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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
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
Homework: A Family Affair

Homework: A Family Affair

Parents in school bond with children over homework.

By Lisa Hardman
Published March 23, 2007
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
Spring Break Ideas for High School Seniors

Spring Break Ideas for High School Seniors

Here are some suggestions on what to do over Spring Break your senior year of high school.

Bailey VanNatta
Published January 14, 2015
Roommate Options for College Freshman

Roommate Options for College Freshman

Roommates: You either love ‘em or you hate ‘em.

Alison Graham
Published March 10, 2014
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
Senior Year Cost WHAT?!

Senior Year Cost WHAT?!

Student contributor, Laura, details the costs of senior year in high school and how you can save.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published November 17, 2011
Dealing with the Emotions of Leaving for College

Dealing with the Emotions of Leaving for College

Now that move-in day is around the corner, you may be experiencing some doubts about living on your own.

Jamie Vincent
Published August 26, 2014
College Degree Gender Gap Widens for Gen X

College Degree Gender Gap Widens for Gen X

Why do more women go to (and complete) college than men?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 8, 2014
Expectations are Funny Things

Expectations are Funny Things

Looking back, college isn't always what you expected it to be.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published June 23, 2007
Coming to Terms with Failure

Coming to Terms with Failure

Embrace failure to get over it.

By Molly Seltzer
Published December 23, 2007
Keeping Away the College Anxiety

Keeping Away the College Anxiety

Listen to Laura -- she can help you ease any college application anxiety.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published October 13, 2011
Where’s the (Homecoming) Party At?

Where’s the (Homecoming) Party At?

Howard University Homecoming. Credit: Howard.edu

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published September 30, 2010
The Best Ways to Deal with a Crazy Roommate

The Best Ways to Deal with a Crazy Roommate

Ariana shares tips for getting along with college roommates.

By Ariana Pugh
Published May 23, 2012
College Admissions: As Easy as 1, 2, 3

College Admissions: As Easy as 1, 2, 3

Though the process can be divided into three steps, it may be somewhat different for every applicant.

Maya Moritz
Published February 26, 2014
European Spring Break

European Spring Break

Europe spring break isn't as expensive as you think.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 18, 2011
Alcohol Awareness Month: 4 Facts You Need to Know

Alcohol Awareness Month: 4 Facts You Need to Know

Get the facts for Alcohol Awareness Month.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 30, 2016
Organize an Auction or Raffle-- and Make Some Extra Cash

Organize an Auction or Raffle-- and Make Some Extra Cash

Tough times call for tough measures. If you don’t have time to get a part-time job, but need some extra cash, here’s an idea—conduct your own auction or raffle. First things ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published January 25, 2010
Don’t Be Such a Millennial

Don’t Be Such a Millennial

Take back the term "millennial." Tips for revolutionizing the workplace through hard work and humility.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 26, 2011