Yearly Archives: 2016

10 Affordable Holiday Gifts For the Student in Your Life

10 Affordable Holiday Gifts For the Student in Your Life As you wrap up up your late night study sessions, fill in your final Scantron bubble, and turn in your term papers, there’s one big light at the end of the tunnel: winter break. But wait! Before you turn off your brain and get into…
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All About the FAFSA: Who, What, When, Where, and Why?

All About the FAFSA: Who, What, When, Where, and Why? If you’re anything like I was as a high school senior, the only thing that intimidates you half as much as the cost of college tuition is the paperwork you’re expected to sort through for financial aid. Truthfully, anything that had to do with taxes,…
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Making the Most of Your College Visits

Making the Most of Your College Visits  When it comes to choosing the place you’ll spend the next chapter of your life, college visits are absolutely invaluable. It doesn’t matter if you stalk the university’s official Instagram, watch dozens of YouTube videos, read a pamphlet, and scour the school’s website – there is nothing quite…
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The Pros and Cons of Taking a Gap Year

The Pros and Cons of Taking a Gap Year If you haven’t heard, Malia Obama got into Harvard. While she probably jumped around gleefully in the privacy of her own bedroom (you know, in the Whitehouse), she responded coolly by saying, “Hold that thought.” Malia is going to take a year off between high school and…
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