While its advisable to start applying for scholarships as soon as possible, its never too late to start looking. Some scholarships have much later deadlines than others; dont leave potential money for school on the table by assuming its too late and you missed your chance. Here are eight suggestions on finding scholarships for the upcoming school year:
Its that time of year againthe end of the school year is rapidly approaching. Some teens and twentysomethings are arranging vacations while others are scrambling to secure summer employment. Many are even planning both. If you havent yet found a job for the summer months…
Going to community college rather than a four-year university is actually good decision in many situations. In some cases, its almost a necessity. If youre on the fence and not sure one way or the other, here are seven things to consider before you sign on the dotted line.
Earth Day is April 22. Whether or not your school is hosting its own environmental awareness festivities, its possible to make a difference. Here are 13 easy ways you can help in 2013:
Websites, books, and brochures can be incredibly informative, but a campus tour is one of the best ways to see and learn more about a college or university and what it has to offer. Here are six sneaky ways to make the most of your campus tour.
Your senior status will soon be nothing but a memory, and once you move into the dorms or start classes in the fall, you will be the low one on the totem pole. Age and year arent nearly as important in college as they seemed during high school. There are other differences, too. Make an effort to break these bad habits before starting college:
You dont have start taking your kids to college fairs or arranging campus tours during the first grade, but theres nothing wrong with making tentative plans for the future during middle school. Some middle school students have a better understanding of higher education than othersnamely, those whose parents have college degrees and those with other brothers and sisters who are in the midst of applying to or attending college, but the following suggestions will come in handy in most families…
Deciding which college to attend is technically up to your child, but if financing his or her education is a family endeavor youll have a pretty big say in the matter. Some parents have been planning and saving for college since their kids were infants; othersoften those who didnt attend college themselveshave no clue where to begin.
If you arent quite sure what to get the special high school grads in your life, here are 13 great graduation gift ideas for the Class of 2013 to help you out.
If you got the job youve been dreaming off, dont become the office joke orworse yetget fired for your inappropriate behavior. The following 10 tips should be common sense, but unfortunately some employees need a little reminding every now and then.
Some are more fun than others, but weve compiled 12 things to accomplish during your final summer before college. Read on and get cracking!
There are definitely some advantages to taking classes during your summer break, but you have to decide if they outweigh the potentially negative factors. Here are 10 important things to take into consideration when making your decision…
Alumni at some schools forget who spoke soon after the ceremony, but the class of 2013 graduates at these colleges and universities will probably remember these A-list commencement speakers for the rest of their lives: