15 Web Sites College Students Can’t Live Without

College students surf the web constantly. The Internet helps them to obtain the useful information needed for papers, or it provides them with a nice diversion so they can avoid doing papers. Knowing how many college students seem to be on the Internet 24-7, I started wondering what are the web sites that college students … Read more 15 Web Sites College Students Can’t Live Without

14 Software Applications Every College Student Should Have

I firmly hold the belief that every college student these days needs a computer. Of course, whether you go for the laptop or the desktop is up to you (I personally use a desktop). However, no matter what machine you’re using, there are certain applications that are a must have. Some are needed simply for … Read more 14 Software Applications Every College Student Should Have

11 ways to avoid salesmen pollsters and religious zealots on campus

If you’re a college student in need of some extra cash, you should probably get a job while you’re at school. If you are largely responsible for paying for college, then you should definitely get a job in school. There are many different jobs that a student can have. I decided to list, and provide … Read more 11 ways to avoid salesmen pollsters and religious zealots on campus

11 Best student jobs to have in college

If you’re a college student in need of some extra cash, you should probably get a job while you’re at school. If you are largely responsible for paying for college, then you should definitely get a job in school. There are many different jobs that a student can have. I decided to list, and provide … Read more 11 Best student jobs to have in college

7 Surefire Ways to Save Serious Cash in College

For me, college is not only a time of studying, meeting new people, and having new life experiences; it is also a time for being broke, spending outrageous amounts of money on tuition and books, and sometimes being forced to live paycheck to paycheck. I am always looking for new ways to save cash, so … Read more 7 Surefire Ways to Save Serious Cash in College

7 Money Saving Questions to Ask Your College

1. What percent of my need will you meet? Remember that EFC, or expected family contribution that the FAFSA determined? Some colleges will meet 100% of your need. Need again is defined as the cost of the college minus your EFC. So what does it mean if a college says they will meet 100% of … Read more 7 Money Saving Questions to Ask Your College

7 GPA Killers to Avoid in College

7 GPA Killers to Avoid in College | College and Finance I was thinking about grades, and GPAs the other day. After contemplating it for a while, I decided that there are certain things in college that can have a negative effects have a negative effect on your grades. Since I’m a fan of lists … Read more 7 GPA Killers to Avoid in College

6 Ways College Students Can Help Save The Environment

Although this is a blog about college and finance, it’s always a good idea to take a moment to think about other issues in the world (although conservation and finance can be related sometimes). With problems like Global Warming and pollution, college students should always think about what kind of world they will be entering after graduation, … Read more 6 Ways College Students Can Help Save The Environment

5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a College

Financial and General College Advice for Students and Families The decision on where to go to college is one of the biggest decisions of a young person’s life. Parents, being there for your kids and giving advice is important. However, simply forcing your child to go to your Alma Mater is generally a very bad … Read more 5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a College

WTF is Twitter and does it suck?

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The other day I was watching ESPN, enjoying a relaxing Yuengling Lager (by far the best American beer), and at the end of Sportscenter I observed a little message from the network. “Follow us on Twitter! Twitter.com/sportscenter .” Naturally, I was intrigued. I’ve heard a few people mention Twitter, and after ESPN, I noticed almost every news station and … Read more WTF is Twitter and does it suck?