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Student Accidentally Attaches Nicolas Cage Photo in Place of Resume -- Did She Get the Job?

Student Accidentally Attaches Nicolas Cage Photo in Place of Resume -- Did She Get the Job?

Don't make this mistake when applying for a job.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 26, 2012
My First Week of College

My First Week of College

There’s really no real way to avoid it besides taking it slow and embracing this once-in-a-lifetime moment: your first college move-in day.

Alison Graham
Published August 27, 2013
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
Why You Need a Mentor

Why You Need a Mentor

Kizzy talks about her mentor and provides tips on finding a mentor of your own.

By Kizzy Preston
Published March 1, 2012
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
How to Pick the Best Professors

How to Pick the Best Professors

A great professor can make any subject interesting whereas a not-so-great one can make even the best subjects dull or unpleasant.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 5, 2016
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 June 4, 2008
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 August 8, 2016
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
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 August 14, 2016
Dealing with a Bad Professor

Dealing with a Bad Professor

It’s a fact of college-student life: you’re going to have at least one professor that you dislike.

Samantha Starkey
Published September 29, 2014
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
Free, Useful Educational Apps

Free, Useful Educational Apps

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

Published December 19, 2012
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
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
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
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
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