Archive for January, 2011

How to Manage your Money During College

Friday, January 21st, 2011

College can be an expensive endeavor, and tuition alone leaves thousands of students in debt after graduation. However, students often spend too much money on extraneous expenses during their college education. This can leave them in even greater debt after graduation! Student loans are definitely not cheap, as even government loans charge exorbitant rates of […]

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10 Popular Baby Names That Must Stop

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

The baby names provided below are a few of the recently popular ones that make you long for the days when Ashley and Joseph were the favorites of suburban parents.

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New Website for College Students is Creating Controversy

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

There's a website that college students on campuses across the country are buzzing about, and no, it's not Facebook. The site is called CollegeACB.com and it's stirring up quite a bit of controversy, according to a report by WBTV.com. The site purports itself as a place where college students can anonymously discuss any issue of […]

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Watch out for Diploma Mills when Exploring Online Colleges

Monday, January 17th, 2011

If you live in Florida, you may have heard the news recently about a tenured professor losing his job at Pensacola State College amid accusations that he earned a phony master's degree from a diploma mill and tried to use it as a means of getting a promotion and drawing a higher salary (check out […]

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Turn Off the Tunes When You’re Studying

Monday, January 17th, 2011

In the 1990s, it was believed that listening to classical music while you studied could help you understand and remember your class notes. But as it turns out, Beethoven and Mozart could actually do you as much academic harm as any other musician today, a recent study found. While some studies have found that listening […]

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20 Best iPhone Apps for Job Hunting

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

These apps are a great place to start, whether you’re looking for updated job listings or trying to brush up on what not to do when you meet with human resources.

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Work-From-Home Scam Warning Signs

Friday, January 14th, 2011

You have just signed up for online classes and are ready to go back to school and earn your degree. However, you don't have to spend all of your time online studying. You could also be earning money! In your quest to find a great work-from-home opportunity to go with your online education, you should […]

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Building Good Study Habits in College

Friday, January 14th, 2011

The type of studying that got you by in high school might not be enough to get you by in college. Many college students have to incorporate new and better study habits to be successful. Here we'll explore some strategies for effective studying in college. Study Groups Study groups won't replace a good solo study […]

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What You Can Learn From Journalists for Writing the Perfect Essay

Friday, January 14th, 2011

You don't have to be Lois Lane to adopt some journalistic practices. Even if you are only hitting the keys on your laptop to churn out an essay for your sociology class and not for The Daily Planet, you can easily integrate some of the techniques used by journalists everywhere to make your next paper […]

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10 Most Worthless Pieces of Exercise Equipment

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

They’re weird, uncomfortable, overpriced, and they don’t deliver on their promises.

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