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The Importance of Getting Involved in Politics in College

Why get involved in politics during college? People usually don’t have the time to get involved after they become a working person. They usually have other things to do – tend to family, relax after work, and simply take care of themselves. Someone in college has...
Avoiding the Freshman 15 this Fall Semester

Avoiding the Freshman 15 this Fall Semester

Starting college is certainly exciting. During this time period, students get to take classes in courses that interest them, build friendships and explore a new area. For some students, however, the dreaded freshman 15 is frightening. Fortunately, gaining this extra...
5 Apps That Will Help College Students Focus

5 Apps That Will Help College Students Focus

For many college students, one of the most common challenges of succeeding and remaining productive in school is avoiding distractions. From television to social activities, it can be challenging to stay focused on the task at hand. Fortunately, there are a few apps...
Why You Should Work On Campus While Attending College

Why You Should Work On Campus While Attending College

When someone is a college student, there are great reasons why she should work on the university’s campus in addition to attending classes. Rather than spending too much spare time watching television or going to parties with friends, students should consider...
Benefits of For-Profit Education

Benefits of For-Profit Education

For-profit degrees are just as valuable as traditional degrees. Sadly, the stigma and negative press surrounding a few for-profit colleges damage the reputation for all. Luckily, this article will emphasize the positives that the negative stigmas drown out. Many adult...
Advantages and Disadvantages of an Online Education

Advantages and Disadvantages of an Online Education

We’ve all seen the commercials and advertisements for online universities that help those with busy schedules and families earn their degree. For those that work full-time or have kids, going to a brick and mortar college can seem out of the realm of possibility, but...
How to Build a Strong College Community

How to Build a Strong College Community

With the horror stories about hazing in fraternities and sororities across the country, bullying, and discrimination, colleges can seem closed-off or even downright dangerous for our youth. These issues are ones that plague the administration and students on college...
Are Private Colleges Really Worth the Price?

Are Private Colleges Really Worth the Price?

Attending a private college or university can offer the added benefit of smaller class sizes, intimate, hands-on learning experiences, and more direct support from the academic faculty. But with the rising price of college rising every year, is a private college or...