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Morgan Staub
Morgan Staub is a junior English major at SUNY Geneseo who hails from the small town of Katonah, New York. He has previously blogged for the Gandy Dancer, Geneseo's literary journal.

Scholarships for Artsy Students

What is “artsy,” you may ask? The word is thrown around often these days. You might picture someone wearing thick-rimmed glasses, holding an analog camera and listening to the Velvet Underground on vinyl. While there are, certainly, people that fall into category, the truth is anyone is “artsy” if—get this—they enjoy art and consider it …

Student Survival Guide: A Breakdown of the ACT

Since you were in junior high, you’ve heard whispers of The Tests. Spoken of by everyone from teachers to guidance counselors to nagging parents, the ACT and SAT enter your life years before you even want to think about it. Suddenly, around your sophomore year of high school, the pressure starts to rise. You see …

Scholarships for Tennis Players

Over the past decade or so, tennis has rebounded in popularity to become one of the most played sports among young people. Aided by the visibility of superstars like Andy Roddick, Roger Federer and Venus & Serena Williams, tennis has become a cultural touchstone for the millennial generation. Echoing this spike in popularity, recent statistics …

Why You Should Consider Taking The PreACT

In 2016, around 1.5 million high school students sat the ACT test, a number that has jumped in recent years to rival the 1.7 million that took the SAT. While the latter is traditionally a bit more popular for students, the ACT plays to different strengths and utilizes a different scoring system, both of which …

How do I Consolidate a Loan?

  Understanding various ways that you can make the college loan process easier on yourself is important knowledge to have going into school. A majority of prospective college students will need some source of financial help, and if you’re included in this chunk of the population and don’t opt to apply for scholarships, odds are …

How to Improve Your Credit Score for Your Student Loans

In this day and age, student loan programs are at an all-time high in popularity, in terms of those that receive money from these sources. There are a myriad of reasons for this, from the economic backdrop to the value of college degrees, but the fact remains that student loan programs are flooded with applications …

Scholarships That Span All Four Years of College

The college process can be confusing for first time families, not knowing what to expect when they send their child off to an expensive campus crawling with possibilities. One of the most complex aspects of the system is, quite simply, paying for it. For a large section of students (and their parents), it is difficult …

How Do I Refinance a Student Loan?

Emanuel Lasker, a chess world champion, thought of as one of the greatest of the game’s players, was once asked what basic advice he would give to beginning chess players. “When you see a good move,” Lasker replied, “look for a better one.” Even if you don’t play chess, Lasker’s advice can be applied to …

When Should I Start Thinking About Student Loans?

Every student is faced with a choice when they exit the relative financial comfort of high school to attend an institution of higher learning. Tuition rates are mounting, and it is perhaps more important than in the past to have a plan for college payments. There are several options open to assist students with the …