college

Maximize your university experience with these tips for all things collegiate–how to achieve a perfect GPA, select the right major, finance your college education and more.

Top University Mistakes You Know You'll Make!
Going to university can be tough. For once, there is no mother or father to hold your hand and guide you through this new adventure. You are now independent! Well done! Everything you do from your wee...
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Jaden Bleua day ago
Ten Reasons Why You Should Attend a Community College
Working at a community college over the last several years has led me to believe that the majority of people should start their education at one rather than starting at a bigger university first. I re...
Jamie Stokesa day ago
What It's Like Going Back to College in Your 20s
Have you heard someone say, "it's too late for me to go back to college, I'm too old now?" I've heard this plenty of times, usually accompanied by, "which is why I want you to go back to school." Trus...
Michelle Stone4 days ago
To the Person I Was Four Months Ago
To the Person I Was Four Months Ago, You’re a day early to class; I figured I should give you that heads up to save you the embarrassment you felt on that day sitting in a classroom with a teacher tha...
Ghost G.6 days ago
The College Trap
Modern society likes to tell us that nothing in life will have any meaning or will be able to be achieved unless you go to college. For me, college was an escape from a life where I felt like I was st...
Tyler Williams7 days ago
You Graduated College! Now What?
It is the 1.5 trillion dollar question that every recent graduate has swimming in their mind almost every day: What am I going to do after I graduate from college? Inquiring college students ask their...
Laura's Vocal 9 days ago
Adjusting to My First Year of College
The wait felt like forever...I was going on my last year of high school and I just couldn't wait to get out. It felt like the longest four years of my life and I was ready for a new start with friends...
Carmen Blundo9 days ago
Predatory For-Profit Colleges Can't Deliver on Empty Promises
Imagine being out of school for four years and trying to decide what to do with your life. You have had many interests over the years from criminal justice, graphic design, and digital photography. Yo...
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Medea Walker10 days ago
Welcome to College!
Starting a new school can always be difficult, but there's something about starting college that is infinitely more terrifying. It's often your first time living on your own, you're living in a new pl...
Skyler Bennett11 days ago
Tips for High School Seniors/Incoming College Students
As I begin my journey as a freshman in college, it’s hard to believe that I was just starting as a senior in high school a year ago and that I graduated a few months ago. I thought of a few tips that ...
Jamie Stokes13 days ago
To School or Not to School
I regret going back to college. There! I said it! I think I've just figured out in the last month that college isn't for me. Being in an overly structured environment where I can't think freely or be ...
Joscelyn Sundell13 days ago
10 Little Known Advice Tidbits You Need to Know Before Going to College
It's High School Graduation Day. It's one of the best days of your life. You are finally free from the constructs of the public education system. You have your whole life ahead of you full of possibilities. But you have no idea what you are doing. You've probably found a college your parents are going to help ship you off to. But, no one has really taught you how to "adult." Maybe you've ready every single article about college prep and pinned every pin about college on Pinterest. From someone i...
Taylor Rose15 days ago
Crappy Advice from an American Teen
I guess I should start this by telling a little about myself. I’m pretty much just a messed-up kid from a small town in Georgia. I lived in one county pretty much my entire life, even though I’ve move...
Hannah Fowler15 days ago
Some Major Advice
During my four years in college, I've worn my way through three majors. I started with creative writing, and I loved it, but the thought of leaving school without "job opportunity" scared me so much t...
Maya S.16 days ago
My First Year of University in a Nutshell
I write this stuck in a cave of revision notes, as it's—you guessed it—exam season! Even though I still have much to do (the biggest understatement) I can't help but reflect on my first year of univer...
How to Pick the Perfect College
Every year juniors in high school are asked if they have started looking into where they want to go for college. The list of options for further education is endless. When I began my search for the pe...
Tasha Pretlove18 days ago
5 Reasons I Studied an Art Foundation
So exactly a year ago tomorrow I moved 190 miles away from home to Leeds to study an art foundation degree at Leeds Arts university. I hadn't even considered a foundation and barely knew what it was a...
Lea Ritchey18 days ago
Benefits of College
College. It is something a lot of us go through at some point in our life, whether it be straight out of high school or down the road a little bit, whether it is to earn a degree or just to further ou...