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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
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
Skip Skipping Classes

Skip Skipping Classes

Kristen warns against skipping classes. Find out why.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published January 25, 2012
Small Details Help Make Big College Decisions

Small Details Help Make Big College Decisions

If you look at your college decision as a puzzle to solve, your decision is all in the details of the pieces when trying to complete the big picture.

Jamie Vincent
Published February 26, 2014
What Does a College Freshman's Day Look Like?

What Does a College Freshman's Day Look Like?

In college, every day brings something different, and that is the best part about it!

Alison Graham
Published February 12, 2014
College Choice Considerations

College Choice Considerations

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

Maya Moritz
Published November 20, 2013
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
Federal Funding 101

Federal Funding 101

Do you know your federal funding inside and out?

Lahela Maxwell
Published November 19, 2012
Second Semester Motivational Tips

Second Semester Motivational Tips

How on earth can we keep ourselves motivated when the end seems so close and yet so far?

McKenzie Nevins
Published December 12, 2014
The Scoop on Study Abroad

The Scoop on Study Abroad

The world is your oyster - discover what's out there through studying abroad!

Laura Magerkurth
Published January 13, 2014
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
Finding Out Where You Belong

Finding Out Where You Belong

College visits are, by far, the best way to decide where you belong.

Brandon Huffman
Published August 26, 2013
Be a Social Networking Sleuth

Be a Social Networking Sleuth

Use social networks to get a good look at the school you're interested in.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published March 23, 2012
College Admissions: As Easy as 1, 2, 3

College Admissions: As Easy as 1, 2, 3

Though the process can be divided into three steps, it may be somewhat different for every applicant.

Maya Moritz
Published February 26, 2014
Senior Year Cost WHAT?!

Senior Year Cost WHAT?!

Student contributor, Laura, details the costs of senior year in high school and how you can save.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published November 17, 2011
Getting a Part-time Job as a Student

Getting a Part-time Job as a Student

Alongside extracurricular activities, a part-time job can help you appear as a well-rounded student; one that any college would absolutely love to have on their campus.

Bailey VanNatta
Published August 28, 2014
Go to Class and Stay There

Go to Class and Stay There

Raheem counts down the top 10 excuses students give for missing class.

By Raheem Smith
Published May 7, 2012
Roommate Options for College Freshman

Roommate Options for College Freshman

Roommates: You either love ‘em or you hate ‘em.

Alison Graham
Published March 10, 2014
Work It: Finding and Holding Down a Job in College without Losing Your Cool

Work It: Finding and Holding Down a Job in College without Losing Your Cool

Kyiara shares her advice on balancing college and work.

By Kyiara Griffin
Published November 8, 2011
College Milestones

College Milestones

Your first semester of college is sure to be one of the strangest and, hopefully, most fun times of your life.

Laura Magerkurth
Published November 11, 2013