9 Little Known Activities to Complete During Summer Break 9

9 Little Known Activities to Complete During Summer Break
Summer break is nearly upon us.  Have you made plans already or are you too busy studying to think past finals week?  Too many students spend their summer break playing video games, watching television, or browsing the web.  After the summer is over what have those students gained?  Perhaps a few friends, a higher level ...

Write An Email You Can Be Proud Of 6

Write An Email You Can Be Proud Of
Most college students write more at least ten emails a day. With that many messages it is easy to forget that each individual email is building or destroying your reputation. Using correct etiquette is just as important in emails as in any other communication medium. Here, I will explain ten ways to improve your email ...

5 Steps to the Perfect Mother’s Day Letter 8

5 Steps to the Perfect Mother's Day Letter
Mother’s Day is just around the corner.  Are you ready?  Too many college students these days forget to give their mother a present for Mother’s Day.  In the busyness of life, it is easy, much too easy, to forget until it is “too late”.  First, it never is too late.  Your mother will appreciate a ...

10 Little Known Ways To Survive Finals Week 6

10 Little Known Ways To Survive Finals Week
During the length of finals week you probably have two goals: (1) Do well on your exams and (2) keep stress to a minimum. In this post, I will explain ten unusual ways to study better and manage stress. Following these tips will help you do your best on your final exams! Exercise – Vigorous ...

6 Free Resources for the SAT 6

6 Free Resources for the SAT
Preparing for the SAT can be difficult…and expensive.  Many serious college-bound students pay hundreds of dollars for SAT study guides and classes.  This does not need to be, however.  Today, I present six free resources that you can use to study for the SAT! Official SAT Practice Test – College Board, the company that provides ...

5 Ways to Waste Study Time 8

5 Ways to Waste Study Time
What is the best way to to spend time in college? Studying. What is the most difficult way to spend time in college? Once again, studying. Today, I will explain five of the most dangerous enemies of quality study time. Poor Organization – A badly organized desk creates a badly organized brain.  If it takes ...

20 Free Online Courses from Traditional Colleges and Universities 6

20 Free Online Courses from Traditional Colleges and Universities
This is a guest post from Karen Schweitzer.  She writes about top online colleges for OnlineColleges.net (RSS). More and more traditional colleges and universities are beginning to offer free online courses to self-learners around the world. Although most of the courses are of the non-credit variety, these freebies do provide quality online education through lectures, ...

Why Take CLEP Tests?

Why Take CLEP Tests?
The CLEP test is one of the best alternative methods for earning college credit.  However, many students have never heard of the CLEP testing program, or, if the have, they do not know of it’s advantages.  Today we will look at four reasons to take the CLEP test. Save time – This is one of ...

4 Steps to Passing the CLEP 1

4 Steps to Passing the CLEP
What is a CLEP test? CLEP is the acronym for College Level Examination Program. This program is run by College Board, the same company that produces the SAT. CLEP tests give you college credit for knowledge you already possess. Whether you have learned a skill through on-the-job training, an internship, of independent study, you can ...

Using Your SAT Score Creatively

This is the last post in a four-part series on the SAT. “I have taken the SAT . . . what’s next?” You can use your SAT score in a variety of ways. Rather than only using your score to get into a college, you can use it to save money. A number of private ...