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Layers Beat the Heat at Michigan State University

CollegeFashionista | Posted 07.07.2014 | Style

At Michigan State, with its campus boasting over 100 miles of sidewalks, being prepared for anything is a quality every Spartan needs in their wardrobe.

Expression Through Style at Illinois State University

CollegeFashionista | Posted 07.07.2014 | Style

When the sun goes down, an even more exciting and busy time begins. Roommates' closets are raided in a race to find the most perfect outfit. Style is always present and always evolving. We may be in the town of Normal but there is nothing uniform or routine about us.

It's Time to Create SMARTER Goals

Simon Tam | Posted 06.30.2014 | Money
Simon Tam

Author Zig Ziglar was often quoted as saying, "If you aim at nothing, you'll hit it every time." Your career is no different.

These Quotes Nail Everything That's Wrong With School Dress Codes

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 07.02.2014 | Teen

"I understand that girls shouldn't be coming to school with their butts or chests hanging out, but there has to be a happy medium."

Reinventing School Snacks?

Nancy Michaels | Posted 06.24.2014 | Education
Nancy Michaels

As the mother of three teenagers, life is always interesting. My two girls are ages 18 and 15 and were both adopted from China as infants. I, unexpectedly, conceived after our first adoption and was blessed with a son.

Cloud Schools: An Educational Revolution

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 06.24.2014 | Education
Ricardo B. Salinas

Today in Mexico, politicians are paying more attention to education. It would be worthwhile to consider new experiences that go beyond cosmetic changes and to visualize the future of an education guided by the natural curiosity of children.

Emerson College's Fusion of Bright Colorful Prints and Unique Vintage Finds

CollegeFashionista | Posted 06.23.2014 | Style

What seduced me about studying at Emerson was the ability of the students to be unique and follow their own path without breaking any rules. In fact, there are no rules to break.

East Carolina's Pirates Show No Quarter When It Comes to Fashion

CollegeFashionista | Posted 06.21.2014 | Style

Whether they're rocking their pirate pride in all shades of purple and gold or through the latest fashion trends, the relentless attitude of showing "no quarter" is ever present when it comes to on campus style.

14 Signs It's the Last Week of School

Alexandra Rosas | Posted 06.12.2014 | Parents
Alexandra Rosas

This week is the last week of school for most of the country. For us, it's always the second week in June, but even without a calendar, my kids would still know the academic year is wrapping up. Here's how they figure it out.

Nothing Like Feeling Special!

Dianne Harman | Posted 06.12.2014 | Fifty
Dianne Harman

I've concluded that if we can do things to make our children feel special from an early age, not just at age 17 or 18 when they graduate from high school, then we're doing something very positive for the future generation. Things may not have been done that way in the past, but maybe they should have been.

Searching for Reasons Behind Segregation at Berkeley High

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 06.17.2014 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Sophie Varon At 8:17 a.m. in the courtyard of Berkeley High School -- four minutes before the first bell rings -- students of all racial, ethni...

Jumping Into Jumpsuits at Western Illinois University

CollegeFashionista | Posted 06.10.2014 | Style

This Fashionista takes a tip from each aspect of what makes up a typical summer outfit for a Western Illinois student. There is nothing easier than pulling on a jumpsuit when the days are long and the temperatures are rising.

6 Guaranteed Ways to Screw Up Your Child's Education

Hilary Wilce | Posted 06.09.2014 | Parents
Hilary Wilce

Want your child to get as little out of school as possible? Here's how.

The Downside of Being Valedictorian

The Prospect | Posted 06.09.2014 | College
The Prospect

We've talked about the flaws with the class ranking system, but how does the class ranking system feel to someone who's on top?

Smartening up About End-of-the-Year Teachers' Gifts

Laura Wellington | Posted 06.05.2014 | Parents
Laura Wellington

Well, it's that time of year again, folks -- the time of year when parents grapple with what to get their children's teachers in appreciation for their year-long service.

Do We Parent and Educate Our Children that 'I' Is More Important Than 'You?'

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 06.03.2014 | Education
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Each child is special and unique. Despite this, we often apply very linear rules of parenting and teaching to them. In doing this, we miss out on thei...

Go With the Flow at Florida State University

CollegeFashionista | Posted 06.02.2014 | Style

Tallahassee is a thriving creative community with a strong passion to experiment with different styles and an incentive to keep innovating. Here at FSU, students are doing just that.

The Productivity Problem

Monica Cox | Posted 05.30.2014 | Women
Monica Cox

The slower pace of this new at-home life doesn't mean I'm not producing. It doesn't mean I'm not accomplishing. It may mean I'm producing and accomplishing differently than you or somebody else. But I'm learning to stop and enjoy the little accomplishments.

The New Millennial Career Model

Aaron Hurst | Posted 05.29.2014 | Business
Aaron Hurst

After retiring as CEO of Metronics, Bill George joined the faculty at Harvard's business school. His course, True North, which sought to help develop the soft skills of students, quickly became the most popular course at the business school. At the core of course is Wall Street's fabled philosophy of "learn, earn, and then return".

Northeastern University Students Make Successfully Stylish Statements

CollegeFashionista | Posted 05.29.2014 | Style

Due to our popular co-op program, students are used to dressing professionally and looking put together. This job-ready attitude lends itself to Northeastern students' just as composed off-the-clock style.

8 Steps to Parenting the Art of Dreaming Big

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 05.28.2014 | Parents
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Resilience is fundamental to success. It helps us to adapt and become independent and self-confident.

To The Graduates

Leslie Handler | Posted 05.22.2014 | Fifty
Leslie Handler

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

Humble Beginnings

Bianca Hayes | Posted 05.20.2014 | Teen
Bianca Hayes

The 10-hour school day and remorseless homework assignments paid off. It was not easy, but what kept me going was the fact that I was a part of a team, I was a part of something that was extraordinary.

9 Reasons Parents Are Thankful For Teachers

The Huffington Post | Cayla Rasi | Posted 05.09.2014 | Parents

There are about 3.3 million full-time public school teachers in the U.S. And while the percentage of kids graduating from high school is the highest i...

Promposals: AMEN!

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 06.24.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

The teens are buzzing about it; the prom that is. It is that time of year when high school kids all over the country are hoping and waiting to get invited to the prom. Some of them are even making elaborate plans to invite others.