Posts Tagged ‘Students’

Meet the State Representative Who’s Still in College

Meet the State Representative Who’s Still in College

While many students struggle in their job search, one Mississippi student is having no such trouble, becoming the youngest person elected to the state’s House of Representatives. Related: Finding a Job That Inspires You Elected at just 21 years old, Jeramey Anderson, a senior at Tulane University‘s Biloxi campus, was sworn into office in Mississippi’s 110th ...

New Film Highlights Students Affected by the DREAM Act

New Film Highlights Students Affected by the DREAM Act

The Dream is Now, a campaign dedicated to “common sense” immigration reform, has released a trailer for a 30-minute documentary by Davis Guggenheim, the Oscar-winning director behind An Inconvenient Truth and Waiting for Superman. The short film will feature stories from young illegal immigrants and their families. The campaign hopes that the film and other ...

4 Ways To Boost Your GPA By Working Smarter

4 Ways To Boost Your GPA By Working Smarter

College is fun except for the actual class part. And while some people may enjoy working very very very hard to satisfy random criteria from class to class, you can make all this a lot easier on yourself. You don’t have to sit in a lonely room and memorize endless pages of notes to do ...

The Negative Impacts of Binge Drinking in College

The Negative Impacts of Binge Drinking in College

One drink, two drink, three drink…floor. If you’re a college student, chances are that you have drunk from time to time or almost all the time. Students always joke about how much they can drink and “apologize to my liver before tonight”. You may not put much thought into it, but depending on your drinking ...

3 Unavoidable Problems When Answering Questions In Class

3 Unavoidable Problems When Answering Questions In Class

You might assume college exists to help students learn things. Learning, college, the two words are kind of connected. Yet somehow, inevitably, certain problems crop up within the classroom environment that keep everyone from learning more. Most of the students don’t care about learning as much as they possibly can. You probably don’t either, some ...

Filing Your 2012 Taxes in College: A Checklist

Filing Your 2012 Taxes in College: A Checklist

Guess what? It’s tax season. What are you going to do about it? For college students, filing taxes is an incredibly daunting task. After voting on taxes last November, and listening to endless political arguments about who should pay them, the last thing you want to do is file your taxes. Well, whether you’re claiming ...

Why You Might Not Want To Be A Student Worker

Why You Might Not Want To Be A Student Worker

College can seem like a great opportunity to pick up a job on the side: there are plenty of options, and all your employers offer half-time because they understand that you’re juggling a full course load. Besides, those Happy Hour chicken wings and beer won’t pay for themselves. But deciding to get a student job ...

6 Tips for the Transition Back to Class

6 Tips for the Transition Back to Class

Try as we might, summer’s coming to an end. The summer-extending potions didn’t work, but it’s okay. We had a good run, guys. With whatever internships you had or didn’t have, I’m sure you had adventures and sunburns, and that’s enough. But now it’s time to transition into the fall and your classes, and for ...