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The Joys and Woes of a Commuter

The Joys and Woes of a Commuter

Every commuter has experience different pros and cons of the trek to and from class.

Kara Nelson
Published November 15, 2013
Following Exam Instructions: A Cautionary Tale

Following Exam Instructions: A Cautionary Tale

Seriously, what kind of doofus would let a simple clerical error ruin weeks - no, months - of practice? Yep, that would be me.

Francesca Kavalir
Published October 9, 2014
5 Things You Shouldn’t Expect Freshman Year

5 Things You Shouldn’t Expect Freshman Year

Don't expect college to be anything. Accept the fact that it won't be exactly as you've been imagining, and that your first year may not be perfect.

Jamie Vincent
Published August 18, 2015
Enhance Your Scholarship Winning Skills

Enhance Your Scholarship Winning Skills

It’s all about the hunt for money that isn’t yours, the money that will fund your dreams and who doesn’t love the competition?

Alison Graham
Published January 23, 2014
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
Communicating with Your Roommate

Communicating with Your Roommate

In no roommate agreement anywhere does it state that a close and eternal friendship with your roommate is necessary.

Jamie Vincent
Published November 19, 2014
8 Ways to Fight Scholarship Fatigue

8 Ways to Fight Scholarship Fatigue

Applying for scholarships is a time consuming and frustrating business, but it is worth it in the end.

Madison Sheldrake
Published October 6, 2015
The Perfect Fit

The Perfect Fit

Brandon provides his insights on finding the right school.

By Brandon Huffman
Published September 19, 2012
You Have a Horrible Professor - Now What?

You Have a Horrible Professor - Now What?

So you got the short end of the stick with professor what's-her-name. You can still stick with the class, right?

Kizzy Preston
Published April 15, 2013
Strategies for Your College Search

Strategies for Your College Search

Utilize these strategic college search tips to make yours that much easier!

Francesca Kavalir
Published January 9, 2015
Waiting on Admissions Decisions

Waiting on Admissions Decisions

What is important to remember is that a college rejection isn't really going to determine your future or your happiness.

Jamie Vincent
Published March 26, 2014
Getting to Know Kristen

Getting to Know Kristen

Meet Kristen!

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published January 27, 2012
In Defense of “Impractical” Majors

In Defense of “Impractical” Majors

If you don’t write, paint, sculpt, or direct the messages the world needs to hear, who will?

McKenzie Nevins
Published January 11, 2016
Keep Calm & Wait for College Admissions Decisions

Keep Calm & Wait for College Admissions Decisions

The classic saying, “a watched pot never boils,” applies in this situation.

Brady Keane
Published February 19, 2015
How NOT To Take A College Road Trip

How NOT To Take A College Road Trip

Kyiara shares her tips for a successful road trip.

By Kyiara Griffin
Published April 5, 2012
Atlas Shrugged, and Then Offered a Scholarship

Atlas Shrugged, and Then Offered a Scholarship

Contrary to popular belief, scholarships can be about more than money.

Jamie Vincent
Published September 16, 2013
Your Pre-College Timeline

Your Pre-College Timeline

The more you try to prepare yourself for the journey ahead, the smoother your transition to college life will be.

Laura Magerkurth
Published March 22, 2016
Examining the FAFSA

Examining the FAFSA

FAFSA stands for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Alison Graham
Published January 4, 2013
Preparing for the Practice Exam: PSAT Tips

Preparing for the Practice Exam: PSAT Tips

The PSAT is a standardized test that provides practice experience for other standardized exams.

Francesca Kavalir
Published August 27, 2014
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