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Here are some ideas for real meals on a budget
tips tools & advice

Ideas for Real Meals on a Budget

Now that you’ve been living on your own, you have probably come to a sad realization: feeding yourself is expensive. You may have wondered why you couldn’t talk your parents into going out to eat more often when you were younger; you probably didn’t realize it was in the name of frugality. Food is a serious budget …
A List of Good Colleges for Global Entrepreneurship Summit
college news & trends

Global Entrepreneurship Summit: Top Schools for Entrepreneurship

The 7th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2016 concluded last week at Stanford University in Silicon Valley, California. Previous summits took place across the globe, including Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Morocco, and Kenya. This summit brought together over 686 brilliant entrepreneurs from 170 countries to share their passion and develop ways to spread the …
Highest paid jobs - legal
majors & industries

College Majors for the Highest Paid Jobs by Industry

There are plenty of factors that should play a role in your major and jobs/career choice. While choosing one of the highest paying college majors might be your first choice, you’ll also want to consider life balance and your passions. If you’re considering any of these majors, you may want to consider one of the …
There's a reason why you should study for the SAT or ACT this summer.
ACT & SAT

Why You Should Study for the ACT and SAT This Summer

The summer ACT test date was on June 11th and test takers have received their scores. Armed with their composites, students can use College Raptor’s college match tool to see their admission odds at matched schools and what their net price of attendance may be. If you missed the summer testing date, it’s a good …
Visiting colleges over the summer is a good idea
student life

Why You Should Visit Colleges in the Summer

College visits are an excellent opportunity to get a “feel” for the colleges you are applying to. College visits aim to get you acclimated with the important aspects of choosing a school. They will take you on a tour of campus and residence halls, teach you about academic and student life opportunities, provide you with …
A schedule open to a monthly page.
tips tools & advice

Advice on Creating Your College Schedule

If you’re headed to college this fall, you’re probably attending orientation this summer at your chosen school. An important part of orientation is having students create their fall class schedule. This is often why it is encouraged to attend orientation early before classes fill up. Orientation leaders usually walk freshman through the online scheduling tool …
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tips tools & advice

10 Exercises You Can Do in Your Dorm

A common fear of incoming college students is that they will gain the “freshman 15” or not have time to exercise. We are here to show you some simple and easy dorm room exercises you can perform in the comfort of your own space. These exercises require no equipment you won’t find in your dorm …
Here's some tips on how to create an eye-catching resume
careers & internships

Tips for Creating an Eye-Catching Resume

One of the most necessary parts of obtaining a professional job is often a mystery to many college students. A well-polished resume is essentially your foot in the door to the job you want. So what is a resume? A resume is a highlight of your professional skills, experience, and achievements. This is a quick …
A close-up shot of the Roman Colosseum.
scholarships

5 Scholarships for History Majors

While a history major may not be the most common student you’ll encounter on a college campus, they play a vital role in our society. An obvious career path is a historian, but there are also other careers such as lawyers, politicians, writers, and teachers. The world we live in is complex, and sometimes the …

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