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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
The Importance of Extracurriculars

The Importance of Extracurriculars

Colleges absolutely love to see extracurriculars listed on your application.

Kaitlyn Specht
Published October 29, 2014
The Scholarship Seeking Ordeal

The Scholarship Seeking Ordeal

Scholarships are one unique method of worry-free financing.

Diane Won
Published January 10, 2014
Top Ten Spring Break Schools

Top Ten Spring Break Schools

Check out which top 10 school made this year's list!

Published February 28, 2013
Choosing Your Ideal College Size

Choosing Your Ideal College Size

Small, medium or large - the size of a college should definitely factor into your decision.

Laura Magerkurth
Published December 1, 2014
Study Shows Binge Drinking Could Impact Brain Development in College Students

Study Shows Binge Drinking Could Impact Brain Development in College Students

Two college students drink alcohol.

Published June 2, 2011
America’s 10 Best Colleges and Their Scholarships

America’s 10 Best Colleges and Their Scholarships

We count down American's 10 Best Colleges.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published September 18, 2012
2015 New Year’s Resolutions for College Students

2015 New Year’s Resolutions for College Students

With the New Year ringing in, people make promises or resolutions so that their year can start off with a bang.

Sabrina McPherson
Published December 29, 2014
Defining Millennials

Defining Millennials

Who are Millennials, really?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 19, 2013
Timeless Advice for College Success

Timeless Advice for College Success

What would some of the greatest minds of all time say to students about to embark on the college journey?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 8, 2014
How to Take Action this August

How to Take Action this August

Get ready for a great, productive month!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 18, 2013
America Speaks: Higher Ed Must Change

America Speaks: Higher Ed Must Change

The general consensus among Americans is that the U.S. government should spend more on funding for higher education costs.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 29, 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
10 DIY Dorm Room Projects

10 DIY Dorm Room Projects

You don't need to spend a fortune to have an awesome dorm room - DIY, instead!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 6, 2015
Students Arrested in SAT Cheating Scandal

Students Arrested in SAT Cheating Scandal

Seven students arrested in Great Neck, NY in SAT cheating scandal.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published September 30, 2011
Berkeley Student Creates Automated Dorm Room, BRAD

Berkeley Student Creates Automated Dorm Room, BRAD

Berkeley freshman creates the perfect dorm room. Photo courtesy of Derek Low.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 10, 2012
College Life Versus the "Real" World

College Life Versus the "Real" World

In the "real" world, it is very possible to find yourself in a job you don’t like, surrounded by coworkers you don’t like, longing for your old college days.

Kizzy Preston
Published October 9, 2013
Creating a Perfect Class Schedule

Creating a Perfect Class Schedule

Creating the right schedule balance can really impact the success of your semester.

Alison Graham
Published September 3, 2014
Top Schools Seek Underprivileged Overachievers

Top Schools Seek Underprivileged Overachievers

Many elite schools meet a student's full scope of college financial needs.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 9, 2013
White House Pushes Education Reform

White House Pushes Education Reform

The first lady has always maintained that she came from the same place that the students she often addresses are from, a lower-income family and the daughter of a pump worker at the City of Chicago Waterworks.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 12, 2013