My Philosophy for a Happy Life
Sam Berns was a young man whose life was shortened by a disease called Progeria. He was a high school Junior
making plans to study engineering or biology when he gave this TEDx Talk.
High School Isn't the Time to Worry About College
Jacquelyn Farasat says that we need to reframe our perspective on when to prepare for college.
Challenging some conventional wisdom, she says we need to prepare children much earlier to make
them competetive and mentally prepared for higher education.
What is College?
Jeff Selingo, editor at large of The Chronicle of Higher Education, talks about college's need to
allow students to engage in activities that will help them develop the skills necessary to succeed
in the workforce of the future.
What Is a College Education?
University of Oklahoma professor, David Ray, talks about the value of a college education
and how you decide what kind of college experience is right for you.
Hacking College Admissions
John Katzman talks about why our perceptions of the college admissions process are mistaken.
It’s not harder to get in; it’s easier!
Alec Macmillen is interested in the interplay between social norms and the science of personality.
He talks about his first semester in college and why you should create your own experience
and love it.
Forget University? 4 Steps to Design Your Own Education
Till H. Gross asks: Have you ever thought about designing our own education? He did. And then he took his
future into his own hands.
How to Graduate College with a Job You Love & Less Debt
The cost of a college eduction has been rising at an alarming rate over the last ten years. Students are not
getting the return on education investments that they used to. Jullien Gordon helps you realize your full
potential by identifying four types of capital and how to use them to create a meaningful and happy life.