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...

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...

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...

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...

Waitlisted for a Class You Need? What to Do Next.

You know the drill. It’s time to register for classes. You’ve checked the schedules, you set your alarm to wake up and make your choices as soon as registration opens online. Cup of coffee in hand, you type as fast as you can and hit that submit button and—uh oh, you’re waitlisted. Yes, being waitlisted for a class you want...

Online Degrees for College Dropouts.

Many students dropout of their college or university education. It’s not unusual for people to go to college and then have to stop for one reason or another. In fact, only 58% of students graduate within six years of beginning their education. So if college dropout is part of your list of life accomplishments, you’re absolutely not alone. There’s...

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...

Should You Change Your Major?

  What if the major you chose is not all it’s cracked up to be? If you’ve started to realize that you’re not satisfied with your degree path, you’re not alone. Studies show that nearly one-third of all undergrad students change their major at some point. Here are a few questions you should ask yourself if you’re thinking about changing...

Are E-Textbooks for You?

If you’ve been using a tablet or phone to read books, you may be surprised to learn that you’re a bit of a controversial figure. A debate has long raged about the merits of ebooks versus traditional paper books. For all the attention ebooks receive, physical book sales still far exceed digital. While you may think it’s nostalgia that...

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...