Posts for College Life

How to Use College to Build Your Confidence During Freshman Year

It’s tough to build your confidence in high school when you’re not even sure who you want to be and you’re having to conform to someone else’s idea of what is cool and accepted. That’s where college can be extremely beneficial. It helps you find your voice while also finding your way professionally. But it’s […]
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16 New Rules for Building a Fulfilling College Social Life

Building your own college social life is part of the fun of leaving home for a university. Unfortunately, the events of the past eight months have changed this rite of passage perhaps forever.  We have to learn how to start doing things a little bit differently in the pandemic age. In the following article, we […]
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2021 New Year’s Resolutions: How to Make Up for the Worst Year Ever

Hopefully, you aren’t waiting on the new year to start your list of 2021 New Year’s Resolutions. You want to be ready to go from day one. That means planning ahead and having a clear strategy in place as the year rolls over. If you have yet to do the planning, don’t fret too much. […]
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7 Bad Spending Habits to Kick in College

It’s way too easy to get locked into bad spending habits when you’re young. High school does little to prepare you for the temptations and realities you will face. Ideally, parents will pick up any remaining slack, but with most people living lives in debt, students going to college can’t really count on that either. […]
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How to Build a Support System from the Ground Up

Establishing a support system isn’t something one often considers when starting college. However, there is no better time to start. After all, many of the pieces will already be in place. The friends and family you keep with you lead the way, but you’ll also need to be open to new faces and experiences. In […]
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Value of College: How to Get the Most Out of It

Much has been made about the value of college. Is it still the must-have career resource it once was? Concerned students facing years of student loan debt and no guarantee of gainful employment wonder what it is they should be doing next. Trade school? Work immediately after high school? Increased financial literacy and lifestyle design? […]
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15 Tips to Choose a College Major You Won’t Have to Change

When you choose a college major, you are making a commitment that can make or break the rest of your college career and send reverberations throughout your adult life. What kind of reverberations those turn out to be depend entirely on the success of your decision-making. The call that you make will implement a chain […]
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Money Moves for College Students: 10 Steps to Take Right Now

With little guidance, most money moves for college students end up being the wrong ones. It’s easy to see why. There are no mandated financial literacy courses in high school. When you arrive at college, you’re inundated with a sea of credit card applications promising low initial APRs and guaranteed approval. The promise of buy […]
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10 Ways to Socialize During Quarantine That’ll Keep Your Spirits Up

Finding ways to socialize when you’re stuck in quarantine can be more challenging than you think. But the human mind is a remarkable interest, and it’s geared toward problem-solving in ways that other species just don’t often emulate. In the following article, we hope to get the ball rolling by sharing our 10 best tips […]
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College Students Grieving: 10 Tips for Getting Through a Loss

Unfortunately, college students grieving is becoming a more reoccurring phenomenon in the age of the pandemic. Students always had to deal with losing loved ones while balancing their classes, but with around 250,000 dead from the virus (at this point), it’s something front-and-center on the minds of everyone. In the following article, we’re going to […]
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