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Elite Colleges Find New Ways To Welcome First-Gens

In the country’s most prestigious colleges, first-gens – often from low-income homes – are speaking up about their unique needs and administrators are listening.

04/20/2015

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Paying Interns Isn’t Just In Fashion

If you are looking either to hire a summer intern or to be one, this is what you need to know.

04/20/2015

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Soon-To-Be Or Recent College Grads Can Take Part In Online Job Fair Set For The End Of The Month

Deborah Diamond, President of Campus Philly, likens the week long event to an online matchmaking service of sorts.

03/15/2015

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TUN Student Discounts App

The TUN Student Discounts app lets students find the closest student discounts around – whether they’re at home or on the road somewhere.

01/20/2015

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New Survey Takes A Look At What Makes Local College Students Stick Around After Graduation

Campus Philly president Deborah Diamond says a lot of elements figure in to that decision — with job prospects, restaurants and nightlife, and public transportation the top three. But another factor really jumps out.

12/15/2014

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For College Students, Four Years Is No Longer The Norm

Many freshmen starting school this year say they have a plan to make sure they graduate before 2020.

09/23/2014

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Parents Don’t Have Rights To Their College Students Info

Now that you’ve mortgaged your future to send your kid to college, what right do you have to see information about how she’s handling herself while she’s there? Not much.

09/04/2014

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Parents Of College Students Spending Hundreds On High Tech Gear For Their Kids

Wearable tech is the new must-have, according to Best Buy blueshirt Matthew McLane.

08/03/2014

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Legal Issues For College Kids

The big legal issues the kids face on campus these days are drinking, hazing, and sexual assault, so you need to talk to your kids about them.

08/01/2014

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College Students Overestimate Peers’ Drinking

The danger in the overestimation is that a student’s perception of his or her campus drinking norm is the strongest predictor of his or her personal alcohol consumption.

07/18/2014

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Colleges Obliged To Consider Students’ Mental Health

To determine whether a student poses a direct threat and meets eligibility requirements, a University must perform a five-step legal analysis.

07/15/2014

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Students’ Legal Obligation To A College Acceptance

We know that colleges have the upper hand when choosing to accept students. But what legal obligation does a student have to a college once he accepts an offer?

05/14/2014

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University Provides Landing Pad For Helicopter Parents

At MyUTMartinParent Portal, parents can see what courses their offspring are taking, if they’re missing classes, and midterm and final grades.

03/24/2014

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Study Reveals Preschoolers Outsmart College Students At Figuring Out Technological Gadgets

CBS News reported that researchers at the University of California, Berkeley found that preschool-age children were better at figuring out the proper way to use technological gadgets than college students.

03/13/2014

Expanding The Worldview Of College Students

A recent trip by Clark University students to Guatemala represents two new thrusts in college education – entrepreneurism and experiential learning.

02/26/2014

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