How to Balance Freedom and Responsibility in College

Many students are pumped for the freedom that comes with going to college. It is exciting! It’s a time for you to start making decisions about what classes to take and when to take them, when and where to study, and a variety of other new opportunities. It will be up to you to find …

Advice for Incoming College Freshmen: You Have Time

My younger brother is getting ready for his freshman year of college, and asked me a great question: “What’s your #1 piece of advice for freshman?” I thought about it for a moment, and remembered my own freshman year experiences. There were plenty of things that stressed me out or made me nervous, but there …

How to Strengthen Your Writing Skills for College

Like pencils, you can sharpen your writing skills

There is no doubt that writing skills are critical for students. A well-written essay is a perfect chance to shine and demonstrate the ability to craft effective arguments on complex topics. In some cases, writing skills are the asset that gives you a chance to get accepted into college. If you’re facing some difficulties with …

Do’s And Don’ts: Summer Jobs

Taking up a summer job has become a rite of passage for high schools students. Most students take up summer jobs in order to make some money so they can reduce the loan amount that they need to take. Others do it to gain some work experience that they can put on their resume after …

Best Pieces of Advice for Incoming College Freshmen

If you’re heading to college this fall as a freshman, there is no doubt that you’ve received dozens of pieces of advice from everyone! This includes your parents, older siblings, teachers, co-workers, and neighbors. A lot of it will be good tidbits. Just in case you haven’t heard though, here is some of the best …

How to Create An Effective Study Plan

It always pays to take time to create an effective study plan that will help you ace the exams without letting the stress get to you. Use these tips to help you. Start Early Waiting till the last minute to start studying is the biggest mistake you can make. As the exam day looms nearer, …