Starting college is a time full of decisions and choices. Choosing your major doesn’t have to be the hardest one. It is OK to arrive on campus and not have a “set in stone” idea of your career path. College is a learning and growing experience.Your interests and abilities change and grow during the university […]
College isn’t all about hard work and academics. It’s also about growing as a person and learning your strengths and weaknesses. Participation in clubs, organizations and activities aids in rounding out your college experience by sharpening your communication skills, organizational abilities and leadership qualities. There are so many different groups to choose from, where do […]
College is an exciting, unpredictable and hectic time. It is full of new responsibilities and experiences. One of the biggest shockers of college life for new freshman is the sudden power of personal freedom. For the first time in their lives they are faced with making their own decisions in every aspect of their lives. […]
School work and social pressures can make a student’s life extremely stressful. College life is demanding and the day to day pressures can cause a variety of problems in a students health. It is easy to become so overwhelmed that you cannot effectively manage these tension filled situations.
OK, maybe it’s not that nobody knows the five secrets to getting good grades, it’s just that nobody uses them. It’s simpler than you think to raise your grades and maintain a higher grade point average. You don’t have to be a genius or a bookworm to improve your grades substantially and maybe even hit […]
Most college and universities start their summer break in early to mid-May. The return date is usually in August or September. There is a drastic difference between having a full schedule of classes, studying and paper writing and then having nothing to do. What do you do with all of this free time? There are […]
During summer vacation, college towns are full of companies and businesses that are looking for part-time or seasonal work. Summer jobs are available in almost any industry. This lends to opportunity to not only earn some extra cash, but also to gain valuable experience in your field.
Typically, students think of the summer as a break time from college life. The chance to go home and see family and friends, travel, work or just laze around by the pool are all options that students primarily consider for summer activities. Summer school is an additional opportunity that will payoff when it comes to […]
Living in a college dorm can be extremely advantageous for students. Being in contact with so many people of varying backgrounds, age and study levels can be helpful to students who are transitioning to college life. There are endless opportunities for working with people on your dorm floor and asking for their assistance.