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.

Ria K.3 months ago
College Party
I don’t even know if I should go. I mean it’s not really my scene, I will probably feel out of place there. I’ve never even been to a high school party and now I’m going to go to a frat party. This mi...
Leigh Fisher3 months ago
The Unrelenting Student Loan Soliloquy
In higher education, loan debt is something students battle with every semester, then for decades afterward. While going to college, each year is a juggling act of trying to balance jobs and classes w...
Nicola P. Young3 months ago
What's the Difference Between a College and a University?
The difference between a college and a university is pretty simple: One is a single school with a single purpose (kind of), and the other is a collection of linked schools. That said, the real differe...
Paisley Hansen3 months ago
Bringing Higher Education to the Real World
A lot of reputable schools are notorious for being inaccessible. In some cases, it seems that the schools prefer to have this reputation. If they want to remain relevant, however, they'll have to chan...
Hannah Paish3 months ago
Keeping Fit at University
I know a lot of people find it hard to find the time or motivation to exercise while at uni, so I thought I would share some tips.
Alyssa Hoots3 months ago
College in My 20s
I am 23-years-old. I am now in college whereas all my friends from high school have either graduated from college or are continuing their education. Now, why did I wait so long to start college now? W...
10 Practical Christmas Gifts for College Students They Will Actually Use
College students are a tough group to shop for. If you aren't a college student yourself, it's hard to know what the must-have items really are. And if you are a college student, well, it's hard to af...
Concurrent Enrollment
"Concurrent enrollment" is a term I had never even heard until the end of my sophomore year in high school. It is when a high school student can take college classes and the district will also pay the...
Suzanne Gayle3 months ago
What It's Really like to Be in a Sorority
I came into college not knowing a single soul other than my roommate, who happened to be my best friend from home. I knew for a long time I wanted to rush and join a sorority, but when I did, I ended ...
Alyssa Wilson3 months ago
Things No One Tells You About Life After College
When you're a student in college, all you can think about is the finish line, graduation, but what happens when you cross it? People often give advice on how to survive your first year of college and ...
Corey Adkins3 months ago
5 Quick Ways to Pay Back Your Student Loans
One in four Americans under the age of 30 are in debt from student loans. In fact, Americans as a whole owe about 1.3 trillion dollars. Although that is just a portion of what the Trump tax cuts are g...
Danielle Bryant4 months ago
College Daze: Surviving Your First Semester
College. University. School. Whatever you want to call it, you will have the same reaction to it if you're dreading your very first day... "UGH! Spending money just to be trapped in classes for more y...
Iria Vasquez-Paez4 months ago
The De Anza Paralegal Program
As far as this program goes, I’m looking at all my options to get a better paying job and how to get there. I know I have to get into the technical writing program, for example. I also have paralegal ...
Bethany Ashlyn4 months ago
College Is Not for Everyone
Before I talk about why college isn't for everyone, I want to disclaim that I am not telling people to ditch their college dreams and goals. While it isn't for everyone, it is also a great asset for s...
Keira R4 months ago
Let's Fail. Together
I've noticed that Facebook is a happy place. Like, too happy. Everyone is living their perfect life and then they go to Instagram and post their perfect jobs and twitter to post their perfect recipes....
Christen Hutcheson4 months ago
Where Is Your Tuition Bill Going?
As of this upcoming school year (2018), I will be headed into my senior year of college. I graduated high school in 2014 with college credits already under my belt, putting me ahead of students who ha...
R !sk4 months ago
How to Make Working in University Work for You
I have been in school for almost seven years and have been working close to full-time hours while doing it. This might sound unimaginable to most people. Undergrads navigating not getting "weeded out,...
Leigh Fisher4 months ago
7 Reasons to Finish Assignments Early
One of my favorite undergraduate literature professors had a mantra that there were no due dates for papers in his class. You could do them all in the first couple of weeks, you could work on them gra...