How to Budget as a College Student

If you’re currently enrolled in a degree program, you probably know that being a poor college student is more than just a cliche. If you find yourself trying to make your loan money stretch to the end of the semester or are sneaking leftovers into your pockets because you’re almost out of meals on your meal plan, you’re probably...

Should You Join a Fraternity or Sorority?

One of the first things most college and university students realize when they start school is that full-blown adulthood is around the corner. The clock is ticking for when you’ll have to get a real nine-to-five job, and a spouse, and a mortgage, and insurance, and all the other responsibilities of real life. While you definitely want to take...

Are You Ready to Study Abroad?

The idea of going abroad to study is baked into the American college experience dream. Books, movies, television shows all show the romantic version of study abroad life when the heroine jets off to Paris for an adventure-filled year finding herself along the banks of the Seine. It’s a fun fantasy, but for many people, there are a lot...

How Fast Can You Get a Degree?

A lot of people are making the choice to finish their degrees. Between 2000 - 2010, there was a 42% increase in college and university students over the age of 25. When you make the choice to go back to college as an adult, or go to college for the first time, one of the first questions you have...

Grandma’s Spring Cleaning Tips

An important and sometimes overlooked aspect of overall wellness is the environments we’re in. You can’t always do much about your geographic location or your work or school locations or building conditions. One place you do have some control over, though, is your home. A study found that some people “who described their living spaces as ‘cluttered’ or full...

Famous Colleges & Universities Offering Degrees Online

Online school is becoming much more of an everyday reality. Of college students, around 33% take at least one online course. You will face a lot of choices when you decide to pursue your bachelor’s degree online. More so than for traditional on-campus degree seekers, you will need to have an idea which major you would like to pursue....

How to Survive Group Projects

When you start your college career, you’re going to hear a few horror stories. There’s the professor who doesn’t assign any homework so your entire grade rests on one single final that is make-or-break for your entire semester. Or, there are the roommate horror stories like police raiding your dorm room because your roommate was running a multi-national drug...

How to Write a College Application Essay

Once you’ve made the decision to begin your college education or to return to college to finish your education, you will find there are a lot of obstacles you’ll need to navigate to make it happen. One of the first and, for some, most intimidating is the personal essay (or essays) required by many colleges and universities as part...

Do Your Major and Minor Need to Match?

Your choice of college major is, for lack of a better term, major. Whatever discipline you choose to earn your degree in will most likely determine your future career. Depending on what your career plans are, your choice of major may have even been a serious factor in helping you choose a college or university to attend. There are...

Degrees for Government Jobs

You’re ready to make your career move and you realize you need to go back to school to make it happen. Whether you plan to attend college traditionally in on-campus classes, or you intend to earn a degree online, you’re probably hyper-focused on your career goals along with the ins and outs of your academic choices. In a high...