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Should You Buy or Rent Your Textbooks?

2018-09-21T14:53:34-05:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Liz|

Whether you’re an incoming freshman or a returning student, the question of buying versus renting textbooks probably has crossed your mind. This blog will highlight some pros and cons of buying vs. renting your textbooks. Pros of Buying You can keep the books and use them as a reference for your future classes and [...]

Going Back to School after Dropping Out

2018-06-22T17:00:35-05:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Melanie|

Whether you stopped attending school because of finances, family problems, academic issues, or left because life just happened, you are not alone. A lot of students have had to drop out for a variety of reasons, you’ll find that it’s never too late to go back. Here are a few things to help prepare [...]

Some Advantages of Taking Summer Classes

2018-10-10T16:22:56-05:00May 15th, 2018|Categories: Liz|

Are you getting excited for summer? Or are you afraid that the summer classes you signed up for will ruin your summer break? Taking summer classes comes with many advantages. Here are a few: Summer classes are short – Who doesn’t like a four to eight-week class, rather than a 16-week class? Depending on [...]

FAFSA Verification – It’s not as scary as it sounds!

2018-06-05T14:40:54-05:00April 5th, 2018|Categories: Jessica|

So, you’ve been selected for verification - don’t worry! It happens to the best of us. About one-third of all FAFSA applicants are selected for verification. Some schools even verify every single student. This does not mean that you did something wrong, and being selected is not the end of the world! Knowing a [...]

A Few Things to Help You Survive College

2018-06-05T14:45:19-05:00February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Melanie|

These are things I wish someone would’ve told me BEFORE I started college. I ended up learning about them either the hard way or later in college. Hopefully, these will help you have a better college experience from the start. Get involved in campus groups and activities. This can be a great addition to your resume, and [...]

Spending Wisely During the Holidays

2018-06-05T14:47:41-05:00December 12th, 2017|Categories: Jessica|

Tis the season for giving, and although it feels great to see someone’s face light up when you give them a gift, you don’t have to break the bank while shopping for everyone on your “Nice” list. Here are a few tips to spend less during the holidays, without being a total Scrooge: Create [...]