Making Sense of Student Loans

Making Sense of Student Loans

Being in college is difficult enough without the added stress of trying to navigate the complicated world of student loans and financial aid. Some of us have probably already been there—entering the financial aid office on campus to get some help from an advisor and finding a line 50 people deep. At my school, it ...

Tips for Public Speaking: Eliminating Stage Fright

Tips for Public Speaking: Eliminating Stage Fright

For many, the thought of participating in class or making a presentation in front of employers is terrifying. However, public speaking does not need to be a painful experience. In our latest segment of the “Tips for Public Speaking” series, you will learn some tips and tricks to ease the all-too-common symptoms of stage fright. ...

10 Signs Traditional College Isn’t For You

10 Signs Traditional College Isn’t For You

Sometimes we all hear that inner-voice. On occasion it speaks to us from our hearts. At other times, it speaks in the form of nagging suspicions, instinctual feelings, and otherwise ignored thoughts. Yet, no matter how many times we try to push that inner-voice away, it returns, and leaves us questioning how we really feel. ...

Why You Should: Use Slader.com

Why You Should: Use Slader.com

Textbooks have an ugly side to them. They are great resources, but often lack an answer key. As a learning device, reading thorugh chapter content in search of answers is time consuming and frustrating. A more effective strategy for learning is having quick access to textbook questions. I learned that magic formula for learning many ...

Niche Careers: Editing

Niche Careers: Editing

When people think of the publishing industry, they usually think of the writers involved in creating content. Seldom do they consider the behind-the-scenes action that goes into what we read. Whether you read magazine articles, online posts, academic journals, or books, it’s important to be aware that all of that content has been edited by ...