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Let Vets Have College Choice

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Jon Soltz

A new rule from the Department of Education puts use of our successful GI Bill to attend online colleges in jeopardy by placing restrictions on how much many online universities receive in federal aid.

More News From 'Third World America'

Stephanie Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Stephanie Kaplan

It's no secret that the recession hit almost all of us hard -- college students included. We chose to take a look at how college students are giving back in response to the recession.

My Indispensable Guide to College

Peter Buffett | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
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Peter Buffett

All college lessons ultimately lead to choices about the future. Will you follow a well-worn path, one that may provide security or prestige? Or will you take Robert Frost's "road less traveled by"?

Sex Educators Unite to Support University Sex Weeks

Dr. Logan Levkoff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Logan Levkoff

Earlier this month, I wrote about the latest attack on sex - specifically, the concerns that Margaret Brooks, a Bridgewater State economics professor,...

Don't Jail Me Bro! Bail Me Out Mr. Prof Man

Perry Binder | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Perry Binder

My classroom syllabus says: No legal advice questions! Yet, I still get telephone calls from students, usually when it's too late -- after they have a court date.

Regressive or Enlightened? Women Today Still Search for Husbands in College

Her Campus | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Her Campus

Do you consider yourself a modern, independent woman? Can you still consider yourself a modern woman if you are trying to find your future husband in college?

The Jobless Recovery? What a Concept

John M. Eger | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
John M. Eger

More of our students earning a coveted degree from one of America's great universities are doomed to an uncertain future.

The Watchful Eyes -- Junior and Senior High School Parents

Maureen Price Tillman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Maureen Price Tillman

Consider the confidence, strength and resiliency high school students can develop if given the chance to manage their own lives.

States With The Highest Percentage Of College Degree Holders (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Lumina Foundation for Education's recent report, "A Stronger Nation Through Higher Education," (PDF) stresses the importance of college degrees fo...

The Number One Cause of College Unhappiness

David Leibow | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
David Leibow

Twenty million students have now returned to college. The majority of them will make it through the next year without serious problems. A sizable minority, however, won't be so lucky.

Why Advanced Placement Classes Are a Good Decision

Ethan Klapper | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ethan Klapper

I regret surprisingly few things about my time in college. But as I enter the final year of my undergraduate studies at American University, many of m...

National Self-Interest: The Reason to Pass the Dream Act Now

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Fernando Espuelas

While the opposition cries out that the DREAM Act is a kind of back door amnesty for undocumented workers, it is actually a sensible, rational strategy to meet America's economic and social needs.

Universities Restrict Student Speech Across the Political Spectrum

Angus Johnston | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Angus Johnston

As any campus activist can tell you, liberal and left-wing students' speech is frequently restricted at American colleges and universities.

Life After Interning: How to Make the Most of Your Exit

Ladan Nekoomaram | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ladan Nekoomaram

While interning, think ahead to the future when you walk out the door and how you can make the most of your exit, even if it doesn't mean an immediate job offer.

Who Needs Sleep? One Professor 'Fesses Up

Lee Skallerup Bessette | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Lee Skallerup Bessette

Standing in front of my once bright-eyed, now baggy-eyed students, I am reminded how important sleep is for young undergraduates.

How Going To College Is Like Buying A Car

US News and World Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A growing number of private colleges are adopting the old car salesmen's trick of setting high sticker prices then clinching sales by offering nearly ...

Harrisburg's Week Without Social Media Helping Students Focus

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A central Pennsylvania technological college with fewer students than many Facebook users have friends is blacking out social ...

School's Out Forever? New Regulations Could Hamstring President Obama's Education Goals

Dr. E. Faye Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. E. Faye Williams

Selectively applying the overly-harsh Gainful Employment rule to for-profit colleges will slow progress towards the President's goals and deny a quality education to hundreds of thousands of students.

Appalled at the High Cost of a Sheepskin? Part of the Blame Falls on John Boehner

Jane White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane White

Unlike most politicians, who at least pretend to put taxpayers' interests above those of big business, House Minority Leader John Boehner makes no bones about where his priorities lie.

Minorities Outnumber Whites In University Of Texas Class Of 2014

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Changes are afoot at the University of Texas. For the first time in the school's history, the incoming freshman class is made up of more minority stud...

Parents: Lost in the College Transition

Brian Harke Ed.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Brian Harke Ed.D.

I have talked with many parents who feel confused, overwhelmed and bewildered when a student moves away to college.

College Isn't Common Stock

Grant Calder | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Grant Calder

Return on investment (ROI) may be a useful measure for deciding whether to buy shares in a bond fund or a software company; but college is not just a commodity, it's a process, in the best cases a transformative one.

When Counting Sheep Doesn't Work

Patrice Bendig | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Patrice Bendig

Pulling all-nighters in college is not an out-of-the-ordinary activity. During my academic career, I had to pull a few during finals week. The morning...

The Triumph of Student Loans

Daniel Luzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Daniel Luzer

The US government has not attempted to make university affordable by stepping in to control costs. Instead, they have focused on offering assistance to pay whatever those costs might be.

What Glenn Beck Can Learn from My Freshman Year

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

I remember that first day in my college dorm room. Asking myself questions like, "why did I get the bottom bunk?" Wondering what my roommates would be like, whether they'd smell or have strange sleeping habits, unusual mannerisms or odd friends.