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10 Top-Notch Financial Tips for College Students

What is a subsidized student loan? How does health insurance work? Should you get a credit card? If you’re a college or college bound student, these are all questions you’ll probably have to answer soon. College is many students’ first time dealing with major financial matters. Unfortunately, most students don’t get much, if any, financial education […]

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14 Qualities of a Good Student

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the results of a survey I conducted among some high school seniors. The survey asked them to describe their fears about college and to list any questions they had about college. The results showed that the students had a lot of anxiety about college. They worried most about how […]

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6 Unusual College Dorm Living Tips

If you’re looking for college dorm tips, you’ve probably read lots of blog posts about roommates, bed risers and shower shoes. I’ll tell you right now, my post is different​: it doesn’t mention any of those things. (But shower shoes are very important. Definitely bring shower shoes to the dorm.) I lived in the dorms my […]

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College Fears: What Scares Incoming Freshmen about College

How do you study in college? How do I decide which classes to take? What is it like to live in a dorm? These are some of the questions asked by​ about 40 high school seniors I taught as part of a concurrent enrollment program. This program, sponsored by my local community college, allows high school […]

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