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Spring Break Means Spring Training

Spring Break Means Spring Training

Plan your spring break around spring training.

By Leah Westfall
Published February 18, 2011
College Milestones

College Milestones

Your first semester of college is sure to be one of the strangest and, hopefully, most fun times of your life.

Laura Magerkurth
Published November 11, 2013
A Shy Student's Guide to College Interviews & Recommendations

A Shy Student's Guide to College Interviews & Recommendations

Things are stressful enough as it is but, when you're shy or quiet, the fears can become overwhelming.

Paige Sheffield
Published March 31, 2014
Getting a Part-time Job as a Student

Getting a Part-time Job as a Student

Alongside extracurricular activities, a part-time job can help you appear as a well-rounded student; one that any college would absolutely love to have on their campus.

Bailey VanNatta
Published August 28, 2014
How to Avoid Bad Teachers and Snag the Good Ones

How to Avoid Bad Teachers and Snag the Good Ones

Ann walks through the importance of finding out more about your professors before you enroll in the class.

By Ann Mallick
Published June 14, 2012
Honoring April's National Volunteer Week: Opportunities & Resources

Honoring April's National Volunteer Week: Opportunities & Resources

Volunteer for a cause you're passionate about and change the world!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 15, 2016
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
20 Ways to Improve YOU This Summer

20 Ways to Improve YOU This Summer

Work toward improving yourself and, ultimately, achieving success within both your personal and professional life.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 25, 2016
The Feelings Behind Admissions Decisions

The Feelings Behind Admissions Decisions

When you receive your decision, it is okay to feel devastated or elated or anywhere in between, at least for a little while.

Jamie Vincent
Published April 30, 2014
How to Take Action this August

How to Take Action this August

Get ready for a great, productive month!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 21, 2016
You Don’t Know What You Have Until It’s Gone

You Don’t Know What You Have Until It’s Gone

Student contributor, Alaina, shares her feelings of homesickness.

By Alaina Martini
Published September 30, 2011
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
How to Get a High School Internship

How to Get a High School Internship

Internships are an option that too few high school students consider. But they should.

Maya Moritz
Published September 9, 2014
Exploring Study Abroad Opportunities

Exploring Study Abroad Opportunities

Studying abroad is worth it - just take time to plan it out!

Kara Nelson
Published September 23, 2013
Race to the Future via the College Fair

Race to the Future via the College Fair

You are not limited to be slumped at your PC researching madly for hours!

Diane Won
Published August 26, 2013
Scholarship "Support Groups"

Scholarship "Support Groups"

Scholarship searches don’t have to be a lonely process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 5, 2012
Senioritis: An Epidemic

Senioritis: An Epidemic

Lahela shares her frustrations with senioritis.

By Lahela Maxwell
Published September 25, 2012
5 Questions Upperclassman Should Ask Advisors

5 Questions Upperclassman Should Ask Advisors

Ask away - don't let anything stand between you and graduating!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 11, 2015
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 20, 2015
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