Student Contributors Articles
Coming home for the summer can feel a little tough and confusing. Here's how to prepare for positive and negative aspects.
Welcome week seems to universally fall into two seemingly contradictory categories: hugely boring, with lots of down time; and insanely busy, with far more social activities and required events than seemed necessary.
Kizzy shares ways that you can educate yourself for free. And who doesn't like free learning?
Suddenly, it’s hard to imagine anything that makes you stand out. But, of course, there is a topic out there for everyone!
Blacking out—becoming so drunk that you can’t remember some or all of the events that happened while you were drinking—is frequently portrayed in the media as a fairly common, harmless occurrence. In reality, it’s quite serious.
Homesick? You're not alone.
Is this the best advice you've ever heard or what?
Prepare for your interview with these five steps from Kizzy.
What are you thankful for this holiday season?
Graduate school is a whole different arena than undergraduate studies - make sure you know what you're signing up for.
Kristen warns against skipping classes. Find out why.
Use your winter break to get your scholarship search on the right track and apply for valuable scholarships that you won’t have time to apply for when classes begin again.
Photo: University of Washington campus.
Use social networks to get a good look at the school you're interested in.
It is also important to be present in more than the physical sense.
Education is key when dealing with student loan debt. The more you know the better you will be able to handle your repayment obligations.
Here's how to keep your mind off college admissions decisions while enjoying your spring break.
Student contributor, Alaina, shares her feelings of homesickness.
Who better to talk about the student experience than students actually going through the very topics of discussion?
Splitting yourself between two different homes can be pretty stressful.