College Can Be Pretty Sickening Sometimes

When you’re living in dormitories, or have roommates, when one person gets sick, it usually means other people are soon to get sick. For example, I am now dealing with a sinus infection that was passed from my friend to me, and now my roommate is sick too. Thinking on this, I’ve come up with … Read more College Can Be Pretty Sickening Sometimes

Biggest College Ripoffs — And How to Avoid Them

For some reason, college students seem to get scammed quite a bit. Unfortunately, all of the scams and rip-offs cannot be avoided, but there are some good ways to help ease the pain. Here are some of the biggest rip-offs on college campuses, and some suggestions for avoiding them. Textbooks There may be no greater … Read more Biggest College Ripoffs — And How to Avoid Them

A User’s Guide to Selecting a College Credit Card

If you talk to anyone about college, you’ll probably hear some credit horror stories. If you ask your elders, they’ll probably say that credit is insanely important. If you talk to the credit card companies, they’ll probably tell you to get as many credit cards as possible. However, credit cards can be a good thing … Read more A User’s Guide to Selecting a College Credit Card

A Response to 9 Survival Tips for College Freshman

I was doing some research for another article when I came across a post on eyeRmonkey called 9 Survival Tips for College Freshman. It’s full of great advice for any first year student. I’ve decided to expand on those points and add some of my own insight. 1. The first week defines the rest of … Read more A Response to 9 Survival Tips for College Freshman

Are Some Majors Really More Difficult Than Others?

I was listening to one of my friends the other day complain about how hard his major is (he’s a biomedical sciences major). I then told him how this Accounting class I’m in is pretty difficult as well. He simply dismissed me and said, “A business major is so easy; don’t even get me started.” … Read more Are Some Majors Really More Difficult Than Others?

A Reply to Tech Items You Won’t Need On Campus

I recently opened up my browser and observed an article about tech items you won’t need on campus. I’m sure the author, Robin Raskin is quite intelligent, but this list is woefully inaccurate, and very out of touch. So, I’ve provided a rebuttal to everything listed. While the article maintains you don’t need the specific … Read more A Reply to Tech Items You Won’t Need On Campus

Acing Finals – Link of the Week

The internet is full of both useful information and trashy information. College and Finance’s goal is to provide students and their families with useful, amusing information, and we appreciate anyone else who does the same. With this in mind, I decided to sift through all the garbage that is far too prevalent on the web … Read more Acing Finals – Link of the Week

101 Things I Learned During My Freshman Year of College

I was reminiscing about freshman year with my friend the other day, which got me thinking, “what the heck did I learn my freshman year?” I suppose I learned a lot of things, I forgot some others things (math being one of them, as I took my last math class ever and decided I was … Read more 101 Things I Learned During My Freshman Year of College

32 Weird Scholarships Almost Anyone Can Get

If you’re anything like me, you’ll try to get some extra cash for college any way you can. There are loads of scholarships available for students based on grades and need. However, there are some really strange and unique scholarships out there that one would do well to consider applying for. Almost anyone could qualify … Read more 32 Weird Scholarships Almost Anyone Can Get

18 Overlooked Things Everyone Should Bring to College

When it comes to bringing things for college, a lot of people make the mistake of packing stuff they don’t need, or forgetting to pack stuff they will need. Everyone knows that you need to take clothes, sheets, a micro-fridge, and a computer. However, I recently came across an article about 8 overlooked items college … Read more 18 Overlooked Things Everyone Should Bring to College