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25 EPIC College Courses

25 EPIC College Courses

These wacky courses may be offered at a college near you.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 27, 2016
Basic Life Skills You Should Know

Basic Life Skills You Should Know

It’s slightly alarming how many students leave the nest without the most basic knowledge of day-to-day life because they've always relied on parents to take care of things.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 17, 2016
Initial Issues

Initial Issues

Want to improve your GPA? You may want to change your name.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 11, 2012
Best Smartphone Apps for Students

Best Smartphone Apps for Students

Photo Courtesy of Apple.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published January 3, 2011
Harvard MBA Grad Pays Off $101K in Student Debt in Seven Months

Harvard MBA Grad Pays Off $101K in Student Debt in Seven Months

Joe Mihalic paid off over $100K in student debt in seven months. Photo courtesy of Joe Mihalic.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 18, 2012
10 Things You Should Do Over Holiday Break

10 Things You Should Do Over Holiday Break

While there is some value in getting shuteye, there’s only so much rest necessary and, to be fair, you do have other, much more important things to do.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 19, 2014
The Pros and Cons of Going Greek

The Pros and Cons of Going Greek

You've heard the good, the bad and the ugly. It’s time to explore the idea and form your own opinion.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 14, 2016
PayPal CEO Pays Students $100K to Quit College

PayPal CEO Pays Students $100K to Quit College

Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal. Image courtesy of The Thiel Foundation.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 2, 2011
Jobs for the Jobless

Jobs for the Jobless

Utilize these unique opportunities until you find your dream job.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 26, 2014
Live in a Museum for a Month and Earn $10,000

Live in a Museum for a Month and Earn $10,000

Month at the Museum 2. Photo courtsey of MSIChicago.com.

By Leah Westfall
Published June 28, 2011
Top 10 Cities for New College Grads, 2013

Top 10 Cities for New College Grads, 2013

The cities ranked in the top ten were those that recent graduates would be most likely to find work with a reasonable paycheck and affordable housing.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 25, 2013
A College Student's Complete Guide to Finding & Leasing Off-Campus Housing

A College Student's Complete Guide to Finding & Leasing Off-Campus Housing

Fastweb has you covered with this all-inclusive college housing and apartment guide to help you through the process, from start to finish.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 7, 2015
The Top Ten Richest Colleges

The Top Ten Richest Colleges

Notably, the majority of the top ten are Ivy League schools.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 28, 2012
How to Get an Ivy League Education for Free

How to Get an Ivy League Education for Free

Occasional rivals, Harvard and MIT, team up to offer free online courses.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 4, 2012
Impressive Extracurriculars

Impressive Extracurriculars

When it comes to adding your extracurricular activities on your college applications, you definitely don’t want to leave blank space!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 18, 2016
The Best Places to Make Friends in College

The Best Places to Make Friends in College

At the end of the day, no matter where you are, the best way to meet people is being open to it.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 11, 2016
Top Party Schools Pay Off

Top Party Schools Pay Off

Whoever said it doesn't pay to play was clearly mistaken.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 7, 2014
Energizing Study Break Ideas & What to Avoid

Energizing Study Break Ideas & What to Avoid

It’s important to choose the right type of activity for your study break so that you can return back refreshed and focused, ready to get back to your books.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 19, 2016
Universities Freezing Tuition for 2012-13 School Year

Universities Freezing Tuition for 2012-13 School Year

The University of Texas at Austin

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 5, 2012
Olympic Colleges: Where Did Your Fave Olympian Go to College?

Olympic Colleges: Where Did Your Fave Olympian Go to College?

Where did your favorite Olympian go to college?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 3, 2012