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The Reality of Renter's Insurance

The Reality of Renter's Insurance

Your landlord has got you covered if your apartment burns down, right? Wrong. You may not think your stuff is worth a lot, but you may change your mind if you ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published June 4, 2008
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
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
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
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
Finals Studying Strategies

Finals Studying Strategies

At this time of year, you’ll receive a plethora of advice on how to best budget your time during finals. And while it’s important to set yourself up on some kind ...

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 30, 2011
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
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
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
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
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
Professor Office Hours: Do's and Don'ts

Professor Office Hours: Do's and Don'ts

Most students make these unfortunate mistakes without the slightest clue they're torpedoing what could have been a great office hour meeting.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 9, 2015
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
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
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
December College Checklist for Seniors

December College Checklist for Seniors

There’s so much to do and the winter season is no exception.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 30, 2016
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
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
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