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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
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
“Food Insecurity” is the New Hunger & it's Prevalent on U.S. College Campuses

“Food Insecurity” is the New Hunger & it's Prevalent on U.S. College Campuses

With college affordability being a constant struggle as well, it’s no wonder that many students go hungry.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 17, 2015
From Intern to Employee

From Intern to Employee

Making a good impression during your internship not only increases your chance of landing the job, it also gives you a solid reference to add to your resume.

Kizzy Preston
Published December 17, 2013
How to Make Friends Before Getting to Campus

How to Make Friends Before Getting to Campus

Making new friends in college can be intimidating but there are always ways to gain a head start.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 27, 2017
Start Planning for Next Summer—Apply for Grants Today

Start Planning for Next Summer—Apply for Grants Today

Ann shares her summer abroad experience and how to receive school grants to facilitate exciting education experiences.

By Ann Mallick
Published August 26, 2011
It's All Too Much

It's All Too Much

Avoid feeling overwhelmed by getting organized.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published January 23, 2007
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
Saying Our Goodbyes

Saying Our Goodbyes

By the time this blog posts, I will officially be a college graduate! The event I've been talking about forever will have finally happened -- and it's starting to hit me. ...

Published June 5, 2007
The 7 Rules of Being a Good Roommate

The 7 Rules of Being a Good Roommate

Some roommate rules are just common courtesy (or seem like they should be), but others aren't as obvious until you’ve either experienced the problem or have been labeled as the problem.

Jamie Vincent
Published April 8, 2015
Social Media Guidelines for Students

Social Media Guidelines for Students

It's time to make your social network work for you!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 11, 2017
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
Home Away From Home

Home Away From Home

Helpful tips on creating your own home away from home at college.

By Molly Seltzer
Published September 23, 2007
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
Tips & Tricks to Start Fresh Your Second Semester

Tips & Tricks to Start Fresh Your Second Semester

No matter how your first term went, your second semester is the perfect opportunity to begin anew with a fresh plan for success.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 2, 2014
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
College Lessons: Outside the Classroom

College Lessons: Outside the Classroom

College may make you have realizations on a wide spectrum, from the profound to the downright ridiculous.

Laura Magerkurth
Published October 22, 2012
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
Spring Break Means Spring Training

Spring Break Means Spring Training

Plan your spring break around spring training.

By Leah Westfall
Published February 18, 2011
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