Make sure you find time to relax this summer but also remain productive, active and interested... exercise, read, visit campuses while traveling, keep a journal, develop a hobby and collaborate on something meaningful.
College is a fucking money sucker. The tuition is enough as is, and on top of that, you have to pay for every little thing you do--especially if you're like me and you go to school in the city. There are so many things we waste money on that we don't even realize.
Whether you decided to go to college 15 minutes or 15 hours from home, your relationship with your parents is going to change. So sometimes it can be hard to decipher what you should and should not tell your parental units.
Proceed with caution if you have not visited the college. If you have not had an opportunity to visit and still have time before the final decision, then make time. It's not a good idea to accept an offer of admission if you have not visited the college.
Like previous TICAS reports, "Student Debt and the Class of 2014" provides a comprehensive overview of the student debt crisis by combining a bird's eye view of the national scope of educational debt with state-by-state data.
Halloween is a holiday where candy rules and who doesn't love giving away free candy? Throw in being able to wear a cool costume and it's understandable why Halloween is no longer just for little children. Today, young and old alike enjoy this early autumn gala, including college students.
Although the field of engineering offers women careers that are engaging and interesting, this career has not been a historically popular choice. Understanding why so few women consider a career in engineering is complex and hard to pin down.
Stepping onto their college campuses as frosh, they know to run their paper drafts through computerized spell checks and grammar checks before turning them in to the professor. But they still can't write. Why?
Colleges want to accept students they believe will become actively engaged on their campuses. Once students have the required grade point average and test scores, admission officers look for those items that will set a student apart and enrich their incoming classes.
Move-In Day is a special day for students as they begin their college life. It's both exciting and nerve-racking. While first-year students like the idea of newfound independence, being away from family can be unsettling and stressful.
I hope the information in this blog helps you complete the Common Application confidently and as thoroughly as you can. Remember, colleges only know you from what you say to them in your application. Give them the best of what you have to offer.
A new school year will start in a few weeks. All over the country, first-year students will be arriving on campus to start an important new chapter of their lives and returning students will be remaking some aspects of their collegiate lives while continuing others.
Students starting college this coming fall will be the first to benefit from the Sexual Violence Elimination Act (SaVE), which will require colleges to have "prevention and awareness" programs about sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, and domestic violence in place.