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.

Kim McGlynna year ago
The Girl Who Goes to Community College
When people think of community college, they think that it’s a school for lazy people who will never amount to anything. This stigma is far from the truth, so if you are one of those judgmental people...
5 Things I Wish I Knew Before College
College. It's what we all dream about growing up. The new freedom, new friends, and new experiences that are all shown in television and movie portrayals of college. Well, I hate to burst any bubbles,...
Susie Estradaa year ago
Bad Credit, Good Credit: How Student Loans Can Roadblock Home Ownership
At the end of every year, we make our resolutions. "I vow to lose 20 pounds this year," or "I vow to finally visit London!" For the past three years, my resolutions have involved milestones that would...
Life Hacks for College Students
As a senior in college, I have gained some experience in learning what to do and what not to do as a student. This is especially so because I am a six-year senior and FINALLY graduating this semester....
Lizzie Casellaa year ago
Making the Tough Decisions
School is underway for most, no matter the level of education, such as high school, undergraduate college, community college, graduate programs, etc. Education is incredibly important, and doing well ...
Rebecca Jonesa year ago
University: Am I Surviving?
There are few things more daunting than living on your own for the first time. This is my second year living away from home, my second year of university. What about my first year? Last year doesn't r...
Jordan Caff2 years ago
Why University Is Perfect For Those Who Hated School
I won't lie to you all. I LOVED SCHOOL. Mostly, I loved being able to spend every second of those six hours with my best friends since I lived out of town and couldn't see them much out of school hour...
Faith Clark2 years ago
Every Book Lover Needs to Know About This Website
I have been obsessed with books for as long as I can remember. For roughly the same amount of time, I’ve been skeptical of used books. Sure, they’re interesting and mysterious in theory, but I didn’t ...
Olympia Pav2 years ago
College Life
When you graduate high school, it is supposed to be the greatest time of your life. You finally feel free, getting ready to leave your parents' place, go off to college, study hard and occasionally pa...
Jasmine Becker2 years ago
Not My Future, Not My Class
Everything is so bright, so new. Nervousness ripples inside you as you struggle to find the correct room. A meeting with your guidance counselor for the next four years is waiting. You pass many class...
Life in a Famous University
That day arrives. The mailman/woman walks to your driveway and shoves the important documents that determine whether or not your future career will be on the correct path. You run out and immediately ...
Cody Deitz2 years ago
I Am Not Ready to Graduate
I have always been a good student. I excelled in the classes I enjoyed, and I tried my best in the classes that didn't necessarily click (I have avoided science courses like it was the devil). I was a...
Leo Lorica2 years ago
Do's and Don'ts of Freshmen in College by a Freshman in College
I’ve recently finished my first semester of college, and I’ll be beginning my second semester in a couple weeks. I’m in community college and I’m still living at home so I don’t quite know everything,...
Cody Deitz2 years ago
Advice From a Resident Assistant
You were, at some point, a freshman moving into the residence halls and the resident assistants (RAs) were there to welcome you with open arms. You may have went into the traditional residence halls o...
Johann Hollar2 years ago
What Can You Expect from College?
This is picture above is from the college that I recently graduated from. As you can see from my profile, I recently graduated from this fine institution and yes, I do recommend Minnesota State Univer...
Francesca Lovett2 years ago
How to Cope With the Work Load at University
When we start university, we think its going to be all parties and fun with a little bit of work in between...unfortunately, it doesn't quite work out that way. A lot of people are nervous about start...
Kevin Simpson2 years ago
Most Beautiful College Campuses in America
While academics should be the most important factor when deciding where to spend the best four years of your life, many incoming college students choose their school based on how beautiful the campus ...
Ashley Tobin2 years ago
Tips for New/Current Students in College/University
As a second year university student, there are things that I wish I knew when I first started last year. It is what you expect, but you don't realize the effects it can have on you. With all this newf...