graffiti By Nerds Celebrated And Catalogued In U Chicago Grad's Book

The Chicago Tribune | Christopher Borrelli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

For the past two years she has made a quiet project of studying graffiti at the Regenstein Library, the school's largest library, and during that time...