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11 Options for MBA Graduates to Launch Their Careers

Simon Tam | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
Simon Tam

As MBA graduates, we have amazing opportunities and choices available, even if we don't realize it. All we have to do is take some of that entrepreneurship and research ability learned in the program and apply it to our own lives as if it were a startup.

A Special Message to the Graduates: Now Is the Time!

Ash Cash | Posted 07.24.2014 | Black Voices
Ash Cash

Greetings and Salutations my fellow graduates! Welcome to the absolute first day of the rest of our lives! Today is the day that we continue to make our dreams come true!

To The Graduates

Leslie Handler | Posted 07.22.2014 | Fifty
Leslie Handler

So what could I say that might make a difference? I would tell them about three things: kindness, moderation and passion.

Six Degrees of Education

Melanie Young | Posted 07.21.2014 | College
Melanie Young

This month around the nation, dignitaries and celebrities are sharing words of wisdom with eager graduates at high school, college, and university commencements. I am still waiting for my invitation to speak. But, if I were asked, here is an abbreviated version of what I would say. I call it "Six Degrees of Education."

Money Tips for New College Grads

Neale Godfrey | Posted 07.21.2014 | College
Neale Godfrey

Welcome to the real world, class of 2014. You're probably swamped with student loan debt, and just entering your chosen career field -- if you're lucky. But, now is the time to secure your financial future by taking charge today.

Here's Proof You Made The Right Decision In Going To College

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.20.2014 | College

If you're a recent college graduate, there's a good chance that you're feeling at least a little anxious as you take your next steps into adult life a...

The 3 Things Every College Graduate Should Know

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 07.14.2014 | College
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

As many people exchange their well-worn student IDs for brand new alumni discount cards, they are being bombarded with information -- from credit card offers, to (hopefully) job offers, to advice from authority figures -- irrespective of their actual authority or right to dispense worldly wisdom.

Advice for College Graduates: Treat Your Career Like a Startup

Panos Panay | Posted 07.08.2014 | Business
Panos Panay

Here's to the new graduating class. Here's to them changing our world.

No More Alma Maters?

Rev. Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 06.14.2014 | College
Rev. Dr. Cindi Love

We must work together to fix the problems of accountability, accessibility and affordability of higher education for all people living in the United States.

Universities Hold the Key for DC-Area Entrepreneurship

Paul Mandell | Posted 04.22.2014 | DC
Paul Mandell

An entrepreneurial culture is alive and well in the nation's capital, bolstered by a wave of successful startups of various shapes and sizes that are creating jobs and improving the world.

These Colleges Are Minting Moneymaker Grads!

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 04.05.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Choosing which college or university you want to spend the first four years of your independence (if you're lucky enough to get away from home) requires high schoolers to consider a lot of things at such a young tender age.

Advice for December Graduates

Paul Mandell | Posted 02.16.2014 | DC
Paul Mandell

For those college students graduating this month, and gearing up to find employment, this season can be the most stressful time of year.

Institutions Need to Manage Change to Ensure Future Success

Dr. William J. Carroll | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Dr. William J. Carroll

There once was a time when students attended a particular university to study under a particular scholar. This hearkens back to a long ago time when teachers were itinerant with their students in tow. Those times are no more.

Veterans at Duke: Optimistic Face Masks a Troubling Reality

Logan Mehl-Laituri | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Logan Mehl-Laituri

At a university with the 15th largest endowment in the country, it troubles me that not one dollar is allocated for permanent staff, programming, or space dedicated specifically to veterans.

Giving Our Kids Hope for a Better Future

Steve Mariotti | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Steve Mariotti

The U.S. Department of Labor's employment report for August has been released and, whatever it shows overall, we would be remiss if we ignored youth unemployment in particular.

What 2013's Graduates Need to Know About Repaying Student Loans

Jodi Okun | Posted 08.26.2013 | College
Jodi Okun

Without a plan these recent graduates could become part of the one in 10 who defaults on their student loans, risking high penalties and ruining their credit ratings before they even get into a full-time career.

Graduates! Leap Into Your Passion and Purpose -- Profits Will Come!

Kathy Andersen | Posted 08.05.2013 | College
Kathy Andersen

With each option that comes to you, a vibration will emerge from within you. That is your true self bursting into life, and it is your best compass to feel whether the opportunity is right for you, beyond any rational analysis.

Gifts for Dads and Grads!

Jane Buckingham | Posted 06.05.2013 | Los Angeles
Jane Buckingham

Looking for some great gifts for your Dad or your Grad? Check these out!

Study Finds That Immigration Aids H.S. Graduation Rates For Native-Born Students

Posted 07.03.2012 | Education

Higher levels of immigration increased high-school graduation rates among native-born children, particularly among black students, according to econom...

Class of 2012: This May Be Your Last Best Chance

Jimmy Dahroug | Posted 08.11.2012 | College
Jimmy Dahroug

You'll have the rest of your life to be conventional graduates. Now is the time to chase your dreams, while you're still young enough to start over if you fall.

So Long and Thanks for All the Gray Hairs

Anna Hiatt | Posted 07.22.2012 | College
Anna Hiatt

The peanut gallery sat crowded together atop the bleachers. The 10 months of journalism school went by in a caffeinated, sleepless haze.

U.S. To Fall Short Of 2025 College Grads Goal -- By 24 Million Degrees

| Jon Marcus | Posted 06.27.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. Despite persistent appeals from policymakers and politicians to increas...

HOPE Program Arms Graduates With Job Confidence, New Suits

Posted 02.02.2012 | Good News

Troy Baptiste used to get into trouble. After he got laid off in 2010, he said he made a few "bad decisions" and was incarcerated. But today, after gr...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Oberlin College Students Join Occupy Wall Street Protesters

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 12.24.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- As their classmates spent fall break putting finishing touches on fellowship and graduate school applications, a group of Oberlin College ...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Confidence, Career Certainty Are Keys To Helping Young Adults Find And Keep Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 10.29.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in May, Emma Goldstein moved back in with her parents and quickly learned to adj...