Are You Ready to Study Abroad?

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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...

Should You Take Summer Classes Online?

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When you’re enrolled in college classes, sometimes the only thing that motivates you during the spring semester is the thought of summer vacation. Traveling, working a seasonal job, sleeping in every chance you get- these are some of the things you can’t do during the traditional school year. So when summer school is offered online to help students keep up...

How to Network While Going to School Online

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  Studies show that 70% of jobs are found through networking. One of the biggest benefits of an on-campus college education is the ability to build relationships quickly, with many convenient opportunities to get to know the people around you. But how do you make the most of an online degree while creating the same networking opportunities for yourself as...

The Key To Staying Focused During Online Lectures

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Online lecturing and remote learning have become a reality for students, and for some, this can be a convenient solution to pursuing higher education while maintaining social distancing. However, many students have expressed that taking online classes has caused a lot of difficulty in their education process. Without in-person interactions and transitional periods to help you move from activity...

Should You Join a Fraternity or Sorority?

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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...

Should You Take a J-Term Class?

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Short for “January Term,” J-Term classes are a useful tool to help you get ahead in your degree. By taking these four-week condensed courses, you can fit more class content into a shorter period of time. They are designed to be taken over the duration of breaks between terms and follow individualized schedules. But would this kind of class suit...

Should You Change Your Major?

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  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...

3 Apps That Help You Earn Easy Scholarships

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College is expensive. Surveys show that 42% of college attendees are in debt from their time in higher education. With tuition rates constantly inflating, how is it possible to pay for a degree without swimming in student loans? Check out these three apps that help users earn scholarship money in no time! RaiseMe A lot of little things can add up...

Do This To Get Ahead of Your Classmates

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In a sea of students, it can feel hard to stand out. You want to get a good grade and retain the information that is being taught. But plenty of your peers want the same thing, and so you’re constantly trying to compete with a group of successful students. So how do you get ahead of your classmates and stand...

5 Secrets to Being a Successful Online College Student

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Online school is extremely convenient, especially for working students and adult attendees. But how do you keep up with classwork without a strict class schedule or on-campus community? Here are 5 secrets to online learning that will help make your experience a success. 1. Keep a routine On-campus students settle into a rhythm as they go about their day. It’s crucial for...