Eleven Things First Time Renters Should Do

Eleven Things First Time Renters Should Do

So you’re leaving the dorms (or your parent’s house) and heading out on your own. Congratulations! Here are some tips to help you navigate apartment hunting and utilities. Do keep in mind that your particular rent situation will vary based on what you’re renting (house, apartment, room, duplex…) and where you’re renting it. 1. Know ...

Why You Should Take Summer Classes

Why You Should Take Summer Classes

Okay, so spending summer in a classroom is basically the nightmare of every elementary, middle, and high school student. “Summer school” is more like a term of punishment rather than an enthusiastic suggestion. What makes college any different? You might still miss out on all that beach time, sleeping in, and generally not thinking about ...

Managing Your First Credit Card

Managing Your First Credit Card

Turning 18 means that you’re suddenly allowed to do a bunch of cool things that you just weren’t mature enough for a few days earlier. You can buy Sharpies, sign things on your own behalf and go skydiving. Responsibility ramps up as well: any felonies you commit will now be on your permanent record and ...

Online Resources for Mental Health

Online Resources for Mental Health

Everyone deals with difficult times at one point or another. Students are not immune to emotional flareups and concerns about their mental health. One in five young Americans experience a mental health issue, and nearly half of them do not seek treatment when they need it. Nonjudgmental support is more important than ever before, according ...

Seven Hobbies You Should Try in College

Seven Hobbies You Should Try in College

College is a time of flexibility and opportunity. Free from the 8-to-5 schedule of high school and careers, you can go to class, work, hang out with friends and enjoy your hobbies on your own schedule. Below are seven suggestions for hobbies that you should try out while you are an undergraduate. Something Athletic If ...

Earn Money With Your Car as a Student

Earn Money With Your Car as a Student

When looking to make extra money, college students typically don’t have a lot of options. A rigid class schedule and a limited resume can make finding even a part-time job difficult–lack of flexibility and little experience limits job prospects considerably. What many college students with cars forget is that they already have a resource for ...