Make plans but keep an eraser handy. Truly life-impacting moments are missed when a checklist and an itinerary become the focus.
Starting to plan for dorm life? You probably have questions. How in the world do you pack an entire life into one section of dorm room? How do you decide what comes with you and what stays behind? Should you bring your own microwave? Ironing board? Blender? Trash can? What about a TV? First of […]
Many times, going to college means “moving out.” Moving out is exciting! It means you’ve reached a new level of independence and maturity. If that is where you find yourself today, congratulations! You’ll find that independence and maturity don’t happen magically – they require responsibility. And responsibility itself is a learning process! Have you learned […]
Often, moving out is assumed when people talk about going to college. However, that is not always the case. In fact, statistics show that the commuter student population is over half that of on-campus students. Curious? You can read a US news article about that here. Of course, this data will vary drastically depending on […]
The job hunt can be a tedious task. College students are in the particularly complicated position of needing jobs that accommodate class schedules. Flexible jobs absolutely do exist, but sometimes it takes a little bit of creative hunting to find something that will work for your particular circumstance! Don’t be discouraged if you cannot […]
Paying for college is likely one of your top concerns as you make your higher education plans. And for good reason! No one wishes to be weighed down with debt at graduation, and yet, it seems that many young people are facing just that! What if there was another way? What if there were options […]
So, you’ve decided upon the college(s) you’re interested in – that’s fantastic! …Now what? Now, you get to apply for admission! Yes, it’s a big step, and yes, there’s a good bit of work that goes into the process. But most colleges have a fairly streamlined process and advisers who are happy to assist […]
Small-college life certainly deserves a lot of credit and the benefits extend beyond graduation! A close-knit student body translates into strong alumni bonds that can open doors to things you never dreamed possible.