42 Bite-Sized Tips for College Freshmen 4

42 Bite-Sized Tips for College Freshmen
The first year of college is always difficult as students acclimate to a new environment, learn to function on their own, and begin working toward their degree. Hopefully these forty-two bite-sized tips will help make that important year just a little easier. Get to know fellow students. Networking is crucial to success. Get organized. (Unless ...

Preparing For CLEP Test Day 1

Once you have finished studying for the CLEP test, you can register to take the test at a local testing center.  Remember to continue studying during the days leading up to the test so you don’t forget any of the topics which you have worked so hard to learn. When the day before the test ...

Study for the CLEP in Four Steps

CLEP tests are an excellent credit-earning method available to all students.  Taking these tests will gain you real college credit… at a fraction of the normal cost. Instead of taking an entire class on a subject, CLEP testers learn the topic by individual study and take the test to verify their knowledge and gain college ...

20 Free Online College and University Lectures 1

20 Free Online College and University Lectures
This is a guest post from Karen Schweitzer. She writes about online courses for OnlineCourses.org.  A few months ago, she wrote another post about 20 free online courses.  Today, she lists 20 free online lectures.  We’re glad to have her back! Online lectures are an excellent way to get high quality information on a broad ...

6 Free Resources for the GED 3

6 Free Resources for the GED
A short time ago, I wrote a post titled “6 Free Resources for the GRE“.  In that post, I explained six free methods by which a student can prepare for the Graduate Record Examination without spending any money!  One of the commenters on that post asked if I would write another post listing free resources ...

6 Free Resources for the GRE 5

6 Free Resources for the GRE
Recently, I wrote an article called 6 Free Resources for the SAT.  In the comments of that article, Ibrahim, the author of an excellent college blog called Zen College Life, requested that I write a similar article on the GRE.  It is to his comment that I owe the inspiration for this article. Studying for ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...