Editor Archive: Amanda Geronikos

Best Value Colleges of 2012

The average bill for in-state public college tuition totals at more than $17,000, according to a new report by the Associated Press. And at least two-thirds of graduates leave college […]

Can Your Name Affect a Job Promotion?

What’s in a name? That which we call a potential raise. In the first study of its kind, researchers have analyzed the impact of names on decision-making and the formation […]

Costco Named Best Retail Chain

Consumer Reports recently asked subscribers to rate their shopping experiences at big-box retailers, both in-store and online. Among the chains ranked, Costco completely surpassed its competitors. In fact, it was […]

February 8, 2012 at 1:46 PM | General

Facebook IPO: Millionaires Emerge

When David Choe was asked to paint the walls of Facebook’s first headquarters, he considered the idea of Facebook “ridiculous and pointless, ” the New York Times reports. Nevertheless, when […]

Vassar College Accidentally Accepts Students

Vassar College hopefuls anticipated big news last Friday. Many logged on to a school site intended for early-decision applications just after 4:00pm on Friday. It wasn’t until 4:30, however, that […]

January 30, 2012 at 2:51 PM | General

McDonald’s Twitter Campaign Backfires

What was meant to be a timeless tale of happy meals has yielded a not-so-happy ending. Last week, McDonald’s encouraged people to share their most memorable Micky D’s experiences via […]

January 25, 2012 at 1:12 PM | General

Most-Hated Holiday Gifts

Unhappy with that ugly sweater (you know, the same one you get every year) from grandma? You’re not alone.

December 27, 2011 at 1:07 PM | General