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The 3 Things College Taught Me About Being An Entrepreneur

For many reasons, college is a unique opportunity for young adults. It not only provides a rare ecosystem where students can learn new skills but …

7 Mental Shifts That Allowed Me to Become a Millionaire at 22

As of this writing, I’m 22. In the last 12 months I’ve generated a million dollars in commissions in one of the most competitive industries on the …

Another college president is stepping down amid protests of racial injustice on campus

"I believe it is best for [Ithaca College] to be led in the future by a president chosen by the board specifically to make a fresh start on these challenges, including those that became so apparent to us all last fall," Rochon wrote in a statement to students and faculty.<p>Rochon's retirement comes …

What Quality Education Should Teach You, According to a Harvard Scientist

Harvard’s great biologist/psychologist <b>Steven Pinker</b> is one of my favorites, even though I’m just starting to get into his work.<p>What makes him great …

The best college in every state

The US boasts some of the best colleges in the world. But they aren't limited to just the Ivy League — every state has institutions to be proud of.<p>Niche, a company that researches and compiles information on schools, lets users sort by state, so we took a look at the highest-ranked college in each …

A Northwestern professor explains how to develop in your career without your manager's help

With that in mind, you should adopt a do-it-yourself attitude. Based on my experience, I developed DIY action steps to help you take charge of your career. Scroll through the illustrated slideshow above or read them below.<p><b>Develop goals and performance objectives.</b> You can't get to where you're going …

College Professor Babysits Single Mom's Kids So She Can Finish Her Exam

“My heart is warm tonight.”<p>Monica Romero says she needed a “miracle” to finish her final exam. A babysitter had cancelled on her at the last minute, and the single mom had been forced to bring her two kids to class with her.<p>She left them with a computer and a tablet on a couch out in the hall; but, …

Parenting

Cameron Diaz Beautifully Sums Up The Real Meaning Of Happiness

Perfect.<p>For Cameron Diaz, fame does not equal happiness.<p>The actress got real about the true definition of joy for the film "Human," saying success isn't defined by admiration from others. The movie features a series of interviews with people on what it's like to be human in the face of love, …

The One Thing That's Holding You Back From Learning

Online education pioneer Salman Khan shares some advice.<p>Students often tend to study subjects they’re comfortable with, rather than facing a …

All schools shut down in Augusta County, Virginia, over Islam homework

<b>(CNN) —</b> After a teacher at a Virginia school handed out a standard homework assignment on Islam, such an angry backlash flooded in that it prompted officials to close every single county school as a safety precaution.<p>"While there has been no specific threat of harm to students, schools and school …

15 Items To Think About That Colleges/Universities Need to Change ASAP

It seems that there has been somewhat of a pause for students who protested and expressed their concerns, vehemently, before beginning to take final exams and prepare final papers and then enjoy the holiday season. This is understandable. The goal here is not to raise tensions again, but the …

What I Wish I Knew in Grad School: Current and Former Students Share 16 Tips - Part 2

<b>7. Be aware of the financial commitment.</b><p>Students spend endless hours researching programs, completing applications and preparing for interviews. But …

College & University

The 13 best jobs in 2016 for people who don't have a college degree

If "get a new job" is on your to-do list for 2016, look no further.<p>CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) have compiled a list of the most in-demand jobs for 2016 for people without a college degree.<p>They used EMSI's extensive labor market database, which pulls from over 90 …

College & University

The Common Black College Application: What You Need to Know

Anyone who’s dealt with college applications at any point over the last four decades has probably heard of the Common Application.<p>Along with the …

Indiana college is latest to be granted exemption from federal LGBT protections

MISHAWAKA, Ind. — A northern Indiana school is among the more than two dozen religiously affiliated colleges nationwide to receive exemptions from a …

13 Powerful Stories About College Students Living With Depression

"I'm not OK. But I think I will be."<p><i>We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to share their stories about how they deal with depression in college. Here are their powerful responses:</i><p><b>1. "Having no friends there brought me into an endless cycle of sadness."</b><p>My freshman year of college I was at a …

Depression

Students caught on camera running naked through university to protest against Government corruption

Around 90 students protested against the Government by running through their university campus naked.<p>The men took part in the annual run to call for …

How anxiety scrambles your brain and makes it hard to learn

Levels of stress and anxiety are on the rise among students. Juliet Rix has tips to control the panic and thrive academically<p>Olivia admits she’s always been a worrier – but when she started university, her anxiety steadily began to build. One day she was simply too frightened to leave the house. …

Cognition

Watch Michelle Obama Rap in a New Video for College Humor

First Lady Michelle Obama and <i>Saturday Night Live</i> cast member Jay Pharaoh teamed up to rap about why high school seniors should go to college in a new …

Silicon Valley parents are 'freaking out' about their children getting in college and landing big internships

"Applying for college is not what it used to be. It is insanely more competitive these days and if you can afford the help of a professional, get it."<p>So read one post on a message board for the Berkeley Parents Network—an online forum for people who live in the San Francisco Bay Area. It was in …

The 10 most popular free online courses for professionals

Your education shouldn't stop when you leave the classroom.<p>Learning new skills is a great way to expand your mind and get ahead in your career — and it's easier than ever with a plethora of online classes just a click away.<p>A good place to start is with this year's most popular Coursera courses from …

"Higher education is not a privilege, it's a constitutional right"

<b>OFENTSE MAKGAE, 23, was recently awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to do his PhD at Oxford University in the UK in 2016. He told Aaisha Dadi</b> …

Is College Worth the Price? Even Some High School Counselors Have Their Doubts

Our exclusive survey finds both parents and counselors believe colleges need to deliver more value for the money.<p>High school counselors say they now …

7 Things I Wish I Had Known In My First Year At University

"You're about to become a lot more familiar with loneliness."<p><i>[Editor's note: Mental illness can affect different people in different ways. Although this article represents only one experience, we hope you find some solace in knowing others might be going through what you are.]</i><p><i>In September 2012, I</i> …

Mental Health

A University Just Gained The Right To Ban Gay Students, Really

wow…<p>In a country that finally, after years of legislation and pushback, decided to legalize gay marriage, it seems unfathomable that it would allow discrimination based on sexual preferences and identification. But alas, here we are talking about how Carson-Newman University, a private Southern …

LA schools hit back at a teacher who's suing the district for $1 billion with some shocking allegations of their own

The 61-year-old teacher was forced out of the classroom and sent to a place he called "teacher jail" after he supposedly made a joke about nudity, according to the complaint. (Esquith says he simply read his students a Mark Twain passage.)<p>This week, LAUSD — which previously only spoke generally of …

University presidents are making extravagant salaries while professors earn 'unlivable' wages

In all, 32 private university presidents earned $1 million or more in compensation in 2013. And private college presidents aren't the only ones raking it in. The average public college president earned over $428,000 in 2014, reported the Chronicle.<p>"Many times when I talk to trustees, they refer to …

In One Woman's Sexual Assault Case, Police Succeeded Where Her College Failed

The college ignored its own rules about punishing assaults, and it nearly cost Allison her life. It took a police investigation to turn things around.<p>As paramedics worked to save the life of a young woman who had overdosed on pills, a police officer found a letter in her room that helped explain …

Crime

The US Supreme Court will hear a case this week that could radically change college admissions in America

The case focuses on the University of Texas at Austin, which automatically admits the top 10% of students from every class in the state.<p>Students who don't get in through the so-called Top-10 plan can still gain admission, and the university considers a number of factors, including extracurricular …

UC Biology Professor Caught on Video Going Off-Topic, Telling Students Who They Should Blame for Mass Shootings

The biggest culprit in mass shootings is the National Rifle Association, a University of California, Irvine biology professor told his class before he urged them to “do something about the Second Amendment.”<p>Image via UC Irvine’s faculty page<p>Straying off-topic for approximately five minutes, Richard …