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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 Perfect Roommate Situation

Finding Your Perfect Roommate Situation

Sometimes, students discover that rooming with a stranger is better than they ever expected. Suddenly, you're like two peas in a pod!

Laura Magerkurth
Published February 7, 2014
How to Stay Motivated

How to Stay Motivated

Remember that finishing the semester strong leads to future success.

Kizzy Preston
Published November 14, 2012
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
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
Social Tips for the Introvert

Social Tips for the Introvert

The thought of going to campus events on your own is a little intimidating, but you’ll probably run into at least one friendly face from class while you’re there.

Laura Magerkurth
Published October 7, 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
What to Expect on Your First Day of Class in College

What to Expect on Your First Day of Class in College

Ensure you make the most of your classes and professors, starting from your very first day of each course.

Maya Moritz
Published September 8, 2015
The Meaning Behind Community Service

The Meaning Behind Community Service

Community service offers so many wonderful life experiences and lessons, not to mention, will look great on your college applications.

Alison Graham
Published December 3, 2012
Calming College Nerves

Calming College Nerves

You've already made it this far - things are going to be just fine!

Alison Graham
Published December 10, 2013
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
Freshman Year Feelings

Freshman Year Feelings

Alaina shares her first year college fears and excitement.

By Alaina Martini
Published August 19, 2011
Safety First: Tips for Staying Safe at College

Safety First: Tips for Staying Safe at College

Check out Kizzy's tips for staying safe on campus.

By Kizzy Preston
Published January 10, 2012
Examining the FAFSA

Examining the FAFSA

FAFSA stands for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Alison Graham
Published January 4, 2013
3 Tips for Your Scholarship Search

3 Tips for Your Scholarship Search

Affordability is, in the end, what will determine the college for many students.

Jamie Vincent
Published January 7, 2014
How NOT To Take A College Road Trip

How NOT To Take A College Road Trip

Kyiara shares her tips for a successful road trip.

By Kyiara Griffin
Published April 5, 2012
Have You Selected the Right Major?

Have You Selected the Right Major?

Kizzy shares how to balance your passion with practicality.

By Kizzy Preston
Published February 14, 2012
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
All About Essays

All About Essays

Suddenly, it’s hard to imagine anything that makes you stand out. But, of course, there is a topic out there for everyone!

Maya Moritz
Published January 22, 2014