Times are changing, and today’s high school graduates are faced with the increasingly difficult decision of whether or not to attend college. The cost of an undergraduate degree is on the rise, yet many college graduates find it challenging to find a position in their chosen field.
Years spent in college or university are filled with various emotions: happy ones that associated with finding new friends, getting new experience, receiving excellent grades, satisfaction from completing and submitting papers on time. Also, every student experienced a lot of stress while tried to juggle with part-time employment and education.
The world is not as simple as it once had been with a variety of people getting jobs right after they walk off of the stage of college graduation. Things have changed immensely as entry-level jobs are now starting to require experience and education.
No matter how independent you thought you were in high school, that’s nothing on how self-sufficient you’ll be now that you’re in college.
Amy Ebeling remembers her college days as an endless stream of anxiety and depression as she bounced from one mood extreme to another.
U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Rob Portman introduced bipartisan legislation to make college more affordable for low-income students.
As college students head to campus for the fall semester, money management should be on their personal syllabus.
College life is associated with fun and care free behavior. It can be very annoying to focus on the essay writing that you get as an assignment.
A VCU poll found a strong majority (63 percent) think that high school graduates are not prepared for the workplace but are prepared for college.
Making s’mores over a campfire, going out for milkshakes, praying for each other, reading scripture, or conversing about the complexities of life: students in Eastern Mennonite University’s residence halls are often ministering in relationship.
Long before U.S. News & World Report began issuing its famed college rankings, aspiring college students and their families have been seeking ways to sort through thousands of post-secondary options.
As Bridgewater College’s graduating seniors and their families celebrated on the campus mall Saturday, May 16, Dr. Phillip C. Stone urged the 361 graduates to retain, nurture and strengthen their core values.
My office has built a Toolkit for Recent Grads, designed to provide resources that many graduates might need as they think about their lives beyond school and seek to set themselves up for success.
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced today a new report from the USDA showing tremendous demand for recent college graduates with a degree in agricultural programs.
New Education Department data shows increase in Title IX sexual violence complaints on college campuses
U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) today released new data on Title IX sexual violence complaints and the Department of Education’s efforts to combat sexual assault on college campuses.
New EMU graduate certificates in business administration and organizational leadership serve professional needs
Eastern Mennonite University will offer two new graduate certificates in business administration and organizational leadership, beginning in the fall of 2015.
Seven Atlantic Coast Conference schools rank among the top 26 of the 2014-15 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Division I Standings following the completion of the fall and winter sports seasons.
An orientation talk, a hands-on science experiment, a meal in the nation’s top campus dining facility, a visit with ROTC students, and a peek in the stadium makes a packed day for fifth graders visiting Virginia Tech.
The Virginia Tech Board of Visitors approved tuition and fees for the 2015-16 academic year. The board approved a 3.9 percent increase in tuition and mandatory fees for both resident and non-resident undergraduate students.
Finding the perfect roommate is serious business. This is the person you have to live with, in a 9 x 14 square room, for two whole semesters. This is why a lot of people do not just want a roommate, but a best friend: someone they like to hang around and do things with.
Virginia Tech plans to accept late admissions applications from students impacted by the closing of Sweet Briar College, which was announced earlier this week.
Virginia Commonwealth University will offer students from Sweet Briar College an opportunity to finish their educations at VCU.
Reading a news article about a college baseball team on a weeks-long road trip made possible by online classes made me think back to my own college years.
Hina Shamsi, director of the ACLU’s National Security Project, will be the Friday luncheon keynote speaker at a symposium on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and The Voting Rights Act of 1965: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue on Feb. 19-20.
Fishburne Military School senior wrestler Daniel May earned his 100th career victory on Thursday. But 100 wins wasn’t why he gave up sodas and gets up early in the morning before classes to train.
The Virginia House of Delegates on Thursday passed legislation to make college more affordable for Virginia students.
Virginia Tech received a record number of undergraduate applications for admission to the Class of 2019. The almost 22,500 freshman applications received to date is a 7.6 percent increase over last year’s total of 20,897.
It is vital that hardworking American families have access to financial planning programs that help them prepare for the rapidly rising costs of college.
The Princeton Review revamped its annual ranking of the best college values in America this year, but the results were familiar: the University of Virginia is listed as the nation’s top public school for affordability, academics and career prospects.
The House of Delegates passed two bills today aimed at making college more affordable in Virginia.
Two bills aimed at making college more affordable were passed unanimously by the House Appropriations Committee on Monday.
The headlines today out of Happy Valley, Pa., have the NCAA about to restore 112 Penn State football wins previously vacated in the final years of the Joe Paterno era in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
A group of 80 members from the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC will meet Saturday, Jan. 17 at the NCAA Convention to begin a new era of autonomy aimed at protecting and improving the college experience for student-athletes.
A new VCU poll indicates strong support among Virginians for legislative proposals that would require university faculty or staff to report to police within 48 hours any alleged criminal sexual assaults that come to their attention.
Attorney General Mark Herring issued a statement on a Senate bill that would take away in-state tuition from students who have been declared “lawfully present” through acceptance into the federal “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” program.
Second-ranked UVA received its first-semester grade Tuesday in front of a near-capacity crowd at John Paul Jones Arena. Passing the midpoint of the 2014-15 regular season, the Cavaliers earned its A after a nearly flawless second-half performance in a 65-42 win over Clemson.
Support continues to grow for Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn’s (D-Springfield) bipartisan bill to combat campus sexual assaults with Chairman of the Courts of Justice Committee, Delegate David Albo (R-Springfield), signing on as a chief co-patron.
Unusual odors have been strong indicators throughout history that something is not quite right. One year ago, the smell of licorice permeated the air in Elk River, West Virginia, alerting citizens to a chemical spill of coal-washing foam.
Delegate Nick Rush (R-Montgomery) introduced legislation Monday to make college more affordable for students pursuing degrees in high-demand fields.
You hear the words War and Peace, and you’re likely to think: long, too long. The classic Russian novel, by Leo Tolstoy, is long, at 1,500 pages, divided into 365 chapters.
The old BCS system would have matched up defending national champion Florida State and Alabama for the 2015 national title, and reduced Oregon and Ohio State to a meaningless, if entertaining, Rose Bowl.
The U.S. East Coast and some port areas such as Houston, Texas, are being invaded by snails that hitchhike in containers shipped from the Mediterranean.
UVA senior midfielder Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) was named the winner of the 2014 Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy during Friday’s banquet in St. Louis.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, co-chair of the bipartisan Senate Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, released the following statement on the America’s College Promise proposal President Obama will announce today.
While in a local convenience store Wednesday evening before heading home after attending the UVA-N.C. State basketball game, I overheard two Cavalier basketball fans lamenting the fact that Virginia only won by 10 points against the Wolfpack.
An associate professor of economics at Bridgewater College has published an account of a quarrelsome 1984 poultry strike at the Marval plant in Dayton, Va.
Davidson scored 72, Miami scored 80, and the writers were up in arms. What was wrong with the vaunted UVA Pack-Line defense? Turns out, not much.
Drs. Gavin Lawson and Clifford Harmon will present “Swords in the Middle Ages and Renaissance” at7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.
We thought we had the ACC all figured out. #3 UVA escaped unranked Miami in two overtimes. Notre Dame had a similar double-OT scrape with Georgia Tech at home, then went to Chapel Hill and took down the Tar Heels on Big Monday. Virginia Tech fell just short of coming all the way back from a 22-point deficit to Syracuse.