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How our minds mislead us – Nobel-winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman on the pitfalls of our intuition: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2013/10/30/daniel-kahneman-intuition/

Life Just Got Easier for Forgetful College Students | About Verizon

The constant scramble of college life can make it difficult for students to keep tabs on their stuff. Keys, wallets and other valuables get lost in the shuffle between classes, internships, school activities, parties and frequent moving.<p>University of Southern California (USC) student Joyia Sandoval …

A New Personality Test: What Your Brain Says About You

Odds are at some point in your life you've been labeled right-brained (creative and thoughtful) or left-brained (detail-oriented and logical), but …

A Students Guide to Creating a Great LinkedIn Profile

A great way to help you land your dream job after you graduate is to spend time building relationships in LinkedIn.<p>And one of the first ways to get …

Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar

When an anonymous advice columnist by the name of “Dear Sugar” introduced herself on The Rumpus on March 11, 2010, she made her proposition clear: a “by-the-book common sense of Dear Abby and the earnest spiritual cheesiness of Cary Tennis and the butt-pluggy irreverence of Dan Savage and the …

How to Hone Your Creative Routine and Master the Pace of Productivity

We seem to have a strange but all too human cultural fixation on the daily routines and daily rituals of famous creators, from Vonnegut to Burroughs to Darwin — as if a glimpse of their day-to-day would somehow magically infuse ours with equal potency, or replicating it would allow us to replicate …

The Self Illusion: How Our Social Brain Constructs Who We Are

We’ve already seen that the notions of stable character and fixed personality are a myth. And yet, our culture is wired for labels and checkboxes, eager to neatly file people away into categorical cabinets and thrown into furor over the slightest inkling of multiplicity. Take, for instance, Howard …

The Science of “Intuition”

The power and fruitfulness of intuition has had innumerable and celebrated champions — from Einstein, Anne Lamott, and Steve Jobs to some of history’s greatest scientists and philosophers. But what, exactly, lies behind this amorphous phenomenon we call “intuition”? That’s precisely what CUNY …

How Relationships Refine Our Truths: Adrienne Rich on the Dignity of Love

From her stirring poetry to her timeless wisdom on love, loss, and creativity, beloved poet and feminist <b>Adrienne Rich</b> (May 16, 1929–March 27, 2012) endures as one of the most celebrated poets of the twentieth century, a remarkable woman of equal parts literary flair and political conviction. In a …

Feeding the Mind: Lewis Carroll’s Rules for a Fine Information Diet and Healthy Intellectual Digestion

Included in the altogether fantastic <b>Alice in Wonderland Cookbook: A Culinary Diversion</b> (<i>public library</i>) — which also gave us some delicious recipes inspired by the Carroll classic and the author’s tips on dining etiquette — is Carroll’s essay titled <i>Feeding the Mind</i>, originally written in 1907, …

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Hard Times: College Majors, Unemployment and Earnings 2013

Architecture: Even as the housing bubble seems to be dissipating, unemployment rates for recent architecture graduates have remained high (12.8%). …

College & University

Funding College: Tips for Finding Scholarships

It’s never too early to start saving for a child’s education, especially when the cost of tuition is outpacing inflation. Most families plan to use some combination of savings, loans and grants or scholarships, preferably with an emphasis on the later two because they mean free money.<p>The average …

35 Habits of Productive People [infographic]

October 3, 2013<p>What’s the difference between a truly productive person and someone whose Facebook account eats their entire afternoon? Good …

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5 Ways to Work at Home (and Actually Get Stuff Done)

October 11, 2013<p>Working at home can either be the solution to all your work-life balance woes — or the beginning of the end of your productivity. …

Time Management a Hurdle for Completing Online Course Work

Writing my first class discussion post was a last-minute, stressful affair. (iStockphoto)<p>For at least an hour or two last Sunday, it seemed as though …

Colleges That Claim to Meet Full Financial Need

A generous financial aid package can make the difference in whether some students can attend a certain college – especially if that school comes with …

2013 Trends In Student Aid And College Pricing: What Really Matters To You?

College Board published its annual reports today on the 2013 trends in student aid and college pricing. College Board does a lot of great research, and these reports are loaded with good information. However, my advice to you as a parent is not to focus on the big national trends and statistics. …