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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
Top 10 U.S. College Spring Break Party Destinations of 2015

Top 10 U.S. College Spring Break Party Destinations of 2015

You can have your spring break experience and stay on budget!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 12, 2015
How to Survive on a Student Budget

How to Survive on a Student Budget

With a few tips and tricks, budgeting can become second nature.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 7, 2015
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
USA Today Reports NCAA Basketball Players Earn $120K

USA Today Reports NCAA Basketball Players Earn $120K

College basketball athletes are making $120K a year. Photo: Rudy.R on Flickr

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 31, 2011
375 Colleges Still Accepting Applications

375 Colleges Still Accepting Applications

Find out which 375 colleges are still taking applications.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 3, 2012
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
Defining Millennials

Defining Millennials

Who are Millennials, really?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 19, 2013
Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Research

You don't have to be a graduate student to partake in research.

By Elisa Kronish
Published April 21, 2009
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
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
A New Look at Campus Orientation

A New Look at Campus Orientation

College orientation sessions are important because they help entering students learn about the culture and expectations of an institution and the many programs it offers. "Orientation is a time for a ...

By Sandra Guy
Published June 2, 2008
Smartphones a Must for College Students?

Smartphones a Must for College Students?

Alaina thinks smartphones are a must-have for college students. Find out why.

By Alaina Martini
Published January 19, 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
Best Beach Towns in the U.S.

Best Beach Towns in the U.S.

Explore spring break destinations in the U.S.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 18, 2011
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
Volunteering.  Hot or Not?

Volunteering. Hot or Not?

Remember Paris Hilton’s stint in jail a few years ago?  After the fact, her first few interviews revealed that she had a new priority besides partying.  It was volunteering.  Whether or ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published April 21, 2009
20 of the Coolest College Start-ups Ever

20 of the Coolest College Start-ups Ever

From Google and Microsoft, to companies based out of dorm rooms that you have not even heard of yet, start-ups continue to revolutionize the world.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 24, 2015
How a Government Shutdown Impacts Students

How a Government Shutdown Impacts Students

There are several areas in which a government shutdown can impact the daily lives of students across the country.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 8, 2013
Freshman Blog - The first week of college

Freshman Blog - The first week of college

The first week of college College isn't so bad. Actually, it's pretty awesome. I've been here for about a week. I honestly thought I would miss home like crazy and cry ...

By Angela Jimeno
Published June 5, 2007