While pursuing an MBA comes with its own set of challenges, an MBA can be a valuable asset on the path to a better career for young professionals with clear career goals and realistic expectations.
Tips for making the transition work for everyone.
Post-graduate degrees can often lead to a better paycheck as long as you choose the right field.
Media use is a serious distraction for college freshmen, with a new study finding young women devote up to 12 hours daily on pursuits such as texting, posting status updates and surfing the web.
Although students who get free or discounted lunches through federal programs are more likely to be obese than students who don't, kids in states that set higher standards for these meals are less likely to suffer that fate.
College students who use marijuana and other illegal substances, even occasionally, are more likely to leave school than students who don't dabble in drugs, new research finds.
A few simple and inexpensive changes to school cafeterias can help encourage children to eat healthier foods at lunch, a new study finds.
A new study offers up a cautionary tale for parents: College students who are well-funded by Mom and Dad actually get worse grades than students who aren't so fortunate.
Since the advent of the federal government's No Child Left Behind Act in 2001, some schools have been cutting or eliminating recess to spend more time teaching academics.
Do you believe you're not good at math? A new study suggests that with motivation and good teaching strategies, even those who are convinced they'll never be facile with figures can succeed in mathematics.
For those looking for information regarding the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, here are some resources.
Lower school grades among depressed adolescents are linked to behavior problems, not their depression, a new study finds.
A new study from Iceland adds to existing evidence that kids are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder if they're among the youngest in their grade at school.
A few minutes of exercise a day can help children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) do better at school, according to a small new study.
When children can get just a little more sleep each night, their school behavior and alertness levels improve, new research suggests.
Earning a college degree is not an inexpensive undertaking. As universities raise tuition rates, more families are scrambling to find ways to finance a higher education.
Here is a green science project idea that's sure to put your kid at the head of the class. It's a rainforest terrarium made from an old soda bottle.
The Obama administration is looking into revising the rules on federally guaranteed student loans. Here are six things you need to know about recent changes.
Tastemaker will.i.am, best known for his work with The Black Eyed Peas, has collaborated with NASA to transmit a song to Earth from the surface of Mars.
The start of a new school year is edging closer and it might be a good idea for parents to start thinking about how they're going to deal with homework issues, one expert suggests.
As the school season starts, experts warn that overloaded backpacks often result in back injuries among children.
Quiz time: Is it a good idea for high school students to stay up later than usual cramming for that final?
States with strong laws about what foods can be sold at school outside breakfast and lunch programs appear to have more students who stay at healthier weights, new research suggests.
As mobile messaging has taken off, so has an abbreviated form of text-specific jargon, a kind of linguistic shorthand that helps speed up the texting to and fro.
The average cost of a public college education is $21,000 per year. Private schools can cost twice that. You want your children to have the best, but how to pay for it all?
Babies born on the early side of full-term may have higher odds of academic delays than those delivered a week or two later, new research finds.
You're still sitting on the beach, but unfinished summer projects for school -- posters, reading assignments, essays -- loom large. Here's how to make the job less painful.
During summer vacation, kids can experience a month or more of learning loss. As a parent, you can halt the summer brain drain and give your kids the brain boost they need to prepare them for the upcoming school year.
It's better to treat the symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) sooner rather than later to prevent a drop in performance at school, according to new research.
A Scottish girl's blog about the quality of her school meals had been getting a huge number of hits after news outlets around the world got hold of the story last month. Then her local council told her to stop. And that's when things really kicked off.
Youngsters who are persistently overweight may not perform as well academically -- specifically in math -- as their normal-weight peers, new research suggests.
Boosting students' levels of physical education improves their grades, a new, small study says.
This is your brain on Oregon Trail. And guess what? Gaming isn't the violence-inducing waste of time it's sometimes made out to be.
A survey which looked at how connected today's youngsters are with the great outdoors turned up some interesting, albeit alarming, results.
With iBooks 2 authors can create textbooks, students can buy them for $15 or less, and teachers attain the ability to create entire courses on the iPad.
Each year, millions of children receive immunization shots in order to prepare for school, whether it's preschool, kindergarten, first grade, high school or college. Read on to learn more about why vaccinations are required and how to find out which immunization shots you child will need.
While more teenagers and college students are utilizing tablets and smartphones in their daily lives, one study finds that students with access to these devices may be studying more often.
Enrollments in online education have grown exponentially over the past decade, but not all are created equally. This is what you need to know before you log on to learn.
The .xxx domain registry is gaining some unlikely customers: universities, who wish to keep pornographers and cybersquatters from tainting their brands.
Your school nurse's responsibilities go beyond fixing scrapes. Here's a primer on her role -- and how to help her help you.
There are many scholarships set up by organizations, individuals and fraternal clubs that go wanting for applicants each year. Here's how to find them.
Recently Amazon launched a Kindle textbook rental service to compete with several other services designed to save college kids some cash. Here's a look at how e-textbook programs compare.
Children with dyslexia have trouble learning to write and spell. They struggle to recognize words and numbers. Learn signs of dyslexia.
Hot weather can cause problems – even for healthy individuals. Any type of training in heat and humidity can put children and teens at risk of heat exhaustion and, in extreme cases, circulatory collapse or heat stroke.
Not sure if your child is ready to start kindergarten? Find out why holding him back another year could do more harm than good.
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