A Few Tips for College Move-In Day

August has arrived and you’re more than likely gearing up for the big move…to college! There’s nothing like a hot sun, a whole bunch of packed bags and boxes, and a somewhat emotional family to give you the jitters about move-in day. While moving to college can be a bit nervewracking, it’s also very exciting,

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3 Tips for Successful Job Searching

As you approach the end of your college career, it’s probably becoming more and more of a reality to you that your familiar cocoon environment of college is slowly but surely fading away. On the flip side, while you’re certainly taking a plunge by graduating and looking for your first job, all this new change

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What to Know Before You Head to College

As the summer winds down, and you approach August on the calendar, you’re probably starting to gear up for school starting. If you’re an incoming freshman, you’ve more than likely attended a summer prep day to get all the practical info you need to know, but that doesn’t set aside the fact that college is

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Ways to Battle the High Costs of College

There’s no doubt about it: college can be very expensive. The rising costs of tuition, along with all the extras that come with school—like books, paying rent, travel costs, and a meal plan—can deter some high school students from even considering a college education. However, with a little determination and a lot of hard work,

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Low-Key Meal Prep Ideas for College Students

There’s no doubt about it: college students are busy. Between waking up before the sun to make it to your first class, juggling homework and extracurriculars, and trying to have a social life on the side, cooking for yourself or prepping easy meals can quickly get pushed to the back burner. Not only that, but

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How to Prep for Summer Orientation

You might be the type of person who’s had summer orientation penciled into your planner for months now, or you might be the type who only has a vague idea of which week in July you’re supposed to show up at school. Either way, you’re going to want to stroll onto campus knowing at least

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What to Consider Before Moving Off Campus

The beauty of college is that there are usually several different options for living quarters while you’re attending school for 9 months out of the year. Every student has a different preference for where they want to live while at college, and some universities may even require students to live on campus for their first

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Ideas for Celebrating Birthdays in College

The chances are pretty good: you’re probably going to celebrate several of your own birthdays and plenty of friends’ birthdays while you’re in school. College is a unique time of life, and for many students, cash flow isn’t exactly steady or exceptional. That doesn’t mean that you have to skimp or avoid...

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How to Make the Most Out of Summer School

For many college students, summer school is an easy decision. If you’re looking to graduate early or if you have a large load of credits to accomplish before you graduate, summer school might seem like a no-brainer. The fact of the matter is that summer is a wonderful time to squeeze in some extra classes

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5 Tips for Making it Through Your Summer Internship

If you landed a summer internship, congrats! Whether paid or unpaid, internships can do a lot for your resume, and they show you’re committed and you have a little experience under your belt. If your internship is part of a credit requirement you need before you graduate, it might be tempting to just skate through

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