Myths about Transferring Colleges

Transferring colleges can be a stressful time as you make sure you have everything you need to make the major change. There are a lot of myths surrounding the transfer though, so here are some things you need to know. Myth: My Credits Won’t Transfer  While the myth of “My credits won’t transfer” has some …

Myths About Community Colleges

Community colleges aren’t a top choice for many high school students or college oriented adults. However, they should be considered as an option more than they are as they have a number of career and educational benefits and are often undervalued. Here are a few myths that surround community colleges: Community College is Not A …

Top 5 Myths About College Students Debunked

You weren’t born yesterday: Student life is exciting yet challenging and stressful. You choose a college, decide on loans and personal finance strategies, all while studying, and doing your best to survive assignments and exams. The harder you try, the more it hurts to hear a the rumors and myths about college life nowadays. For incoming …

Myth: Colleges are ONLY Looking for Well-Rounded Students

Doubtless you’ve heard the term “well-rounded” a thousand times over during your school years. That term may have even inspired you to branch out, to sample a bunch of different extracirriculars or interests in order to appeal to admissions officers. If colleges are looking for well-rounded students, you better get busy rounding yourself out then—right? …

4 Myths: College As Seen on TV (and Movies!)

There are countless college scenes in our favorite movies and TV shows. Often the first image conjured up when associating movies and college is a big party with lots of red Solo cups and silly bets or dares. Or maybe some freshman or new frat member hazing ritual. But there is a world of difference …

College Myth: I Can Totally Skip Lecture Classes

It might be tempting if you have a lecture class of 200 students or more, just to stay home and take a nap, or even catch up on another class’s homework. More often than not, lecture classes don’t take attendance. And you can always get the notes from a friend in class, right? Or just …

5 Myths about College Campus Tours

Touring a college campus is an integral part to the college selection process–it allows students and parents alike to get a feel for the layout, the atmosphere, and even the culture. But like many other elements of college, the campus tour can be subject to myths, stereotypes, and misconceptions. Hopefully we can clear some of those …

Myth: Bigger Colleges Have More Diversity

A city with a high number of population must have a lot of different groups and types of people. It is understandable we want to apply the same principle to universities. The bigger the campus, the more diversity it has, right? But studies have proved wrong what we’ve been believing for years now. Diversity works …