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First College Semester Game Plan

Your first semester of college is a big deal. Leaving home, bunking in a dorm, and managing your own classes are all milestones that help usher you into adulthood, and set you up for future success. So how can you get your first semester off on the right foot? Here are some strategies that should enable you to start your new life in a positive manner. More...

6 Of The Top Cities For College Grads

If you’re a college student set to graduate in 2016, there’s no doubt the job market is on your mind. While it’s true that hiring companies may have more jobs for new college grads this year than they did in 2015, it’s also true that there’s still a lot of competition. That’s why you need to think carefully and strategically about job applications, especially in terms of location.

How does location play into your job search? Where are the best places to go? More...

Back In Action: Recovering From Winter Break

Coming back to school after winter break can be tricky — one day you’re opening presents at mom and dad’s house; the next, you’re back in the dorms going through new syllabi. However, just as a new semester represents new challenges, it also represents new opportunities. Instead of feeling down in the dumps about going back to school, use a new semester as a motivator to implement more effective study habits and improved study skills. With a little strategy and planning, you could make this semester the one where you’re more focused, better motivated and more productive than you’ve ever been. Here’s how: More...

Your Roommate May be Getting on Your Last Nerve If…

 

Sometimes living with people is not the easiest of things to do, especially in college, where most people have different schedules and personalities. You soon start to learn, maybe a little too soon, a lot about yourself and your roommates. For example, you may be OCD with your cleaning habits, while your roommate could care less if a pile of dishes sit in the sink for weeks. On the other hand you may have great roommates, but even the little things someone does can start to drive you crazy after a while. Here are a few signs your roommate may be getting on your last nerve. More...