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stay safe as a college student

5 Ways To Stay Safe As A College Student

Going to college is a rite of passage into adulthood for many young people.  The years you spend in college will be some of the best and most exciting times of your life.  However, the presence of thousands of young people can sometimes lead to danger. It’s important to know how to keep yourself safe […]

handle medical emergencies

3 Steps To Handle Medical Emergencies at School

Schools place student safety as their top priority, but accidents, illnesses, and injuries can happen at any school at any time. From a bee sting on a child with an allergy to a mishap on the playground or a fight in the hallway, medical emergencies require a planned and rapid response. All educators and staff […]

keep your sanity in college

How to Not Lose Your Mind Working Through College

As a busy and hard-working college student, you’re likely feeling a lot of pressure. It’s challenging going to class, making time for friends, and keeping a job. At times, you might barely get to class on time, let alone finish tying your shoelaces. You’re probably doing everything you can to excel in your studies. After […]

fun activities for computer science majors

5 Fun Activities for Computer Science Majors

What field you choose to major in college may indicate, oftentimes with astonishing precision, what hobbies and activities you’d probably have fun doing. Knowing what activities would best complement your field of study can help reinforce what you learn in the classroom without the stress and pressure that often comes with studying. For computer science […]

enhance your education

Great Ways to Enhance Your Education and Get Ahead

It’s said that education is the key to life. And for sure, education can lead to tremendous economic and social opportunities. You also become better at communicating, thinking, and even the way you conduct yourself. Who wouldn’t want to have all that? So, how can you amplify your education and get ahead of your peers? […]

managing your student loan debt

Top Tips for Managing Your Student Loan Debt

There is no doubt that student loan debt can be tough to deal with for many people. However, if you do not make a plan to deal with it in the best way possible, you could find yourself becoming financially burdened for years to come – and potentially throughout your entire life. To go some […]

stand out on college applications

Ways Your Kids Can Stand Out on College Applications

With the arrival of fall comes the anxious college application season. Seniors in high school are busy getting in those college applications to meet each school’s deadline. This stress can be overwhelming for students looking to get into their top-choice schools. Here are five ways that your kids can stand out on their college applications. […]

heading to college

Heading To College? These Essentials Will Get You Through Your First Semester And Beyond

Heading to college for the first time is an incredibly exciting yet daunting experience. And knowing what to bring along with you can leave many students feeling utterly overwhelmed. Your studies materials, cooking supplies and personal items are obvious, but what else should you prioritize? Here we’ll explore the essentials that will get you through […]