Most college freshmen assume that they have a good idea what their goals are when they enter the doors of the university. It may seem like college is a pit stop they have to attend for four years before they can join the real world. Several years of studying and taking exams, and you’re an […]
3 Ways to Save Money on College Text Books
The cost of a college education nowadays is extremely expensive especially if you’re enrolled in a prestigious school. Aside from having to pay for tuition and other miscellaneous fees, you also need college text books which are just as costly. With so many financial obligations in college, how else can you save money on your […]
Tips for HBCU Students to Stay Safe While at College
Stay Alert…Be Alive, Stay Alert…Be Safe
Hmm…sounds like a mantra that soldiers heading into combat might embrace.
Unfortunately, that mantra is increasingly being used by students heading off to college. Those sentiments are echoed by their by parents and other love ones.
How to Deal With a Difficult Roommate
In a perfect world, a very wise psychologist will be sitting in the main office of the college dorms sorting potential boarders according to hometown, family background, personality traits and cultural beliefs. In the real world, however, room assignments are random at best, and you will have to live with the roommate assigned to you […]
Why a College Degree is Necessary for Work in a Global Economy
The global economy is rapidly changing. It transforms year to year forcing future career professionals to step back and take notice or remain left behind. Decades ago, job candidates could land decent jobs without a college education since college was geared towards elite professionals such as doctors, lawyers, and scientists. Corporations were lenient during the […]
Creating a Productive Study Zone in Your Dorm Room
When you’re a freshman living in the dorms at college, you experience some pretty interesting things. There’s nothing like a hundred college kids living in close quarters, on their own for the first time. There are students playing Frisbee in the hallway, ten different styles of music playing at once, and you’re guaranteed to be […]
Financial Planning Tips for Students Going to College
The costs are accrued from going to college or university has increased hugely over the last ten years, with rises in tuition fees and also a rising cost in the standard of living. Students who plan to study at college will need to plan very carefully and astutely if they are avoid excessive debts. Before […]
Freshman Advice for Sharing Rooms and Bathrooms
Sharing living spaces can be very difficult when you are living with one or several other people you don’t know. Here are tips on managing communal areas.