The Answer Sheet: college graduation

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 05/24/2013

A college graduation with 60 speakers

None of them can be long-winded.

By Valerie Strauss  |  09:27 AM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  An Unusual Tradition, College Graduation

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/03/2010

Why so many bright kids fail to launch in college

Nationwide, there is a large and growing group of bright kids whose brains aren’t wired right for a demanding college routine. The strategies and supports that worked in high school when they were living at home are not adequate to the new demands that college places on the executive functions of the brain.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Higher Education, Higher Education | Tags:  SAT scores, add, adhd, college dropouts, college freshmen, college graduation, college work, executive functioning, graduation rates, high school, higher education, landmark college, learning disabilities

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 05/19/2010

Top searches for graduation information

People are burning up the Internet looking for information about graduation. Here are the top searches.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:00 AM ET, 05/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Student Life | Tags:  Yahoo! graduation searches, Yahoo! searches, college graduation gifts, gifts for graduates, graduaiton quotes, graduation announcements, graduation cakes, graduation cap, graduation clip art, graduation dresses, graduation gifts, graduation invitations, graduation parties, graduation party ideas, graduation searches, graduation songs

Posted at 02:22 AM ET, 05/16/2010

A 94-year-old woman earns college degree

How’s this for inspirational? Hazel Soares, a 94-year-old great grandmother, earned her bachelor’s degree in art history this weekend at Mills College in Oakland.

By Valerie Strauss  |  02:22 AM ET, 05/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Life | Tags:  94-year old earns degree, Mills College, college graduation, hazel soares, second oldest woman earns degree, second oldest woman graduates from college