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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
AP Classes: It’s About More than Credit

AP Classes: It’s About More than Credit

The definition of "Advanced Placement" is not "impossible.”

Paige Sheffield
Published November 25, 2013
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