Child-Friendly College Programs for Parents

Having a child during high school or college can make earning a bachelor’s degree difficult, but the barriers don’t have to be insurmountable. […]

5 Reasons to Consider Test-Optional Colleges

College entrance testing has long been the bane of existence for young people, as their ability to achieve a competitive score has held the key to college acceptance. Hit a good […]

How Double Majors Can Ruin Your Life: Two Arguments for Doing Less

The Overwork Ethic

I recently received an e-mail from a freshman at the Illinois Institute of Technology. It began: “I’m trying to follow your advice and avoid killer semesters, but it seems kind of […]

Is Primary Care Right for You?

Let’s be honest. While studying optics or organic chemistry in the wee hours of the morning three weeks before taking the MCAT, almost […]

3 Scholarship Steps for Current College Students

Many students believe that scholarships aren’t open to students already enrolled in college, but that’s actually a misconception. In fact, there are many scholarships available to current […]

More Graduate Students Consider Study Abroad

Studying in other countries has often seemed a privilege reserved for undergraduates—not busy, focused, and frequently overextended graduate students. But times are changing, experts say. “To be a competent professional and to […]

Print Media Is Here to Stay

Smart phones, compact computers and other technological advancements have changed the way journalists cover and distribute news. However, despite the instant access and immediate satisfaction offered to consumers by new media, some […]

Summer Grant for Summer School in Texas

Although the state and the federal government may soon be slashing student financial aid–something not at all advisable, given the importance of an educated workforce to keep the economy going–there is still […]