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Best Beach Towns in the U.S.

Best Beach Towns in the U.S.

Explore spring break destinations in the U.S.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 18, 2011
Freshman Blog - The first week of college

Freshman Blog - The first week of college

The first week of college College isn't so bad. Actually, it's pretty awesome. I've been here for about a week. I honestly thought I would miss home like crazy and cry ...

By Angela Jimeno
Published June 5, 2007
Behind the Furry Mask -- Strange But True Mascot Histories

Behind the Furry Mask -- Strange But True Mascot Histories

They perform in front of thousands of screaming fans. Their images appear on t-shirts. No, not the latest American Idol, it’s your college mascot. But do you know the story behind ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published June 5, 2007
Top Party Schools Ranked: 2016-2017

Top Party Schools Ranked: 2016-2017

Find out who landed the Princeton Review's number one party school spot this year.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 30, 2016
Volunteering.  Hot or Not?

Volunteering. Hot or Not?

Remember Paris Hilton’s stint in jail a few years ago?  After the fact, her first few interviews revealed that she had a new priority besides partying.  It was volunteering.  Whether or ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published April 21, 2009
Clever Ways to Answer Pesky Questions About Post-Grad Plans

Clever Ways to Answer Pesky Questions About Post-Grad Plans

Combat the dreaded question with these comebacks.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 30, 2016
Student Protests Tuition by Paying in $1 Bills

Student Protests Tuition by Paying in $1 Bills

One student, out of Utah, decided to stage his own personal form of protest by paying his tuition completely in $1 bills.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 27, 2014
Textbook Company Gives Away 100K Free Textbooks Rentals

Textbook Company Gives Away 100K Free Textbooks Rentals

Textbook company is giving away 100,000 free textbook rentals -- take advantage now!

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published January 13, 2012
5 Things You Should Know About the SAT

5 Things You Should Know About the SAT

What you should know about the test that everyone dreads – the SAT.

Brandon Huffman
Published March 18, 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
Paper Writing Panic

Paper Writing Panic

Don't panic with these easy-to-follow tips.

By Making it Count
Published April 21, 2009
New Financial Aid Facebook App to Launch

New Financial Aid Facebook App to Launch

New Facebook app will help find financial aid.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 6, 2011
Should You Take a Year Off After Graduation?

Should You Take a Year Off After Graduation?

Taking a year off after college is more popular than ever.

By Peter Vogt, MonsterTRAK Career Coach
Published April 21, 2009
To-Do List: Starting a New Semester

To-Do List: Starting a New Semester

It's hard to keep track of everything you need to do, so making a list is helpful!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 1, 2017
Paying for School How?! Students Go to Extremes to Pay Tuition Bills

Paying for School How?! Students Go to Extremes to Pay Tuition Bills

Students taking extreme measures to pay their college tuition bills.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published September 21, 2012
Creating the Perfect (Teacher-Permitted) Exam "Cheat Sheet"

Creating the Perfect (Teacher-Permitted) Exam "Cheat Sheet"

Great news: your teacher is permitting a “cheat sheet” for the exam. But, with so much information on the exam, how do you decide what to include?

Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published October 6, 2015
How Students Spend and Save

How Students Spend and Save

So much for the theory that millennials live their lives sponging off their parents!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 14, 2013
Year Planner: College Freshmen

Year Planner: College Freshmen

Start your college career off organized.

By Fastweb
Published July 7, 2015
Summer Break Ideas for Your Students

Summer Break Ideas for Your Students

Helping students come up with summer break ideas to help the college admissions process.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 13, 2015
Are You Over Scheduled?

Are You Over Scheduled?

Feeling too busy to do anything? You may be overscheduled.

By Stephen Borowski
Published April 21, 2009