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Posted August 18, 2015 by

5 Common Myths about College Life

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MYTHS word concept. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

If you are going to start college then congratulations because you are going to start a new chapter of your life and you have to make sure that you will make the most out of it. The moment that you get accepted into the college of your choice, you cannot help but feel euphoria because it seems surreal.

There is a chance that you have already heard a lot of things about college life and you cannot help but feel a bit scared because you feel that you already know what you want to expect. Are you sure that everything that you have heard is true? What if some of the things that you have learned are just myths? (more…)

Posted April 11, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Do You Have a Phone Interview Coming Up? Things You Need to Remember

If you are an internship finder with a phone interview coming up, the following post has some things for you to keep in mind for success.

Featured: Featured Internship season is in high gear and I know a lot of you are dealing with phone interviews; especially those of you who plan on going to another state or country for a summer internship. Here are some of my top tips to rock the phone interview: 1. Show the employee you can carry the

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Posted February 04, 2014 by

7 Things You Can Expect to Share With Your Roommates

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Two roommates playing video games, while their roommate is cleaning. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Dorm life is the epitome of community living. You share a bedroom, a bathroom, and quite possibly a lot of other things with a roommate or a group of people. Because college is expensive—most students can expect to graduate with a loan balance of nearly $30,000—it makes sense to share costs whenever possible. Here are seven things you can share with your roommate in order to save money. (more…)

Posted January 14, 2014 by

Moving Tips for Incoming Freshmen

Chris Beck

Chris Beck

Moving into a dormitory can be a challenging transition for freshmen going off to a university for the first time. Used to ample space and all the amenities of home, students may find the dorm room so cramped that it is hard to fit the bare necessities, let alone the furniture and equipment that make an anonymous place seem inviting. Moreover, the move itself can be difficult, provoking last minute anxiety about being away from home and family. The following simple tips can help ease the stress of that first move, making it go smoothly for everyone involved. (more…)

Posted August 07, 2013 by

Dorm Living Tips and Advice

Amanda Greene

Amanda Greene

Each year a new set of college students get ready for the great adventure of dorm living. Just as college is a learning experience, new college freshmen moving into a dorm can learn from the advice of other college students who have already “been there and done that.” These students can help new college students learn what dorm life is all about, and provide tips and advice on how to make the most out of this wonderful experience. (more…)

Posted June 19, 2013 by

10 Things College Freshmen Should Do During the Summer

Later this year, many high school graduates will begin their first semesters in college.  Before then, they can prepare themselves to make the transition a bit smoother.  The following post shares 10 things college freshmen should do this summer before taking the next step in their education.

Three million students will be starting college this fall. If you’re one of them, it’s a good idea to do some things right now to make the transition as easy as possible. (more…)