Students at for-profit colleges and universities often have inspiring stories behind them. Take Sammantha Montanez, mother of six and recent graduate from Everest’s eight-month Patient Care Technician program, for instance. Coming from a rough childhood and obstacles that would be overwhelming for most, Montanez has shown an amazing amount of resolve and tenacity to become… Read More


Everybody knows that zombies aren’t just zombies. No, even from their modern cinema conception, the undead have been harnessed as a symbol. But what metaphors do these ghouls hold for us? What can we possibly learn from a bunch of guys who have only diseased, decayed brains? The following are only four of the commonly… Read More


Whatever your reasons for going to college, honestly speaking, it can quickly devolve into a pretty self-centered exercise. Demanding college courses can make it seem like you don’t have time for anything that doesn’t involve readings, papers, exams, or lectures. If you’re not careful, you can become so preoccupied with your studies and your career… Read More


We’ve already tried to imagine an alternate world in which Marvel’s Avengers met in college and then tried to decide what their majors would be. Well, we are an equal opportunity publication and we don’t want you DC fans to feel slighted. This got us thinking about the Justice League, the nearest approximation to the… Read More


Year after year, fears grow of an impending zombie apocalypse. Whether caused by cosmic radiation, toxic waste, genetic manipulation, and biological weaponry, humans seem to be more open than ever to the possibility. However, somehow, one segment of the population has escaped their notice–a segment that exhibits many characteristics of the undead, but living among… Read More


signs you have a bad roommate

For most new college students, it’s their first time living with someone who isn’t a relative. This experience can be rewarding, forging friendships and memories to last a lifetime. Or you can be saddled with an ex-convict with some serious trust issues. And if you get a bad roommate, dude, your life is going to… Read More


How to Save Money on College Textbooks

So you managed to find a way to pay your tuition (which rises by the minute) and cover your room and board for the next term. You’re in the clear, and it’s time for a nice night on the town with your leftover cash, right? Nope. Because you forgot about those over-priced tomes that have… Read More


As you enter college, your social circle explodes. You are suddenly thrust in front of thousands of people from various places. You’re living with complete strangers. All of these new relationships can be difficult to manage unless you keep in mind which relationships are most important. To help you properly prioritize your college relationships, here… Read More


Imagine something dumb for a moment, something that would only happen in some Cartoon Network series designed to capture the Tween demographic. Imagine the members of Marvel’s Avengers actually met when they were in college (I’m not sure how that would work for Thor, but whatever.). Would Tony Stark be a member of a fraternity?… Read More