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All About Essays

All About Essays

Suddenly, it’s hard to imagine anything that makes you stand out. But, of course, there is a topic out there for everyone!

Maya Moritz
Published January 22, 2014
The Scoop on Study Abroad

The Scoop on Study Abroad

The world is your oyster - discover what's out there through studying abroad!

Laura Magerkurth
Published January 13, 2014
The Scholarship Seeking Ordeal

The Scholarship Seeking Ordeal

Scholarships are one unique method of worry-free financing.

Diane Won
Published January 10, 2014
3 Tips for Your Scholarship Search

3 Tips for Your Scholarship Search

Affordability is, in the end, what will determine the college for many students.

Jamie Vincent
Published January 7, 2014
Quiz: Will You Keep Your New Year's Resolution?

Quiz: Will You Keep Your New Year's Resolution?

New Year's Resolutions: We all make them, but we don't all keep them.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 7, 2014
Decisions on Greek Life

Decisions on Greek Life

Happy rushing (or not)!

Alison Graham
Published January 6, 2014
Are You Applying to Grad School for the Right Reasons?

Are You Applying to Grad School for the Right Reasons?

As a result of chronic unemployment or being dissatisfied with the job they do have, many people choose to continue their education in graduate school.

Kizzy Preston
Published January 6, 2014
Dream Schools: Myth or Reality?

Dream Schools: Myth or Reality?

The problem with “dream schools” is that we think they have to be something that instantly impresses everyone; something difficult to achieve, something that only “the best people” can have, something that everyone wants.

Paige Sheffield
Published January 5, 2014
College Visit Breakdown

College Visit Breakdown

“Oh, the places you’ll go!” wrote Dr. Seuss.

Maya Moritz
Published January 4, 2014
A Day in the Life of a College Student

A Day in the Life of a College Student

If you’re thinking about taking on one of these positions, about to go off to college or are wondering what your future holds, I may be in possession of your crystal ball.

Kara Nelson
Published January 4, 2014
Better Looking? Better Grades

Better Looking? Better Grades

Being a supermodel doesn't impact grade point average. Phew. Let’s all take a collective sigh of relief.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 18, 2013
The Forgotten College Student

The Forgotten College Student

Yes, many college students, like you, are technically homeless.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 18, 2013
From Intern to Employee

From Intern to Employee

Making a good impression during your internship not only increases your chance of landing the job, it also gives you a solid reference to add to your resume.

Kizzy Preston
Published December 17, 2013
Calming College Nerves

Calming College Nerves

You've already made it this far - things are going to be just fine!

Alison Graham
Published December 10, 2013
Keeping Busy Over Break

Keeping Busy Over Break

Even though the last days of the semester are truly insane, it’s still a good idea to put a little thought into what you want to do over break.

Laura Magerkurth
Published December 10, 2013
Your Textbooks, Paid for by the USA

Your Textbooks, Paid for by the USA

The cost of college textbooks has increased 812 percent since 1978 – that’s three times the rate of inflation!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 9, 2013
Stay Strong! Your Dream College Awaits

Stay Strong! Your Dream College Awaits

It is possible to see beyond the payments!

Diane Won
Published December 9, 2013
Quiz: What's Your Reindeer Personality?

Quiz: What's Your Reindeer Personality?

You've known Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, etc. since you we're just a kid, but do you know who you're most like? Take this quiz to find out which reindeer's personality suits ...

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 6, 2013
Surviving the Holidays

Surviving the Holidays

You may need to embellish just a little with some politically correct answers because you’d never want to offend or disappoint great aunt Gertrude.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 4, 2013
The Reality of Senioritis

The Reality of Senioritis

Senioritis is no joke—it is a very real and debilitating illness.

Jamie Vincent
Published December 4, 2013