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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
School Support

School Support

Whether your issue is personal, health-related, financial or social, there’s likely somewhere on campus suited specially to assist you in your time of need.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 3, 2013
Your Major? Your Passion

Your Major? Your Passion

The best way to decide what to major in is to first know what you like to do and what is going to make you happy.

Alison Graham
Published October 3, 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
Free, Useful Educational Apps

Free, Useful Educational Apps

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

Published December 19, 2012
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
Homemade for the Holidays

Homemade for the Holidays

When it comes to thoughtfulness and affordability, nothing beats a great homemade item.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 4, 2016
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
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
Colleges Promise: Four Years or Free

Colleges Promise: Four Years or Free

The average college student takes nearly five and a half years to graduate.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 11, 2013
The Reality of Senioritis

The Reality of Senioritis

Senioritis is no joke—it is a very real and debilitating illness.

Jamie Vincent
Published December 4, 2013
First Time Tax Filing Explained

First Time Tax Filing Explained

It's time to become a grown-up and file taxes - get the basics down.

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published February 23, 2016
Friendship Deal Breakers

Friendship Deal Breakers

Who needs enemies when you have friends like these?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 15, 2013
Avoid These Post-Graduation Problems

Avoid These Post-Graduation Problems

There are so many choices to be made when completing a college degree, it is important to be aware of how those choices will affect your future.

Kizzy Preston
Published March 30, 2016
8 Simple Ways to Help the Environment

8 Simple Ways to Help the Environment

Every little thing YOU do really makes a difference!

Ashley Paskill
Published October 1, 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
Spring Semester Tips for High School Students

Spring Semester Tips for High School Students

Spring semester has arrived and, if you’re looking for a fresh start, you’re in luck!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 1, 2017
College Choice Considerations

College Choice Considerations

Contrary to popular belief, there is no “perfect school.”

Maya Moritz
Published November 20, 2013
Keeping Score on Colleges

Keeping Score on Colleges

The purpose of the College Scorecard is for families to see "where you can get the most bang for your educational buck," according to President Obama.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 20, 2013
Starbucks' College Achievement Plan

Starbucks' College Achievement Plan

“We as a company want to do something that has not been done before. That is, we want to create access to the American Dream, hope and opportunity for everybody,” said Schultz.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 17, 2014