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College Myths, Part II_ Dorms Suck

  Laura, I wish I could give you a step-by-step method to finding a college but it’s unfortunately not that simple. I have a blog posted about some websites that may be helpful, but aside from that, it’s all you. If you love both arts and sciences then I suggest a liberal arts school. There, …

Top 25 Online College Rankings for 2017

If you’re like me and you don’t live near any colleges, then the online route might be the best one. The cool thing about the online option is that you can get your degree from a number of high quality schools without having to move halfway across the country to do so. Anyway, if you’re …

5 Tips for Writing the Perfect College Admission Essay

Ever wonder what the college admissions board is thinking when they read essay after essay? How can you make a good impression and get admitted to your dream college? Here’s everything you need to know. 1. Who are you? GPAs and accomplishments are just words on a page. Your essay is the one chance you …

Out of Town or In

Best of luck! That’s a difficult question, and thank you so much for asking it. I think it’s something that a lot of students think about. What it really comes down to is what is best for you. All I have is my own personal experiences. Thanks again for your question. I think I may …

10 Ways to Save Money at College (& Build Up Less Debt)

The cycle of debt begins in college. It starts with the student loan, established before your high school graduation. You are placed into a completely new environment where you are expected to create your own social networks, learn about careers, and cope with countless credit card offers. Many students succumb to the temptations of debt, …

College Cuisine: It Doesn’t Have To Be Ramen

College Ramen, cheap, fast and easy, fairly palatable – at first – with a few additions, but perhaps it’s not the best nutritional choice for a steady diet. It’s high in sodium and often has a lot of MSG. Fortunately, there are lots of other simple and affordable options. Rice and Beans: Chop an onion, …

An Open Letter to All Toddlers

This is from a blog called metrodad.typepad.com Dear Toddlers: We love you kids. Really. Most of the time you’re absolutely adorable. That little thing you do when you wrap both your arms around our necks, kiss us on the cheek, and say, “I love you, daddy”? Kills us every time. We can’t get enough of …

Load ‘em Up And Move ‘em Out!

I am smomeone that waits tell the very last min. for everthing and it’s not fun. you would think that I would learn from it but I have’nt because I no that everything will flow together and it will be fine.   I do belive many of the points in the artical are very good …