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An Open Letter to Graduation Speakers

Mark Olmsted | Posted 06.13.2014 | College
Mark Olmsted

We are shaming a whole generation into thinking there is something wrong with wanting a steady job, a good marriage, and perhaps some children, as if doing all those things and only making a modest living doing it somehow constitutes being a failure.

Some Graduates Have a Plan -- For You Others...

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 06.23.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

As the school year comes to a close, the inevitable question arises for graduating students: What am I going to do?

Ask the Art Professor: Advice for Young Graduates

Clara Lieu | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Clara Lieu

Most art students go through immense culture shock when they transition from art school into the "real world." Going from being intensely saturated with artistic activity and other artists to almost nothing can be incredibly depressing and difficult to deal with.

15 Ways To Cope With Your Post-Grad Life

The Huffington Post | Danielle Sinay | Posted 07.02.2013 | Comedy

You've just graduated college and are finally in the real world! You've been waiting for this moment since the first time you watched "The Hills." But...

Getting Our Youth Back to Work: Policy Lessons From Around the World

Andreas Schleicher | Posted 07.27.2013 | Impact
Andreas Schleicher

Without the right skills, people will languish on the margins of society, technological progress will not translate into economic growth, and countries can't compete in the global economy.

One Man's Education

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.13.2012 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: DENISE TEJADA/Youth Radio By: Carlyn Bynes Young. Black. Poor. From Oakland. If someone heard that description, they probably wouldn...

Opinion: Engineers Aren't Smarter Than English Majors

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 09.10.2012 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Meredith Wade There are a million different types of intelligence, most of which are pretty difficult to quantify. Shocking, I know. But it’s ...

SLIDESHOW: 7 Graduation Gifts That Give Back

Posted 06.11.2012 | Impact

This graduation season, skip the typical check or gift card and give a present with more meaning. Instill in your grad a sense of social responsibi...

Commencement Speech Disappoints Wake Forest Class of 2012

The Old Gold & Black | Posted 07.24.2012 | College
The Old Gold & Black

On May 21, Wake Forest's distinguished Class of 2012 received their diplomas. Yet, one of the most eagerly anticipated parts of Commencement -- the keynote speech - - was an embarrassment.

24 Graduation Anthems To Celebrate The Big Day! (LISTEN)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.24.2012 | Teen

Graduation season is upon us, but don't think that means you're doomed to listen to "Pomp and Circumstance" on repeat. Everyone from Kanye West to Kat...

5 Students Earn Nation's 1st Degrees In Philanthropy

The Chronicle Of Philanthropy | Posted 05.23.2012 | Impact

As a sophomore studying anthropology at a college in southern Indiana, Mark Lighthizer took a spring-break trip to build houses in the Dominican Repub...

Saying 'So Long' to Your Senior

Leslie King, LCSW | Posted 07.14.2012 | Parents
Leslie King, LCSW

What can a parent do when the last, precious moments of many busy years of effort and work seem to suddenly culminate in caps and gowns?

Royal College of Art: Meet the Students (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 07.04.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

Those who wonder why London continues to be such an important influencer on the global creative industry are no longer left guessing. With a three-p...

How Saatchi Finds The Best Young Artists

Crane.tv | Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts
Crane.tv

New Sensations was introduced to find and support the most imaginative and talented artists - taking the form of a nationwide (UK and Ireland) prize for 2011 BA and MA graduates. Now in its fifth year, the Saatchi Gallery and Channel 4 scheme gave 20 artists the chance to exhibit their work in London during Frieze Week. Crane.tv meets the finalists of the much-coveted bursary - awarded to four selected artists, funding production of new work for the show.

Advice for the Class of 2011

Aaron Hurst | Posted 07.20.2011 | College
Aaron Hurst

Success is not an absolute and stationary thing. It is relative. It is not about how far up you are on the ladder but instead about how many rungs you are able to climb.

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Recent College Graduates Not Only Move Back Home, But Stay There

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 06.22.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Ashley Moore never planned on moving back in with her parents. Nearly a year after graduating from college, Moore, 22, also never expe...

5 Must-Have Experiences Before You Graduate from College

Uloop | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Uloop

Not everything you learn in college will be taught in a classroom. Here are five life experiences students must have before they graduate.

National Academies of Sciences: Student Graduate Research Program on Public Sector Aviation Issues

Iris Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Iris Mack

For graduate students who share my love of aviation, please consider applying for the Graduate Research Award Program on Public Sector Aviation Issues.

Changing places and changing friendships

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, I have never been the type to initiate friendships, although I can usually guess pretty accurately whether I'll end up being fr...

Psychology Holy Wars

Dr. John Grohol | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. John Grohol

Let's say you're in the minority of people who actually seek out the help of a mental health professional. Who do you turn to?