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Students Add Up Their Worst Gifts Received

Students Add Up Their Worst Gifts Received

Horrific clothing, household items, secondhand things, unwanted gift certificates and coupons to classes we’d never take. We’ve all gotten holiday presents we swear we never asked for but some can be ...

By Leah Westfall
Published December 15, 2010
College Application Résumés 101

College Application Résumés 101

What should you include on your college application resume? Learn from Laura and see an example.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published December 6, 2011
Top Party Schools throughout History: 1993-2015

Top Party Schools throughout History: 1993-2015

Times change and, apparently, colleges do, too.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 3, 2014
Free, Useful Educational Apps

Free, Useful Educational Apps

There are so many great learning resources, right at your fingertips.

Published December 19, 2012
Internships: Why You Need to Complete One

Internships: Why You Need to Complete One

Student contributor, Kizzy, explains why internships are vital to your future job search.

By Kizzy Preston
Published April 12, 2013
Buying Textbooks Without Breaking Your Wallet

Buying Textbooks Without Breaking Your Wallet

Find out how you can save money on textbooks from student contributor, Ann.

By Ann Mallick
Published January 2, 2013
Pack Up and Hit the Highway

Pack Up and Hit the Highway

The highways and byways are congested with overloaded hatchbacks and rental trucks making their way to State U this time of year. Whether your ride back to college is a Buick ...

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published June 4, 2009
Professor Office Hours: Do's and Don'ts

Professor Office Hours: Do's and Don'ts

Most students make these unfortunate mistakes without the slightest clue they're torpedoing what could have been a great office hour meeting.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 9, 2015
Survey Reveals Gen Zers (That’s You!) Worry Most about Affording College, Student Loans

Survey Reveals Gen Zers (That’s You!) Worry Most about Affording College, Student Loans

Survey of Gen Zers reveals some surprising facts on their economic and financial concerns.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 21, 2012
SAT Spruce Up

SAT Spruce Up

The change will undoubtedly affect many students – 1.66 million prospective college students took the exam last year.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 4, 2013
Coping with a Bad Roommate

Coping with a Bad Roommate

When you're roommate is a nightmare, you can choose to deal with it in different ways. Choose wisely!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 4, 2016
Your College Experiences Checklist

Your College Experiences Checklist

Take on new experiences and implement on a "no regrets" policy to ensure you gain the most from your college experience.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 10, 2016
Finding Your Standardized Test Fit

Finding Your Standardized Test Fit

Advice from Kristen on finding which standardized test is perfect for you.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published August 16, 2011
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
Catching Some ZZZ’s

Catching Some ZZZ’s

Students are one of the most exhausted populations in the United States.

Laura Magerkurth
Published April 16, 2013
The Semester’s Top 10 Most Famous College Students

The Semester’s Top 10 Most Famous College Students

We’re guessing it can’t be easy to get to class while dodging paparazzi.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 15, 2015
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
10 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Started College

10 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Started College

Learn from other college students' experiences.

By Molly Seltzer
Published April 23, 2008
Writer's Studio Presents...Me?

Writer's Studio Presents...Me?

Trying not to outwardly tremble, I briefly looked up from my manuscript to adjust the microphone and smile at the small group gathered to hear me read from my recently published ...

By Lisa Hardman
Published June 5, 2007
The ROTC Option

The ROTC Option

If your teen is willing to work hard in return to get someone else to pay for college, he or she can consider enrolling in Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, or ROTC. ...

By Laura Jeanne Hammond
Published August 9, 2010