Extracurricular




A student holds up a sign that says "Help!" He's wondering "is it okay to drop an extracurricular activity?"
Marcos Mesa Sam Wordley / Shutterstock.com Students often spread themselves thin, sometimes too thin. In addition to taking on heavy course loads—hey, just one AP course or 300-level is a lot of work!—many students work part-time jobs, play sports, maintain active memberships in clubs, volunteer, and study for standardized tests. […]

Why It’s Okay to Drop an Extracurricular Activity





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





To Rush or Not to Rush into Greek Life on Campus
When you’re thinking about college, joining a fraternity or a sorority may be one of the first things to come to mind, after academics and freedom, of course. But not all colleges and universities actually offer Greek life to their students, and some campuses only offer certain chapters. Rice University […]

To Rush or Not to Rush into Greek Life





College Athlete Myths
Adam Tinney / Shutterstock.com Here’s a disclaimer right up front. Since the NCAA is the largest and most well-known athletic association, I’m going to stick to it for the purposes of this blog post. If you’re interested in other athletic associations (NJCAA, NAIA, USCAA, etc.), feel free to read this […]

Myths of the Collegiate Athlete



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