The process of applying for college in America is long, complex and very competitive. Universities look for students who excel academically, and are passionate about extracurricular activities, like sports, music and community service. In the search for the right match, admission staff read mountains of letters of recommendation, essays and personal statements. But a new…

George Washington University sits at the top of U.S. schools deemed “Most Politically Active Students” in 2016. But students at GW aren’t convinced. VOA asked several students about how politically active they were on a scale of 1-to-10. And none of the students put themselves higher than a six on that scale. VOA also asked the students to…

If you think it’s stressful trying to fit all your clothes into the closet of a shared triple, imagine trying to attend classes with a two year old. Nearly 5 million students in the U.S. are parents. Undergraduate students. In addition to school demands, student-parents face childcare costs and the stress of working one or more…