Selected Articles About Education
College and Graduate School Are Big Decisions.
11 Tips For College Students
By Tim Milburn
I'm not currently a college student. Haven't been one for awhile...at least in the undergraduate sense of things. But I hang out with college students. I work with college students. And I work full time at a University as the Director of Campus Life (the coolest on-campus job in the world).
Plus...I really like college students.
It's one of the greatest times in life. When do any of us ever get to hang out with hundreds of friends for four, five...dare I say...six years? It's like going to camp... except they give you homework and you have to read 800 pages a night.
So if I could sit you down, with a slow drip of coffee being shared between us (intravenously or by the cupful if you prefer), and share some ways that I believe you could not only make the most of your time in college, but really, really enjoy it and succeed at it - here's what I'd say...Read More
College Advice for Parents: Be Careful Not To Take Over!
"If we parents try hard, we can get through this and still be on speaking terms with our eager and excited new college freshman. That may prove particularly useful if we need to express ourselves about the boy she brings home for Thanksgiving." Jay Matthews, author of Harvard Schmarvard.Read More