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 …

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 …