Cup Noodles finally launches a completely vegetarian instant noodle

It's taken 47 years, but the day of the 99-cent vegetarian instant noodle has finally come.

Congress has reserved funds to pay its interns for the first time in decades

Previous investigations from Mic revealed that roughly 90% of House members and more than half of Senate members don’t pay their interns.

It’s been 10 years since the 2008 financial crisis — but I’ll never trust a bank again

I'll truly never get over my horror at what happened in 2008. Statistics show other millennials feel the same.

Providence has become an unlikely destination for exciting Chinese food

From barbecued skewers to mutton-and-squid dan dan noodles, the food in this college town goes beyond American perceptions of Chinese cuisine.

Should you send your kids to online school? These are the pros and cons — and the costs.

Teen activist Jazz Jennings and other experts weigh in on the benefits of taking classes online.

One reason tuition is going up? A new report finds much of the money is going to Wall Street.

A new report on Michigan State University found that for every dollar the school spent on scholarships in the last academic year, it also spent 32 cents paying hedge fund fees.

Why homes, rent and college are so much more expensive than they were in the 1960s

On the bright side? At least beer has gotten cheaper.

These are the most common money mistakes Americans make — and what you should do instead

Many of us are guilty of spending money we don't have to hang out with friends, but that's just one common money mistake.

Why average costs of living are increasing in the US — and 5 ways to live better for less

Why the cost of living, especially in certain U.S. cities, is rising faster than wages in 2018. Here are calculators and how to save money on housing, education, child care and more.

5 student loan myths — about forgiveness, repayment, interest and more — that everyone should know

Student loan payment and interest rate confusions abound. Don't fall for these misunderstandings about debt, forgiveness, federal versus private loans and servicers like Navient, Nelnet and OSLA.

For national gun control walkouts, colleges show support unseen during Black Lives Matter protests

Several universities tell Mic they will extend their support for high school student activism beyond the gun control issue.

Career advice 2018: How to make more money, travel, work from home — or experience a new job path

Want to earn higher pay, free up time, work and travel, or simply feel happier about your career? These 7 steps can help you reset your job goals and land in a better place.

Student loans: From repayment to forgiveness to consolidation, your 5 biggest questions — answered

Student loan questions? From FAFSA stress to pros and cons of refinancing student debt to questions on consolidation, forgiveness and interest payments, we’ve got answers.

Best schools for high pay and low debt: These 7 colleges give you the most bang for your buck

What best colleges let you graduate with low student debt and a high starting salary? Move over MIT: These schools are a great bang for your buck, with a high return on your educational investment.

Student loan stress? Don’t worry about the size of your debt: Focus on this number instead.

Student loan defaults may be happening far more often than we previously thought, a new report finds. Here is why that's scary, and how you can protect yourself.

Is college worth it? How the gig economy is reshaping higher education

The question today is no longer whether college is a worthy investment — it’s whether the traditional college degree is keeping up with these shifts.

Student loans due? 5 smart moves to pay off private and federal education debt easily — and cheaply

Student loan repayment is confusing. Here's what to know about the interest deduction, debt forgiveness and how to pay back your loans if your grace period is up.

Career Advice: Get a raise this year? Here’s how you compare to the average American.

Want to earn more money? Here's how many people in the United States got a raise this past year — plus some tips on how to boost your salary.
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The racist Halloween costume trend started on college campuses. Here’s how schools handle them now.

University leaders are forced to confront the issue every year.

This is the most common liberal arts major among billionaires

The richest billionaires in 2017, according to Forbes, share certain college majors in common. Here are their most popular areas of study.

Save money on college: FAFSA deadline 2017, requirements, calculator & other key questions answered

Want to save money on college? Here's a guide to the FAFSA, plus answers to all your questions about student aid, deadlines, and new information to know for 2017.

The best college bars in the US

From Boston to Orlando, Florida to New Orleans, here are the 10 college bars that are better than the rest.

Back-to-school deals: How to save money on your last-minute shopping — even if you’re not a student

Save money on laptops, backpacks, dorm essentials and more.

Student loans: Answers to your 9 biggest questions about college debt

Here's what you need to know about paying off your college debt — or applying for more loans to go to graduate school.

7 top companies with happy workers that will pay you to go back to school

Tuition reimbursement is one of the most financially valuable perks you can get. Here are some companies with both happy employees and this coveted benefit.

Save money in 2017: How to slash back-to-school costs

Planning to spend hundreds on back-to-school costs? Follow these simple tips and tricks to keep more money in your pocket.

Where actress Malin Akerman plans to stay on her next trip to Nicaragua

The Billions star on how a passion for children's education turned into a special connection with Granada.

Malala is spending her 20th birthday fighting for girls’ education in Iraq

The now-20-year-old, who just recently graduated from high school, met with girls who have struggled with accessing their own education.

This bitcoin millionaire teen says he turned $1K into $1M — so he’s skipping college

Eighteen-year-old Erik Finman is skipping college after winning a bet against his parents: He turned his grandmother's $1,000 college fund into $1 million in bitcoin.

Philando Castile’s classmates give out the first scholarship in his honor, one year after his death

The Philando Castile Memorial Scholarship will be given to a young man of color annually, an award committee said.