Feb
29

Summer Internships: Where do you want to be?

If you haven't started looking for the perfect internship, it's time to get cracking. It's never too early to start sending in your resume and searching for a summer position, especially if you want a solid internship that will give your job applications a major boost after graduation...not just a seasonal job. Half the fun of finding an internship is searching for the perfect one. However, there are so many different options it can be hard to figure out what you want. So first you need to … [Read more...]

Feb
29

Paying by the Degree

Every year college tuition rises. Every year the average sticker price grows higher and higher. That's expected. You may not like it, but you probably knew that your tution might increase after freshmen year. But did you know that you might be paying more than your roommate or friends? Did you know that your tuition might actually vary depending on the major that you have declared? A recent study conducted by the Cornell Higher Education Research Institute found that approximately … [Read more...]

Feb
28

FAFSA: It’s Not Hard Apply Today

Applying for financial aid is relatively easy; you just have to do it. Need-based aid is important. Very few students actually get merit aid, and you never know how much need-based aid you’ll actually qualify for. The only way to apply for federal student aid is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You can apply online at www.fafsa.ed.gov or you can call 1-800-4-fed-aid and a paper copy can be mailed to you. If you choose to apply online you’ll need to … [Read more...]

Feb
28

Find your Study Buddy

It can be hard to meet people in class. It’s often tempting to just sit in the back and never talk to anyone, but that won’t help you in the long run. Not if you ever get sick, accidentally miss a class, or loose your notebook. Then you’ll need to know at least one person in the class, and it better be somebody you can trust to take accurate and detailed notes. So how do you find the perfect study buddy? How do you know if someone is reliable enough to help you out? Here are a few ways … [Read more...]

Feb
27

Soft and Cuddly: Just what you Need

 The perfect replacement companion for the warm, faithful dog (or cat) that used to sleep curled by your side does exist. It’s also the perfect barrier between you and the cold tile floor in your dorm, especially if you worry about rolling off the top bunk. What is it? It's the Pillow Pet. Pillow Pets are the perfect décor for your dorm. They’re inviting and attractive; they call out to anyone who enters your dorm, pleading with them to sit down and get comfortable in your home … [Read more...]

Feb
27

It’s in the Text

Midterms are here (if they haven't come and gone already). That means it’s time to yank out your sheaf of notes and get started on the long grueling preparation process. That means it’s time to start studying. Every year, no matter how much time students spend preparing, the most frequent comment I hear is that a particular topic or question was not discussed in class. Not once did the professor talk about it. Not once did any of the homework assignments refer to it. There is a … [Read more...]

Feb
24

Are You Ready to Study Abroad?

Heading to another country for a semester is an exciting and valuable learning experience. Not only does it look great on your resume, but a semester abroad gives you the opportunity to explore a new culture, meet new people, and learn so much. But before you send in your deposit and pack up you bags you need to make sure that a semester abroad is the right choice for you. Personally, I think every student should study abroad, but you need to make sure you choose the right place and the right … [Read more...]