Posts for College Life

Influencers: How They Do It, And What Graduates Can Learn From Them

Influencers exist in a variety of different realms, from manufacturing to the fine arts. The path to becoming an influencer is not clearly defined by niche, but most share one thing in common. They put in the time to become experts at whatever it is that they do. If you are a student or graduate, […]
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Why Students Fail To Find Success: The Top 20 Reasons

Why students fail to graduate or find success and why businesses fail to stick around often run parallel to one another. In a recent infographic explaining the latter, CB Research Insights shared some details on the top 20 reasons startups fail, and it turns out each reason can be applied to students who fail to […]
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Netflix: 9 Values Students Can Learn From The Streaming Giant

Netflix is as much a part of the average student’s life as food, shelter, and breathing. The streaming giant has been an innovator in how we consume video content, and it has redefined the power structure of Hollywood and elevated the television series art form over motion pictures. It’s hard to look at Netflix’s success […]
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Earn Extra Money: 40 Proven Methods For Students

To earn extra money is one of the biggest objectives of a college student. While it may seem like an insurmountable task in the face of a full-time class schedule and one’s attempt to have some semblance of a social life, it is not as hard as you might think. In fact, you may find […]
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College Success Formula: 18 Hard Things To Do When Putting It To Work

A college success formula requires one thing to work well: action. But there are different types of action — the kind you take and the kind you don’t. It can be challenging in either direction. As you embark on your college journey, not every decision that you have to make will be an easy one. […]
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Changing Majors Soon? Here Are 8 Things To Consider

Changing majors can be a stressful time, especially when you are walking away from something that you were once sure you wanted to do. But life changes and experiences can steer you that direction, and when they do, you want to make sure that your pivot won’t lead you to just another dead end. In […]
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Christmas Break: 33 Ideas For College Students (Or Soon-To-Be)

Christmas break can too often be relegated to a time for shutting down the mental engine. You see two weeks off and think, “Great, I’ll finally be able to sleep in!” Only problem is that you sleep in one day, then two, then three. Pretty soon, the whole time has passed and you have done […]
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10 Best National Universities For 2018: Are They Worth It?

The top 10 national universities are now available for 2018 as part of the broader U.S. News and World Report annual study, and we thought it would be a great time to look at what makes some of these schools the best as well as what you can expect if you find yourself fortunate enough […]
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Paysa Reveals Where Top Tech Employees Went To School

Do you envision yourself as the next Mark Zuckerberg or working for a company like Google or Apple? If so, you may want to take note of a recent report from Entrepreneur magazine. While we tend to place many tech entrepreneurs on a pedestal as outliers that shunned the need for formal education in exchange […]
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The Worst Colleges And Universities: How To Spot Them

It is hard to set an objective standard for the worst colleges and universities in America because so much about the metrics are subjective, and a lot of it boils down to what the individual student is looking for in an institution of higher learning. Just an example or two of what we’re talking about […]
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