4 Tips for Keeping Track of Financial Aid Deadlines

4 Tips for Keeping Track of Financial Aid Deadlines

Few words can strike more fear in a current or future college student than the term “financial aid.” Unfamiliar and downright confusing to most, it…

6 Things I Wish I Had Realized During College App Season

6 Things I Wish I Had Realized During College App Season

I don’t think anyone is ever really ready to do college applications. It’s a ridiculously lengthy and stressful process that no amount of AP classes…

What to Look For on Accepted Students Day

What to Look For on Accepted Students Day

There’s nothing like the feeling of reading a college acceptance letter. The big envelope, the “Congratulations!” at the top of the page, the carefully-written cursive…

Petitioning Financial Aid: What to Do When It’s Just Not Enough

Petitioning Financial Aid: What to Do When It’s Just Not Enough

You just got the big envelope (or digital notification) that you have been accepted to a school and you are thrilled (as you should be)….

7 Things in College That Are Totally Different from High School

7 Things in College That Are Totally Different from High School

I’ve seen the process of ‘growing up’ to mean acceptance, and there’s no situation where you face more demand for acceptance than the transition from…

Standardized Testing Prep: Is It Worth It?

Standardized Testing Prep: Is It Worth It?

You may or may not have heard of friends, or classmates needing to spend the summer at a learning center to improve their test scores….

10 Scholarships for Current College Students

10 Scholarships for Current College Students

High school seniors may be feeling an enormous amount of pressure regarding scholarships. College is right around the corner and it’s not exactly cheap! That’s…

3 Colleges with Awesome Need-Based Financial Aid Packages

3 Colleges with Awesome Need-Based Financial Aid Packages

For many students the most discouraging factor in applying to colleges is the subject of financial aid. How in the world will I be able…

The Pros and Cons of Applying to Many Colleges

The Pros and Cons of Applying to Many Colleges

I am sure your teachers, counselors, or whoever is advising you through this emotional roller-coaster known as the college admission process has told you to…

College Clubs: How Do They Affect Social Life?

College Clubs: How Do They Affect Social Life?

In high school, students are told that joining a variety of clubs and organizations will increase your chances at getting into a better college. Once…

5 Reasons Why You Need Study Groups

5 Reasons Why You Need Study Groups

Studying, rightfully so, is often seen as a daunting task. The duty of preparing for an exam is even less enjoyable when you have no…

Why You Should Intern in Higher Education Administration Regardless of Career Path

Why You Should Intern in Higher Education Administration Regardless of Career Path

One of the most stressful parts of college for most students today is finding internships and jobs that will “look good on a resume” and…

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