5 study tips for your midterms

October 1, 2013

5 study tips for your midterms

Now’s the time to start focusing on your midterms. Performing well on exams isn’t just a matter of being smart, it’s a matter of being prepared. Here’s how: Start studying as early and as often as you can. Don’t cram all night immediately before exams. Instead, study for shorter periods of time on a more [...]

4 ways to make home life a little easier

September 25, 2013

4 ways to make home life a little easier

Nothing crushes morale, ambition, and work ethic so quickly as a roommate that uses your dorm bed as a chaise lounge when all you want is to sleep. Bad roommates eat your food, never clean, are beyond loud, and don’t pitch in for communal items like toilet paper or dish soap. Short of locking them [...]

Start strong and save money this semester!

September 18, 2013

Start strong and save money this semester!

Reduce your stress this semester by planning ahead, taking care of business, keeping a budget, and spending less. Don’t worry, you can do it! Here’s how: If you haven’t already, compare your private student loan options. Knowing where your money is coming from before you need it is one of the wisest financial decisions you [...]

Gone are the days of easy summer living

September 11, 2013

Gone are the days of easy summer living

Re-adjusting to life on campus after summer break is like returning from a long sojourn: you’re culture shocked. Say goodbye to long hours of relaxation and hello to long hours of study. Can’t stand the transition? Here’s how to make it easier: Know where your money is coming from before you need it. Nothing is [...]

Budget your way to a more affordable education

September 4, 2013

Budget your way to a more affordable education

Benjamin Franklin once said nothing is certain but death and taxes. We’d like to amend that list by adding a modern certainty: college costs will always go up. But that doesn’t mean getting an education results in going broke. Stay smart, spend less, and start budgeting. Here’s how: Calculate your costs. There’s nothing worse for [...]