Commuting to College: Why Living at Home is Better

According to a study that was done by Sallie Mae (a financial services company), 51% of college students are commuting to college and living at home. Among those surveyed, about 77% of students enrolled in public two-year schools chose to continue living at home. 40% of students attending private colleges, and 38% of students attending four-year pu...

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College Tax Credit: A How To Guide

So you and your parents are trying to navigate treacherous waters and figure out how to best pay for college or at least get some college tax credit for your related tuition and expenses. You’ll be pleased to find out that there are several ways to get college tax credit, but they are complicated, restrictive, and may be overlapping. It may be di...

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College Students and Stress: 3 Ways to Minimize Stress in College

College is a time made up of accomplishments and memories that will last a lifetime. It is the period in your life when you meet the people who will stand beside you on your wedding day and when you figure out what you want to do with your future. But make no mistake about it, the words college students and stress go hand in hand. Many people say t...

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How To Get Into College Early

High school is a big experience in life, and I would highly recommend it for everyone. However, it can be slow if you’re gifted, especially at the beginning. If you feel that high school is too slow for you, you might want to investigate how to get into college early. Here are a few ways you can jump the gun and start working on a Bachelor...

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How To Write Your College Essay

Learning how to write your college essay will be a large portion of your college application process. All of the other components of applying simply require you to manually fill in your test scores, mark your grades, and complete questionnaires, and they give no real insight into who the unique individual behind the name on the application really i...

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SAT Vocab Prep Using SAT Vocabulary Games

I’m willing to bet that no one particularly enjoys preparing for the SAT at all, but it is one of those mandatory things you have to do if you want to want to keep your options open for college and, ultimately, for your future. One crucial part of studying for the SAT is learning SAT vocabulary. Vocabulary words are guaranteed to pop up all over ...

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College Campus Safety: Staying Safe On Campus

One evening, Zach Peterson went out on the town with his friends Jeff and Alex near his university’s campus. While they were enjoying some drinks at a local downtown bar, Zach received a text message from his friend Liz who wanted to hang out. Zach invited Liz over to his apartment. After hanging out for a bit, Liz needed to go pick some frie...

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How To Stay Fit In College

Having recently reevaluated my some of my habits and choices of lifestyle (the late night pizza cravings, Breaking Bad marathons, etc.) I came to the conclusion things must change. It also made me think of my first year in college, the freedom to do whatever, whenever, and how that can and does effect a person’s body. In the article below, I&...

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