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Dealing with a Bad Professor

Dealing with a Bad Professor

It’s a fact of college-student life: you’re going to have at least one professor that you dislike.

Samantha Starkey
Published September 29, 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
The Scholarship Seeking Ordeal

The Scholarship Seeking Ordeal

Scholarships are one unique method of worry-free financing.

Diane Won
Published January 10, 2014
Ideas for Your Best Winter Break Yet

Ideas for Your Best Winter Break Yet

You need to use this time to make memories with all of the people you’ve missed most over the past semester.

McKenzie Nevins
Published November 10, 2014
The College Student's Guide to Safe Socialization

The College Student's Guide to Safe Socialization

Blacking out—becoming so drunk that you can’t remember some or all of the events that happened while you were drinking—is frequently portrayed in the media as a fairly common, harmless occurrence. In reality, it’s quite serious.

Laura Magerkurth
Published September 14, 2015
5 Things You Should Know About the SAT

5 Things You Should Know About the SAT

What you should know about the test that everyone dreads – the SAT.

Brandon Huffman
Published March 18, 2013
Keeping out of the Sophomore Slump

Keeping out of the Sophomore Slump

Kristen shares advice on getting through and excelling during the sophomore year.

By Kristen Lemaster
Published September 12, 2012
Scheduling for Success

Scheduling for Success

Although your biggest priority should be planning a well-balanced schedule that helps you work towards your goals, if possible, it is a great idea to plan your days around your personal biological clock.

Laura Magerkurth
Published December 26, 2014
Extracurricular Activities: Options & Advice

Extracurricular Activities: Options & Advice

Discover what you enjoy doing - and do it in your free time!

Diane Won
Published March 24, 2014
Figure It Out: Can You Afford Your College Choice?

Figure It Out: Can You Afford Your College Choice?

Laura provides advice on determining whether or not you can afford your first college choice.

By Laura Magerkurth
Published January 20, 2012
Level Up Your Scholarship Search over Winter Break

Level Up Your Scholarship Search over Winter Break

Use your winter break to get your scholarship search on the right track and apply for valuable scholarships that you won’t have time to apply for when classes begin again.

Maya Moritz
Published December 9, 2015
Help! I Can't Stand My Professor

Help! I Can't Stand My Professor

How do you deal with them in a way that’s both respectful and still keeps you from losing your mind?

McKenzie Nevins
Published February 13, 2015
Spring Break Without Breaking the Bank

Spring Break Without Breaking the Bank

Learn how you can have a great spring break without going over budget.

By Ariana Pugh
Published March 20, 2012
Inexpensive Holiday Gift Ideas

Inexpensive Holiday Gift Ideas

Many college students have a small budget for purchasing gifts.

Kizzy Preston
Published November 7, 2013
Navigating through College Life

Navigating through College Life

College life: a whole lot different than high school, adjustments required. Sometimes those adjustments aren't easy or obvious.

Alison Graham
Published September 10, 2013
Spending Your Graduation Money Wisely

Spending Your Graduation Money Wisely

What should you do with all that graduation money?

Kaitlyn Specht
Published April 28, 2015
7 Mistakes First Time Job Seekers Make

7 Mistakes First Time Job Seekers Make

Kizzy warns first-time job seekers of common mistakes that they should avoid.

By Kizzy Preston
Published September 19, 2011
Keeping Your Mind Occupied Over Spring Break

Keeping Your Mind Occupied Over Spring Break

Here's how to keep your mind off college admissions decisions while enjoying your spring break.

Riley Harrison
Published March 7, 2016
College Fairs: Do's and Don'ts

College Fairs: Do's and Don'ts

For many, the college fair is where the search begins.

Christina Alfaro
Published August 25, 2014
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