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FAFSA Due in as Little as Three Days for some Students

FAFSA Due in as Little as Three Days for some Students

Students are advised to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after January 1, 2011.

By Leah Westfall
Published March 7, 2011
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
Obama Administration to Release College Completion Tool Kit

Obama Administration to Release College Completion Tool Kit

Photo: WhiteHouse.gov Photo of the Day. President Obama and Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, speaking at Kenmore Middle School in Arlington, VA on March 14, 2011.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 22, 2011
A New Look at Campus Orientation

A New Look at Campus Orientation

College orientation sessions are important because they help entering students learn about the culture and expectations of an institution and the many programs it offers. "Orientation is a time for a ...

By Sandra Guy
Published June 2, 2008
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
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
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
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
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
Paper Writing Panic

Paper Writing Panic

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

By Making it Count
Published April 21, 2009
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
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
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
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
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
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
Year Planner: College Freshmen

Year Planner: College Freshmen

Start your college career off organized.

By Fastweb
Published July 7, 2015
4 Fast Food Jobs That’ll Help Pay Your College Tuition

4 Fast Food Jobs That’ll Help Pay Your College Tuition

You may want to consider getting a job at one of the following restaurants and receive some serious tuition benefits.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 15, 2016
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