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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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Spring Break Caribbean Escapes

Spring Break Caribbean Escapes

Morro Castle in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 18, 2011
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
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
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
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
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
Extracurricular Activities: Options & Advice

Extracurricular Activities: Options & Advice

Discover what you enjoy doing - and do it in your free time!

Diane Won
Published March 24, 2014
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
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
Making the Most of Your Academic Advisor

Making the Most of Your Academic Advisor

There is a lot that goes into making your college career a great success. Luckily, there are people who can help you navigate the process.

Kizzy Preston
Published January 15, 2013
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