How to Read a Book: What I Didn’t Learn Until College

There are a lot of amazing books out there that will deceive you and make you think that you know how to read a book. What you, my friends, know how to do is¬†experience¬†a book. One of the greatest lessons I learned in college was how to actually read a book. I am not trying … Continue reading How to Read a Book: What I Didn’t Learn Until College

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Avoiding Debt While Building Credit: Why it’s Important in High School and College

There are a number of great ways to build up your credit score as a college student without taking on huge amounts of debt. This is something important to consider even before going to college because it can impact your ability to receive scholarships and aid, especially loans. You definitely want to start saving your … Continue reading Avoiding Debt While Building Credit: Why it’s Important in High School and College

The Unofficial Textbook Buying Guide

Textbooks are insanely expensive and anyone who has taken a college class knows that the price only goes up the longer you're in school. It can become a hardship to pay for textbooks if you don't take the time to understand how it all really works. Up until now you have probably been handed your … Continue reading The Unofficial Textbook Buying Guide

How to Ward Off Homesickness: 5 Tricks to Make it Work

When I was a freshman I was a bit of a basket case. I bawled during orientation because I was afraid I wouldn't be able to cut it in college, I had a slight nervous breakdown when my parents drove away from campus, and then I was so upset that I threw up every day … Continue reading How to Ward Off Homesickness: 5 Tricks to Make it Work