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Staying Healthy on Campus

Staying Healthy on Campus

It's important to maintain healthy habits in a campus setting because germs spread like wildfire!

Jamie Vincent
Published October 15, 2014
Narrowing Down Your List of College Choices

Narrowing Down Your List of College Choices

Narrowing down your choices isn't so hard once you consider who you are as a person and what you want in your college experience.

Bailey VanNatta
Published October 14, 2014
Finding Your Own Student Life

Finding Your Own Student Life

It may take a while to find a lifestyle that makes you happy, but know that all your classmates are searching alongside you.

Jamie Vincent
Published October 13, 2014
Surviving Group Assignments

Surviving Group Assignments

In a world of procrastination, laziness, and conflicting schedules, how in the heck do you survive group assignments?

Samantha Starkey
Published October 13, 2014
Following Exam Instructions: A Cautionary Tale

Following Exam Instructions: A Cautionary Tale

Seriously, what kind of doofus would let a simple clerical error ruin weeks - no, months - of practice? Yep, that would be me.

Francesca Kavalir
Published October 9, 2014
Halloween Campus Safety Tips

Halloween Campus Safety Tips

Have a fun and safe Hallo-weekend!

Alison Graham
Published October 7, 2014
Welcome Week Warnings

Welcome Week Warnings

Welcome week seems to universally fall into two seemingly contradictory categories: hugely boring, with lots of down time; and insanely busy, with far more social activities and required events than seemed necessary.

Laura Magerkurth
Published October 6, 2014
Tips from a Scholarship Winner

Tips from a Scholarship Winner

Before financial aid, loans, and grants, scholarships are the best thing to help you pay for college fees because it's basically free money!

Christina Alfaro
Published September 30, 2014
Dealing with a Bad Professor

Dealing with a Bad Professor

It’s a fact of college-student life: you’re going to have at least one professor that you dislike.

Samantha Starkey
Published September 29, 2014
Where to Begin Your Scholarship Search

Where to Begin Your Scholarship Search

Sorry to break the reminiscence, but colleges are asking for a whole lot more than your savings held in Mr. Oinkers.

Francesca Kavalir
Published September 24, 2014
Life Lessons for When the Unexpected Happens

Life Lessons for When the Unexpected Happens

Life's going to hand you some lemons. What you do with them is your choice.

McKenzie Nevins
Published September 17, 2014
Maintaining Balance: School, Scholarships & Your College Search

Maintaining Balance: School, Scholarships & Your College Search

Between academics, extracurricular activities, scholarships and searching for the perfect college fit, students may have trouble balancing their lives.

Bailey VanNatta
Published September 17, 2014
Standardized Test Prep Tips

Standardized Test Prep Tips

A little preparation goes far, so long as students take the time to gather a plan for their test prep strategy.

Kaitlyn Specht
Published September 16, 2014
How to Get Recruited for College Sports

How to Get Recruited for College Sports

What athlete doesn't want to receive an athletic scholarship to play college sports?

Brady Keane
Published September 12, 2014
Finding the Right College Job

Finding the Right College Job

You’re staring down the vast, black hole that is your wallet. What do you do? The one thing you can do is get a part-time job.

Sabrina McPherson
Published September 10, 2014
How to Get a High School Internship

How to Get a High School Internship

Internships are an option that too few high school students consider. But they should.

Maya Moritz
Published September 9, 2014
3 Ways to Resolve Your Roommate Crisis

3 Ways to Resolve Your Roommate Crisis

People end up being the best of friends, they can’t stand each other or they just tolerate the other person with no real relationship.

Alison Graham
Published September 9, 2014
Balancing Academics, Extracurriculars & Your College Search

Balancing Academics, Extracurriculars & Your College Search

While it can be difficult to manage your time as an involved student, it is an important task that can greatly affect your success in high school.

Brady Keane
Published September 3, 2014
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
Textbook Tips: Buying & Saving

Textbook Tips: Buying & Saving

It’s time to end the textbook torments!

Laura Magerkurth
Published August 28, 2014