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The Feelings Behind Admissions Decisions

The Feelings Behind Admissions Decisions

When you receive your decision, it is okay to feel devastated or elated or anywhere in between, at least for a little while.

Jamie Vincent
Published April 30, 2014
You Don’t Know What You Have Until It’s Gone

You Don’t Know What You Have Until It’s Gone

Student contributor, Alaina, shares her feelings of homesickness.

By Alaina Martini
Published September 30, 2011
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
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
How to Afford a Private University

How to Afford a Private University

You can afford to attend the school of your dreams - you just need to do a little extra legwork.

Bailey VanNatta
Published February 11, 2015
Senioritis: An Epidemic

Senioritis: An Epidemic

Lahela shares her frustrations with senioritis.

By Lahela Maxwell
Published September 25, 2012
Inexpensive Holiday Gift Ideas

Inexpensive Holiday Gift Ideas

Many college students have a small budget for purchasing gifts.

Kizzy Preston
Published November 7, 2013
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
Dealing with Different Worldviews in College

Dealing with Different Worldviews in College

A person's worldview is personal and unique, as is their fingerprint and should be respected. But, how do you deal when your own beliefs are offended?

Kara Nelson
Published March 4, 2014
Pinterest, the New “It” Site?

Pinterest, the New “It” Site?

Are you on Pinterest? Alaina wants to know.

By Alaina Martini
Published February 22, 2012
Deciding to Join a Sorority—Trust Yourself

Deciding to Join a Sorority—Trust Yourself

Ann shares her first experiences as a sister in a sorority.

By Ann Mallick
Published June 14, 2012
Keeping Busy Over Break

Keeping Busy Over Break

Even though the last days of the semester are truly insane, it’s still a good idea to put a little thought into what you want to do over break.

Laura Magerkurth
Published December 10, 2013
Making Yourself Stand Out - Before You Apply

Making Yourself Stand Out - Before You Apply

Follow Ariana's advice and stand out from the rest of the applicants.

By Ariana Pugh
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
Does Liberal Arts Education Affect Religion?

Does Liberal Arts Education Affect Religion?

Alaina works through whether or not liberal arts education affects religion.

By Alaina Martini
Published March 19, 2012
Eyes on the Prize: Recommendation Letters

Eyes on the Prize: Recommendation Letters

Clearly, letters of reference are prominent for your ventures through the labyrinth of life.

Diane Won
Published October 4, 2013
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
A Few Minor Problems

A Few Minor Problems

Raheem shares his experience as a 17-year-old in his freshman year of college.

By Raheem Smith
Published March 5, 2012
College Ruled: Transfer Student Blues

College Ruled: Transfer Student Blues

Transfer tips from student columnist, Kyiara.

By Kyiara Griffin
Published August 12, 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