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Melanie Breault

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Melanie Breault

Melanie Breault was a Web intern at The Nation during the summer of 2010. She is a student at Ithaca College in upstate New York and a freelance writer. Follow her on Twitter @mbreaul1.


News and Features

Students who have transferred from community colleges to four-year schools often lack the professional skills required to land jobs and internships after graduation.


As those laid off during the recession continue to apply for entry-level positions, college seniors are facing more competition than...
Why are 20-somethings taking longer to grow up, no longer following the traditional timetable of adulthood?
Of the 17 million college students in the United States, more than half a million of these students are over the age of 50. More and more...
How does a student afford mandatory expenses for college without graduating $5,000 or more in the red? Consider credit unions, instead of...
In a society where a bachelor’s degree is the new high school diploma and a master’s degree is the new bachelor’s, the...