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5 of the Smartest Players in NFL History

When you watch football, you see a majority of players have a solid understanding of the game, of course – they have to! And many of them have been to and graduated from college with degrees. But how do they stack up in intelligence off the field? Keep reading to learn about some of the …

20 Interesting Black History Month Facts

February celebrates Black History Month, but do you know the people who paved the way? From Toni Morrison and Gabby Douglas to Harriet Tubman and George Washington Carver, we’re here to celebrate the influence that all these people have on American culture and more importantly, African American culture. Here are some interesting Black History Month …
Aerial view of graduates wearing hats.

Myth: Most Students Graduate In Four Years

The majority of undergrad programs are designed in such as way that students are expected to complete the curriculum in a total of eight semesters. In an ideal world, all students would graduate in four years. The Four Year Myth Unfortunately, in the real world, most students do not graduate within four years. If you …
You don't have to major in a subject you're really good at.

Myth: What You Major in has to be a Subject You Are Really Good At

It’s a common belief (and misconception) that if you’re good at something, you should make it your life’s path. This is especially the case when it comes to college and your future career. Many students believe that what to major in is entirely tied to whether or not they’re really good at a certain subject. …
There are college myths and realities surrounding the college search process.

College Search Myths (and Realities)

Conducting an exhaustive college search is your first step towards finding the right college for you. Unfortunately, as you look for tips on how to look for the right college, you are likely to come across numerous myths that could seriously derail your search and send you in the wrong direction. Without further ado, let’s …
There are a few myths about choosing a college major.

Myths About Choosing Your College Major

As you start filling out or even completing your college applications, you may have heard a few things swirling around about choosing a college major. However, there’s quite a lot of myths floating about! Here are just a few you may have heard. Myth: You have to declare a major on your college application. You …
There isn't just one perfect school for you.

Myth: There is ONE Perfect School for Me

While you’re looking at schools, you may have it in your mind that there is one perfect school for you, a “soulmate”. However, most students find that’s simply not the case. There Are Good Fits, Not Perfect Schools We all want there to be that “perfect” school, but that just isn’t the case. There’s no …
You'll actually have plenty of opportunities to interact and work with college upperclassmen.

Myths About College Upperclassmen

The class divisions in high school can be stark and unforgiving, and you might think that college will be more of the same. This really isn’t the case. Here are a few myths about college upperclassmen to break down for you. I won’t see any upperclassmen in my courses. While there are a few exceptions …