Do College Rankings Matter?

Do College Rankings Matter?

College. A daunting prospect for all us high school students, college represents a step into the real world, the shouldering of responsibility, and the introduction…

7 Lessons Learned From My First Semester of College

7 Lessons Learned From My First Semester of College

I’ve officially been home from college for 2 weeks and to say that everything’s different is probably the biggest understatement in the world. Although I…

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…

How to Figure Out What Job You Want Now: Introducing Workplace Shadowing

How to Figure Out What Job You Want Now: Introducing Workplace Shadowing

Ever thought about what job your degree will help create? Got an idea of what you want to do post-graduation but unsure? Join the club….

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…

Adjusting to University 4,242 Miles Away From Home

Adjusting to University 4,242 Miles Away From Home

“I sometimes think I may have been too hasty in deciding to come over here,” says my roommate. We’re both Americans uprooted 4,242 miles away…

4 Things to Know When Navigating the Admissions Process as a First-Generation Student

4 Things to Know When Navigating the Admissions Process as a First-Generation Student

For first-generation students (those who are the first in their family to attend college), the idea of applying to a four year university can at…

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,…

Why I Decided to Take a Mid-College Gap Year

Why I Decided to Take a Mid-College Gap Year

Realizing you are unhappy is not fun, but admitting that you are unhappy is different. Telling someone, or even yourself, that things aren’t going so…

What to Do When You’re Living in a Dorm (And None Of Your Friends Are)

What to Do When You’re Living in a Dorm (And None Of Your Friends Are)

When you reach your second year of college, it’s common that students are excited to break free of the dorm life and switch to a…

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…

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