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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
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
Graduates Must Learn To Budget

Graduates Must Learn To Budget

If you are like most students, you have dreamed of the day when you start earning your own money. The first thing you're going to do is to get your own ...

from "Young Money"
Published June 4, 2008
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
First Heath Ledger Scholarship Winner Announced

First Heath Ledger Scholarship Winner Announced

In recognition of Heath Ledger’s acting legacy, his family (with the help of Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts, and Michelle Williams) has created the Australians in Film Heath Ledger Scholarship ...

Published May 4, 2009
Spring Break Caribbean Escapes

Spring Break Caribbean Escapes

Morro Castle in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 18, 2011
Memorize THIS! Memorization Techniques that Work

Memorize THIS! Memorization Techniques that Work

Try these memorization techniques next time you're sitting down to study!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 20, 2016
You Have a Horrible Professor - Now What?

You Have a Horrible Professor - Now What?

So you got the short end of the stick with professor what's-her-name. You can still stick with the class, right?

Kizzy Preston
Published April 15, 2013
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
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 May 16, 2016
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 Best Ways to Get to Know Your Professor

The Best Ways to Get to Know Your Professor

It’s really in a student’s best interest to get to know their professors as much as possible, because one never knows what it can lead to!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 7, 2016
Senioritis Revisited

Senioritis Revisited

Don't let senioritis rule your final year in school.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published March 11, 2007
Realities versus Perceptions of the Job Market

Realities versus Perceptions of the Job Market

Graduating students have unrealistic expectations regarding their post-graduation jobs, according to one survey.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 9, 2013
Hispanic Celebs Dish on College Advice

Hispanic Celebs Dish on College Advice

Ever look at successful people and wonder how they got there? Next Step asked five celebs their advice on how to have a successful college experience. Here’s what they want you ...

Next Step Magazine
Published June 8, 2007
Five Ways to Prepare for a Successful Job Interview

Five Ways to Prepare for a Successful Job Interview

Prepare for your interview with these five steps from Kizzy.

By Kizzy Preston
Published September 19, 2012
It’s a Rush

It’s a Rush

Kristen shares her experience of joining a sorority.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published May 1, 2012
Homemade for the Holidays

Homemade for the Holidays

When it comes to thoughtfulness and affordability, nothing beats a great homemade item.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 4, 2014
Room(mate) With a View: Tips on Handling Roommates

Room(mate) With a View: Tips on Handling Roommates

Follow these tips and get along smoothly with your college roommates.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published April 21, 2009