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Students Archive for March, 2009

Acceptance and Rejection in the Digital Age

Whether you're a teenager applying for the first time, or a seasoned veteran taking a stab at a continuing degree, waiting to hear back from the colleges of your choice can be incredibly nerve-wracking. That said, it has always been a more private matter -- until today, when social networks like Myspace, Facebook, Twitter, and… | Read More

Applications: The Hidden Costs of College and How to Save

Everyone talks about the cost of college itself, from classes to dorms and how to find scholarships and loans, but in reality the cost of college starts long before you even get accepted. At Today on MSNBC, college admissions expert Katherine Cohen, PhD, explains how to budget for the college application process and all of… | Read More

Enrich Your Dorm Life With Pets (But Do It Right!)

College life can be confusing and chaotic, especially if you are just moving into a lonely dormitory filled with tons of other disheveled college kids you may never mesh well with. Sometimes you just want some unconditional love and companionship, and that's when you buy a brand new puppy... only, wait! You can't have a… | Read More

Surviving the April Before College in Five Easy Steps

The last couple months before summer vacation can be wildly stressful for high school seniors anticipating college. On the one hand, acceptance and rejection letters start rolling in; on the other, there are still spring semester grades to keep level (lest a dropped GPA make your top school choices rethink their decisions). Meanwhile, there are… | Read More

Unusual Scholarships - They're Out There

I've said it before, and I'll probably say it a few more times, but there are many scholarship opportunities available to students today - and even some rather unusual ones. The trick is finding the one that may oddly, suit you to a tee.
Simply having the surname Zolp makes you eligible for tens of… | Read More

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