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30 Last Minute & Free Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

30 Last Minute & Free Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

You don't have to spend a lot of time or money on Mother's Day to have the perfect gift.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 27, 2015
Students Becoming Addicted to Social Media

Students Becoming Addicted to Social Media

A hand holds a Smartphone which can be used to browse social media sites.

Published April 13, 2011
The Problem with Study Drugs

The Problem with Study Drugs

In pursuit of academic excellence, it's become the go-to common-but-highly-illegal practice among college students to abuse prescription stimulant drugs.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 17, 2013
15 DIY Halloween Costumes

15 DIY Halloween Costumes

This Halloween, nix paying a fortune for cheap costumes. Instead, look no further than your closet for great costume ideas!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 8, 2015
Students Seeking Arrangements

Students Seeking Arrangements

With the rising cost of tuition, many students are finding themselves in tight financial situations, causing them to turn to "sugar" arrangements.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 22, 2013
10 Steps Every Student Should Take to Prepare for Graduation

10 Steps Every Student Should Take to Prepare for Graduation

Kizzy knows what she's talking about -- check out her 10 tips for upcoming college grads.

By Kizzy Preston
Published April 15, 2015
Valuable Life Skills Learned in College

Valuable Life Skills Learned in College

These lessons are actually not taught in courses, they’re learned throughout the experiences throughout your coursework, social life and other activities.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 7, 2015
Law School Graduate Pays $114K Student Loan in Cash

Law School Graduate Pays $114K Student Loan in Cash

Photo courtesy of imgur.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 1, 2012
12 Summer Bucket List Ideas for College & Grad Students

12 Summer Bucket List Ideas for College & Grad Students

There’s so much fun to be had during the summer months and you don’t want to miss out on all of the memories and experiences that come along with it!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 13, 2015
Are Students Getting Spoiled Stupid?

Are Students Getting Spoiled Stupid?

Students receiving financial support from their parents are more likely to rank lower on the grading scale than those paying for their own education.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 8, 2015
Schools of Sobriety

Schools of Sobriety

These schools prove that you can still gain a great education in a college atmosphere while observing a sober lifestyle.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 7, 2013
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 December 2, 2015
Homeless Student Becomes $100K Intel Science Talent Search Semi-Finalist

Homeless Student Becomes $100K Intel Science Talent Search Semi-Finalist

Samantha Garvey with Nancy Pelosi during her Washington DC visit for the State of the Union. Photo: Eric Connolly of the CAO Office of Photography, Courtesy of Rep. Steve Israel's Office.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published January 27, 2012
Student Volunteer Opportunities You'll Love

Student Volunteer Opportunities You'll Love

Take some time this year to pause and reflect on what you’re thankful for.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 10, 2015
What to Know about Professor Rating Websites

What to Know about Professor Rating Websites

A professor can seriously set the tone for your semester.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 23, 2014
Free, Online Classes: The Way of the Future?

Free, Online Classes: The Way of the Future?

How do you feel about free, online classes?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 19, 2012
15 Unconventional Study Tips

15 Unconventional Study Tips

If your norms aren’t working, why not give these tips a try?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 27, 2013
How to Be a Better Student

How to Be a Better Student

Ever wondered why you just can't seem to reach your full academic potential? It's likely that your brain isn't the cause but, rather, your lifestyle.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 6, 2015
Majors That Change the World

Majors That Change the World

If you could major in "Changing the World," would you?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 20, 2012
Secret Study Hacks

Secret Study Hacks

Studying doesn't have to be hard. In fact, there are plenty of simple methods that exist which simplify the entire process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 22, 2015