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Balancing College and Family

Balancing College and Family

Student contributor, Kristen, shares her experience of merging her new life with her old.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published September 28, 2011
Finding Your Perfect Roommate Situation

Finding Your Perfect Roommate Situation

Sometimes, students discover that rooming with a stranger is better than they ever expected. Suddenly, you're like two peas in a pod!

Laura Magerkurth
Published February 7, 2014
Opening Doors to Learning Opportunities

Opening Doors to Learning Opportunities

Different doors lead to different learning opportunities.

By Debbi Stumpf
Published January 23, 2007
Professor Office Hours: Do's and Don'ts

Professor Office Hours: Do's and Don'ts

Most students make these unfortunate mistakes without the slightest clue they're torpedoing what could have been a great office hour meeting.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 9, 2015
Calming College Nerves

Calming College Nerves

You've already made it this far - things are going to be just fine!

Alison Graham
Published December 10, 2013
Social Tips for the Introvert

Social Tips for the Introvert

The thought of going to campus events on your own is a little intimidating, but you’ll probably run into at least one friendly face from class while you’re there.

Laura Magerkurth
Published October 7, 2013
Safety First: Tips for Staying Safe at College

Safety First: Tips for Staying Safe at College

Check out Kizzy's tips for staying safe on campus.

By Kizzy Preston
Published January 10, 2012
Timeless Advice for College Success

Timeless Advice for College Success

What would some of the greatest minds of all time say to students about to embark on the college journey?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 8, 2014
Have You Selected the Right Major?

Have You Selected the Right Major?

Kizzy shares how to balance your passion with practicality.

By Kizzy Preston
Published February 14, 2012
How NOT To Take A College Road Trip

How NOT To Take A College Road Trip

Kyiara shares her tips for a successful road trip.

By Kyiara Griffin
Published April 5, 2012
Residential Life: A Place to Live and Work

Residential Life: A Place to Live and Work

What it takes to be a Resident Assistant, one of the great part time jobs on campus.

By Roxana Hadad
Published March 19, 2009
Your Textbooks, Paid for by the USA

Your Textbooks, Paid for by the USA

The cost of college textbooks has increased 812 percent since 1978 – that’s three times the rate of inflation!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 9, 2013
Attractive Students Get Higher Grades, According to Study

Attractive Students Get Higher Grades, According to Study

The study found that, in comparing students with similar academic qualifications and abilities, those deemed “physically attractive” tend to earn better grades – from both male and female professors.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 19, 2016
The Reality of Senioritis

The Reality of Senioritis

Senioritis is no joke—it is a very real and debilitating illness.

Jamie Vincent
Published December 4, 2013
It's All Too Much

It's All Too Much

Avoid feeling overwhelmed by getting organized.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published January 23, 2007
Freshman Year Feelings

Freshman Year Feelings

Alaina shares her first year college fears and excitement.

By Alaina Martini
Published August 19, 2011
The Meaning Behind Community Service

The Meaning Behind Community Service

Community service offers so many wonderful life experiences and lessons, not to mention, will look great on your college applications.

Alison Graham
Published December 3, 2012
ACT Now If You Haven't Already SAT for a Test

ACT Now If You Haven't Already SAT for a Test

Student contributor, Laura, urges juniors and seniors to start thinking about standardized tests now.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published September 16, 2011
The List is Out: 279 Colleges with Enrollment Openings

The List is Out: 279 Colleges with Enrollment Openings

Still haven't made your final college decision? Choose from 279 schools.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 4, 2011
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