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10 Safety Tips For Your College Student

Erika Katz | Posted 08.16.2016 | College
Erika Katz

Campus life is a great experience for most students. For many, it is the first time away from home and living on their own. School should be a safe p...

9 Top Tips For College Move-In Day

Hélène Tragos Stelian | Posted 08.14.2016 | College
Hélène Tragos Stelian

This is likely to be a stressful day, so the calmer and more patient you can be, the better for all.

7 Tips To Get You Through The Winter Blues

Polly Irungu | Posted 01.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Polly Irungu

Whether it is five minutes or an hour, do something for yourself every day. Personally I start the day with some me time. I get in a solid 30 minute workout, catch up with my social feeds and then relax a bit before starting my day. Start putting yourself first and you will notice the difference it makes.

Six Tips to Send Your Kid to College

Lora Bumatay | Posted 09.23.2015 | College
Lora Bumatay

Even after saving for years, applying for scholarships, and financial aid, with the rising cost of tuition, room and board, electronic devices, there's always going to be a gap with what you have and what your kids need.

Dear Colleges: Thank You For Wasting Trees And Building False Hopes

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.27.2015 | Fifty

Just like labor pains, as we draw closer to the time when college applications are due, the solicitations from schools come faster, harder and closer ...

10 Tips For College Survival

Meredith Masony | Posted 08.10.2016 | College
Meredith Masony

With back to school right around the corner, it is time to hit the stores and stock up on all of the essential back to school items. This is most likely your first time away from home, so you will need to be sure and stock up on the necessities. Here are 10 tips to help you make it to semester break without needing to steal your roommates stuff.

My Wishlist for Students: College Is About More Than Grades

Christina Berchini | Posted 04.11.2015 | Education
Christina Berchini

Those behind a recent survey about high education were interested in whether high school graduates felt they were ready for college. In my opinion, there are ways to fill those perceived "gaps" upon entering college, and many of them have absolutely nothing to do with grades.

Kickstart Your Career By Finding - and Funding - Inspiration Abroad

Christie Garton | Posted 01.18.2015 | College
Christie Garton

As more millennials have entered the work force, the competition for the perfect job has become increasingly stiffer. Once an impressive addition on a resume, a college degree is no longer a meaningful differentiator.

20 Tips to Help You Ace Your Exams

Matthew Ogbeifun | Posted 12.20.2014 | College
Matthew Ogbeifun

We all dislike exams, and often times studying for them can be dreadful. But fear not, here are some effective study tips to help you ace your next exam!

60 Little Tips That Can Change A College Girl's Life

Lexi Herrick | Posted 11.04.2014 | Women
Lexi Herrick

Never feel pressured to do anything that you aren't comfortable with. You don't have to make up lies or excuses, you just have to be straightforward. The people who don't respect that don't deserve you.

8 Things Not To Do When Your Kid Is Applying To College

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.23.2014 | Fifty

The 2015 college application season has officially opened. But in our desire to help our kids navigate this land-mine-fraught road, we might actually ...

7 Must-Have Items You'll Need For College

| Posted 08.25.2014 | Teen

You’ve probably been back-to-school shopping for years by now, so you know the drill –- new pencils, backpack, notebooks, the works. But here’s ...

7 Apps All College Students Need

| Posted 08.19.2014 | Teen

by Megan Shuffleton By now you may have started working on that seemingly never-ending checklist for college. You got your bed risers, your mini fr...

32 Ideas For Decorating Dorm Rooms, Courtesy Of The Internet

The Huffington Post | Hadley Walsh | Posted 08.19.2014 | Teen

With fall quickly approaching, the time has come to begin gathering sheets, clothing hangers, shower caddies and the million other things you'll need ...

10 Questions To Ask Your Roommate Before Move In Day

| Posted 08.05.2014 | Teen

by Sydney Nolan Moving day can be summed up in three words: hectic, awkward, and exciting. You’ll definitely get your workout in for the day by c...

7 DIY Dorm Decorations To Make This Summer

| Posted 08.04.2014 | Teen

by Rachel Petty As college comes closer and closer, you’ll definitely be looking to make your dorm room the cutest it can be. Dorm decorations c...

6 Freshman Year Essentials You Didn't Know You Needed

| Posted 08.01.2014 | Teen

by Nikki Kong I like to think that there are two types of girls in this world: those who are packed and ready to go weeks before move-in, and those...

College Advice From the People Who Matter Most (Pt. II)

Josh Stephens | Posted 09.29.2014 | College
Josh Stephens

Don't approach college like it's supposed to prepare you for anything. Take classes because they interest you, not because they'll check off some box in a future employer's job readiness assessment.

College Advice from the People Who Matter Most (Pt. I)

Josh Stephens | Posted 09.28.2014 | College
Josh Stephens

The world enjoys no shortage of advice, both good and bad, about how students can get into college. But for all the thousands of dollars that families spend on preparation, all of that support vanishes once students actually enroll.

4 Ways To Get To Know Your Random Roomie Before Move-in

| Posted 07.28.2014 | Teen

by Danielle Jackson Meeting your roommate for the first time can be a nerve-wracking experience. Having a random roommate invites the possibility o...

Why I Applied to 43 Colleges

The Prospect | Posted 08.25.2014 | College
The Prospect

My story of applying to colleges is a bit different than most. Not because I am some exceptional student that was accepted by every school that I applied to, but because of the sheer number of colleges I applied to.

5 Truths About College Every Incoming Freshman Needs to Know

The Prospect | Posted 08.17.2014 | College
The Prospect

Looking back on my own freshman year, there are a ton of things I wish I'd known; they would've saved me a lot of anxiety and confusion. So, college freshmen, here's what you need to know before you head here in three months.

10 Things to Do in College (Probably) More Important Than Going to Class

Sarah Juliet Lauro | Posted 07.20.2014 | College
Sarah Juliet Lauro

For incoming freshmen, here's some advice. Sometimes ditching is important, in the same way that learning to manage your time wisely is important, and although painful, failing is important, too.

Choosing the Right College

Charlie Nelms, Ed.D. | Posted 05.03.2014 | Education
Charlie Nelms, Ed.D.

Selecting the right college is one of the most important decisions a student will ever make. Yet, it is a decision which is often driven by a set of variables that may have little to do with the appropriateness of the institution for a particular student.

The Sophomore Slump and Other Excuses

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 04.27.2014 | College
Alexis Jane Torre

As a sophomore, things aren't as new and fresh. Maybe you aren't as motivated as last year, or you're now in this routine that while comfortable, is getting a little stale.