How To Spend Your Free Time For the Greater Good

We spend a lot of time on this blog talking about what you should do and how you should do it on various topics, most of which involving your free time. When you're experiencing the lazy Saturday or know you won't have plans for the weekend, don't spend time wallowing in your unsociable sorrows and try … Continue reading How To Spend Your Free Time For the Greater Good

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What You Need to Know About Borrowing for College

In 1993, less than 20% of students earning their bachelors degree did not take out student loans. As of today about 68% of current students borrow annually. WIthin the last twenty-five years, tuition has quadrupled in price, raising faster for anyone in the middle or lower class to keep up. Federal Stafford Loans With so … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Borrowing for College

Do You Think You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep Each Night?

Only around 11 percent of college students report that they consistently gain enough sleep each night because sleep deprivation is an ongoing epidemic on college campuses. Sleep deprivation may seem like the new norm, but depriving your body of much needed rest can hurt your GPA, lead to ongoing health problems, and result in a … Continue reading Do You Think You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep Each Night?

The Truth About Student Loans and Debt

According to a study conducted by the New York Times, 94% of students earning their bachelors degree have utilized student loans. That is up 49% from 1993's 45% amount of students borrowing. What is going on? Within the last decade, state governments have shifted more financial responsibility to the families of students in college. Despite … Continue reading The Truth About Student Loans and Debt

Avoid Poor Spending Habits

Sometimes when you get to college, it's your first experience with true independence. We have a tendency to not invest where we should and spend money on things we don't need. Whether it's your first year in school or your last, everyone makes the same common mistakes. Make sure you don't pick up on these poor … Continue reading Avoid Poor Spending Habits