Learn Outside of the Classroom Online for Free

Learn Outside of the Classroom Online for Free

Educate yourself beyond the college or high school curricula by taking online classes with Coursera or Khan Academy. Both web-based companies provide a legitimate path to expanding your knowledge for free by offering a wide range of courses online. Taking courses online is usually pursued by students who want an alternative approach to earning an ...

The Best Job Hunting Websites

The Best Job Hunting Websites

We go to college so we can get a degree that will get us a job, but where do we look for jobs after we’ve secured that degree? Some are fortunate to make a connection that will almost guarantee them an in, but others have to hunt a little more. Aside from the old school ...

How to Recover from a Hard Freshman Year

How to Recover from a Hard Freshman Year

The most difficult time in college isn’t when all the senior year exams and papers need to be completed. Instead, it’s often the experience of freshman year that’s the most trying. Students have to adapt to a whole new lifestyle and workload while being “on their own” for the first time in their lives. Some ...

Why It’s Okay to be Single in College

Why It’s Okay to be Single in College

You know the scene: you take a break from studying and glance over social media, and all of your feeds are flooded with high school friends getting married and having babies. Meanwhile, you still spend your Thursday nights with your dog binge-watching Supernatural on Netflix. I mean, that can’t just be me. Can it? Being ...

Specialized Apps for Studying

Specialized Apps for Studying

The grind of never-ending study and submitting assignments on time legitimately wears down college students. Your academic success is closely aligned with how you organize and plan to meet test dates and deadlines. Luckily, you can put your mobile devices to work to help you study smarter. Here are two apps: one for Apple devices ...

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 ...