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My First 4 Weeks of College

My First 4 Weeks of College

Laura gives an honest account of the first few weeks of college.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published September 12, 2012
Striking Back Against Senioritis

Striking Back Against Senioritis

Don't fall victim to senioritis. Follow these tips.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published February 17, 2012
Principle Matters

Principle Matters

Graduate with real expectations and principles.

By Richard Pound
Published April 21, 2009
Enhance Your Scholarship Winning Skills

Enhance Your Scholarship Winning Skills

It’s all about the hunt for money that isn’t yours, the money that will fund your dreams and who doesn’t love the competition?

Alison Graham
Published January 23, 2014
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
4 Truths for Dating in College

4 Truths for Dating in College

The realities of dating in college.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 14, 2014
Study Smart: Things To Consider When Choosing A College Major

Study Smart: Things To Consider When Choosing A College Major

Choosing a major? Consider Kyiara's advice first.

By Kyiara Griffin
Published January 12, 2012
Financial and Educational Benefits of ROTC: Is It Right for You?

Financial and Educational Benefits of ROTC: Is It Right for You?

Student contributor, Dante, shares about a different way to pay for college -- ROTC.

By Dante Jordan
Published September 13, 2011
State of Ohio Requires Schools to Offer Three-Year Degree Programs

State of Ohio Requires Schools to Offer Three-Year Degree Programs

The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 18, 2012
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
Can Positive Thinking Get You Into Grad School?

Can Positive Thinking Get You Into Grad School?

The Law of Attraction says that the thoughts you think call similar thoughts to you.

By Molly Seltzer
Published March 11, 2007
Students and Legislators Fight Against Textbook Costs

Students and Legislators Fight Against Textbook Costs

For students, it’s not uncommon to feel like they’re getting hit from all sides, and when it comes to paying for college, the feeling may hold some truth. Besides the obvious ...

By Leah Westfall
Published March 29, 2010
Let Them Eat Cake: A Recipe for Making Friends in the Classroom

Let Them Eat Cake: A Recipe for Making Friends in the Classroom

I’m old enough to be these kids’ mother, I think to myself as I observe my younger classmates lining both sides of the hallway. While we wait for the professor to ...

Published June 5, 2007
Avoid These Post-Graduation Problems

Avoid These Post-Graduation Problems

There are so many choices to be made when completing a college degree, it is important to be aware of how those choices will affect your future.

Kizzy Preston
Published April 19, 2015
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 11, 2015
College Life Versus the "Real" World

College Life Versus the "Real" World

In the "real" world, it is very possible to find yourself in a job you don’t like, surrounded by coworkers you don’t like, longing for your old college days.

Kizzy Preston
Published October 9, 2013
Looking Back, Looking Forward: Reflections on Going Back to School

Looking Back, Looking Forward: Reflections on Going Back to School

A returning student reflects back on her decision to go back to school.

By Lisa Hardman
Published January 23, 2007
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
Jump Start Your Semester

Jump Start Your Semester

There are so many tasks to remember to accomplish – how can a student be expected to remember everything?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 7, 2015
Colleges Promise: Four Years or Free

Colleges Promise: Four Years or Free

The average college student takes nearly five and a half years to graduate.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 11, 2013