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The Skinny on College Waitlists

The Skinny on College Waitlists
(DegreeAdvisers.com) - One of the most important decisions you'll ever have to make is deciding which college to apply to. From there, you may get waitlisted, which means impatiently waiting for a life-altering answer as to whether you’ve been accepted. So, if you’ve received a waitlist letter, what should your next step be? Here’s what you can do: Follow the Directions...

Avoid These Tuition Mistakes

Avoid These Tuition Mistakes
(DegreeAdvisers.com) - The price of an education can be steep. Financial aid has made school more obtainable for many people, but the cost of living has also gone up. This can make the overall affordability of getting a college degree harder to obtain. Don't worry, there are still ways you can get through it without breaking the bank. Try...

Should College Be Free?

Should College Be Free?
(DegreeAdvisers.com) - Is it time for a serious change in your life? Going to college could enhance your skills and help you move forward in your career. One huge consideration, however, is cost. Should college be free, or should everyone pay their fair share? Let’s discuss some pros and cons. Lower-Income Students Get a Shot College students can carry a seriously...

The 5 Easiest Online College Majors

The 5 Easiest Online College Majors
(DegreeAdvisers.com) - Getting a college degree takes time and dedication. Even if you’re planning on doing most or all of your classes online, it’s still a big commitment. But some majors are easier to do online than others. There are some degree programs that seem to flourish in an online setting. They offer tons of flexibility, allowing you to complete...

5 Crazy Scholarships That Pay Big Bucks

5 Crazy Scholarships That Give Big Bucks
(DegreeAdvisers.com) - When you’re striving for a college degree, every cent matters. The financial challenges that come with higher education are real. Luckily, plenty of scholarship opportunities are out there to lighten the load. And some of those options offer much, much more than your average $500 to $1,000 prize. How would you like to try your hand at applying...

Getting Your Degree Despite COVID-19

Getting Your Degree Despite COVID-19
(DegreeAdvisers.com) - Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 has been an unpredictable year. Even if you thought you had your life all figured out a few months ago, the future might look a little hazy now. With coronavirus fears and college closings becoming widespread across the United States, some people who were planning to pursue their college degrees this year...

How COVID-19 Impacts College Admissions

How COVID-19 Impacts College Admissions
(DegreeAdvisers.com) - Most of us have been touched in some way by the development of the COVID-19 crisis. It’s affecting the health of family members, the security of businesses and the mental well-being of the general population. But what about prospective college students who are trying to prepare for their careers while the future of our society looks so...

How to Eat Healthy From Your Dorm

How to Eat Healthy From Your Dorm
(DegreeAdvisers.com) - College life is the dream! You’re working hard to get your education behind you and having some fun while you're at it. This includes going out for food and drinks with your fellow comrades after class, and you may wind up eating on the go often during the day. Is grabbing greasy burgers taking a toll on...

The 12 Best Gifts for New Grads

The 12 Best Gifts for New Grads
As graduation season nears, you may be thinking about what to get for the high school and college grads in your life. And you won’t be alone. As it turns out, graduation gifts accounted for $5.5 billion in spending in 2019. That’s a lot of graduation gifts! No doubt, you want to choose the perfect gift. In that vein,...

5 Sources of Free Advice for College Students

5 Sources of Free Advice for College Students
(DegreeAdvisers.com) - The road to becoming a college student is littered with unanswered questions. What should you major in? How will you pay for school? How will going into debt affect your financial future? These are all huge questions that require real answers. Fortunately, there are several people who can answer all the questions you have about higher education....