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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
7 Tips to Get Into the College of Your Dreams

7 Tips to Get Into the College of Your Dreams

Follow these seven pieces of advice to get into your dream school.

By Dante Jordan
Published October 26, 2011
Getting Up And Out There: Grabbing Opportunities on Your College Campus

Getting Up And Out There: Grabbing Opportunities on Your College Campus

Getting involved is crucial to your college experience -- just listen to Kyiara.

By Kyiara Griffin
Published October 26, 2011
Oh, the Places You'll Go -- Studying Abroad

Oh, the Places You'll Go -- Studying Abroad

Photo: Ann Mallick.

By Ann Mallick
Published October 18, 2011
Making Yourself Stand Out - Before You Apply

Making Yourself Stand Out - Before You Apply

Follow Ariana's advice and stand out from the rest of the applicants.

By Ariana Pugh
Published October 18, 2011
Surviving Midterms

Surviving Midterms

Midterms causing a meltdown? Kristen has ways to fight it.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published October 18, 2011
Coping with College Stress

Coping with College Stress

Let's face it, college can be very stressful. Between carrying a full-time course load, work-study or a part-time job, internships, exams, papers due, finding time for friends, and keeping in touch ...

By Kizzy Preston
Published October 13, 2011
The Dorm Epidemic

The Dorm Epidemic

Don't catch the next bug -- follow Alaina's advice.

By Alaina Martini
Published October 13, 2011
Keeping Away the College Anxiety

Keeping Away the College Anxiety

Listen to Laura -- she can help you ease any college application anxiety.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published October 13, 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