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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

How to Network While Going to School Online

  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...

How to Survive Living with Your Parents

One of the toughest decisions a prospective college student has to make is whether they’re going away to school or not. Even if you choose to go to school close to home, you still have to decide whether or not to live on campus. For many, the financial savings that can be found living at home are difficult to...

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....

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...