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Discovering the Benefits of Extracurricular Activities

Discovering the Benefits of Extracurricular Activities

Discover the benefits and potential options for you to participate in.

Ryan Smith, Student Contributor
Published February 13, 2018
Waiting to Hear about College Decisions

Waiting to Hear about College Decisions

Here are a few tips to get you through the next few grueling months.

Stella Santa Ana, Student Contributor
Published February 13, 2018
4 Things I Wish I Had Known Before My Internship Search

4 Things I Wish I Had Known Before My Internship Search

All the buzz from college advisers and employers about the value of internships, however, made the prospect of finding the right internship seem daunting: use these tips to help make your search easier.

Nicole Manges, Student Contributor
Published February 6, 2018
6 Tips for Getting the Classes You Want

6 Tips for Getting the Classes You Want

College allows for much more freedom, but it may help to know a few things before diving in to the class listings and your professor’s syllabus.

Kaylen Phillips, Student Contributor
Published February 6, 2018
12-Hour Rush: A Peek into College Life

12-Hour Rush: A Peek into College Life

When students create their schedules, I recommend they aim to balance out their lives in order to graduate on time while also making the most of the collegiate opportunities around them.

Cherish Recera, Student Contributor
Published February 5, 2018
Summer Jobs: Interviewing & Making the Right Impression

Summer Jobs: Interviewing & Making the Right Impression

Getting a summer job may seem really daunting because it includes creating and submitting a resume to many jobs in addition to preparing yourself for a job interview.

Emma Lynch, Student Contributor
Published January 30, 2018
Top 5 Tips to Stay Motivated for 2nd Semester

Top 5 Tips to Stay Motivated for 2nd Semester

Entering with the right mindset at the end can help you better transition into your next semester.

Ryan Smith, Student Contributor
Published January 22, 2018
13 Lessons Learned by Going to College as a High School Senior

13 Lessons Learned by Going to College as a High School Senior

Discover 13 tips that will help you set expectations for your freshman year.

Kaylen Phillips, Student Contributor
Published January 16, 2018
Choosing Your Major

Choosing Your Major

Not everyone chooses their major for same reasons (and that's okay). Here are some tips to help you decide what's right for you.

Emma Lynch, Student Contributor
Published January 10, 2018
Gap Year(s): Take or Avoid?

Gap Year(s): Take or Avoid?

Before you commit to a gap year or jump right in to more schooling, here are a few thoughts to consider.

Nicole Manges, Student Contributor
Published January 9, 2018
It Doesn’t All Stem from STEM: A Case for Humanities Majors

It Doesn’t All Stem from STEM: A Case for Humanities Majors

The degree you have doesn’t automatically determine success, and this is highlighted in both real and fictional settings.

Cherish Recera, Student Contributor
Published January 8, 2018
Writing a Great College Essay

Writing a Great College Essay

How to create an essay that reflects your best self.

Stella Santa Ana, Student Contributor
Published January 8, 2018
Finding the Right Scholarships

Finding the Right Scholarships

Read on to discover a few student tips to help you find scholarships that are right for your situation.

Ryan Smith, Student Contributor
Published December 14, 2017
Combating Senioritis

Combating Senioritis

You may be experiencing a student slump commonly known as "senioritis." Here's how to beat it.

Stella Santa Ana, Student Contributor
Published December 14, 2017
Student Job Applications & Resume Tips

Student Job Applications & Resume Tips

A student shares his experiences with his job search and resume creation.

Franco Camacho, Student Contributor
Published December 5, 2017
My Top 3 Collegiate First Semester Realizations

My Top 3 Collegiate First Semester Realizations

Here are the top three unconventional realizations you’ll experience in your first semester of college, no matter the school.

Cherish Recera, Student Contributor
Published December 5, 2017
What a Typical College Day Looks Like

What a Typical College Day Looks Like

Peek at a day in the life of a college student, according to a college student.

Emma Lynch, Student Contributor
Published November 29, 2017
How to Best Organize Your Scholarship Search

How to Best Organize Your Scholarship Search

This article will give you tips on how to organize your scholarship search to maximize your efficiency and make the process a whole lot easier.

Stella Santa Ana, Student Contributor
Published November 13, 2017
Your Recipe for Job Search Success

Your Recipe for Job Search Success

Here is a list of the steps to getting a job…in the form of a cake recipe.

Nicole Manges, Student Contributor
Published November 13, 2017
Alternative Schooling Options

Alternative Schooling Options

Discover some of many alternative options for students dissatisfied and struggling with the traditional school environment.

Kaylen Phillips, Student Contributor
Published November 13, 2017