4 Resume Mistakes You’re Making (And What To Do Instead)

I have good news and bad news. I’ll get the bad news out of the way first: student loan debt in the U.S. is up to $1.3 trillion, tuition continues to rise, and job competition is still as cutthroat as ever. Okay, downer. Sorry. The good news: unemployment rates are dropping, which means right now …

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Here’s What All of Those Application Deadlines Really Mean

It’s that time of year again: high school students flock to the Common App, pester their teachers and counselors for letters of recommendation, and spend countless hours agonizing over ambiguous essay topics. Whether you’ve been ready to send off your applications since freshman year, or just started exploring your options, the college application process can …

Home Sweet Home: Dealing with Parents Over Winter Break

Whether you’re a weathered senior or a starry-eyed freshman returning for the first time, going home for winter break isn’t always easy.  You’re used to a certain lifestyle unique to the college experience – late nights, loud dorms, reporting to no one, and (for the most part) doing whatever you want, whenever you want.  But …

6 Twitter Accounts Every College Applicant Should be Following

If you’re a soon-to-be college student, I don’t need to tell you that Twitter isn’t just for funny animal pictures and celebrity gossip anymore. These days, we use it for everything – to share things with friends, to network, to get our news, and, yes, to look at funny animal pictures and keep up with …

9 Affordable Clothing Stores to Shop (That Aren’t H&M and Forever 21)

You may love Kendall Jenner’s take on athleisure and study Olivia Palermo’s street style on the daily, but an outfit comprised of Balmain and Balenciaga just isn’t a reality for most of us - let alone broke college students. That’s where fast fashion favorites like H&M and Forever 21 come in. By keeping production up and expenses as low …