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30 Creative Group Halloween Costumes

30 Creative Group Halloween Costumes

The photos alone are worth the effort of these group Halloween costumes - like this modern day Little Red Riding Hood and Wolf couple's costume.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 8, 2015
College Safety 101

College Safety 101

Knowing these safety concerns and how to protect yourself can allow you to have a safe and happy college experience.

Kara Nelson
Published April 17, 2014
30 Easy Ways to Save Money This Semester

30 Easy Ways to Save Money This Semester

There are easy ways to scrimp and save on just about everything.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 27, 2016
Spring Break for Cheap

Spring Break for Cheap

So you’re working to pay for college but all your mind seems to focus on is sun, beaches and well, babes? Of course your body has taken a mental vacation, you’ve ...

By Leah Westfall
Published March 4, 2010
The Stages of Senioritis

The Stages of Senioritis

Senioritis is one of the toughest battles any senior faces in high school.

Alison Graham
Published January 29, 2013
FAFSA Due in as Little as Three Days for some Students

FAFSA Due in as Little as Three Days for some Students

Students are advised to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after January 1, 2011.

By Leah Westfall
Published March 7, 2011
Behind the Furry Mask -- Strange But True Mascot Histories

Behind the Furry Mask -- Strange But True Mascot Histories

They perform in front of thousands of screaming fans. Their images appear on t-shirts. No, not the latest American Idol, it’s your college mascot. But do you know the story behind ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published June 5, 2007
Leadership Matters: Why Getting Involved is Essential

Leadership Matters: Why Getting Involved is Essential

Students who demonstrate leadership abilities have a leg up with colleges, universities and employers because, like Superbowl tickets in January, leadership qualities are in demand. Leading the pack is not always ...

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published June 4, 2008
Seven Myths About College Sports

Seven Myths About College Sports

Myth: College coaches will find me and contact me if I am good enough to play on their team. Truth: College coaches cannot possibly know about every one of the thousands ...

By Laura Mitchell
Published June 3, 2008
Apartment Hunting Questions

Apartment Hunting Questions

Great! You've finally found a few available apartments and you've made an appointment to take a look. But what should you look for? When you're looking for the perfect apartment for ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published April 21, 2009
13 Wild College Campus Traditions

13 Wild College Campus Traditions

Students look forward to these celebrations and events, whatever they may be, with excitement and gleeful anticipation. What more could you ask of a campus custom?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 1, 2015
Graduation Party Planning Ideas

Graduation Party Planning Ideas

These fun and festive party ideas will make grads feel like a kid again!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 19, 2015
Accepting Rejection (or a Deferral or Waitlisting)

Accepting Rejection (or a Deferral or Waitlisting)

Kristen shares her personal experiences with waitlists and rejection letters and her discovery that it was all worth it.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published December 2, 2011
Obama Administration to Release College Completion Tool Kit

Obama Administration to Release College Completion Tool Kit

Photo: WhiteHouse.gov Photo of the Day. President Obama and Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, speaking at Kenmore Middle School in Arlington, VA on March 14, 2011.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 22, 2011
500 Words, No Problem: 5 Tips for Staying Within the Admissions Essay Word Limit

500 Words, No Problem: 5 Tips for Staying Within the Admissions Essay Word Limit

Follow Kizzy's advice for a great college admissions essay.

By Kizzy Preston
Published November 2, 2011
Want to be an App Developer? There’s a Degree for That

Want to be an App Developer? There’s a Degree for That

Degrees in mobile app development. Photo: Apple.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 14, 2011
Nomination of Sonya Sotomayor Inspires Hispanic Students

Nomination of Sonya Sotomayor Inspires Hispanic Students

Sotomayor with students in New York. Photo courtesy of www.whitehouse.gov/photogallery/Sotomayor-Bio/

Published May 28, 2009
Helpful Student Health Tips

Helpful Student Health Tips

Staying healthy can be a challenge but, with a few simple guidelines, is possible.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 15, 2014
Textbook Company Gives Away 100K Free Textbooks Rentals

Textbook Company Gives Away 100K Free Textbooks Rentals

Textbook company is giving away 100,000 free textbook rentals -- take advantage now!

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published January 13, 2012
Student Protests Tuition by Paying in $1 Bills

Student Protests Tuition by Paying in $1 Bills

One student, out of Utah, decided to stage his own personal form of protest by paying his tuition completely in $1 bills.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 27, 2014