The 10 Best Business Schools You Haven’t Heard of

While it’s certainly true that the business school does not make the student nor the professional, going to a highly ranked institution for business can be beneficial. However, not everyone can get into Penn to get their undergraduate or graduate business degrees. More famous institutions, such as the Ivy leagues, and Notre Dame, have such … Read more The 10 Best Business Schools You Haven’t Heard of

One Way To Boost Your G.P.A. in College

The all-important G.P.A. is the bane of the existence of far too many college students. You have one bad class and you end up paying for it for the rest of the year. I’ve heard it said that it takes 3 good grades to balance out just one bad grade. While this may or may … Read more One Way To Boost Your G.P.A. in College

Partying 101 – How to Avoid the Party Foul (Top 10 List)

It’s undeniable that nearly every student will attend at least one party in college. It’s also undeniable that almost everyone will be “that guy” (or girl) at least once. As long as parties have existed, so have party fouls. It’s almost painful to go year after year and see different people make the same party … Read more Partying 101 – How to Avoid the Party Foul (Top 10 List)

Consider a Desktop for Your College Computer

I am always asked what type of computer is best for college. People hear a lot of things, but mostly “Laptop, laptop, laptop!” I’m always first to tell freshman entering college to slow down and consider a desktop for a moment. While laptops do have specific advantages (which I’ll share with you in tomorrow’s post, … Read more Consider a Desktop for Your College Computer

Going Greek – The Pros and Cons

Many, but not all, college campuses have some sort of Greek life. There are varying degrees of involvement. For example, Williams has the highest percentage of Greek involvement. If you go to a college that has Greek life, chances are someone will try to recruit you. A lot of people have opinions both positive and … Read more Going Greek – The Pros and Cons

If You Didn’t Get Accepted to Your Dream College

It’s about that time of year when perspective college students around the country will be getting their acceptance, or rejection letters. By now, you probably know that if the envelope is nice and fat, full of pamphlets and the like, then you’re in. However, if it’s a thin little sheet of paper you receive, then … Read more If You Didn’t Get Accepted to Your Dream College

How to Study: Strategies for Maximizing Your GPA

If you’re smart enough to get into college, you’re smart enough to do well in college. What is uniquely challenging about college academics is not the material, but the pace and the total workload students must deal with. Maximizing your GPA is simply a matter of adopting the right study habits for the pace and … Read more How to Study: Strategies for Maximizing Your GPA

Why You Probably Need Microsoft Office In College

There are several undeniable facts about working and studying in college. One is that people have to write papers no matter what their major is. Another is that many students will most likely have to give at least one presentation. The last undeniable fact is that students will also most likely have to work with … Read more Why You Probably Need Microsoft Office In College

10 Economic and Business Pro Tips from World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft. WoW. If you aren’t one of the 12 million subscribers, you’ve probably at least heard of it, or know someone who plays. Thousands of college students have played or are currently playing this game. While everyone freaks out about the economic and business climate IRL (that’s “in real life” for you n00bs … Read more 10 Economic and Business Pro Tips from World of Warcraft

The dos and donts of selecting a major in college

I received an interesting e-mail yesterday from a reader asking about what they should major in. The advice I gave was pretty simple. I suggested considering the options, and talking with an academic advisor. However, choosing a major is a big step, and one should consider financial implications when deciding what you are going to … Read more The dos and donts of selecting a major in college