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A diary of a college student: Rebecca’s story

“A diary of a college student” is a series where we profile a variety of students to get a glimpse of their day-to-day. Learn from their stories of balancing family, work, and school. I started college a year ago to finish …… Read More

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5 benefits of taking summer classes

Sure, no one enjoys summer school. But we like to think it has a bad reputation it doesn’t deserve. After all, there are advantages to taking a class or two during summer break. Check them out: 1. Fewer students means more personal …… Read More

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A diary of a college student: Ellen’s story

“A diary of a college student” is a series where we profile a variety of students to get a glimpse of their day-to-day. Learn from their stories of balancing family, work, and school. Tell us about yourself Two-and-a-half years ago my …… Read More

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6 apps to stretch your student dollar

College students have it pretty tough. As if leaving the parental nest — filled with free food and clean clothing — wasn’t enough, embarking on the great college adventure can leave your bank account drained. Life as an adult-in-the-making is a …… Read More

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A diary of a college student: Ashleigh’s story

“A diary of a college student” is a series where we profile a variety of students to get a glimpse of their day-to-day. Learn from their stories of balancing family, work, and school. Tell us about yourself I am a 24-year-old …… Read More

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How to make work-study worth your time

If you were offered financial aid from your college, you might be eligible for work-study. Work-study provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing you to earn money to help pay education expenses. Although this is financially advantageous, the …… Read More

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How to survive art school

All stereotypes of pretentious, misunderstood artsy-types aside, art students have a considerably different college experience than the average student.  Instead of textbooks, you spend all of your money on shiny new art supplies that you might never even use. Instead of …… Read More

12 pinterest boards every college student should follow

12 Pinterest boards every college student should follow

Pinterest is full of great content that’s useful and entertaining to college students.  To help you navigate the world of Pinterest, we’ve listed some of the best boards for college students to follow. Check them out: 1. “Easy College Food” Cheap …… Read More