September 18, 2018

If you want to go above and beyond most of your peers, consider getting a jumpstart on your classes before they start. After all, many...

September 17, 2018

Although you faced important exams in high school, college or university finals are more stressful and require more studying. Finals can make or break your campus...

September 17, 2018

Many schools, especially those in smaller conferences, allow students to try out for athletic teams in a process called walking on. Walk-on tryouts demand a lot of time...

September 17, 2018

Every college or university with a Greek life program handles it differently, but many students have false perceptions of fraternities and sororities because of pop...

September 17, 2018

After your first year of living on campus, you’ll have plenty of options for new living spaces like Greek housing, fancy dorms and off-campus housing....

September 17, 2018

It can be difficult to will yourself to work out after a day filled with lectures, obligations and studying. The good news is you don’t...

September 17, 2018

Living in a dorm is a part of the quintessential campus experience, but movies and television shows have perpetuated a few misconceptions about dorm life....

September 17, 2018

Winter break are made of a few wonderful weeks of rest, catching up with family and meeting up with friends. Still, there’s plenty of preparation to...

September 17, 2018

Finals week is nearly here and the prospect of spring break is the only thing motivating you to study. Yet a new problem dawns on...

September 17, 2018

Taking a leadership role is a great way to build a resume or gain experience. There are several ways to go about taking a leadership...

September 14, 2018

Of all the factors that can make or break your first semester of living on campus, your roommate is among the most important. Just like your classes,...

September 14, 2018

You only get one freshman orientation, so you want to go with an open mind and enthusiasm. It’s a new and busy process, but making...

September 13, 2018

Deciding which fraternity or sorority chapter to rush can be just as difficult as deciding to join Greek life in the first place. Going Greek can be...

September 13, 2018

Many students expect to graduate from a college or university in four years, but, for a majority of students, that’s not the case. Did you...

September 13, 2018

You’re bound to make a lot of new friends in an undergraduate program, yet your peers aren’t the only ones on campus you should form...

September 13, 2018

The sooner you decide on a major, the sooner you can land internships and ready yourself for a job by the time you graduate from a...

September 13, 2018

Colleges and universities host several free services that often are overlooked by students. These services can come in handy countless times throughout your time on...

September 12, 2018

Colleges and universities offer a wide range of options for students looking to play sports. In theory, you can play as an up-and-coming all-star on...

September 12, 2018

It can be daunting to head to campus while knowing only few people, or no one at all. So you should take advantage of being...

September 12, 2018

Some of my fondest memories are of late summer nights with my high school friends just before we left for our colleges and universities. High...

September 12, 2018

So you moved in, said sweet goodbyes to your family and finally met your new roommate. Your freshman year is in full swing, yet there are...

September 12, 2018

As much fun as living on campus is, here are a few rules to keep you safe if you venture out on a weekend. Knowing...

September 12, 2018

Getting involved on campus is fundamental to the undergraduate experience. You can build your resume, make new friends, contribute to a great cause and set...

September 12, 2018

Unless you’re going to school in California, Florida or another sunny locale, it’s possible that your first campus winter will be a chilly adjustment. Here...

September 12, 2018

Picking your freshman year residence hall is a decision that can shape your entire first-year college experience. Here are some tips on how to pick...

September 11, 2018

Moving into a college dorm can be a daunting but exciting experience for a first-year student. Here are answers to some of the most common...

September 11, 2018

College isn’t only about taking classes and earning a degree. It’s also an opportunity for you to be a part of groups and programs while...

September 11, 2018

When you discover where you get into school, let it sink in, be classy and be kind. Read on for some tips for handling your college...

September 10, 2018

Most community college students who would like to obtain a bachelor’s degree never do. Only 14% of students who start at a community college end up transferring and earning...

September 10, 2018

The summer before college can be a time to unwind from the stress of college admissions. But it is also a good time to prepare for...

September 7, 2018

The perfect remedy for a homesick college student is to take a break and go home for the weekend. But if home is too far or...

September 6, 2018

College life comes with a lot of changes; more responsibility, a rigorous academic schedule and a host of new opportunities. One of the most significant, though,...

September 6, 2018

Attending a four-year college or university to obtain a bachelor’s degree costs thousands of dollars. So students should consider the free services their potential schools...

September 5, 2018

It’s quite possible that your freshman dorm room is going to have a cinderblock wall. At least one, if not all four, will be painted...

August 31, 2018

If you want to be successful in college and after you graduate, you need to start college with a blueprint for your life. As soon...

August 29, 2018

Choosing to go to the same college or university as your high school best friend can be an incredibly fun experience. It can also be...

August 29, 2018

Attending a college or university will lead to a career in which you can succeed and love what you do. But school is so much more than...

August 29, 2018

Getting a campus job is never a bad idea, whether you are paying your own way through school or would just like a little extra...

August 28, 2018

Even brand-new dormitories can be a little short on space, which can be a challenging when you're trying to fit multiple people into one place. So...

August 27, 2018

Textbooks are a sore subject for most college students, as they're known for being expensive, and some students complain that their professors barely use the...

August 27, 2018

College is exciting for a lot of reasons; you’re on your own, you feel like an adult and you’re meeting new people and learning new...

August 24, 2018

You know your academic history is a big factor in whether or not you’ll get into your dream school. So how can you choose classes...

August 23, 2018

The start of college is just a few weeks away. The prospect of cool classes, new friends, and more independence are all exciting, but there’s...