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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
Friendship Deal Breakers

Friendship Deal Breakers

Who needs enemies when you have friends like these?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 15, 2013
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 March 30, 2016
Skip Skipping Classes

Skip Skipping Classes

Kristen warns against skipping classes. Find out why.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published January 25, 2012
8 Simple Ways to Help the Environment

8 Simple Ways to Help the Environment

Every little thing YOU do really makes a difference!

Ashley Paskill
Published October 1, 2015
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
Spring Semester Tips for High School Students

Spring Semester Tips for High School Students

Spring semester has arrived and, if you’re looking for a fresh start, you’re in luck!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 1, 2017
College Choice Considerations

College Choice Considerations

Contrary to popular belief, there is no “perfect school.”

Maya Moritz
Published November 20, 2013
Keeping Score on Colleges

Keeping Score on Colleges

The purpose of the College Scorecard is for families to see "where you can get the most bang for your educational buck," according to President Obama.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 20, 2013
Mother Load: Surviving the Holidays and the End of the Semester Crunch

Mother Load: Surviving the Holidays and the End of the Semester Crunch

Multi-task with ease.

By Lisa Hardman
Published December 23, 2007
Federal Funding 101

Federal Funding 101

Do you know your federal funding inside and out?

Lahela Maxwell
Published November 19, 2012
Senioritis Revisited

Senioritis Revisited

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

By Jeremy Ogul
Published March 11, 2007
Starbucks' College Achievement Plan

Starbucks' College Achievement Plan

“We as a company want to do something that has not been done before. That is, we want to create access to the American Dream, hope and opportunity for everybody,” said Schultz.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 17, 2014
Budgeting for Graduate Applications

Budgeting for Graduate Applications

If you're considering graduate school, then you're probably considering the cost of graduate school as well. But what many students overlook is the cost of applying to grad school. Depending on ...

By Elisa Kronish
Published June 4, 2008
Saving Sophomore Year

Saving Sophomore Year

It seems like the sophomore year is one that you don’t remember. It’s not like your freshman year when everything is new and exciting. It’s not like your junior year when ...

By Dorothy Griffith
Published June 5, 2007
Ways to Educate Yourself for Free

Ways to Educate Yourself for Free

Kizzy shares ways that you can educate yourself for free. And who doesn't like free learning?

By Kizzy Preston
Published November 23, 2011
Being Shy in College

Being Shy in College

Even if you and your roommate aren't exactly Ted and Marshall, there are many ways to get to know other students.

Laura Magerkurth
Published November 12, 2012
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
Do More in Central America

Do More in Central America

A local woman in Central America.

By Leah Westfall
Published February 22, 2011
Making Contact with Your New Roommate

Making Contact with Your New Roommate

So here you are post graduation and with the arrival of the name and contact info of your new college roommate you’re already thinking (and worrying!) about going back. What if ...

By Leah Westfall
Published June 14, 2011