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College Admissions Season is Now Open

Is she mad? She just ate her first pop-tart! Related Posts“Parent Involvement”: Only for Bake Sales? UC Berkeley Adds Letters of Recommendation for Fall 2016 Freshman Admissions Guest Post: Investigating the Stereotypes about Women’s Colleges Knowledge Lives in the Now Sometimes You Gotta Go Slow to Go Fast

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Passion Practiced in the Dorm Room Promoted in the New Yorker

MAY 22, 2017 Pith Graduates from the Dorm Jonah Reider was a senior at Columbia University when he became a famous chef. Now he serves eight-course tasting menus in a ritzy Brooklyn town house. By Emma Allen Photograph by William Mebane for The New Yorker There are plenty of weird ways to get famous these …

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Guest Post: How often should you talk to your college student?

A timely post from a mom who knows.  Louise’s two daughters are attending Cornell University and University of California, Berkeley, while she lives in Sacramento, California.  Since her oldest daughter moved to New York, Louise has learned a few lessons about keeping in touch with her kids, while giving them space to grow. Her thoughts …

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Leaving the nest

About the Author: Joe is a member of the Creative Marbles Consultancy and the Hubbubbaloo Creative team. He shares his experience transitioning into his first year of college away from home.   Sacramento was my bubble, it was all I really knew.  My life was school, having fun with friends, and large Filipino family functions—a weekly …

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Holiday Gifts for the College Student

6 Gift Ideas for College Students: Community Supported Agriculture Veggie Boxes: worries that college students aren’t eating healthy can be reduced by ordering weekly, locally grown vegetable boxes. Not only will college students be able to pick up fresh veggies every week, but they’ll also be reducing their carbon footprints. A Loan Payment: student debt …

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Social Media & College Life

Anonymous Facebook pages, known as “Confessions” pages are allowing college students to post whatever they want about their campus life–unedited–which can be both cathartic and mean-spirited, stoking fears about cyber-bullying. After a quick survey (very quick), the pages read like old fashioned bathroom stall graffiti–only forever preserved in bits and pixels. Like bathroom stall graffti, …

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Shhh…Let’s Talk About Underage Drinking At College

Everyone knows drinking in college happens.  Yet, until there’s an injury or some assault or worse, underage college drinking can be rationalized as a youthful indiscretion and a rite of passage.  And, for many, drinking and partying is nothing more serious than an occasional hangover.  Of course, if and how much an individual participates in …