College, Manhood, and Exams

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Aaron W. Voyles looks back on the ways male hierarchy was perpetuated in his college years.

6 Reasons Parents Shouldn’t Invest in a College Savings Account

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Even good intentions can have negative consequences. — When I was a financial advisor, the main goal for many parents was to pay for their children’s education. This means investing in accounts like 529 Plans or Coverdell Education Savings Accounts. Unsecured debt is difficult to eliminate due to the compounding interest. Though our hearts may be […]

6 Really Important Reasons You Should Think Twice About College

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If you think a college degree will bring you success, here’s why you should think twice. — Challenging my beliefs piqued my curiosity, and I began gathering information. It is time to stop the insanity! The insanity of blindly believing what we’re told! The insanity of blindly going to college because we think it will […]

7 Keys to an Apology to Help Her Forgive You

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Tor Constantino shares a personal screw-up that nearly cost him the love of his life—if not for a genuine apology that saved it.

Judge Scott Walker On His Record, Not His Education

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Should a college degree be a necessary prerequisite to being president, or is a degree unnecessary?

How Do The Changing Roles Of Masculinity Affect Your Relationship?

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We keep searching for ways to define ourselves and our masculinity. Steven Lake examines how societal change and men’s view of themselves affect relationships.

The Proud Dad of a Vocal Hero

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His son’s first vocal try-out was a bust, but this dad did not want to give up hope.
Then he got the phone call.

8 Reasons to Choose College over Travel

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Bill White says travel is fun, but college gives you what you need for success.

After My Kid Learned To Walk, I Got Him a Wiffle Ball Bat. What Happened Next WILL BLOW YOUR MIND (A National Letter of Intent Day Satire)

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As the 24-hour sports networks cover National Letter of Intent Day and high school athletes choose what university they’ll make millions for in the upcoming years, Michael Kasdan wonders how young is too young.

Emergencies on Campus: How to Be Prepared For Anything

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We may feel indestructible in college, but it can’t hurt to prepare just in case we’re wrong.

I’m a High School Dropout

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This homeless high school dropout refused to accept his circumstances.

8 Reasons to Choose Travel Over Going to College

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College isn’t what it used to be. Could travel give you all the education you need?

Catching up on Your Reading

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Aaron W. Voyles discusses how the gap between what we perceive others as doing, versus what we’re doing, socializes men.

No More BS: My Top 5 Biggest Career Regrets

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I wish I hadn’t taken that job for the money.

The Unintended Consequences of Parental Expectations

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As an abused child she knew the negative power a parent could have, but she didn’t know the power of positive parenting could be almost as frightening.