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Be a Social Networking Sleuth

Be a Social Networking Sleuth

Use social networks to get a good look at the school you're interested in.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published March 23, 2012
The Study Game

The Study Game

Why not create a study game so you can have a little fun in the meantime?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 11, 2013
Principle Matters

Principle Matters

Graduate with real expectations and principles.

By Richard Pound
Published April 21, 2009
Juggling 101

Juggling 101

The baby needs to be fed and my toddler just smeared chocolate chips all over the couch. My daughters and their friends run through the house leaving a trail of clutter ...

Published June 5, 2007
Top 25 Halloween Movies

Top 25 Halloween Movies

You may have your costume ready to go and carved pumpkins on the porch but, until you’ve watched at least one horror flick, Halloween isn’t complete.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 3, 2016
December College Checklist for Juniors

December College Checklist for Juniors

We know it's getting cold out, but don’t forget about your college search!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 30, 2016
Student Splits $40K Scholarship between Other Applicants

Student Splits $40K Scholarship between Other Applicants

Allan Guei wins the free throw contest. Photo: highschool.rivals.com.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 5, 2011
Freshman Year Feelings

Freshman Year Feelings

Alaina shares her first year college fears and excitement.

By Alaina Martini
Published August 19, 2011
Eight Supposedly Cool Things I’ll Never Try Again

Eight Supposedly Cool Things I’ll Never Try Again

You’d think we would have been over it by the time we got there. My university orientation class was already so intellectually, academically, athletically and artistically accomplished. We had friends we ...

Katy McGuire
Published June 5, 2007
Senioritis: An Epidemic

Senioritis: An Epidemic

Lahela shares her frustrations with senioritis.

By Lahela Maxwell
Published September 25, 2012
Examining the College Journey

Examining the College Journey

The freedom that you’ll have once you arrive on campus is unlike anything you’ve ever known, but there are some aspects of this liberty that may surprise you.

Laura Magerkurth
Published September 10, 2013
Cope with Roommate Frustration: A Student Story

Cope with Roommate Frustration: A Student Story

Ali is finishing her freshman year at a large state university in the Midwest. The envelope with my roommate assignment arrived before my high school graduation and suddenly, college was a ...

By Ali Werd
Published June 5, 2007
A Few Minor Problems

A Few Minor Problems

Raheem shares his experience as a 17-year-old in his freshman year of college.

By Raheem Smith
Published March 5, 2012
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
Question in Question

Question in Question

Is it harmful or beneficial to ask the controversial question?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 18, 2012
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
Second Semester Motivational Tips

Second Semester Motivational Tips

How on earth can we keep ourselves motivated when the end seems so close and yet so far?

McKenzie Nevins
Published December 12, 2014
Staying Afloat in Stormy Classes

Staying Afloat in Stormy Classes

It is also important to be present in more than the physical sense.

Kristen Lemaster
Published December 10, 2012
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
The Beginning of Senior Year: A Farewell to the Fledgling

The Beginning of Senior Year: A Farewell to the Fledgling

On my first day of school, I feel a tingling in my fingers as I search through my closet for my black dress. I usually wear this gloomy-colored attire to funerals, ...

Published June 5, 2007