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Financial Sense 101: Prepare For College Before the Freshman Fifteen

In 2013, college grads left school with a diploma -- and an average of $35,200 in college-related debt. While the costs of a college education continue to rise, post-graduation earnings remain stagnant. Obtaining a college degree isShow More Summary

The Feminist Reflections of a Recent College Grad

While I have always felt passionate about advocating for equal rights and opportunities for all people, I didn’t find my feminism until my Junior year of college. After having several personal experiences that made me examine the way...Show More Summary

Wozniacki Crashes Out in Australia as Williams Sisters Keep Moving

At the Australian Open on Thursday, Caroline Wozniacki lost, Serena Williams made a comeback, Novak Djokovic dominated, Venus Williams looked as good as anyone and American college grad Steve Johnson romped his way into the third round. Here are the highlights from day four in Melbourne.

New college grads: Who employers want to hire

A new report from the Association of American Colleges & Universities shows what employers value the most when they hire grads

7 Career Lessons Learned The Hard Way

Today's job market is fiercely competitive. With the advent of new technologies and growing global competition, companies need to be nimble -- and ready to fearlessly embrace change. Everyone from college grads entering the market for the first time to seasoned executives must have a laser-like focus on their careers. Show More Summary

Women in Business Q&A: Kristen Hamilton, CEO of Koru

Kristen Hamilton is CEO of Koru, a Seattle-based company that provides career training and coaching to recent college grads. Before serving as Koru's CEO, Kristen worked as COO of a global non-profit, launched mobile media devices for...Show More Summary

A Lil Positivity: 5 Black Students Named Rhodes Scholars After Beating 877 College Grads Across America!

Congrats to these inspiring students! 5 College Black Students Named Rhodes Scholars Via The Root reports: Five black students have been selected as Rhodes Scholars in one of the highest academic achievements for U.S. college students, according to the

Marissa Mayer 'Balked' At Hiring Gwyneth Paltrow Reportedly Because She's Not A College Grad

Gwyneth Paltrow has won an Academy Award. She's launched her own lifestyle brand, starred in dozens of movies and is worth tens of millions of dollars. But all that didn't qualify her for a job at Yahoo. According to Sunday's cover story...Show More Summary

Student Loan Consolidation: Pros and Cons

Graduating from college comes with the acknowledgement of great achievement — and, if you’re like 70% of graduates, a burden on your back in the form of student loan debt. The average college grad leaves school with $40,000 worth of debt. Show More Summary

This Photographer Took Portraits of College Grads Living at Home — Design News

Rising student loan debt and a weak economy mean more and more college graduates are moving back home with mom and dad. In his series Boomerang Kids, photographer Damon Casarez (a boomerang kid himself) shares portraits of people in this transitional situation. READ MORE »

Pay It Back: The Public and the Student Loan System

Among the Americans struggling most in the current economy are recent college grads carrying significant educational debt. As millennials navigate lowered employment prospects with larger student loans than young people of earlier decades, the U.S. Show More Summary

Fla. mogul gets 16 years for DUI manslaughter after retrial

A Florida multimillionaire who drunkenly and fatally plowed his Bentley into a college grad was sentenced to 16 years in prison ? again.

Baristas of the world unite: Why college grads may be stuck at Starbucks even longer than they thought

Study. Extracurricular-ize. Memorize SAT words. Get into college. Graduate. Get a job -- a good job. One that lets you not only pay your student loans, but also your rent — and maybe, just maybe, puts you on a path toward being able to afford really adult things like a house. That's the checklist. Follow it, and […]

College grad killed when semi’s wheel smashes into car

Ana Tapia, who was pursuing a master's degree from California State University Fresno, was killed when the wheel rolled into her lane, the Fresno Bee reported.

Superhero Stepdad! ‘Teen Mom’ Chelsea’s New Man Plays Handyman, Fixes Her Daughter Aubree’s Swingset

Good news: Chelsea Houska and new boyfriend  Cole DeBoer are still going strong. So strong, in fact, that the hunky college grad showed up to the Teen Mom 2 star’s… READ ON

Survey Reveals Majority of College Grads are Underemployed

According to a new CareerBuilder survey, 51 percent of employed graduates from the class of 2014 are working in jobs that don’t require a college degree. That said, nine out of 10 mentioned college is worth the investment for the long-term...Show More Summary

Jobs plentiful for college grads

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The job market for new college graduates is red hot. After several years of modest growth, hiring is expected to jump a whopping 16 percent for newly minted degree-holders in 2014-15, according to key findings from Recruiting Trends. Show More Summary

A red-hot job market for new college grads

Their prospects are the brightest since the dot-com frenzy, no matter what level of degree a student is earning

The Renters Forgotten by Des Moines's Housing Policies

The city's tax credits and mandated affordable housing tend to benefit young couples and recent college grads, but initiatives to help lower-income renters are unfortunately limited.

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