Being a Parent and College Student

“The immediate need to get some sort of income is often so tempting that oftentimes (single parents) will drop out to work at that minimum-wage job that’s not at all fulfilling to them because they need that immediate income … or because their child care becomes unreliable or unavailable and that juggling becomes just too much,...

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Why Should I Go To College

You may have asked yourself the question: why should I go to college? Is it really that useful and important? I can easily get a job and work my way up in the world without a degree, so what’s the point of all this stress and anxiety over applications? Well as a current student myself, I can think of far more advantages of going to college th...

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How To Choose A Career

Virtually no one knows what they want to do after college. What undergrads do know is that they need a job after they graduate, or its move-in time with the parents (every graduates nightmare). Even if you do know which career path you want to follow, that decision could change in a split second during your college years.  Read more......

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How To Manage Stress in College

“College was the best four years of my life.” This is a cliché that unfortunately isn’t true for every student attending a university. According to Nami.org, “More than 40 percent of college students have felt more than an average amount of stress within the past 12 months.” This excess stress could be due to a lack o...

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Community Colleges with Dorms

Community colleges are designed to be low cost institutions that serve their local communities. This holds up for urban and suburban settings, but what if you live in a rural area that doesn’t have a community college? For instance, there are only eleven certified community colleges in California that are north of Sacramento. For the sake of ...

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Writing A Statement of Purpose

One of the toughest tasks to do in life is talk about yourself in a proud yet modest manner. It is much easier to brag about all of your accomplishments in school, athletics, volunteer work and/or other extracurricular activities. But college admissions does not want to see straight up arrogance. So how do you stay humble when portraying your achie...

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College Supply List

When starting your first semester of college in the fall, there will be a lot of adjustments and changes you will have to make. Moving from the comfort of your parent’s house to a shared dorm room is definitely something you have to get used to. Since most freshmen don’t have a car on campus, it is a good idea to go to school as prepare...

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College Sweethearts: Dating in University

Dating in university a lot different than those made in high school. For example, you can hang out with friends on your own time. There’s no need to ask or check in with your parents when you want to attend a social event. You also may not see these friends everyday. University campuses are much larger than high school ones, so typical meeti...

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