Reader Question: What Is Your Best Scholarship Tip? 4

Reader Question: What Is Your Best Scholarship Tip?
Occasionally, I write reader question posts.  In this type of post I ask a question, give a short explanation, and give you the opportunity to answer the question in the comments section. Entering scholarship competitions is a difficult and nervous process – especially the first time.  If you have entered any scholarship competitions in the past, you ...

5 Steps To Successful Note Taking 2

5 Steps To Successful Note Taking
One very important skill all college students should learn is good note taking. Surprisingly, a large number of students never do learn effective note taking skills. While this sets them at a disadvantage, it also provides an excellent opportunity for you to excel. The ability to write organized and targeted notes will serve you well ...

8 Ways To Add Physical Activity to Your Busy College Schedule 2

8 Ways To Add Physical Activity to Your Busy College Schedule
Even when you understand the importance of exercise, it can still be difficult to find time. Thankfully, however, even busy college students can fit exercise into their daily schedule. Today, we will explore eight ways to exercise in college. 1. Walk/Bike to Class If you live on or near your campus, you can use your ...

The Winner Is…

The Winner Is...
Last Monday, Debt-free Scholar’s iPod Shuffle contest started.  All Facebook fans received one entry. Thank you everyone who entered.  I have enjoyed your comments throughout this week, and I look forward to your continued participation in the Debt-free Scholar community! The Winner Today, using Random.org, I choose the winner – the 102nd fan from the ...

10 College Tips for the New Year: Best of Debt-free Scholar

10 College Tips for the New Year: Best of Debt-free Scholar
The year 2009 has flown past, and the first semester of 2010 is quickly approaching. As your Christmas break draws to a close, try to find some time to read these ten posts and become a more effective student. Based on popularity and usability, I have compiled this list of the top ten posts of ...

Six Reasons To Start Exercising Today 2

Six Reasons To Start Exercising Today
Many college students do not realize the importance exercise. Although they may have a vague, nagging feeling that they should exercise, the lack of certain benefits make it easier for them to forget this activity. To help college students gain a better understanding of the usefulness of exercise, I have compiled this list of six ...

iPod Shuffle Giveaway 41

iPod Shuffle Giveaway
This giveaway is now over.  Look for new coupons and contests in Debt-free Scholar’s “Steals and Deals” category. Back when we finished the HP/Microsoft computer bundle giveaway, I mentioned that we would be having a new giveaway. Well, at long last, the time for that contest has come! The Prize The prize for this giveaway is… ...

8 Frequently Asked Questions About CLEP Results

CLEP tests, one of the best known credit-by-examination methods, offer a number of benefits to college students. Because testers are not required to take a class, they can save time and money by studying on their own. In addition, exam takers can use these tests to “CLEP out” of their college’s general education classes and ...

20 Tips For Mastering Public Speaking 5

20 Tips For Mastering Public Speaking
Many people claim to fear public speaking more than death.  Unfortunately, most people will have to speak in public many times throughout their lives. Rather than living in fear of your next speech, use these twenty tips to master the art of persuasive speaking. #1 Watch The Experts The best way to start learning good ...

Learn To Type In Five Steps 3

Learn To Type In Five Steps
In the modern Information Age, learning to type quickly is crucial to communication and, therefore, to success in college and in the workplace. According to Bill Coplin, author of 10 Things Employers Want You To Learn In College, potential employers demand that you learn how to type. In fact, one company executive is quoted saying ...