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Smartphones a Must for College Students?

Smartphones a Must for College Students?

Alaina thinks smartphones are a must-have for college students. Find out why.

By Alaina Martini
Published January 19, 2012
Be Kind, Pay On Time: Going Through the Registration Shuffle for College

Be Kind, Pay On Time: Going Through the Registration Shuffle for College

Kyiara shares her advice for registering and preparing for class with a limited amount of stress.

By Kyiara Griffin
Published January 17, 2012
Study Smart: Things To Consider When Choosing A College Major

Study Smart: Things To Consider When Choosing A College Major

Choosing a major? Consider Kyiara's advice first.

By Kyiara Griffin
Published January 12, 2012
Safety First: Tips for Staying Safe at College

Safety First: Tips for Staying Safe at College

Check out Kizzy's tips for staying safe on campus.

By Kizzy Preston
Published January 10, 2012
Duke Basketball and K-ville: Becoming a Part of a Larger Community on Campus

Duke Basketball and K-ville: Becoming a Part of a Larger Community on Campus

Photo: Credit to Gideon Tsang on Flickr.

By Ann Mallick
Published January 10, 2012
Things You Learn From Video Games that Apply to College and Beyond

Things You Learn From Video Games that Apply to College and Beyond

Kyiara draws comparisons between playing video games and living your life.

By Kyiara Griffen
Published December 8, 2011
College Application Résumé Sample

College Application Résumé Sample

Sample of a college application resume.

Published December 6, 2011
College Application Résumés 101

College Application Résumés 101

What should you include on your college application resume? Learn from Laura and see an example.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published December 6, 2011
5 Tips and Tricks to Make Your Finals Week a Success

5 Tips and Tricks to Make Your Finals Week a Success

Want to have a successful finals week? Fillow these five tips.

By Alaina Martini
Published December 5, 2011
How to Avoid Being a Broke College Student

How to Avoid Being a Broke College Student

Just because you're a college student doesn't mean you have to be broke. Follow Kizzy's advice.

By Kizzy Preston
Published December 5, 2011
How to Write your Personal Statement in Four Easy Steps

How to Write your Personal Statement in Four Easy Steps

Ann simplifies writing your personal statement for college applications in four easy steps.

By Ann Mallick
Published December 5, 2011
The Importance of Your Old Friends

The Importance of Your Old Friends

Ariana explains how you can merge your new friends with the old -- just in time for the holiday break at home.

By Ariana Pugh
Published December 2, 2011
Accepting Rejection (or a Deferral or Waitlisting)

Accepting Rejection (or a Deferral or Waitlisting)

Kristen shares her personal experiences with waitlists and rejection letters and her discovery that it was all worth it.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published December 2, 2011
Ways to Educate Yourself for Free

Ways to Educate Yourself for Free

Kizzy shares ways that you can educate yourself for free. And who doesn't like free learning?

By Kizzy Preston
Published November 23, 2011
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
To Pledge or Not to Pledge: Pros and Cons of Frat Life

To Pledge or Not to Pledge: Pros and Cons of Frat Life

Dante highlights the pros and cons of Greek life.

By Dante Jordan
Published November 17, 2011
Student Organizations: Benefitting the Present and Your Future

Student Organizations: Benefitting the Present and Your Future

Check out what Alaina has to say about getting involved on campus and why it's worth it.

By Alaina Martini
Published November 17, 2011
Applying for the Financial Reach School

Applying for the Financial Reach School

Think a school is financially out of reach? Take Ariana's advice, and see why it could actually work for you.

By Ariana Pugh
Published November 17, 2011
Work It: Finding and Holding Down a Job in College without Losing Your Cool

Work It: Finding and Holding Down a Job in College without Losing Your Cool

Kyiara shares her advice on balancing college and work.

By Kyiara Griffin
Published November 8, 2011
500 Words, No Problem: 5 Tips for Staying Within the Admissions Essay Word Limit

500 Words, No Problem: 5 Tips for Staying Within the Admissions Essay Word Limit

Follow Kizzy's advice for a great college admissions essay.

By Kizzy Preston
Published November 2, 2011