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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
8 College Must-Dos

8 College Must-Dos

There are some college experiences you seriously shouldn't miss out on.

Samantha Starkey
Published February 6, 2015
High School Course Selection Tips

High School Course Selection Tips

It’s much easier to have these needs laid out ahead of time than scrambling to organize them at the last minute.

Francesca Kavalir
Published February 5, 2015
Getting the Most Out of Federal Aid

Getting the Most Out of Federal Aid

Keep in mind that there is no age limit for receiving aid, and you can utilize these programs whether you’re an undergrad or working towards a graduate degree!

Laura Magerkurth
Published February 2, 2015
Your Spring Scholarship Search

Your Spring Scholarship Search

Stay on track with your scholarship search during spring semester.

Kaitlyn Specht
Published January 27, 2015
College vs. The "Real" World

College vs. The "Real" World

Where do you go from here?

Sabrina McPherson
Published January 26, 2015
5 Ways You Can Avoid Senioritis

5 Ways You Can Avoid Senioritis

All those hours studying and all the time in class is not worth wasting simply to get lazy at the end of your final year.

Brady Keane
Published January 23, 2015
Four Simple Study Tips to Ace Your Finals

Four Simple Study Tips to Ace Your Finals

Take on these four simple study strategies to help you prepare and conquer your finals!

Jamie Vincent
Published January 22, 2015
Staying Focused Through Spring Semester

Staying Focused Through Spring Semester

Sorry, but there's no shortcut to this equation: You + Hard Work + Studying + Motivation = Graduation

Maya Moritz
Published January 21, 2015
Spring Break Safety Tips

Spring Break Safety Tips

Fun is only fun if you’re smart about it!

McKenzie Nevins
Published January 15, 2015
Activities on College Applications Are a Must

Activities on College Applications Are a Must

It’s no secret that the competition to get into the most prestigious colleges is at its peak, which goes to say that activities on college apps has never been more necessary.

Christina Alfaro
Published January 14, 2015
College Career Center Services & Resources

College Career Center Services & Resources

Your college career center is filled with abundant opportunities!

Samantha Starkey
Published January 9, 2015
Strategies for Your College Search

Strategies for Your College Search

Utilize these strategic college search tips to make yours that much easier!

Francesca Kavalir
Published January 9, 2015
A Procrastinator’s Guide to Essay Writing

A Procrastinator’s Guide to Essay Writing

Take a few deep breaths, we’re going to get through this!

Alison Graham
Published January 6, 2015
2015 New Year’s Resolutions for College Students

2015 New Year’s Resolutions for College Students

With the New Year ringing in, people make promises or resolutions so that their year can start off with a bang.

Sabrina McPherson
Published December 29, 2014
Scheduling for Success

Scheduling for Success

Although your biggest priority should be planning a well-balanced schedule that helps you work towards your goals, if possible, it is a great idea to plan your days around your personal biological clock.

Laura Magerkurth
Published December 26, 2014
Steps to Acceptance: Getting Off the Deferral List

Steps to Acceptance: Getting Off the Deferral List

Don't panic if you've been deferred from the college of your dreams! Instead, become proactive to ensure you get off that deferral list, building a stronger application one step at a time.

Kaitlyn Specht
Published December 26, 2014
Examining Your College Options

Examining Your College Options

There are a few things to keep in mind when narrowing your options – they might just bring back your sanity!

Kaitlyn Specht
Published December 26, 2014
Involving Your Parents in Your College Search

Involving Your Parents in Your College Search

In addition to resources like Fastweb and your school counselors, there is always help to be found from your parents.

Brady Keane
Published December 22, 2014
How to Impress Potential Colleges

How to Impress Potential Colleges

If you read your essays and conclude that it's your very best effort, admissions officers will likely see that, too.

Maya Moritz
Published December 15, 2014