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Don't Fret the Freshman 15

Don't Fret the Freshman 15

As long as college students are happy and healthy, what does it matter if they gain a little bit of weight?

Laura Magerkurth
Published August 18, 2015
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
Steering Clear of Second Semester Setbacks

Steering Clear of Second Semester Setbacks

Second semester is your second chance to focus!

Diane Won
Published January 27, 2014
How to Write your Personal Statement in Four Easy Steps

How to Write your Personal Statement in Four Easy Steps

Ann simplifies writing your personal statement for college applications in four easy steps.

By Ann Mallick
Published December 5, 2011
How to Find & Obtain an On-Campus Job

How to Find & Obtain an On-Campus Job

An on-campus job has a multitude of benefits - use these tips to find yours today!

Bailey VanNatta
Published September 30, 2015
Senioritis: An Epidemic

Senioritis: An Epidemic

Lahela shares her frustrations with senioritis.

By Lahela Maxwell
Published September 25, 2012
Catching Some ZZZ’s

Catching Some ZZZ’s

Students are one of the most exhausted populations in the United States.

Laura Magerkurth
Published April 16, 2013
A Procrastinator’s Guide to Essay Writing

A Procrastinator’s Guide to Essay Writing

Take a few deep breaths, we’re going to get through this!

Alison Graham
Published January 6, 2015
College Fairs: A to Z

College Fairs: A to Z

A college fair is a rare opportunity to see many options on a table before you, like a buffet of colleges awaiting your application.

Maya Moritz
Published March 26, 2014
Idle Hands: Making Extracurriculars a Priority

Idle Hands: Making Extracurriculars a Priority

Join something you really enjoy and stick with it.

Lahela Maxwell
Published October 26, 2012
It Started with a Lisp: Tips For Learning A New Language

It Started with a Lisp: Tips For Learning A New Language

Kyiara shares her journey in foreign language learning.

By Kyiara Griffin
Published February 7, 2012
What You Need to Know about Auditing a Class

What You Need to Know about Auditing a Class

Auditing a class is an under-utilized option that can enrich the college experiences of students in a multitude of situations.

Maya Moritz
Published January 6, 2016
Preparing for Admissions Interviews

Preparing for Admissions Interviews

Prepare yourself and be ready for anything the interviewer might ask.

Kaitlyn Specht
Published February 19, 2015
Freshman Year Feelings

Freshman Year Feelings

Alaina shares her first year college fears and excitement.

By Alaina Martini
Published August 19, 2011
The Biggest Lesson I’ve Learned in High School

The Biggest Lesson I’ve Learned in High School

Learn more about the biggest lesson Laura's learned in high school.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published April 18, 2012
The Early Decision Debate

The Early Decision Debate

Do your research to determine if you should be an early bird when it comes to college decisions.

Brandon Huffman
Published September 18, 2013
Resources to Help You Find a College Roommate

Resources to Help You Find a College Roommate

There are plenty of tools available to help you find a great college roommate - you just need to be aware of them!

Aggie Kallinicou
Published March 9, 2016
Study Abroad Checklist: Be Prepared

Study Abroad Checklist: Be Prepared

To step on foreign land and enjoy, first-hand, a culture so diverse from your own is surreal and can be one of your fondest memories.

Sabrina McPherson
Published August 28, 2014
Coping with College Stress

Coping with College Stress

Let's face it, college can be very stressful. Between carrying a full-time course load, work-study or a part-time job, internships, exams, papers due, finding time for friends, and keeping in touch ...

By Kizzy Preston
Published October 13, 2011
New Year’s Resolutions to Resolve College Problems

New Year’s Resolutions to Resolve College Problems

It's surprising how many “problems” can be better categorized as inconveniences with very doable solutions.

Kristen Lemaster
Published January 8, 2013