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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
Considering AP or Dual Credit Courses: Pros and Cons

Considering AP or Dual Credit Courses: Pros and Cons

Although the classes are harder, it is undoubtedly a big plus to be in an environment with other students that want to work as hard as you do.

Brady Keane
Published October 28, 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
Teens on a Budget

Teens on a Budget

Let’s face it—the things required these days to raise a child are expensive. There are school fees, fashionable clothes, sports activities and more. The way to control some or all of ...

By Nigel Lane
Published June 8, 2007
Keeping in Touch with Friends While in College

Keeping in Touch with Friends While in College

In this modern day, it’s easier than ever to stay connected – no matter how close or far apart you actually are.

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
Finding a Part-Time Job to Fit Your Schedule

Finding a Part-Time Job to Fit Your Schedule

There are many ways to earn extra money while in college!

Kizzy Preston
Published August 26, 2013
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
Advice for High School Students

Advice for High School Students

It’s easy to get caught up in the idea that you’re “stuck” in the town that you live in, “stuck” at the school you go to, “stuck” in a state where you cannot actually accomplish much of anything.

Paige Sheffield
Published April 22, 2014
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
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
It's OK to Drop a Class

It's OK to Drop a Class

Part of growing up is realizing you're human.

Laura Magerkurth
Published March 27, 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
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
Persistence Pays Off

Persistence Pays Off

Persistence requires patience but also ends in success.

By Molly Seltzer
Published April 23, 2007
Make a Difference: Alternative Spring Break Ideas

Make a Difference: Alternative Spring Break Ideas

Giving back over spring break can be one of the most rewarding and memorable experiences of a student’s life.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 23, 2016
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
A Field Guide for First-Generation College Students

A Field Guide for First-Generation College Students

The truth is that students should embrace their first-generation status, as it may actually give them an edge in the college admissions process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 22, 2013
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