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5 Steps to a Stellar Grad School Application

Her Campus | Posted 08.20.2014 | College
Her Campus

What a relief it was when you got that "fat envelope" in the mail three years ago signaling your acceptance into college! Now it seems like you're going through that excruciating process all over again for graduate school, except this time, it's a lot more competitive and financially draining.

My Doctoral Thesis

Peter Greene | Posted 07.30.2014 | Education
Peter Greene

I've been following the problems of Dr. Terrence Carter in Connecticut with some interest. It seems that the Dr. might not have an actual PhD. Not even a super-easy PhD, but a PhD he just bought. Faked the whole thing. How can somebody do that, I wondered. Seriously, how do you do that?

Doing vs. Thinking: Valuable PhD Transferable Skills

Sabine Kobayter | Posted 07.01.2014 | Education
Sabine Kobayter

PhD graduates come in different shapes and sizes; those passionate about an academic career, and those that are not. As it becomes clear that an academic career is not the ultimate goal - panic, dread and feelings of lack of accomplishment may start to reign.

The Wedding of Anna F.: A Haunting and Yet Exceptional Read

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 06.24.2014 | Books
Victor M. Feraru

In this work of fiction an elderly Jewish woman tells an Arabic student who has come to interview her for a research project an incredible tale: that she is Anne Frank, the author of The Diary of a Young Girl and the most famous victim of Hitler's Germany.

The Corporate Diversity Charade

John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D. | Posted 08.17.2014 | Business
John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D.

The dirty little secret of corporate America and the practice of diversity is that 25 years after establishing "diversity" offices, most companies have not developed a mature understanding of how diversity can contribute to their bottom lines.

Why You Should Think Twice About Grad School

Kevin Kleitches | Posted 07.07.2014 | College
Kevin Kleitches

Being disillusioned with your life's path is a symptom, not a sickness. In other words, it's a sign of something much deeper that you have to address. You can't just throw money at universities and expect them to cure your life's woes.

Today, My Son Became a PhD!

Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW | Posted 06.14.2014 | Parents
Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW

People often comment about how lucky I am to have such a smart son. Yes, I consider myself blessed. But I also know all the challenges, sacrifices and determination that it took to get him to this day.

SXSW Shingerview: PHD Grady Creative Collective

David Shing | Posted 05.21.2014 | Technology
David Shing

These five bright, interesting, and interested students from the University of Georgia are a part of a collaborative research project with PHD to build consumer insights on millennials. At SXSW this year, I sat down with them to talk about their point of view as consumers and as the culture of youth.

'Stop Stuffing Your Face and Sit Down!' Compulsive Overeating and ADHD, 6 Tips for Parents

Varda Epstein | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Varda Epstein

Keep the gates of communication open and enlist your child's help in fighting the temptation to overeat. With a can-do attitude, the two of you can win the battle, every time.

What to Do With a B.A. in English?

Daniel R. Schwarz | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Daniel R. Schwarz

After the appearance of my October Huffington blog, "Why Study the Arts and the Humanities?," I have often been asked the question, "What can someone ...

Something Radical: The Global Center of Advanced Studies

George Elerick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
George Elerick

"Philosophy should be about liberation and resurrection and not about conforming to a sad aesthetic society of suburban death that the wealthy colleges and universities only ever reproduce."

Clash of the Cooking Crews

Scott Bridges | Posted 07.23.2013 | Taste
Scott Bridges

Last month in the Detroit suburb of West Bloomfield, a cooking competition was held unlike the any of the various reality show-types you've seen on TV -- and it offers hope for the future.

Cannes Lions Shingerview With Mark Holden, Worldwide Strategy and Planning Director, PHD

David Shing | Posted 09.10.2013 | Business
David Shing

What if your boss turned to you and said, let's turn all work into play. Now imagine that your career, your accomplishments, work patterns and place in a company, would all be viewed through such a model. That's exactly what PHD is doing.

LOOK: Dad Makes Himself At Home In Rented Graduation Gown

Posted 05.03.2013 | College

Ancient traditions have left us the fashion of graduation day, and it's a cruel marketplace that charges around $100 just so students can look matchy-...

'I Pursued Education As if it Would Set Me Free'

Sarah E. Towne | Posted 05.06.2013 | Women
Sarah E. Towne

I am the first in my family to graduate from college. I worked my way through college and a graduate program, finally landing in a top-ranked doctoral program. So, when I became pregnant halfway through my first semester of my Ph.D. program, I was terrified.

Make LGBT Great: Leslie Calman

Christopher Dyer | Posted 01.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Christopher Dyer

Because of her lifelong commitment to equality and justice, her tireless advocacy and leadership on improving the health of the LGBT community with a special focus on women's health, and her all-around fabulousness, Dr. Leslie Calman is making LGBT great.

Public Diplomacy and the Flight to the Academy

John Brown | Posted 01.05.2013 | World
John Brown

Today, American public diplomacy, once implemented by an independent and very imperfect agency, is hidden away at the regulations-driven State Department, some would say like a coffin at a funeral home, despite the good intentions of the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs.

Defense Department Threatened By STEM Worker Shortfall, Report Warns

Posted 10.25.2012 | Education

Citing a potential shortfall in quality STEM workers, a report from the National Academy of Engineering and National Research Council urges the Depart...

Breaking the Silence: The Media and Male Sexual Abuse

Vivian Norris | Posted 10.24.2012 | Media
Vivian Norris

During the past few years we have finally been hearing more about an epidemic of sexual abuse of children , and thankfully, a few prosecutions. The pe...

Student Pays Tuition Almost Entirely With Mail-In Rebates

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 09.13.2012 | Money

Higher education, for the most part, isn't considered to be affordable, but Jonathan Hood, a Ph.D. candidate at Auburn University, found an unconventi...

How to Undo the Damage of Negativity

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest bloggers Harville Hendrix, PhD, and Helen LaKelly Hunt, PhD, relationship therapists and authors Hurtful words in a relationship can be lik...

UDC Professors Investigated Over Their 'Fake' Degrees

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.27.2012 | College

The University of District Columbia gave three professors raises when they received Ph.D.s. That's standard in academia -- unless the degrees are wort...

Mother's Day: A Time To Say Goodbye To Old Grudges

Suzanne Braun Levine | Posted 07.10.2012 | Fifty
Suzanne Braun Levine

Like many women in midlife, I find Mother's Day as much a reminder of a fraught relationship as a celebration of motherhood. The emotional status of our relationship with them is a major factor in our ongoing reinvention.

Be Willing To Dream: Choosing A Life Of Greatness

Wayne W. Dyer, Ph.D. | Posted 05.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Wayne W. Dyer, Ph.D.

Begin noticing and be careful about keeping your imagination free of thoughts that you do not wish to materialize. Instead, initiate a practice of filling your creative thoughts to overflow with ideas and wishes that you fully intend to manifest.

Today's Most Important Finance Story: Lan T. Pham, Ph.D., Told the CBO the Truth About Mortgage "Securities" and Was Fired for It

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.16.2012 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

This knowledge isn't unique or new. What is new is that Dr. Pham brought this forward to the CBO and apparently this information is being suppressed and denied by the CBO and in congressional reports.