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In Defense of “Impractical” Majors

In Defense of “Impractical” Majors

If you don’t write, paint, sculpt, or direct the messages the world needs to hear, who will?

McKenzie Nevins
Published January 11, 2016
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 Your Job Interview

Preparing for Your Job Interview

Are you prepared to conquer your upcoming job interview? These tips can help!

Riley Harrison
Published December 11, 2015
Level Up Your Scholarship Search over Winter Break

Level Up Your Scholarship Search over Winter Break

Use your winter break to get your scholarship search on the right track and apply for valuable scholarships that you won’t have time to apply for when classes begin again.

Maya Moritz
Published December 9, 2015
What to Pack for Holiday Break

What to Pack for Holiday Break

Push ahead through those last few finals, and then you’ll be home free!

McKenzie Nevins
Published December 7, 2015
What I Learned from Taking the ACT - Twice

What I Learned from Taking the ACT - Twice

Keep in mind that answering questions quickly and feeling familiar with the testing material will not happen overnight.

Madison Sheldrake
Published November 16, 2015
Smooth Your Transition: Heading Home from College

Smooth Your Transition: Heading Home from College

Make your transition from college life to home for the holidays as smooth as possible with these helpful hints.

McKenzie Nevins
Published November 13, 2015
What to Remember When Submitting College Applications

What to Remember When Submitting College Applications

Remember, you’re ultimately the one attending the school, so the final decision of where you attend college should be yours!

Riley Harrison
Published November 9, 2015
Gaining Independence as a High School Student

Gaining Independence as a High School Student

Looking for ways to become independent and earn trust from adults in your life?

Riley Harrison
Published November 9, 2015
How to Handle Dropping a Class

How to Handle Dropping a Class

Sometimes it's necessary to drop a course, but there are smart ways to handle it.

Maya Moritz
Published November 9, 2015
Competition of College Applications

Competition of College Applications

College application season is not meant to force you to show-and-tell on demand, become competitive or put you on the defensive.

Riley Harrison
Published November 9, 2015
Should I Apply Early Decision/Early Action?

Should I Apply Early Decision/Early Action?

Get the facts on applying Early Decision/Early Action in order to make the most informed decision on which type of application you should submit.

Aggie Kallinicou
Published November 3, 2015
The Unwritten Rules of Unofficial College Social Media

The Unwritten Rules of Unofficial College Social Media

Unofficial college social media sites aren’t headed up by the school itself, but instead act as mouthpieces for students to vent, voice concerns, or even pay a compliment.

Laura Magerkurth
Published November 3, 2015
Balancing School & Your Part-Time Job

Balancing School & Your Part-Time Job

Time management tips and tricks don’t always work the same way for everyone.

Madison Sheldrake
Published November 3, 2015
Creating Work-Life Balance during Your First Semester of College

Creating Work-Life Balance during Your First Semester of College

How do you determine the right work-life balance while in college?

Maya Moritz
Published November 3, 2015
10 Wise Things to Do Over Your Holiday Breaks

10 Wise Things to Do Over Your Holiday Breaks

Make your holiday breaks from school count, personally and professionally, by taking on smart tasks.

Ashley Paskill
Published November 3, 2015
8 Ways to Fight Scholarship Fatigue

8 Ways to Fight Scholarship Fatigue

Applying for scholarships is a time consuming and frustrating business, but it is worth it in the end.

Madison Sheldrake
Published October 6, 2015
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
4 Reasons Why College Friendships Are Your Best Investments

4 Reasons Why College Friendships Are Your Best Investments

The time you take to create bonds with fellow college classmates is time well spent that will likely be cherished for years to come.

Sonja Killebrew
Published September 22, 2015
The College Student's Guide to Safe Socialization

The College Student's Guide to Safe Socialization

Blacking out—becoming so drunk that you can’t remember some or all of the events that happened while you were drinking—is frequently portrayed in the media as a fairly common, harmless occurrence. In reality, it’s quite serious.

Laura Magerkurth
Published September 14, 2015