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Quilts, Cows, Money and Meaning: College Essays That Stood Out

Caroline Beit’s tale of life in the trenches as a volunteer tax preparer reckoned with money and feelings and their intersection to make you see the world in a new way. In all my years of studying up ... read more

The Life-Changing $20 Rightward-Facing Cow

"I liked the alliteration of ‘Cow Clicker,' he says. "It was the kind of thing you would Tweet." At first, it was a welcome salvo across those tension lines-–a traditionalist's desire to call out ... ... read more

He robbed banks and went to prison. His time there put him on track for a new job: Georgetown law professor.

“The story’s still writing ... cattle feed yard, and his parents helped found a church. He was friendly and well-liked, uninterested in school, and best known for his skill on the basketball court. An ... read more

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... Bill Gates dropped out of college, would anyone have defined them as entrepreneurs? Looking back, I would say these guys were probably born entrepreneurs. Now did they pop out at birth and ... read more

5 High Schoolers and Their College Application Essays About Work, Money and Social Class

The air becomes thick with smoke and I am soon forced out of the walls ... I used it in my essays, the more I realized I already knew what it meant. I had already embodied the reality of feminism on ... read more

The Doors' John Densmore on Jim Morrison, John Lennon, Oliver Stone and the New Protest Generation (Audio and Transcript)

To Densmore, he adds: “I’ve observed you as a citizen, as an activist, as a person who has stood for ... don’t sell out. It doesn’t mean people didn’t sell out, it doesn’t mean corruption didn’t enter ... read more

Does a new, conservative XFL mean WWE will lose its diverse fan base?

Which makes his defined stance on the national anthem stand out even more. It’s one of the only firm ... David Dennis Jr. is a writer and adjunct professor of Journalism at Morehouse College. David’s ... read more

How to Get Into College

A student needs to figure out who he or she is and how he or she fits ... Schwarz: I would say that they need to work on their [applications and essays] for college on their own. I don’t mean without ... read more

Jane Austen’s Britain: A traveler haunts her haunts

And there may be cows ... s where the rectory stood until James tore it down in the 1820s to build a more imposing one across the way. Oh, James, James. What were you thinking? Ah, well. The hedgerows ... read more

Margo Price Sings About The Heartache And Beauty Of Small-Town America

No one was there to save the wheat and the cattle at my home. They took every field my family owned. No one moves away with no money. They just do what ... PRICE: Yeah. I mean, because the album came ... read more

Missouri Family Farm Overwhelmed by Spring Flooding

The only way out through the water was in a single-person sprayer. Theresa stuck to close to Eddie's side in the cab, while Faith and Logan stood outside ... Upon each marriage and college graduation, ... read more

What nobody told me about small farming: I can't make a living

We're re-running this story as part of a countdown of the year's best personal essays ... walked in while I stood behind the counter spraying down bins of muddy carrots. The man asked how things were ... read more

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