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15 DIY Halloween Costumes

15 DIY Halloween Costumes

This Halloween, nix paying a fortune for cheap costumes. Instead, look no further than your closet for great costume ideas!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 8, 2015
5 Tips to Know Before Your First Lab Class

5 Tips to Know Before Your First Lab Class

While lab classes are fun, they can also become dangerous rather quickly if the proper safety precautions and lab etiquette are not respected.

By Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published August 4, 2015
Applying for the Financial Reach School

Applying for the Financial Reach School

Think a school is financially out of reach? Take Ariana's advice, and see why it could actually work for you.

By Ariana Pugh
Published November 17, 2011
Smoking Bans Coming to a Campus Near You

Smoking Bans Coming to a Campus Near You

Approximately 711 campuses have smoking bans. Should they be allowed?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 29, 2012
College Options from a Business Perspective

College Options from a Business Perspective

It's unnecessary to pay sky-high tuition rates when there are many options.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 28, 2013
10 Things You Should Do Over Holiday Break

10 Things You Should Do Over Holiday Break

While there is some value in getting shuteye, there’s only so much rest necessary and, to be fair, you do have other, much more important things to do.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 19, 2014
Student Organizations: Benefitting the Present and Your Future

Student Organizations: Benefitting the Present and Your Future

Check out what Alaina has to say about getting involved on campus and why it's worth it.

By Alaina Martini
Published November 17, 2011
The Stages of Senioritis

The Stages of Senioritis

Senioritis is one of the toughest battles any senior faces in high school.

Alison Graham
Published January 29, 2013
Following Exam Instructions: A Cautionary Tale

Following Exam Instructions: A Cautionary Tale

Seriously, what kind of doofus would let a simple clerical error ruin weeks - no, months - of practice? Yep, that would be me.

Francesca Kavalir
Published October 9, 2014
To Pledge or Not to Pledge: Pros and Cons of Frat Life

To Pledge or Not to Pledge: Pros and Cons of Frat Life

Dante highlights the pros and cons of Greek life.

By Dante Jordan
Published November 17, 2011
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
Senior Year Cost WHAT?!

Senior Year Cost WHAT?!

Student contributor, Laura, details the costs of senior year in high school and how you can save.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published November 17, 2011
Universities Freezing Tuition for 2012-13 School Year

Universities Freezing Tuition for 2012-13 School Year

The University of Texas at Austin

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 5, 2012
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
10 Horror Books WAY Scarier Than the Films

10 Horror Books WAY Scarier Than the Films

If you think Halloween movies are scary, think again. Read these at your own risk of nightmares!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 5, 2015
First Time Tax Filing Explained

First Time Tax Filing Explained

April 15th is fast approaching— the nationally dreaded tax day. But don’t despair. While this may represent a challenge if it’s your first time filing, it can also pay off big ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published April 11, 2011
Top 10 Internships of 2011

Top 10 Internships of 2011

Check out the top 10 internships of 2012.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 18, 2011
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
11 Ways You Can Save on College Textbooks

11 Ways You Can Save on College Textbooks

College textbooks can cost a small fortune!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 6, 2015
Fastweb Tells All: Your Top Questions – Answered!

Fastweb Tells All: Your Top Questions – Answered!

We'll always do our best to answer any and all of your questions as quickly as possible!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 12, 2015