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Internships: Why You Need to Complete One

Internships: Why You Need to Complete One

Student contributor, Kizzy, explains why internships are vital to your future job search.

By Kizzy Preston
Published April 12, 2013
It's OK to Drop a Class

It's OK to Drop a Class

Part of growing up is realizing you're human.

Laura Magerkurth
Published March 27, 2013
Buying Textbooks Without Breaking Your Wallet

Buying Textbooks Without Breaking Your Wallet

Find out how you can save money on textbooks from student contributor, Ann.

By Ann Mallick
Published January 2, 2013
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
High School Reflections

High School Reflections

Is this the best advice you've ever heard or what?

Alison Graham
Published April 8, 2013
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
Making the Most of Your Academic Advisor

Making the Most of Your Academic Advisor

There is a lot that goes into making your college career a great success. Luckily, there are people who can help you navigate the process.

Kizzy Preston
Published January 15, 2013
Your Major? Your Passion

Your Major? Your Passion

The best way to decide what to major in is to first know what you like to do and what is going to make you happy.

Alison Graham
Published October 3, 2013
Five Ways to Prepare for a Successful Job Interview

Five Ways to Prepare for a Successful Job Interview

Prepare for your interview with these five steps from Kizzy.

By Kizzy Preston
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
It’s a Rush

It’s a Rush

Kristen shares her experience of joining a sorority.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published May 1, 2012
Roommate Etiquette

Roommate Etiquette

Kristen shares her freshman year roommate experience.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published February 22, 2012
Balancing College and Family

Balancing College and Family

Student contributor, Kristen, shares her experience of merging her new life with her old.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published September 28, 2011
Dealing with the Emotions of Leaving for College

Dealing with the Emotions of Leaving for College

Now that move-in day is around the corner, you may be experiencing some doubts about living on your own.

Jamie Vincent
Published August 26, 2014
Ways to Educate Yourself for Free

Ways to Educate Yourself for Free

Kizzy shares ways that you can educate yourself for free. And who doesn't like free learning?

By Kizzy Preston
Published November 23, 2011
Being Shy in College

Being Shy in College

Even if you and your roommate aren't exactly Ted and Marshall, there are many ways to get to know other students.

Laura Magerkurth
Published November 12, 2012
What I Wish I’d Known Before College

What I Wish I’d Known Before College

Getting peer-to-peer advice can really help with the college transition.

Laura Magerkurth
Published April 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
My First 4 Weeks of College

My First 4 Weeks of College

Laura gives an honest account of the first few weeks of college.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published September 12, 2012
Surviving Midterms

Surviving Midterms

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

By Kristen Lemaster
Published October 18, 2011