Applying to college is an incredibly stressful process, but preparing to transfer from a two-year school to a four-year university can be just as daunting. If you’re currently attending a two-year community college and preparing to make the leap to a four-year school, consider the following tips and tricks to help make this transition as… Read More


If you are getting your bachelors degree, we have one huge piece of advice: get yourself a mentor. From college campuses to boardrooms, everybody talks about mentors. Ask someone successful what their secret is and they will likely mention that they had great mentors to help them along the way. When you’re in your undergraduate… Read More


If you want to get away from home for your college experience and experience the sweet taste of complete freedom, you might want to try one unorthodox move: ace the ACT. Cue the crickets. And the head-scratching. No, it doesn’t make sense, unless you know about a new study published by ACT (yes, the test… Read More


Nowadays, the prolonged recession and subsequent shortage of jobs has led many to gripe about how bachelors degrees must not be as valuable as they used to be. Some even wonder if bachelors degrees are so common that they’ve become devalued, diluted, and now occupy the spot that was once reserved for high school diplomas.… Read More


Today’s blog post from MintLife is a refreshing piece of advice and one which reminds of something my accounting professor once told me. In the post, blogger Matthew Amster-Burton says: “Recently a reporter asked me for financial advice for new college graduates. What I came up with was nothing new: the best financial move a… Read More


All over the internet, it is not uncommon to see banners and link ads telling you that you might qualify for financial aid. At first glance, these ads can make it sound like the government or colleges will cover all your college expenses and basically give you a college education for free. But, when it… Read More