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The Joys and Woes of a Commuter

The Joys and Woes of a Commuter

Every commuter has experience different pros and cons of the trek to and from class.

Kara Nelson
Published November 15, 2013
Halloween Campus Safety Tips

Halloween Campus Safety Tips

Have a fun and safe Hallo-weekend!

Alison Graham
Published October 7, 2014
Enhance Your Scholarship Winning Skills

Enhance Your Scholarship Winning Skills

It’s all about the hunt for money that isn’t yours, the money that will fund your dreams and who doesn’t love the competition?

Alison Graham
Published January 23, 2014
Productive Holiday Break Ideas

Productive Holiday Break Ideas

Winter break is the perfect time for students to get organized on their schoolwork and take a deeper look into colleges and scholarships.

Christina Alfaro
Published November 14, 2014
The Importance of Your Old Friends

The Importance of Your Old Friends

Ariana explains how you can merge your new friends with the old -- just in time for the holiday break at home.

By Ariana Pugh
Published December 2, 2011
4 Reasons Why College Friendships Are Your Best Investments

4 Reasons Why College Friendships Are Your Best Investments

The time you take to create bonds with fellow college classmates is time well spent that will likely be cherished for years to come.

Sonja Killebrew
Published September 22, 2015
The Perfect Fit

The Perfect Fit

Brandon provides his insights on finding the right school.

By Brandon Huffman
Published September 19, 2012
You Have a Horrible Professor - Now What?

You Have a Horrible Professor - Now What?

So you got the short end of the stick with professor what's-her-name. You can still stick with the class, right?

Kizzy Preston
Published April 15, 2013
Waiting on Admissions Decisions

Waiting on Admissions Decisions

What is important to remember is that a college rejection isn't really going to determine your future or your happiness.

Jamie Vincent
Published March 26, 2014
Working Out Your Workout Plan

Working Out Your Workout Plan

Raheem shares how to work out a workout plan at your school.

By Raheem Smith
Published February 1, 2012
Preparing for Your Job Interview

Preparing for Your Job Interview

Are you prepared to conquer your upcoming job interview? These tips can help!

Riley Harrison
Published December 11, 2015
5 Tips to Help You Find the Right College Club

5 Tips to Help You Find the Right College Club

Remember, while your courses are important, ensuring you gain other experiences in college is vital, too.

Jamie Vincent
Published February 18, 2015
Finding Your Standardized Test Fit

Finding Your Standardized Test Fit

Advice from Kristen on finding which standardized test is perfect for you.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published August 16, 2011
Keeping in Touch with Family—You’ll Miss the Home-Cooked Meals

Keeping in Touch with Family—You’ll Miss the Home-Cooked Meals

Ann realizes the value college adds to family.

By Ann Mallick
Published April 5, 2012
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
Your Guide to Taking On a Summer Semester

Your Guide to Taking On a Summer Semester

Just like everything in college, there is a variety of options for where students can take the classes they’re interested in over the summer.

Laura Magerkurth
Published May 4, 2015
Surviving Group Projects

Surviving Group Projects

Most students dread group projects - but they shouldn't have to. Find out how to successfully conquer the sticky group project situation before any problems occur.

Ashley Paskill
Published March 9, 2016
Examining the FAFSA

Examining the FAFSA

FAFSA stands for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Alison Graham
Published January 4, 2013
Preparing for the Practice Exam: PSAT Tips

Preparing for the Practice Exam: PSAT Tips

The PSAT is a standardized test that provides practice experience for other standardized exams.

Francesca Kavalir
Published August 27, 2014
The Dorm Epidemic

The Dorm Epidemic

Don't catch the next bug -- follow Alaina's advice.

By Alaina Martini
Published October 13, 2011