Posted on August 28, 2012
Do you find the thought of sharing space with a total stranger unsettling? Do you think living in an apartment is financially out of reach? Before you make any final decisions about your home for the next semester, take a look at the benefits of both dorm and apartment living. Knowing what to expect and the pros and cons of each living situation will make your decision much easier.
Posted on August 21, 2012
Are you tired of taking out student loans or searching for scholarships? Consider starting your own student business. All you need is a good idea, some creative juices, and the drive to make it happen. Look around your campus for inspiration. Does your college need an after-hours delivery service? What about a salon? Find a need and fill it. You never know, you could be the next Mark Zuckerberg!
Posted on August 14, 2012
Wouldn't it be cool if you could get college credit for watching 'South Park' or 'The Walking Dead?' What if you could spend a semester listening to your favorite performer or watching movies? Sounds too good to be true, right? Believe it or not, there are classes in colleges across America that use pop culture, reality TV, and other areas of entertainment as teaching aids. You don't have to be a film student or English major to take creative courses. Check out these fun courses offered at a college campus near you!
Posted on August 9, 2012
As students get ready to head back to college, they may run across long lists that encourage students to purchase a ton of 'college essentials.' But do you really need all that stuff? Not really. In fact, a good majority of those items can be crossed off your back-to-school shopping list. Save yourself both time and money by following our helpful tips on what NOT to pack for college.
Posted on August 7, 2012
Have you started your back-to-college shopping yet? If you are looking for some great ideas for what to wear, how to organize your dorm room, or how to prepare simple, inexpensive meals at college, forget about hopping from website to website. You can find everything you need for college in one place - Pinterest! Creativity is thriving on this social media website and it's getting bigger every day. Find out which boards you should be following this fall to ensure you have the latest and greatest things for college.
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