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How College Students Can Prepare to be Job-Ready: Career Secrets for Freshmen

Carol J. Carter | Posted 11.18.2013 | College
Carol J. Carter

Whether or not professional skills are taught in the class curriculum, students can treat each of their classes like it's their career to get the experiential learning they need to be prepared for the world of work.

WATCH: Are You Falling Into Those Freshman 15 Traps?

Posted 09.12.2013 | College

Beware the dreaded Freshman 15. Freedom from parents' watchful eyes and close proximity to food options that are cheap, fast and unhealthy raise t...

4 Things I Wish I Knew Before Freshman Year Of College

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 11.05.2013 | Teen
Alexis Jane Torre

Since experience is probably the most valuable thing to offer college freshmen (except for free food because free food always wins), here are some things I learned/wished I would have realized during my first semester of college.

The Essay Will Save You!

Suzanne Hegland | Posted 05.14.2013 | College
Suzanne Hegland

Boston College has decided they'd like to see applications only from students who are truly interested in attending Boston College. And how will they achieve this? You guessed it - by requiring their applicants to compose a thoughtful, revealing supplementary essay.

March Madness: College Admissions

Brian Harke Ed.D. | Posted 05.11.2013 | College
Brian Harke Ed.D.

Each year high school seniors spend the month of March in a nail-biting, gut-churning, adrenaline-fueled state of anticipation. It's the anxiety that each March brings as thousands wait for their college acceptance letters.

The Teens Are Home From College

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 01.21.2013 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

You have been dying to see your teenage college freshman and have been planning for weeks for their arrival home from their first few months of college. Well, let me tell you that you are in for some surprises.

Financial Literacy and College Persistence

Dr. James J. Kelly | Posted 01.20.2013 | College
Dr. James J. Kelly

Many factors contribute to students leaving college, and financial circumstance is one of them. One of the tools our college has developed to mitigate this problem and to equip students with life skills is a required, one-unit freshman course called Personal Finance for College.

Choices and Consequences: College and Beyond

Beverly Low | Posted 12.26.2012 | College
Beverly Low

A lot of students will choose to drink alcohol at some point during their time in college. That's the reality. It's how they drink and how they value drinking that always gets my attention.

An Open Letter to College Freshmen

Kayley Kravitz | Posted 10.02.2012 | College
Kayley Kravitz

I know that I'm not the first one to tell you that you are embarking on one of the most exciting periods of your young lives. At times, it can be very overwhelming but bear with me as I throw some more wisdom onto the pile.

First Day

Karina Stow | Posted 01.02.2012 | Home
Karina Stow

We each have a memory of freshman ineptness; even if it is buried down deep in a place we vow not to reach once the last day of freshman year rolls around.

"Mom, I Want to Come Home!"

Brian Harke Ed.D. | Posted 10.25.2011 | College
Brian Harke Ed.D.

Whether the transition into their first term is smooth or stress filled, many students longing for simpler days will find themselves making "the call" to their families.

Freshmen Politicians Arriving With Questions

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN and JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Where to live? Whom to hire? What's a voting card – and where are the bathrooms? More than 100 members of Congress arrive in ...

Freshmen Waste No Time In Seeking Career Advice

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

PHILADELPHIA — As college freshmen nationwide continue exploring their campuses – finding dining halls, laundry rooms, bookstores and gyms – off...

High School to College Transition, Part Two: Academic Expectations

Brian Harke Ed.D. | Posted 06.11.2011 | College
Brian Harke Ed.D.

Many students enter college misinformed about how to succeed academically. Use this article as a jumping off point to think about the differences between high school and college academics.

Want to Come to the Taping of Our New Sitcom?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Arianna Huffington

I'm one of the executive producers of a new sitcom being developed for ABC called Freshmen. We are shooting the pilot next Friday and I'd love for you Los Angeles HuffPosters to come to the taping.