Gwen Elise


About Gwen Elise

Gwen is an avid traveler who feels most at home in Kentucky and Argentina. Her closet is full of dark dresses, and her walls are papered in colorful maps. She likes to make puns, read, write, and translate to and from Spanish, and she misses Vassar College, her alma mater, which helped her get better at all of those things.




A person counts the money in their wallet, wondering about ways to make money at school.
With tuition costs on the rise, it’s no surprise that many college students call themselves broke. Sure, there are ways to hold down jobs in college—work-study is an option, and an off-campus job is another—but sometimes you’re looking to earn fast cash on the side. That’s when it’s time to […]

Earn Fast Cash in College with a Side Hustle




Understand the myths about online colleges and learn the facts.
While online colleges only began popping up in the 80s and 90s, they have redefined higher education for many students. In fact, in 2012, 11% of U.S. undergraduates and 22% of U.S. graduate students were enrolled in online colleges. If you need further proof that they’re here to stay, turn […]

Four Myths about Online Colleges Debunked




How to Decide between Two Colleges
Sarawut Aiemsinsuk / Shutterstock.com Trying to decide between two (or more) colleges is a good problem to have. It means you have options, and you probably have a couple of good ones. If you’re excited by more than one of the possibilities within your reach, if you have to decide […]

How to Decide between Two Colleges





How to Choose a Major
Lolostock / Shutterstock.com If you’re in college and faced with the task of choosing the right major, you’re no stranger to anxiety, second-guessing yourself, and stressing about your future. Your feelings are normal, and many of your fellow sophomores and juniors are struggling with the same uncertainties. Fortunately, while choosing […]

How to Go about Choosing the Right Major