What to Do the Summer Between Senior Year of High School and Freshman Year of College

What to Do the Summer Between Senior Year of High School and Freshman Year of College

Finals are done, prom is over, and the final graduation cap has flown through the air. You’ve made it through high school! First of all,…

3 Benefits and Drawbacks of Getting a Personal Test Prep Tutor

3 Benefits and Drawbacks of Getting a Personal Test Prep Tutor

There are many options when it comes to preparing for standardized tests. You can study on your own or in a group, or take a…

3 Ways to Get Scholarships for Things Other Than Tuition, Room, and Board

3 Ways to Get Scholarships for Things Other Than Tuition, Room, and Board

  Few things are more coveted by prospective students and current college students than the highly elusive scholarship. Most commonly, scholarships are granted by academic…

Where’s the (Substitute) Beef? Becoming a Vegetarian While in College

Where’s the (Substitute) Beef? Becoming a Vegetarian While in College

Oxford dictionary defines a vegetarian as, “A person who does not eat meat or fish, and sometimes other animal products…” Many people choose make the…

Federal vs. Private Student Loans: What’s the Difference?

Federal vs. Private Student Loans: What’s the Difference?

Student loans. Arguably two of the scariest words in the human language. Even the most prepared students can find themselves confused and bewildered when it…

5 Ways to Explore Off Campus

5 Ways to Explore Off Campus

You’ve probably heard the term before. The infamous “college bubble.” It’s so easy to stay on campus all the time when your friends, classes, activities,…

What to Do When You Realize Your Dream School May Not Be the Right Fit

What to Do When You Realize Your Dream School May Not Be the Right Fit

“The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” – Robert Burns This line, adapted from a poem by Robert Burns and the inspiration…

4 Tips for Getting Involved as a College Freshman

4 Tips for Getting Involved as a College Freshman

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times: joining clubs helps ease the transition into college. Extracurricular clubs and organizations are an…

Information Science and Technology: What Exactly is IT?

Information Science and Technology: What Exactly is IT?

By far the most common reaction that I get when I tell people that I’m majoring in Information Technology (also commonly shortened to IT) is…

10 Reasons to Tune into CrashCourse YouTube Videos

10 Reasons to Tune into CrashCourse YouTube Videos

Did you know that brothers Hank Green and John Green (yes, that John Green), made famous for their YouTube channel vlogbrothers, also have a YouTube…

How to Find Reliable Recommendations and References

How to Find Reliable Recommendations and References

The perfect reference can be key to landing an amazing job, internship, scholarship, or college admission. The rest of your application allows you to show who…

The Rise (and Fall) of the Campus Celebrity

The Rise (and Fall) of the Campus Celebrity

Everyone knows (or has at least heard of) them. The person who walks around campus and seemingly knows everyone, always stopping to chat on their…

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