How To Resolve Roommate Conflicts

Being the awesome rebel and loner/desperado I truly am, I went into the dorms my freshman year blind, that is without knowing who it would be I was going to be sharing a tiny little room with for an entire school year. The summer leading up to that first day and night in the dorm itself caused some anxiety, some doubts, and a lot of ‘what if&...

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What’s the Difference Between a College and a University?

Your friends in high school are talking about going to college, while others are headed to varying universities. What’s the difference between a college and a university? And which is the best choice for you? According to the U.S. National Center for Education Statistics, there were an astounding 4,409 institutions granting degrees in higher ...

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What To Write Your College Essay On

The essay portion of college applications is one of the most crucial parts of getting accepted to a school. This is a chance for a university to get a sense of who you really are and better understand your reasons for applying to their college. The following information with help you decide what to write your college essay on. There are several sta...

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Fun Summer Getaways: 20 Ways To Have Fun Outdoors

The average person spends greater than 90% of their time indoors. For students, a lot of this time is spent in classes, studying, and participating in other indoor school-related activities. When those are all said and done, students spend their down time watching TV, playing video games, and visiting social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. T...

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How To Write A College Essay

College essays can be one of the toughest parts of the college application process for high school students.  Why?  Because a lot of students just don’t know how to write a college essay. A college essay is simply a student’s effort to explain their perspective in a clear, informative, and interesting manner.  In this post, I’ll review how...

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How Much Can You Get From FAFSA?

There’s just no denying it, college is expensive!  Most families’ number one concern about college is affordability.  Parent’s who manage to shell out the cash for their son or daughter’s college tuition pay a ton of money.  It’s a fact that college costs are increasing at twice the rate of inflation, leaving many families all over the...

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Fun Activities For College Students

Thinking about signing up for intramural softball? How about that ad for acapella group open auditions? Maybe you are more into outdoor adventure club, and there’s even a trip to Yellowstone coming up soon. Whatever you are interested in, don’t hesitate! Just do it! There are a ton of fun activities for college students out there. College is th...

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Sick in College and Away From Home

So you have tried your absolute hardest to avoid the virus-ridden people on your floor, and you’ve been popping vitamin C every day like it’s your job, but somehow you have still managed to catch the bug that’s been passed around your classmates all quarter.  Now that you are sick in college and miserable, it dawns on you that your mothe...

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