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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
Your Major? Your Passion

Your Major? Your Passion

The best way to decide what to major in is to first know what you like to do and what is going to make you happy.

Alison Graham
Published October 3, 2013
7 Tips to Get Over Writer's Block

7 Tips to Get Over Writer's Block

No matter what you’re writing about, writer’s block can literally put a roadblock in your path to success.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 1, 2013
The End of Affirmative Action?

The End of Affirmative Action?

Whether or not the policies are here to stay? That’s yet to be determined, so stay tuned.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 1, 2013
The Battle: College Applications vs. Academics

The Battle: College Applications vs. Academics

When it comes down to it, college applications and academics don’t have to battle. They can coexist and inspire one another.

Paige Sheffield
Published September 25, 2013
Exploring Study Abroad Opportunities

Exploring Study Abroad Opportunities

Studying abroad is worth it - just take time to plan it out!

Kara Nelson
Published September 23, 2013
The Early Decision Debate

The Early Decision Debate

Do your research to determine if you should be an early bird when it comes to college decisions.

Brandon Huffman
Published September 18, 2013
Atlas Shrugged, and Then Offered a Scholarship

Atlas Shrugged, and Then Offered a Scholarship

Contrary to popular belief, scholarships can be about more than money.

Jamie Vincent
Published September 16, 2013
You Have Student Loan Debt - Now What?

You Have Student Loan Debt - Now What?

Education is key when dealing with student loan debt. The more you know the better you will be able to handle your repayment obligations.

Kizzy Preston
Published September 13, 2013
Examining the College Journey

Examining the College Journey

The freedom that you’ll have once you arrive on campus is unlike anything you’ve ever known, but there are some aspects of this liberty that may surprise you.

Laura Magerkurth
Published September 10, 2013
Navigating through College Life

Navigating through College Life

College life: a whole lot different than high school, adjustments required. Sometimes those adjustments aren't easy or obvious.

Alison Graham
Published September 10, 2013
The Stages of College Essay Writing

The Stages of College Essay Writing

The college essay occurs in three stages: topic-storming, actual writing, and the dreaded editing period.

Maya Moritz
Published September 10, 2013