Examining the Axe Effect

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Aaron W. Voyles looks to body sprays and the Old Spice-ification of men.

”Is ‘Because I’m 18’ a good reason to go to college?”

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Why Parents Shouldn’t Force Their Child to go To College Right Away

Why Parents Shouldn’t Force Their Child to Go To College Right Away

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Devin Robinson explains the effects of forcing kids who aren’t ready to go college

How to Be Gay in College

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Advice on navigating college from a guy who’s there. Now.

A Parent’s Guide to Helping Teens Prepare for College, Work and Life

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5 easy but necessary tips to help parents prepare teens for roommates, careers and life

Graduation Day: Young Man Recites the Best “ABC’s” of Life Speech Ever (Video)

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Young Man Sounds Off the ABC’s of Life in the Best College Graduation Speech Ever

If the Shoes Fits, Cheat

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Aaron W. Voyles comes clean about his past and offers insights into other young men’s futures.

When Reunions Work

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Ken Goldstein found — much to his surprise — that he had a blast at his recent college reunion. Here’s why.

How I Am Rethinking Success and Happiness in Post-Grad Life

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David Reitan suggests that not finding a job right out of college might not be the worst thing for a grad.

How I Tried to Change the World and Failed

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A story of vulnerability and learning from a University of Pennsylvania junior.

Young Men Are Told to Pursue Their Passion, But What Are Keys to the Chase?

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Know the difference between passion and love, find the appropriate balance, let your passion drive your work choices, and don’t be afraid to quit.

My Name is David Heller, Class of 2018, The College of New Jersey, and I Want to Tell You, “Nothing Is Impossible”

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I want other people to know that young men with Down Syndrome are just like other guys. We have the same kind of hopes and dreams.

These Boys Will Never Forget Meeting the Millennial Who Gets Paid to Think

B.O.L.D member Juwan Bennett poses w/ Lorraine Troy, Executive Director, Choice Mentoring, at the 19th annual Boy’s Power Lunch.

B.O.L.D member Juwan Z. Bennett tells a group of black boys “there’s greatness in you!”

The Box-Ticking Future of a University Education

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A rift is growing in US higher education between those who advocate measuring student “competencies”, versus those who think this approach is the death knell of academia as we know it.

Hard Evidence: Can Dropping Out of University be Positive?

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Studies conducted in the UK do not find any differences between university dropouts and non-dropouts in terms of their employment chances and likelihood to be working in a managerial position.

Diplomas or Dollars: What Is the Student-Athlete-as-Employee Case Really About?

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There’s a reason ‘student’ comes first in ‘student-athlete.’