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Balancing Academics, Extracurriculars & Your College Search

Balancing Academics, Extracurriculars & Your College Search

While it can be difficult to manage your time as an involved student, it is an important task that can greatly affect your success in high school.

Brady Keane
Published September 3, 2014
Keeping in Touch with Family—You’ll Miss the Home-Cooked Meals

Keeping in Touch with Family—You’ll Miss the Home-Cooked Meals

Ann realizes the value college adds to family.

By Ann Mallick
Published April 5, 2012
Student Life Beyond Campus

Student Life Beyond Campus

Believe it or not, there's more to student life than your college campus!

Laura Magerkurth
Published March 10, 2014
What to Know Before You Borrow

What to Know Before You Borrow

Take advice from Kizzy on what to know before you borrow student loans.

By Kizzy Preston
Published August 18, 2011
Small Details Help Make Big College Decisions

Small Details Help Make Big College Decisions

If you look at your college decision as a puzzle to solve, your decision is all in the details of the pieces when trying to complete the big picture.

Jamie Vincent
Published February 26, 2014
Examining the FAFSA

Examining the FAFSA

FAFSA stands for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Alison Graham
Published January 4, 2013
Planning for Success

Planning for Success

Here are some helpful hints, from one students to another, to ensure this semester is a success!

Kara Nelson
Published August 26, 2013
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
Have You Selected the Right Major?

Have You Selected the Right Major?

Kizzy shares how to balance your passion with practicality.

By Kizzy Preston
Published February 14, 2012
3 Resources for Your Scholarship Search

3 Resources for Your Scholarship Search

Here are some tips to navigate available resources and help you find the right scholarships.

Maya Moritz
Published March 23, 2015
From Intern to Employee

From Intern to Employee

Making a good impression during your internship not only increases your chance of landing the job, it also gives you a solid reference to add to your resume.

Kizzy Preston
Published December 17, 2013
A Procrastinator’s Guide to Essay Writing

A Procrastinator’s Guide to Essay Writing

Take a few deep breaths, we’re going to get through this!

Alison Graham
Published January 6, 2015
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
Start Planning for Next Summer—Apply for Grants Today

Start Planning for Next Summer—Apply for Grants Today

Ann shares her summer abroad experience and how to receive school grants to facilitate exciting education experiences.

By Ann Mallick
Published August 26, 2011
Prepping for College Over the Summer

Prepping for College Over the Summer

There's so much to do the summer before college begins!

McKenzie Nevins
Published March 11, 2015
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
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 Scoop on Study Abroad

The Scoop on Study Abroad

The world is your oyster - discover what's out there through studying abroad!

Laura Magerkurth
Published January 13, 2014
How to Get a High School Internship

How to Get a High School Internship

Internships are an option that too few high school students consider. But they should.

Maya Moritz
Published September 9, 2014
College Lessons: Outside the Classroom

College Lessons: Outside the Classroom

College may make you have realizations on a wide spectrum, from the profound to the downright ridiculous.

Laura Magerkurth
Published October 22, 2012