Understanding a 529 Account as a Student

Understanding a 529 Account as a Student

A 529 as described by Saving for College is “an education savings plan operated by a state or educational institution designed to help families set aside…

How to Talk About Financial Aid with College Friends

How to Talk About Financial Aid with College Friends

Financial aid is not what most people want to talk about with their new college friends, but it does come up from time to time….

The Pros and Cons of Multiple Test Tutors

The Pros and Cons of Multiple Test Tutors

I took the SAT three times. In preparation for the first two tests I worked with a lovely woman who helped me in many ways….

How to Fill Summer Gaps Where You Have Nothing to Do

How to Fill Summer Gaps Where You Have Nothing to Do

By now most people have the bulk of their summer planned out, but there is likely a noticeable chunk missing somewhere. This may be caused…

How to Say “No” When Considering a College

How to Say “No” When Considering a College

Summer is the time to begin compiling the infamous List. The List is the pool of colleges that high school seniors draw upon for visits,…

12 YouTube Channels to Watch When You’re Super Stressed

12 YouTube Channels to Watch When You’re Super Stressed

During study week, midterms, and finals, there seems like there is no time for anything: No time to go to the grocery store, walk around…

8 Most College-Friendly Pets

8 Most College-Friendly Pets

Having decided to get a pet in college, you must now decide what type of animal friend is best for you! Here I will go…

3 Reasons to Spend a Summer (Instead of a Semester) Abroad

3 Reasons to Spend a Summer (Instead of a Semester) Abroad

Many American college students eagerly anticipate the semester (or two) when they get to shake things up with an off campus adventure, and I was…

3 Different Ways People Feel about College Decision Time

3 Different Ways People Feel about College Decision Time

Decision season is fast approaching for the class of 2019, which is really exciting, but also quite nerve-wracking. When waiting for such important news, it…

Should You Bring a Pet to College?

Should You Bring a Pet to College?

I have always been an animal lover, and I have always had pets. When I went to college I missed my dog and fish more than…

Your FinAid Package Says Work Study, But You Don’t Want to Do It

Your FinAid Package Says Work Study, But You Don’t Want to Do It

Many financial aid packages involve some sort of work study component in which students are encouraged to find jobs on campus. Depending on the school…

Pros and Cons of a Study Buddy

Pros and Cons of a Study Buddy

Do you work better in groups? Do you like having someone to go through the struggle with, with whom you occasionally have the well intentioned…

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