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College Choice Considerations

College Choice Considerations

Contrary to popular belief, there is no “perfect school.”

Maya Moritz
Published November 20, 2013
Surviving Group Assignments

Surviving Group Assignments

In a world of procrastination, laziness, and conflicting schedules, how in the heck do you survive group assignments?

Samantha Starkey
Published October 13, 2014
7 Steps to Creating a Budget that Works for You

7 Steps to Creating a Budget that Works for You

Being responsible with your budget isn’t about not spending money, it’s about spending wisely.

Sonja Killebrew
Published August 18, 2015
What's in a Major?

What's in a Major?

If you dream of traveling and a fast-paced lifestyle, don’t major in accounting.

Kara Nelson
Published January 27, 2014
Staying on Top of Your Scholarship Search

Staying on Top of Your Scholarship Search

Remaining on top of your scholarship search doesn't have to be difficult – simply make a plan to navigate the process with these helpful tips.

Brady Keane
Published November 21, 2014
How to Avoid Being a Broke College Student

How to Avoid Being a Broke College Student

Just because you're a college student doesn't mean you have to be broke. Follow Kizzy's advice.

By Kizzy Preston
Published December 5, 2011
Should I Apply Early Decision/Early Action?

Should I Apply Early Decision/Early Action?

Get the facts on applying Early Decision/Early Action in order to make the most informed decision on which type of application you should submit.

Aggie Kallinicou
Published November 3, 2015
The Trouble with Sports

The Trouble with Sports

Especially this time of year, at the height of the spring sports season, grades begin to suffer.

Brandon Huffman
Published April 22, 2013
Making Money Matter in College

Making Money Matter in College

Kristen shares tips for managing money during your college years.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published October 8, 2012
College Career Center Services & Resources

College Career Center Services & Resources

Your college career center is filled with abundant opportunities!

Samantha Starkey
Published January 9, 2015
A Shy Student's Guide to College Interviews & Recommendations

A Shy Student's Guide to College Interviews & Recommendations

Things are stressful enough as it is but, when you're shy or quiet, the fears can become overwhelming.

Paige Sheffield
Published March 31, 2014
Don't Leave Your High School Passion Behind: Doing What You Love in College

Don't Leave Your High School Passion Behind: Doing What You Love in College

Ann shares how she kept up her love for singing and performing in college.

By Ann Mallick
Published February 7, 2012
Is "Undecided" Unacceptable?

Is "Undecided" Unacceptable?

Anywhere from 20-50% of college freshman enter their first year of school with an undecided major.

Aggie Kallinicou
Published January 11, 2016
Avoiding a Finals Week Freak-Out

Avoiding a Finals Week Freak-Out

Spring finals week always seems a little more chaotic and high-stakes than winter finals week—the weather is nice, the sun is shining, and everyone is pumped up for a long summer.

Laura Magerkurth
Published February 25, 2015
What to Know Before You Borrow

What to Know Before You Borrow

Take advice from Kizzy on what to know before you borrow student loans.

By Kizzy Preston
Published August 18, 2011
Exploring Study Abroad Opportunities

Exploring Study Abroad Opportunities

Studying abroad is worth it - just take time to plan it out!

Kara Nelson
Published September 23, 2013
3 Great Reasons to Procrastinate

3 Great Reasons to Procrastinate

Procrastination can actually be a useful tool in surviving college life.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 10, 2014
Textbook Tips: Buying & Saving

Textbook Tips: Buying & Saving

It’s time to end the textbook torments!

Laura Magerkurth
Published August 28, 2014
Surviving Midterms

Surviving Midterms

Midterms causing a meltdown? Kristen has ways to fight it.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published October 18, 2011
Back to School Blues

Back to School Blues

Sometimes you miss the comfort of home, even though you enjoy college.

Laura Magerkurth
Published January 14, 2013