As most (if not all) college students know, studying is a huge, important part of college. Studying in college allows you to really absorb the information you need to in order to pass classes and learn the material necessary to get a degree. Studying isn’t just reading, though — there…


Many colleges have a lot more to offer than just classes themselves. College campuses offer tons of services to help students, from resume help to career finding to counseling. Perhaps the best part is that colleges typically offer these services free of charge or at a very low cost to…


Considering starting out your college career at a community college? You wouldn’t be the only one. In the United States today, more than 12 million students take classes at community college annually. That’s about half of all undergrad students in the country! Community colleges are becoming popular among college students…


Whether it’s with work, school, a project, errands, or just life in general, productivity is the key to getting things done. Most of the time though, that third cup of coffee or extra energy drink probably aren’t enough to keep our productivity going steady or at its best level. The…


There are quite a few components involved when it comes to getting admitted to college, like filling out applications, sending transcripts and test scores, applying for financial aid, and crafting essays. Among all the other steps in the process to getting admitted to college is letters of recommendation. Many colleges…


Life can get expensive, especially in college. Many students need to pay for tuition, books, school supplies, food, and housing — just to name a few things — so it’s really important to know how to manage finances and budget in college. Managing finances in college is a skill that…


Many people consider college one of the best times in their lives, so it goes without saying that college can be an amazing and valuable experience. Just like pretty much everything else, though, college comes with its fair share of challenges. While every college student’s experience is unique to them…


Online classes are a very desirable education route for many students. Not having to commute to a campus, being able to complete coursework without a rigid schedule, and having the flexibility to study virtually anywhere are huge perks of online classes. Though they have tons of benefits, online classes are…


Everyone has to do things in life, whether it be working towards a degree, completing a project at work, running errands, or even just getting out of bed in the morning. Part of the secret to doing these things and getting things accomplished is having some good old motivation. Motivation…


Fact: everyone has 24 hours in a day. Myth: everyone uses their 24 hours effectively and wisely. Many people can optimize the 24 hours they’re given a day to get more done, feel more accomplished, reach goals, and whatever else they desire. The secret? Conscious time management skills. With the…

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