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College Choice Considerations

College Choice Considerations

Contrary to popular belief, there is no “perfect school.”

Maya Moritz
Published November 20, 2013
The Joys and Woes of a Commuter

The Joys and Woes of a Commuter

Every commuter has experience different pros and cons of the trek to and from class.

Kara Nelson
Published November 15, 2013
Going Home for the Holidays

Going Home for the Holidays

Splitting yourself between two different homes can be pretty stressful.

Alison Graham
Published November 14, 2013
White House Pushes Education Reform

White House Pushes Education Reform

The first lady has always maintained that she came from the same place that the students she often addresses are from, a lower-income family and the daughter of a pump worker at the City of Chicago Waterworks.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 12, 2013
The Study Game

The Study Game

Why not create a study game so you can have a little fun in the meantime?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 11, 2013
Preparing for a Successful Job Interview

Preparing for a Successful Job Interview

Making a careless mistake during the interview process can cost you everything, so preparation is key!

Kizzy Preston
Published November 11, 2013
College Milestones

College Milestones

Your first semester of college is sure to be one of the strangest and, hopefully, most fun times of your life.

Laura Magerkurth
Published November 11, 2013
Comfort Canines on Campus

Comfort Canines on Campus

What if “Spot” could be your new study buddy?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 7, 2013
Inexpensive Holiday Gift Ideas

Inexpensive Holiday Gift Ideas

Many college students have a small budget for purchasing gifts.

Kizzy Preston
Published November 7, 2013
Poor Grades? Blame Your Roommate

Poor Grades? Blame Your Roommate

Not happy with your GPA? You may be able to blame it on your roommate.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 5, 2013
Ace Everything! Studying 101

Ace Everything! Studying 101

Not all of the student population is capable of studying properly - here's a studying 101 guide to help.

Diane Won
Published November 4, 2013
Top 10 Colleges with the Most Expensive Room & Board

Top 10 Colleges with the Most Expensive Room & Board

Out of nearly 1,100 ranked colleges that reported room and board costs for the 2013-2014 school year, some schools far surpassed the average rates, making U.S. News and World Report’s most expensive list.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 29, 2013
Conquering It All

Conquering It All

There is a distant light on the horizon called college, and, thankfully, that light is quickly approaching.

Jamie Vincent
Published October 28, 2013
Approaching Extracurriculars

Approaching Extracurriculars

“Don’t spread yourself thin,” is an oft-quoted maxim, and every college information session, tour guide and college advisor will say it is true.

Maya Moritz
Published October 24, 2013
My Scholarship Search

My Scholarship Search

Someone always wins - why can't it be you?

Paige Sheffield
Published October 24, 2013
Switching Schools

Switching Schools

Transferring to a new college can be a big transition, these tips can help.

Kara Nelson
Published October 18, 2013
College Life Versus the "Real" World

College Life Versus the "Real" World

In the "real" world, it is very possible to find yourself in a job you don’t like, surrounded by coworkers you don’t like, longing for your old college days.

Kizzy Preston
Published October 9, 2013
How a Government Shutdown Impacts Students

How a Government Shutdown Impacts Students

There are several areas in which a government shutdown can impact the daily lives of students across the country.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 8, 2013
Social Tips for the Introvert

Social Tips for the Introvert

The thought of going to campus events on your own is a little intimidating, but you’ll probably run into at least one friendly face from class while you’re there.

Laura Magerkurth
Published October 7, 2013
Eyes on the Prize: Recommendation Letters

Eyes on the Prize: Recommendation Letters

Clearly, letters of reference are prominent for your ventures through the labyrinth of life.

Diane Won
Published October 4, 2013