Good Reasons for Choosing a College

Students choose their colleges based on just about every reason you can think about. Some may choose a college just so they can be near their best friend, others choose may choose a campus across the country so they can be as far away as possible from family. Well, neither of these are good reasons …

Create A College Visit Worksheet

When you’re getting ready to graduate high school and go off to college, you’ll be heading into a new and unfamiliar time in your life, full of uncertainty and upheaval. The best possible way to deal with the inevitable chaos of the college application process is to control what you can. As someone who is …

What to Do if You’re Having Issues With Your Roommate

When you stick two people into a tiny dorm room, problems are bound to surface. Even roommates who are the best of friends will have friction from time to time. So what do you do if you’re having real problems with your roomie? Talk it Out Well let’s start off with the obvious one. Communication …

FAQs About College Visits

As you determine which colleges you want to apply to for next year, you will most likely be making a visit to a number of colleges on your list of potentials. You may not know what to expect, so here are a few frequently asked questions when it comes to college visits. Why should I …

3 Unique Ways To Research Potential Majors

Choosing a major is one of the many important decisions you will make that will eventually shape your career path. Make the right choice and you can look forward to an exciting career after you graduate. Make the wrong choice and you will find yourself struggling through. Yes, you can change majors mid-way through your …

Different Kinds Of Academic Calendars

Going through different the academic calendars of different colleges can be confusing. Some colleges talk in terms of semesters, others in terms of trimesters and quarters, and still others in terms of 4-1-4. Here’s an explanation of what these various terms mean. Semester Calendar In a semester system, the academic year consists of two terms—spring …