• 5 Tips To Help You Survive Midterms

      Midterms. While there aren’t a ton of shortcuts and ways to sugarcoat the reality of copious amounts of tests and papers you must get through within just a few days of each other, there are some ways to ease the pain. 1 Caffeine, caffeine, caffeine. Whether your poison is soda, coffee or energy drinks, make sure that you’re fully

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  • 7 Great Time Management Apps For College Students

    Whether you’re coming up on midterms or already sacked them (holy crap does time move fast), it’s going to feel like a rapid slide into finals from here on out. And if you haven’t been great about consistently showing up to class and hitting the books, it’s probably in your best interest to get started. Like, now. If studying has never

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  • 4 Ways To Reduce Student Loan Debt

    Currently, 40 million Americans have student loan debt. The amount of debt people are racking up is so staggering that half of the current borrowers are unable to pay off their loans, resulting in defaults that can haunt individuals’ credit ratings for years. Unfortunately, many young people heading off to college don’t have much of a choice outside of taking

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  • 8 Mistakes You’re (Probably) Going To Make This Semester

      The first few months of your freshman year are some of the most exciting – and confusing – times of your life. You suddenly have tons of freedom and a million fun activities at your fingertips, but everything is unfamiliar and you basically have to start from scratch building a life. There’s good news: You don’t have to be

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  • Dating in College: What I Would Have Told a Younger Me

      Dating is tricky – especially on a college campus. Although it might seem like you have plenty of options, the social scene can be small – make a mistake and you’re stuck with awkward encounters at parties for four years. If I could go back and do it all over again, I’d do the whole college dating thing way

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  • Getting The College Experience As A Commuter Student

    Not every college student gets to experience campus life. According to U.S. News and World Report, nearly 20 percent of incoming college freshman are commuters and many large universities report that the majority of students are commuters – in the case of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, this number reaches a whopping 90 percent. While it’s true that

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  • Top 5 Worst Things You Can Do As A Roommate

    Whether your roommate is your best friend or a complete stranger, living with another person is tough. Sharing space with others means that you don’t always get to do what you want – and walking around naked is usually out of the question. And while no one is perfect – and you’re bound to piss people off once or twice

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  • You’re Ready To Adult If You’ve Nailed These 5 Things By Graduation

    cartoon by KC Green. If you’re kicking off your senior year, buckle up and enjoy one of the best years of life. You’re finally free of the anxiety that sets in every time a bouncer stares down your fake ID at a bar and setting up a class schedule that gives you a four day weekend every week will prove

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  • 5 Tips For Not Screwing Up College This Year

    Before you get too carried away with big dreams and plans for the year, remember that there is more to college life than just having a blast. (Right? Right.) We have five tips to keep you on track and ensure that you start off your school year on the right foot. 1. Create a budget. We know – it’s hard

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  • Slay In College With These Back To School Study Tips

    We get it: There are parties to attend, friends to make and activities to join. But amidst all of the fun that comes with the first few weeks of school, there’s also – you know – classes. And some of you might actually be determined to make your mark scholastically this year. Believe it or not, being a straight-A student

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  • How To Score A Cheap Laptop For College

    If you’re gearing up to start college in the fall, chances are that you have a long back-to-school list full of dorm room essentials, school supplies and other “must haves” to prepare you for the next phase in your life. Unfortunately, the expenses of going away to college can be dizzying and finding a place where you can cut corners

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  • 6 Things You Didn’t Know You Should Pack For College

    Summer is in full-swing and the upcoming school year is probably the last thing on your mind. Chances are good that you haven’t even figured out which bar you’re going to tonight, nevermind what you’ll need to pack for college. Sure, you’ll need all the fun stuff – like a comforter, desk accessories and the latest-and-greatest in dorm room artwork

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  • Five Things You DON’T Need In College

    If you’re new to campus life, chances are that you don’t entirely know where you need to throw your back-to-school dollars. We have a few suggestions of items you might think you need, but actually don’t – so you can have more money for those big nights out. Printer. Dorm rooms are tiny and cluttered – the last thing you

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  • Five Easy Jobs To Help You Make Extra Cash

      As summer rolls along, a quick look at your bank account might reveal an unpleasant fact: You’ve blown through your savings and it looks like you’ll be eating ramen for the rest of the year. Well, have no fear – there are plenty of ways you can earn some cash without the hassle of committing yourself to a part-time

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