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5 Things You Can’t Live Without Sophomore Year

August 21, 2012

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Congratulations!  You’re no longer labeled as a college freshman, you’ve started adjusting to the college lifestyle, and this year when you head off to school, you don’t have to worry about not having any friends.  As exciting as it is to no longer be at the bottom of the seniority totem pole, as a sophomore you also lose the always-handy excuse of “I’m a freshman.” You’re expected to know your way around campus, declare your major, and really start being—or at least acting like—an adult.  So what are the essential items to pack for your sophomore year?

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5 Places to See During College

  The 4-ish years you spend in college are, to many, the best of your life.  Yet, if you’re anything like me they are flying by.  Freshman year feels like yesterday but I’m already an upperclassman.  So how can you make the most of…

July 19, 2012

The Nation’s Most Historic Colleges

Of course, all colleges have their own history but some schools stand out from the crowd in terms of American history and their ties to independence.  So where would Uncle Sam have been an undergrad? Read on to find out! Harvard University:  Established in…

July 2, 2012

Making the Most of an Internship

86% of students will have an internship during college—and 69% will complete two or more.  Whether you’re still on the search for your first position or already have some under your belt, it’s important to know how you can make the most of an…

June 15, 2012

How To: Get a Great Recommendation from Your Internship

Even though it’s still early in the summer, it’s never too early to start thinking about what you can gain from your internship this summer.  Clearly, you’ll gain knowledge and experience from your position, whether it’s making copies and getting coffee or having a…

June 12, 2012

The Best Locations for Studying Abroad Over the Summer

While spending a semester abroad can be an amazing experience, summer is an equally fun and rewarding time to go abroad.  It can also be the perfect solution if your work schedule and course load make going abroad for a whole semester unfeasible.  Summer…

June 5, 2012

Top 10 Most Expensive Majors

  Are you wondering if your ideal program of study is going to cost even more than an average tuition?  Following are some of the most expensive majors for college students.  However, it is important to keep in mind that some majors, especially those…

April 23, 2012
Does Technology Make Students Happier?

Time to Unplug: Is Technology Making Students Happier?

I’m the first to admit that I almost always have my cell phone on me.  Every morning, I turn on my laptop to check my e-mails before I even shower, and I check my Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Facebook accounts multiple times a day. …

April 18, 2012
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Post-Grad Job Search Resources

Although the education you receive is a central part of why anyone goes to college, finding and securing a job is also a primary motivation.  However, if graduation is coming up and you’re still looking for the right fit, don’t panic—there are plenty of…

April 10, 2012

Spring Break: What to Pack

Over-packing.  Admit it; we’re all guilty of it at one time or another.  “Just an extra shirt” quickly turns into 5 extra shirts, two more pairs of heels, and next thing you know, you’re lugging two extra suitcases down the runway.  I used to…

March 1, 2012