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Your First Semester at College: How to Prepare

With high school now behind you, it may be time for you to turn your attention to higher pursuits. Namely, your higher education or what is best known as college or university.

Campus News

These Colleges Are Still Looking for Freshmen and Transfer Students

The deadline for deciding which college you will attend this fall was on May 5, but there are more than 250 colleges and universities that still have openings.

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College: Are You Getting What You Pay For?

You invest thousands if not tens of thousands of dollars in to your child’s education, but are you getting a good return on that investment? That’s a reasonable question to ask, one that the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) has sought to answer.

Fun News

7 Secret Discounts for College Students

After spending thousands of dollars on tuition, fees, and books, college students may have little money left for other things. But there is an advantage to having limited funds: numerous retailers offer college students discounts, including deep price breaks, in a bid to win new business.

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7 Christmas Gift Ideas for College Students

With the holiday season fast approaching, shopping for your college student may be a bit of a challenge. You know that your child, grandchild or other relation is technologically savvy, but you aren’t.

Campus News

Study Reveals That Student Housing Proximity Matters

Not every college student wants to live where rents are the cheapest.

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Obamacare and College Students

The Affordable Care Act was signed into law in 2010 and beginning on Oct. 1, 2013, Americans could review and buy health insurance through the marketplace. For college students, many will stay on their parents’ plan until they turn 26.

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What Defines a Nontraditional College Student?

Not all college students arrive on campus immediately following high school. Some students serve in the military, complete their religious training, start a family or hit the workplace before enrolling in college.

Campus News

Is College Free Speech Under Fire?

Colleges and universities have long been considered bastions of liberty and free speech, but numerous incidents over the past several years seem to run counter to that thinking.

Personal Advice

College Freshmen: How to Make the Most of Your First Year

Few students register for college with the intent to fail or drop out. Unfortunately, by the end of your freshman year, one in three of your first-year classmates will quit according to US News and World Reports.

Campus News

The Talk: College Student Drinking

Most colleges and universities forbid students from consuming alcohol, especially those that are under the legal drinking age — 21.

Career Planning

Job Security and Your Career

There was a time in the history of the United States when workers could start at a company, rise through the management ranks, put in about 40 years and then retire with a pension.