How to Succeed in an Online Class

Online classes are a convenient way for busy students and working professionals to get college credit. However, they require a higher degree of self-motivation than traditional classes. If you want to pass an online class, you’ll have to be well-organized and committed in order to succeed. A few success tips for online students: Create a Read More …

Signs of a Bad College or University

Choosing the right college or university is a major decision that can greatly impact your future. Attend the right college and you can expect a great career and financial success. Choose the wrong college, and you may not learn the skills necessary for your chosen career path which will lead to a lack career satisfaction Read More …

5 Simple Steps to Getting (and Staying) Organized in College

With the fall semester of classes upon us, college students are gearing up for back to school. There’s dorm necessities to purchase and roommates to find, along with a surplus of books and supplies to acquire. With so much going on, even the most successful college students can forget the most important thing they need Read More …

The Liberal Arts Degree: An Option Just for Rich Students?

In articles about increasing student loan debt, graduates with liberal arts degrees are criticized for not picking a more practical major. For many poor and middle-class students, liberal arts degrees seem like a frivolous path because they don’t connect directly to specific careers. With rising college costs and higher expectations from entry-level employers, a liberal Read More …

High School Classes to Maximize College Success

The transition from high school to college isn’t always easy. High schools don’t always to the best job preparing students for the challenges of college, but as a student you can take classes that will better prepare you for both college and whatever career path you choose. A few useful classes to take as a Read More …

LIFE Foundation Scholarship Program Now Accepting Applications

The nonprofit LIFE Foundation is now accepting applications for its annual LIFE Lessons Scholarship Program, which benefits college students and college-bound high school seniors who have lost a parent or legal guardian who did not have life insurance. Forty-six students will be awarded scholarships ranging from $2,000 – $15,000 based on a 500-word written essay Read More …

How to Deal with Deadbeat Group Members in College

Most people dread group projects at school for fear of shouldering all the work or getting a lower grade because of another students’ carelessness. Also, group dynamics can be complicated due to different personalities and styles of work. A successful group project requires that every member be willing to cooperate with others and contribute their Read More …

What Type of College is Right for You?

Your choice of college can determine the trajectory of your career and your life. Therefore, the decision should not be made on a whim. Just because your friend raves about her experience at a big university doesn’t mean you’ll love it, too. Consider your personality, career goals, and finances before deciding on they type of Read More …