Zoe Karoline Kurtz graduated from the University of Cincinnati Honors College on Dec. 14 with a bachelor’s degrees in psychology and criminal justice, and a minor in Chinese. She was a member of Chi Omega Sorority, Alpha Lambda Delta, Phi Beta Kappa and earned the distinction of summa cum laude.

School and early childhood programs aren’t just for academic and developmental learning. They are also a place where children are exposed to a level of independence, something they may not be used to because they’re conditioned to be constantly supported by their parents.

Although some object to labeling it a “crisis,” there is at least widespread consensus that, whatever we call it, our higher education system could be improved. Student loan debt in the United States tops $1.6 trillion. And as many as one in 10 of those 44 million borrowers are defaulting on…

For many high school students, the college application process is in full swing with many early action deadlines around the corner. No matter how many schools one is applying to, the added stress during senior year can be hard to digest.