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Why Skipping Class Isn't Smart

Why Skipping Class Isn't Smart

You think you’re taking a day off class to relax and, in the end, you’re stressing more about missing.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 22, 2014
Save Money on Graduation Expenses

Save Money on Graduation Expenses

Celebrate to your heart’s content – the key is to be creative to save a little dough in the process!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 12, 2016
New Trend: Parents Moving to College with Their Students

New Trend: Parents Moving to College with Their Students

How would you feel if your parents moved to college with you? These did and, according to a new trend, yours might, too.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 3, 2015
My First Week of College

My First Week of College

There’s really no real way to avoid it besides taking it slow and embracing this once-in-a-lifetime moment: your first college move-in day.

Alison Graham
Published August 27, 2013
Students Add Up Their Worst Gifts Received

Students Add Up Their Worst Gifts Received

Horrific clothing, household items, secondhand things, unwanted gift certificates and coupons to classes we’d never take. We’ve all gotten holiday presents we swear we never asked for but some can be ...

By Leah Westfall
Published December 15, 2010
Free, Useful Educational Apps

Free, Useful Educational Apps

There are so many great learning resources, right at your fingertips.

Published December 19, 2012
Top Party Schools throughout History: 1993-2015

Top Party Schools throughout History: 1993-2015

Times change and, apparently, colleges do, too.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 3, 2014
SAT Spruce Up

SAT Spruce Up

The change will undoubtedly affect many students – 1.66 million prospective college students took the exam last year.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 4, 2013
Survey Reveals Gen Zers (That’s You!) Worry Most about Affording College, Student Loans

Survey Reveals Gen Zers (That’s You!) Worry Most about Affording College, Student Loans

Survey of Gen Zers reveals some surprising facts on their economic and financial concerns.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 21, 2012
Coping with a Bad Roommate

Coping with a Bad Roommate

When you're roommate is a nightmare, you can choose to deal with it in different ways. Choose wisely!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 4, 2014
Professor Office Hours: Do's and Don'ts

Professor Office Hours: Do's and Don'ts

Most students make these unfortunate mistakes without the slightest clue they're torpedoing what could have been a great office hour meeting.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 9, 2015
The Semester’s Top 10 Most Famous College Students

The Semester’s Top 10 Most Famous College Students

We’re guessing it can’t be easy to get to class while dodging paparazzi.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 15, 2015
The ROTC Option

The ROTC Option

If your teen is willing to work hard in return to get someone else to pay for college, he or she can consider enrolling in Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, or ROTC. ...

By Laura Jeanne Hammond
Published August 9, 2010
Top 10 Colleges with the Most Expensive Room & Board

Top 10 Colleges with the Most Expensive Room & Board

Out of nearly 1,100 ranked colleges that reported room and board costs for the 2013-2014 school year, some schools far surpassed the average rates, making U.S. News and World Report’s most expensive list.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 29, 2013
Your College Experiences Checklist

Your College Experiences Checklist

Take on new experiences and implement on a "no regrets" policy to ensure you gain the most from your college experience.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 10, 2014
7 Tips to Get Over Writer's Block

7 Tips to Get Over Writer's Block

No matter what you’re writing about, writer’s block can literally put a roadblock in your path to success.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 1, 2013
Realities versus Perceptions of the Job Market

Realities versus Perceptions of the Job Market

Graduating students have unrealistic expectations regarding their post-graduation jobs, according to one survey.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 9, 2013
Finding a Part-Time Job to Fit Your Schedule

Finding a Part-Time Job to Fit Your Schedule

There are many ways to earn extra money while in college!

Kizzy Preston
Published August 26, 2013
A Field Guide for First-Generation College Students

A Field Guide for First-Generation College Students

The truth is that students should embrace their first-generation status, as it may actually give them an edge in the college admissions process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 22, 2013
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