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Making Money in College

January 16, 2014 By: Chad Category: Best College Tips No Comments →


Making money while attending college full-time can be a challenge; however it may be a necessity. The money you earn while working may provide you with additional spending money, or may be required to cover your monthly expenses. When searching for a job as a student, you should find a job works around your academic obligations. Below are a few jobs to consider while you are earning your degree: (more…)

Meeting Your College Application Deadlines

April 19, 2012 By: Julie Manhan Category: Best College Tips, College application deadlines, Get into College No Comments →

Sounds simple, doesn’t it?  Just fill out the application and hit “send” before midnight on the day it’s due.  As many students discover too late, there can be quite a bit more to meeting a college application deadline than that.  Here are some steps you can take to avoid missing those deadlines.

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Four Ways to Make the Most of Your Time Before College

August 11, 2011 By: Category: Best College Tips No Comments →

So you’re starting college in a few weeks. It’s too late to talk about summer jobs, internships, or courses you need to take before you start college, but it’s not too late to make some suggestions about the social side of things. Let’s face it, you are now living in the last month of high school, even though classes ended a while back. All your old friendships are about to change dramatically, and all your old romantic relationships too. So here are some suggestions of things to do in the last few weeks before you head off to college.

How to Deal with College Junk Mail

April 07, 2011 By: Category: Best College Tips 2 Comments →

I wasn’t present in ancient Egypt on the day when the plague of locusts started, but I bet they arrived a lot like college brochures do. The first day there’s one, the second day there are 10 – and then suddenly they’re everywhere. If you’re cruising toward your senior year of high school, you already know how it goes.

Because you’re not really sure how all those colleges get your name and address, it’s nearly impossible to prevent all those brochures from arriving. What you can do, however, is set up a simple system to extract all the value you can from the college junk mail that arrives.  Here are some tips . . .

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Which Classes Should I Take in College?

March 31, 2011 By: Category: Best College Tips, College Tips 2 Comments →

Most every college or university in America has a number of required college courses that you have to take in order to graduate.  I think that’s a good thing because many students discover a potential major in required freshman college courses. Plus, required courses certify that your education stands for something. When you start to look for a job after you graduate, potential employers know that you have certain competencies they can count on.

However…..I believe there are other courses – many not required in core college curriculums – that people ought to consider when they ask the question, “Which classes should I take in college?”. Here are just a few: