Blog For College Students

Don’t Limit Yourself When Choosing the Right College for You

August 23, 2012

When many high school seniors begin searching for a college, they set their sights on one of the top ten state universities or an Ivy league school. Many think that because these schools are more widely known and more popular, they will automatically provide them with a better college education. This simply isn’t the case. […]

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The Best Way to Spend Your College Summer Vacation

July 25, 2012

It’s that time of year again. Classes are drawing to a close, you are finishing up your final exams, and the call of summer is beckoning you like a siren at sea. While the thought of finally getting some time off after working hard all school year is refreshing, have you stopped to consider what […]

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How to Balance a Job and College Classes Without Losing Your Mind

July 11, 2012

Holding down a job, keeping up with classes, studying for exams, writing papers, meeting deadlines, and finding time for sleep… Can all these actually be done without absolutely losing your mind? If approached properly, they actually can. Hundreds of thousands of college students take on this lifestyle every year. Here are the rules you’ll want […]

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Top 3 Highest Paying College Majors

June 6, 2012

Do what you love and the money will follow. We’ve all heard that before. Is it true?  Yes and no. You may love helping people and the field of health care, but if you never move past your CNA degree, the money may not follow. Often, the key to success after college is choosing a […]

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The Best Jobs to Have While in College

April 23, 2012

As a college student the pressure is on. Not only are you expected to adjust to your new living arrangements (possibly in a new town that you’re not familiar with), but you’re also expected to pull good grades in tough classes and yes, even hold down a job. Not just any job, but one that […]

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Grant Writing Tips: Guide to Obtaining Grants

April 16, 2012

Grants are awards of financial assistance offered by the government, a corporation, a trust, or a foundation. When certain individuals need funding for a specific reason, they often turn to grant writing, which involves completing an application to request funding from a particular institution. While the process may sound simple, it isn’t as easy as […]

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The Right Questions to Ask On Your College Tour

April 13, 2012

You’re a prospective college student and you have appointments at several universities. Have you considered the questions you’ll be asking while you’re there? If not, –now is the time. Every tour guide is different, and unfortunately, not all of your college tours will be quite as informative as you’d like. It’s important, for comparison purposes, […]

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