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Tips for Getting Along With Your Roommate

Although most colleges and universities go to great lengths to ensure that roommates are matched with like-minded individuals, it's almost inevitable that conflict will arise between you and your roommate. Even if you and your roommate are good friends, emotions can run high when you're forced to share such a small space with someone who only a few short months ago was a complete stranger. Part of living with a roommate, however, is … Continue

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The Woes of Textbook Sharing

The price of textbooks has been sharply increasing for years now. Students and teachers keep searching for cheaper alternatives. Some advice in the past involved the sharing of textbooks between students. While this may work for roommates or a short amount of time, this practice is mostly frowned upon. The probability of loss or damage doubles when a book becomes a shared object. Shared Time The idea of sharing a textbook only allows one book … Continue

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Undecided? Follow These Tips to Make a Decision

Every prospective college student hates the dreaded question of "what is your major?" From the time you start thinking about college to years into your career, people will ask you what you majored in during college. It can be frustrating if you are unsure of your decision as you embark on your college career. From the grumpy old uncle at your family reunions to every other participant at freshman orientation, everyone wants to know what you plan … Continue

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Pay for College Without Added Stress

As you embark on your college career, it is important to have your finances and savings in check. College is a large investment that can cost over six figures  for attending  four years. It is easy to go into debt and cause large amounts of stress. Do not panic. There are options to assist you and help to pay for your education. Completing research, applying to financial aid, and utilizing all options will help you reduce of cost of your … Continue

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Undecided? Follow These Tips to Make a Decision

Every prospective college student hates the dreaded question of "what is your major?" From the time you start thinking about college to years into your career, people will ask you what you majored in during college. It can be frustrating if you are unsure of your … Continue

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How to Stay Safe at College Parties: Part 1

Whether you're a drinker or not, chances are, you'll probably end up at more than a few college parties during your time as a student. Alcohol consumption- whether underage or legal- is wildly popular on college campuses across the country, and many students say that … Continue

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The Woes of Textbook Sharing

The price of textbooks has been sharply increasing for years now. Students and teachers keep searching for cheaper alternatives. Some advice in the past involved the sharing of textbooks between students. While this may work for roommates or a short amount of time, this … Continue

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What Is A Non-Traditional Student?

College campuses are no longer populated with a singular part of American population. Increasing numbers of people are going back to school after military service, raising a family or high school mistakes. The years they took off from school and the experience they … Continue

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Get a Jump Start on Finding Your Niche on Campus

Congratulations! You’ve been accepted and have enrolled at the college of your choice. Now you have about 3 and a half months to stress about things like “Will I make friends?”, “What if I can’t find my classes”, “Will all of my clothes fit into my dorm closet?”, “Does … Continue

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Pay for College Without Added Stress

As you embark on your college career, it is important to have your finances and savings in check. College is a large investment that can cost over six figures  for attending  four years. It is easy to go into debt and cause large amounts of stress. Do not panic. There … Continue