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 …

3 Myths About Working While in College

The debate over the benefits and drawbacks of working in college is ongoing, with both sides sticking firmly to their point of view. Several studies that have been done into this area have thrown up some interesting facts, some completely contrary to the prevailing beliefs. Busting some of the myths about working while in college …

3 MORE College Admission Myths

There are far too many college admissions myths doing the rounds and unfortunately, they send many students in the wrong direction. Spending too much time doing things that do not matter means you will have less time to do things that do matter. Below are some college admission myths that are just that and nothing …

Myth: The SAT is Harder than the ACT

There seems to be a common myth perpetuated that the ACT is the easier of the two entrance exams. Perhaps it goes hand in hand with the myth that more elite schools favor the SAT over the ACT (also not true). Another factor in spreading this myth might be the fact that the east and …

Myths about College Majors

Selecting a college major can be both a rewarding and confusing enterprise. Majors can range from general to niche. You can double major, switch majors, select a specialization within your major. But with all these options available, misconceptions and myths can muddy the water. Here are a few common myths about college majors: I have …

Myth: Internships Are Only for College Students

We most often hear about how a college student we know is aiming for this internship during their summer or that one immediately after graduation, but did you know that interning isn’t only for people in college? Here’s why you should still consider going after that internship even if you’re still in high school: Great …

Myth: I Can’t Apply for Scholarships During Second Semester

Did you think scholarships were only for high school students and incoming freshman? Not quite! There are actually quite a few scholarships you can apply to while you’re in college. Some of the scholarships listed below have due dates in January, designed to be applied for right during the start of your second semester of …