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Amanda M. Fairbanks

Oberlin College Students Join Occupy Wall Street Protesters | 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 | 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...

Is There Hope for Business Graduates?

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 09.14.2011 | Business
Margaret Heffernan

I'm an optimist. A crisis of this kind forces us to face up to hard problems and one of the things I've learned is that it is often when work is hardest that you are learning the most.

10 Emerging Artists To Watch

Posted 08.16.2011 | Arts

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is considered one of the top three graduate arts programs in the country and offers a Master of Fine...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

JOB WANTED: A Recent Grad Looks For Work On A Street Corner | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 07.26.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Fueled by equal parts desperation and frustration, Dianez Smith took to the street. During the peak of Washington, D.C.'s Wednesday mo...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Is College Worth The Cost Of Admission? | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 07.17.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Erik Peterson started questioning the worth of college right about the time he graduated. Faced with a lack of better options, Peterson...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Newly Graduated and Scrambling For Full-Time Jobs | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 06.15.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- For David Cristello, the jobs are catch as catch can. Cristello, 23, currently holds down five part-time jobs. Come summer, when h...

What Does the Future Hold for Them?

David Applebaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Applebaum

Architecture school is as much an education in how to see the world, and how to create within that world as it is to design a building. I have often wondered what happened to that lost generation of talent.

Emily Bennington's Even Worse Advice for Recent College Graduates

Zac Bissonnette | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Zac Bissonnette

This is about as much of a buyer's market for new hires as the housing market in Flint, Michigan: if buyers have any issues with the one they're looking at now, there's a line of others desperately seeking attention.

Forget Debt, I Hope I Won't Be Graduating in Mountains of Doubt

Ilana Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Ilana Ross

College taught me to believe in human potential, but in post-grad adulthood, it's all too common to express doubt in another's ability, and to do so as if it were some sign of wisdom.

Congratulations, Graduate!

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

As you head out into the big, wide, uncaring world, the Office of Career Services would like to offer the following information to help you best decide what direction in which to take your life.

Why Law School Might Not Be A Good Call

The Stimulist | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It's come to me slowly, a revelation of sorts: I went to the college they promised me. I went to the school of the catalog quote-box, a "hotbed" of ...

The Ketchup Generation: Entry-Level Jobs Really are There for You, Even During a Recession; Here's the Secret

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

Everyone I know under 30 loves ketchup -- on everything. When I grew up, it was just for french fries and hamburgers. Now, they practically want to use it as lube.