Emily Driscoll Archive
Published September 20, 2013
College isn’t always the next step for every graduating high school senior—here’s what experts say students should consider when thinking about taking a gap year, how to boost their resumes and gain valuable experience outside of the classroom.
Published September 13, 2013
Many students and parents will be touring college campuses this fall to learn more about the school’s academic programs and get a sense for what campus life is like--here are four questions experts say students and their parents should ask on a tour to get the most out of their on-campus exposure.
Published September 11, 2013
The college admissions process is fiercely competitive and experts say that the timing of when applications are submitted can make a difference when it comes to receiving an acceptance letter—here’s what students should consider when mapping out college application options.
Published September 06, 2013
Not every student picks the right school and some students may realize that college isn’t the right fit for them altogether—here are factors the experts say students should consider if they feel they made a mistake with their college decision and how it could affect their financial and career goals.
Published September 03, 2013
As the six-month grace period for student loan payments for the Class of 2013 is winding down, here are three steps recent grads should take to get a better handle on student loan debt and get it paid off quickly and easily.
Published August 30, 2013
Many students need to work at least part-time during college to cover tuition and the costs of college life—here’s what experts say to look for in employment opportunities that are student-friendly and will boost their resumes at the same time.
Published August 28, 2013
For students going to school full time, working to support themselves financially and trying to find some room for socializing, here are four expert tips on how to create a system for more effective time management.
Published August 26, 2013
In addition to loans, merit aid and savings, some students are using crowd funding to help fund their college education.
Published August 23, 2013
Students and their families can face some major sticker shock when it comes to finding the right school, but there are ways to manage and even reduce the costs.
Published August 19, 2013
For grads entering the interview process, making a positive first impression is crucial to landing the position. Here are the top four mistakes experts say grads should avoid at all costs.