Dirty Words: A Brief Review Of The Most Offensive, Suggestive Words In The English Language. Panties.

What do you get when you mix Latin, German, and French, along with a bunch of other linguistic tidbits (eww)? You get the English language of course, one of the most impressively adaptive yet horrifyingly dirty languages in human... [Read More]

Dental Insurance: ‘Scam’ Or Not, Why You Probably Don’t Need It And How It Often Leads To Problems

Going to the dentist is a necessity. But dental insurance? Not so much. Dental insurance is a relatively recent consumer phenomenon that exists primarily in North America. The industry sprang up almost completely overnight due... [Read More]

Kid Smoking Experiment: How A 9-Year Old Boy Asking For Cigarettes Made Smokers Re-think Their Habits

"Can I have a light?" asks a young boy to strangers in Santa Barbara, California. The boy - a 9-year old known only as 'Jensen' - is undercover, mind you. But rather than working with local police as part of a sting operation,... [Read More]

Teachers Unions: No Matter How You Try To Slice It, They Are Corrupt, Self-Serving, And Hypocritical

Teachers unions are vile, self-serving rackets, plain and simple. Despite what public school teachers in the U.S. (and elsewhere) would have you believe, their primary concern is not for "students" when they march, rally, and p... [Read More]

Lol My Thesis: The Facetious Tumblr Blog Offering Anonymous Online Sympathy To College Students

If you had to sum up your college research in one sentence, what would you say? That is precisely the question asked by Lol My Thesis, a minimalistic online blog that posts one-sentence synopses of academic accomplishments as s... [Read More]

Campus Explorer Attempts To Coerce CollegeTimes Into Compliance Contract For For-Profit Colleges

If you are one of the people that innocently believe the internet has brought more transparency and consumer protection to the American economy, this story's for you. See also: College Reviews: 18 Websites With Online Ratings... [Read More]

Student Loan Default: A Complete List Of Horrible Consequences That Arise When You Let It Happen

Quick! Write this on your bathroom mirror: I will not default on my student loans. I will not default on my student loans. See also: How To Legally Get Out Of Paying Back Your Federal Student Loans To Avoid Defaulting Or B... [Read More]

How To Legally Get Out Of Paying Back Your Federal Student Loans To Avoid Defaulting Or Bankruptcy

Student loan debt is crushing the American middle class. In fact, the total amount of debt from student loans in the United States is now greater than credit card debt AND auto loan debt - and it's growing, quickly. See al... [Read More]

Dutch Student Fakes 5-Week Travel Holiday To Asia Using The Power Of Photoshop And Social Media

If you hate seeing all those adventurous photos your friends post on Facebook while you sit at work trying to scrape money together for dinner, this story's for you. Zilla van den Born, a college student from the Netherlands, f... [Read More]

Interview: Jeme Deviny, Former Neumont University Director Of Financial Services, Spills The Beans

Below is an exclusive CollegeTimes interview with L. J. Deviny, the former Financial Services Director at Neumont University, a for-profit technical institute based in Utah. Followers of CollegeTimes know that we've had several ru... [Read More]