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How Does Your College Town Rate?

Choosing the right college or university depends on a number of factors to include: educational offerings, academic rigor, dorm living, campus life and other factors. Another consideration is the community where the institution is located.

Campus News Featured

The Colleges With the Friendliest Students

Heading to college is one of the scariest challenges for incoming freshmen. The “great unknown” can strike fear in many hearts, making the transition from home life to college life difficult for not a few students.

Fun News

Fitness Ambition and How to Get It

You’re out of shape or simply have fallen behind on your exercise routine. You could offer up all kinds of reasons why you haven’t been exercising, including a busier than usual schedule, changing weather conditions and a general lack of interest.

Campus News

College Rating System by the Numbers

Soon, your college will be rated by the Education Department, providing a way for current and future students to determine if that school and others like it are providing a level of education that they need and at a price they can afford.

Career Planning

7 Good Paying Jobs That Only Require an Associate Degree

Not every college-bound student must purse a bachelor’s degree. There are quite a few jobs that require no more than an associate degree and still pay quite well.

College Planning

HS College Planning Tip: week of Dec 21

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NCAA Football

How to Survive the College Bowl Season

The fall semester is over, you’re on your way home and beginning tomorrow and lasting almost to mid-January is the college bowl season.

Campus News

Colgate Faculty Take the High Road With Yik Yak

The anonymity of the social media platform Yik Yak attracts its share of users, including people that make unkind remarks or much worse. As the fall semester comes to an end, students have been taking to the site in great numbers and leaving comments, sometimes attacking professors by name.

Campus Life

Moving To College: How To Make The Move Less Stressful And More Organized

When it’s time to move to college and pursue a higher education, it can be a challenge to pack for the experience and stay organized. For most students, it’s the first time that they’re out on their own and living independently from their parents.

Academics

7 Schools for Medical Assistants

Medical assistants are making a big difference for doctors and nurses, by filling in the care gaps for patients.

College Planning

HS College Planning Tip: week of Dec 14

Start collecting financial information about you and your parents in order to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

NCAA Football

Army-Navy and Then the Bowls Begin

It used to be that there was a month or more between the final game of the college football regular season and the start of the bowls. Top teams would finish their season in late November, learn their bowl assignments and have a month or more to prepare.