How to Get the Raise You Deserve

Do you want to make more money? Discussing paychecks and salaries is often a workplace no-no. Do you wonder if your co-worker is making more than you? It’s possible. Or maybe everyone at your job makes roughly the same salary, but you feel that your 40 hours of work is worth more than you’re currently being paid. It turns...

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...

Is It a Series of Hook-ups or a Relationship? How to Tell.

We get it. You’re very busy. And the person you’re hooking up with is also very busy. Whether it’s work, school, family stuff—it can be hard to carve out a lot of time for a fun night out, let alone a serious relationship. Or maybe you do want to get serious, but you’re not sure that certain someone feels...

Should You Trust Your Gut Instinct?

Have you ever had a feeling about a situation that was more powerful than the conscious thoughts in your brain? These can be signs of warning, or even signs of opportunity. Maybe you just had knew exactly which line to choose at the supermarket, or got a bad feeling about someone’s dating profile—but you couldn’t really say why. Those...

Should You Let Your Mom Choose Your Major?

Ok, we know. Your parents are the last people you really want to turn to for life advice. Well, other than the “eat your breakfast,” and “brush your teeth” kind of advice. After all, your dad can’t figure out how to keep his wifi on for more than two days at a time. And your mom still hasn’t figured...

Best Side Gig Apps for Students

Look, the broke college student who lives on packets of ramen is a cliche for a reason. That’s because the college years can be a tough financial time for many students. One survey found that half of all college students are worried about keeping their monthly bills paid. One of the biggest gripes for students who could use some extra...

Effects of a Bad Roommate & What to Do About It

Just like romantic relationships, sometimes roommate relationships just don’t work out. Considering how difficult cohabitation can be, maybe it’s a surprise that any roommate situations turn out well. Still, a great roommate is worth their weight in gold. We’ve all heard the stories about the roommate with a trust fund who took their dorm-mate along on an all-expense paid...

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...

How to Stay Broken Up

Ending a relationship is never easy. It doesn’t matter if you’re the dumper or the dumpee (er, ok, maybe it does) there are probably going to be a lot of emotions whirling around when you’re in the midst of a break-up. Those wild emotions might explain why so many people backslide from a break-up into a reconciliation. As a...