Posts for College Life

Bad Grades in College: 10 Ways to Turn Them Around

Bad grades in college can cause a lot more stress than bad ones in high school. There is more at stake on a number of levels, and the work you’ve done to this point seldom prepares you for the fallout. If you feel like you’re falling behind, the first thing you should (not) do is […]
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Six Student Savings you shouldn’t Miss Your Freshman Year

Saving Tips for Students

Whether you plan on paying for college yourself or applying for financial aid, students can take many different measures to save money. Students can save money on food, transportation, and entertainment by budgeting their money wisely. Discover these tips to learn how you can get the most of your money during your college years. Apply […]
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The Hard Truth About Student Loans

A recent article on Entrepreneur from contributor Brandon Turner has ruffled more than a few feathers for the hard truth he lays out regarding student loans. The piece, entitled “Understand Something About Your Student Loans: They’re 100 Percent Your Fault,” states a reality that far too many students these days don’t wish to admit. Unfortunately, […]
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10 Warnings No One Gives You Before College Graduation

College graduation. It is a time that brings with it a little excitement and a little apprehension. You have the rest of your life ahead of you, so it’s time to take what you’ve learned and put it all together to figure out who you’re going to be for the next 50 or 60 years. […]
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Enhancing Extracirriculars: Five College Classes Worth the Effort

As you attend college, you’re given a wealth of options to choose from for your class electives. There are a few courses that can help to define your college experience, while preparing you for working in the world. There are also certain courses you’ll have to take as part of your degree program and to […]
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Graduate Grade: How to Handle Unemployment after Getting Your Diploma

Although unemployment rates have been decreasing, joblessness is still a very real and unpleasant reality many Americans face today. With the current job market being so tough, there are a great number of high school and college graduates facing unemployment. In fact, for the first time ever the majority of unemployed Americans today are degree holders. […]
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Moral Compass: Jobs that Will Make You Feel Good About Yourself

The majority of Americans, 52.3%, report that they are unhappy at work according to a report put out by the Conference Board. Areas of dissatisfaction include financial compensation, promotion opportunities, job security, health plans, retirement funds, vacation time, and sick leave. While many Americans are unhappy with their work, not all are. There are some great […]
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What You’ll Need for Switching from the Dorms to Your Own Place

Living in an off-campus apartment might not seem that different from living in the school dorms, but the most notable difference is the amount of things provided for you at school that won’t be elsewhere. To make your move from the dorm to your own place as smooth as possible, make sure you’re aware of […]
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University Rankings: What It’s Like to Attend America’s Most Prestigious Schools

University rankings are more important today than ever before. In a world where tuition is skyrocketing and jobs are hard to come by, students need to make sure they’ve given themselves the best chance at success. But when it comes to which university rankings you should be paying attention to, the decision can be a […]
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Learning on the Go: Programs for a Versatile College Career

College students today are starting school earlier and choosing more alternative programs to complement their education. With a competitive job market and fluctuating economy it can be hard to find and secure a career, or even a job! Below introduces three excellent programs that will enrich students in both personal and academic areas and put […]
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