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8 Most Relatable Dormroom Struggles

8 Most Relatable Dormroom Struggles
Whether you’re a freshman just heading off to college or you’re trekking back for another year of knowledge, you may not be looking forward to the dorm room living. There are a lot of challenges that arise when living in a small space with another student. From super-small spaces to cheap eats, here are some relatable struggles and solutions...

Freshman 15? 20? How to Beat the Bulge in a Campus Dining Hall

Freshman 15? 20? How to Beat the Bulge in a Campus Dining Hall
One of the best things about college is grabbing some yummy comfort food from the dining hall and cramming for the next exam. Or maybe delighting in a danish and latte while chatting with a new friend. Everyone goes to college to gain some knowledge, but what about an extra 15 or 20 pounds? Whether it’s your first year...

Are You Addicted to Stress Culture?

Are You Addicted to Stress Culture?
Do you do your best work when you’re in a panic state, racing toward an impossible, strict deadline? If so, you could be one of the few people who thrive in stressful situations. Stress acts as a sort of stimulant for you, and while it can feel exhilarating to narrowly beat a deadline, it isn’t healthy. What’s more, it...

What to Do in a Quarter-Life Crisis

What to Do in a Quarter-Life Crisis
If you’re like most people, you couldn’t wait to grow up. Now that you’re adulting, paying the bills, racking up student debt and stressfully navigating today’s economic minefield, you may wish you could take it all back. Are you 25 and want out? You’re not alone. It’s called a quarter-life crisis, and it’s becoming increasingly common among young adults....

Flunk a Class? It’s What You Do Next That Matters

DegreeAdvisers - Flunk a Class? It's What You Do Next that Matters
Failing a class can be a college student’s greatest fear. Once you’re staring that grade in the face and wondering where it all went wrong, is it too late to bring up your average? Believe it or not, you still have a chance to turn things around, but the next steps you take will have the biggest impact on preserving...

How to Get $100,000 (or More) For School 

How to Get $100,000 (or More) For School 
Pell grants and loans are the popular go-to for most people seeking funding to attend college, but they aren’t the only way. Finding scholarships to attend college might require some thinking outside the box, but it doesn’t have to be impossible. If you’re looking for the best ways to seek out money for school, check out these options. Consider Academic...

Is a Bachelor’s Degree Enough?

Is a Bachelor’s Degree Enough?
Wanting to embark on a new career? The first step in that process is obtaining a degree. For a solid education, a 4-year college program is often the most sought-after option. But is a bachelor’s degree enough? With more employers looking past college degrees, here are some things they may be on the search for. Build Professional Contacts Whether a degree...

Do English Majors Make Good Money?

Do English Majors Make Good Money?
The minute you declared your English major, you probably heard some variation of the question, “But what are you going to do with that?” While you may have been stumped at the time, there’s good news for you: You can do a whole lot with that diploma. Here are a few jobs to consider and a bit of advice...

Super-Secret Scholarships With Less Competition

Super-Secret Scholarships With Less Competition
If you need help paying for college, you’re not alone. Nearly two-thirds of college students utilize grants and scholarships to cover at least a portion of their tuition costs. With more than 18 million students enrolled in college, competition for well-known scholarships is fierce. This has forced many students to look for scholarships that have less competition. Obscure Scholarships Most people...

Should Your Major Be for Money or Passion?

Should Your Major Be for Money or Passion?
Choosing a major is perhaps one of the biggest decisions you’ll make in your life. And it can have tremendous repercussions. If you choose a major based on your passion, you may never use your degree — about 45% of college grads get stuck working unskilled jobs. But if you pursue a major based solely on how much it...