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Freshman Blog - Transition to College

Freshman Blog - Transition to College

So this is the end of one journey. It feels like everything in my life has closed its doors lately. The weird thing is usually one door closes and another one ...

By Angela Jimeno
Published June 5, 2007
Make Your Move-In Day Plan

Make Your Move-In Day Plan

To maximize the exciting factor and minimizing the less desirable aspects, it’s best to prepare as early as possible for any given scenario.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 1, 2015
Federal Funding 101

Federal Funding 101

Do you know your federal funding inside and out?

Lahela Maxwell
Published November 19, 2012
Here's to Your Health!

Here's to Your Health!

Remember when you were little, and you would wake up one morning -- your head was heavy and your body felt hot? Your mom would send you to school anyway, but ...

Published June 5, 2007
Community Living Can Save You Cash

Community Living Can Save You Cash

When you’re on campus-- and on a budget-- community living is the way to go. When you share with your neighbors, you all benefit. You can get everything from cheap meals, ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published January 25, 2010
Keeping in Touch

Keeping in Touch

In this modern day, it’s easier than ever to stay connected – no matter how close or far apart you actually are.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 8, 2015
Take Caution (Literally) While Choosing a College

Take Caution (Literally) While Choosing a College

One of the most important issues in choosing a college is often the most overlooked: the safety and security of your collegiate environment. Different universities handle safety differently, depending on their ...

By Stephen Pemberton
Published June 4, 2008
Roommate Rehab

Roommate Rehab

Avoid letting your issues snowball and you both become frustrated.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 1, 2016
Finding Out Where You Belong

Finding Out Where You Belong

College visits are, by far, the best way to decide where you belong.

Brandon Huffman
Published August 26, 2013
College Choice Considerations

College Choice Considerations

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

Maya Moritz
Published November 20, 2013
The Scoop on Study Abroad

The Scoop on Study Abroad

The world is your oyster - discover what's out there through studying abroad!

Laura Magerkurth
Published January 13, 2014
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
How to Go Home Without Going Crazy

How to Go Home Without Going Crazy

Final exams ended today and the fall semester of 2007 at Hofstra University is officially finished. We get five-and-a-half weeks off between the fall and spring semesters, basically half of December ...

Published June 4, 2008
Work It: Finding and Holding Down a Job in College without Losing Your Cool

Work It: Finding and Holding Down a Job in College without Losing Your Cool

Kyiara shares her advice on balancing college and work.

By Kyiara Griffin
Published November 8, 2011
Atlas Shrugged, and Then Offered a Scholarship

Atlas Shrugged, and Then Offered a Scholarship

Contrary to popular belief, scholarships can be about more than money.

Jamie Vincent
Published September 16, 2013
How to Afford a Private University

How to Afford a Private University

You can afford to attend the school of your dreams - you just need to do a little extra legwork.

Bailey VanNatta
Published February 11, 2015
The Ups and Downs of the Pre-College Rush

The Ups and Downs of the Pre-College Rush

Laura talks about finding her dream school and a way to pay for it.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published March 20, 2012
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
Go to Class and Stay There

Go to Class and Stay There

Raheem counts down the top 10 excuses students give for missing class.

By Raheem Smith
Published May 7, 2012
Paid to Stay

Paid to Stay

students must meet a variety of requirements to qualify for the free semester.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 28, 2013