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Your Textbooks, Paid for by the USA

Your Textbooks, Paid for by the USA

The cost of college textbooks has increased 812 percent since 1978 – that’s three times the rate of inflation!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 9, 2013
Have You Selected the Right Major?

Have You Selected the Right Major?

Kizzy shares how to balance your passion with practicality.

By Kizzy Preston
Published February 14, 2012
From Intern to Employee

From Intern to Employee

Making a good impression during your internship not only increases your chance of landing the job, it also gives you a solid reference to add to your resume.

Kizzy Preston
Published December 17, 2013
3 Resources for Your Scholarship Search

3 Resources for Your Scholarship Search

Here are some tips to navigate available resources and help you find the right scholarships.

Maya Moritz
Published March 23, 2015
Start Planning for Next Summer—Apply for Grants Today

Start Planning for Next Summer—Apply for Grants Today

Ann shares her summer abroad experience and how to receive school grants to facilitate exciting education experiences.

By Ann Mallick
Published August 26, 2011
College Milestones

College Milestones

Your first semester of college is sure to be one of the strangest and, hopefully, most fun times of your life.

Laura Magerkurth
Published November 11, 2013
A Procrastinator’s Guide to Essay Writing

A Procrastinator’s Guide to Essay Writing

Take a few deep breaths, we’re going to get through this!

Alison Graham
Published January 6, 2015
Saying Our Goodbyes

Saying Our Goodbyes

By the time this blog posts, I will officially be a college graduate! The event I've been talking about forever will have finally happened -- and it's starting to hit me. ...

Published June 5, 2007
Community Living Can Save You Cash

Community Living Can Save You Cash

When you’re on campus-- and on a budget-- community living is the way to go. When you share with your neighbors, you all benefit. You can get everything from cheap meals, ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published January 25, 2010
The List is Out: 279 Colleges with Enrollment Openings

The List is Out: 279 Colleges with Enrollment Openings

Still haven't made your final college decision? Choose from 279 schools.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 4, 2011
Prepping for College Over the Summer

Prepping for College Over the Summer

There's so much to do the summer before college begins!

McKenzie Nevins
Published March 11, 2015
ACT Now If You Haven't Already SAT for a Test

ACT Now If You Haven't Already SAT for a Test

Student contributor, Laura, urges juniors and seniors to start thinking about standardized tests now.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published September 16, 2011
Freshman Blog - Transition to College

Freshman Blog - Transition to College

So this is the end of one journey. It feels like everything in my life has closed its doors lately. The weird thing is usually one door closes and another one ...

By Angela Jimeno
Published June 5, 2007
The Scoop on Study Abroad

The Scoop on Study Abroad

The world is your oyster - discover what's out there through studying abroad!

Laura Magerkurth
Published January 13, 2014
Senior Year Cost WHAT?!

Senior Year Cost WHAT?!

Student contributor, Laura, details the costs of senior year in high school and how you can save.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published November 17, 2011
You Don’t Know What You Have Until It’s Gone

You Don’t Know What You Have Until It’s Gone

Student contributor, Alaina, shares her feelings of homesickness.

By Alaina Martini
Published September 30, 2011
Homework: A Family Affair

Homework: A Family Affair

Parents in school bond with children over homework.

By Lisa Hardman
Published March 23, 2007
Organize an Auction or Raffle-- and Make Some Extra Cash

Organize an Auction or Raffle-- and Make Some Extra Cash

Tough times call for tough measures. If you don’t have time to get a part-time job, but need some extra cash, here’s an idea—conduct your own auction or raffle. First things ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published January 25, 2010
College Lessons: Outside the Classroom

College Lessons: Outside the Classroom

College may make you have realizations on a wide spectrum, from the profound to the downright ridiculous.

Laura Magerkurth
Published October 22, 2012
Back to School Sales Tax Holiday: When to Shop in Your State

Back to School Sales Tax Holiday: When to Shop in Your State

Stock up on back to school supplies on these free sales tax days.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 27, 2016