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The World's Best New Universities 2015

We all know the schools that come out on top in world university rankings: Harvard, Yale, MIT and a smattering of venerable British institutions like Oxford and Cambridge. American institutions always dominate the rosters. But adventurous American and British students open to a challenging …

Higher Education

10 Universities That Teach the Most Valuable Skills

Graduates from these universities were listed as having the most valuable skills, according to a Brookings Institution report.<p>This article is from the archive of our partner<p>In an effort to determine which universities and colleges produce the highest-earning alumni, the Brookings Institution …

Higher Education

A unique summer reading list — from college admissions deans and counselors

By Valerie Strauss<p>, Reporter<p>There is no shortage to summer reading lists — for kids and adults — but here is a unique one, a collection of recommendations from college admissions officers and counselors. It was assembled by Brennan Barnard, director of college counseling at The Derryfield School in …

College & University

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

New Orleans

22 college majors with the highest starting salaries

PayScale, the creator of the world's largest compensation database, recently looked at the starting pay for millions of professionals and sorted the results by college major.<p>Here are the 22 majors with the highest starting salaries:

Engineering

The 50 best private colleges in America

We then combined those results with each school's average SAT score from College Board and the median starting salary from PayScale to come up with the final ranking. You can read the full methodology here.<p>Here, we've narrowed down our results to look at the best private colleges in the country.

College & University

25 Things First-Year College Students Should Never Do

<b>25 Things first-year college students should NEVER do:</b><p><b>1. Drink that Punch</b><p>You don't know what's in it. The people handing it to you don't know what's in it. Oh, and the fruit floating on the top... it'll get you wasted too.<p><b>2. Assume You Know</b><p>Assumptions are lazy thoughts. They are based on fear and …

College & University

The 50 most underrated colleges in America

We often hear about the best colleges in the US, but there are dozens more outstanding schools that don't always get the recognition they deserve.<p>To discover the most <i>underrated</i> colleges in America, we compared US News and World Report's rankings of the best universities and the best liberal-arts …

College & University

Why America's most expensive college is a bargain

The most expensive college in the U.S. is a tiny school that you may have never heard of.<p>Harvey Mudd, a private liberal arts college outside Los Angeles, charged $67,155 for tuition, room and board this year. That's $23,200 more than the average private college.<p>The campus itself isn't particularly …

3 Smart Ways Grandparents Can Chip In for College

Help your grandkids without risking financial aid—and maybe nab a tax break too.<p>Searching for a meaningful gift for your grandkids this holiday …

College financial aid shifting toward the affluent, study says

Are you getting gouged on college?<p>If you come from a relatively low-income family, there's a strong chance you are. In fact, you may be subsidizing the education of a student from an affluent family.<p>Why? Because many colleges, with limited pots of financial aid money, are cutting off the students …

College & University

Cruising Maine's coast in search of the greatest lobster rolls on Earth

A lobster claw the size of an iPhone 5 sits perched atop my lunch, completely obliterating any chance I have to see the quarter-pound of chopped lobster meat, lightly dressed with mayo and tucked into a split-top hot dog bun that's been ever-so-gently griddled with butter on either side. The …

A Weekend Escape to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park

Green islands and white sailboats dot the water. Dogs frolic along the rocky beach. Children sit on benches with their feet dangling above the ground, licking ice cream cones as big as their heads. This is Bar Harbor, a quaint town on Mount Desert Island off the coast of eastern Maine, and a …

New England

How to Eat Your Way Through Coastal Maine

<i>Every week we'll be asking you to come with us to some of our favorite small towns and cities—and we'll show you the places, secret spots, and nooks we love.</i><p><i>Today: When it comes to coastal Maine, lobster rolls aren't even the half of it (but they're a lot of it).</i><p>After six hours of driving through …

Plan the Perfect Maine Coastal Road Trip, the Easy Way

Traveling US Route 1 along the coast of Maine may well be the most interesting and scenic road trip in America. Maine enjoys an abundance of natural attractions including an estimated 5,000 miles of coastline (more than California!), Acadia National Park (2nd most visited park in USA), 65 …

New England

How to Eat Your Way Through Coastal Maine

<i>Every week we'll be asking you to come with us to some of our favorite small towns and cities—and we'll show you the places, secret spots, and nooks we love.</i><p><i>Today: When it comes to coastal Maine, lobster rolls aren't even the half of it (but they're a lot of it).</i><p>After six hours of driving through …

New England

The 10 Best Lobster Shacks in Maine

Tie on your bibs: T+L tracks down the juiciest claws, the tenderest tails, and the most overstuffed lobster rolls Maine has to offer.<p>Five Islands …

Blogs | Food & Wine

They're just doing their best!<p>Wolfdown, Bites & Bashes, and Makani go beyond traditional bulgogi and bo ssam.<p>The company says plastic straws will be …

How to Eat Your Way Through Coastal Maine

Every week we'll be asking you to come with us to some of our favorite small towns and cities—and we'll show you the places, secret spots, and nooks …

2011 America's Best Seafood Dives

1 of 28<p>Alabama<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 28<p>Alaska<p>3 of 28<p>California<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 28<p>Connecticut<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 28<p>Delaware<p>Advertisement<p>6 of 28<p>Dewey Destin …

The Ultimate Maine Fall Foliage Road Trip -- Day 2

Day 2 -- Mountains and Waterfalls<p><i>By Virginia M. Wright Photographed by Mark Fleming</i><p>Route 2 follows the Androscoggin River northeast from Bethel, a mix of woods and farm fields. You see farm stands selling pumpkins and other falls crops, plus lawn displays, which, with their jumble of peeling …

Hiking

This Small Seaside National Park Is One of the Most Visited

<b>Location: Maine<br>Established: February 26, 1919<br>Size: 49,600 acres</b><p>Sea and mountain meet at Acadia, where, as one presumably ambidextrous visitor wrote, "you can fish with one hand and sample blueberries from a wind-stunted bush with the other." Most of the park is on Mount Desert Island, a patchwork …

Weekly Travel Deals: New Zealand, Maine, and 30 Percent Off a Trip to Corsica

New Zealand<p>Get 30 percent off from About New Zealand, a trusted regional specialist for 17 years.<p><b>The New Zealand Luxury Escape includes:</b><p>11 nights in …

11 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Cuba

One writer discovers a country of dizzying contradictions.<p>In the words of a local artist and friendly guide I met on a recent trip to Cuba, “The only way to understand Cuba is to be irrational.” The island nation is a place of paradoxes: one where you're at once in awe of Havana's history and …

Cuba

7 Best Spring Home Decor Trends To Refresh Your Home

Let the trends of the season help your interiors blossom.<p>Attention, design lovers: Spring is officially approaching. As the colors outside change from gloomy gray to perfectly sunny and pastel, our interiors also request a bit of a refresh — and there's no better way for your space to blossom than …

Apple Unveils New Products: Pictures

Robotics

Every Day Is Pancake Day with These 24 Recipes

Sweet or savory, can we all just agree that pancakes rule?<p>Name a meal more satisfying than a stack of pancakes. Nothing? Nothing? All we hear is crickets, because whether pancakes are fluffy or crusty, sweet or savory, there's really no contest. Here are our 24 favorite recipes.

Breakfast

It’s Cherry Blossom Season: Pictures

Flowers

Here's how much it costs to live in London's 'best' neighbourhoods

Fitzrovia, in central London, was named the best area to call home in the city, thanks to its distinguished "style," elegant Georgian townhouses, and thriving social scene.<p>The Sunday Times credited "the area's renaissance" to the Fitzroy Place complex, which includes a cinema, shops, offices, and …

England