5 Ways Students Can Sabotage Their LinkedIn Profile

Getting a great job after you graduate college is difficult especially when your resume is competing against hundreds or thousands of others. This is why you need to create an optimized LinkedIn profile while in college and begin building … [Read more]

Top 20 RSS Feed Readers You Should Know About

Now that the school semester just ended, its time to catch up on some reading. Im a big fan of Google Reader, but there are a bunch of other great RSS readers out there. Heres a nifty collection of RSS readers you may not know about: Alertbear … [Read more]

Think Again Before Erasing That Scantron Bubble

Theres nothing more frustrating than changing an answer on a testand then finding out your first instinct was correct. In fact, theres a circulating theory that students should stick with their first answer on a multiple choice test, unless they are … [Read more]

How to Write a Killer College Application Essay

I know a lot of students struggle when writing their college application essay. Here is some advice from actual college admissions officers on what they look for in a quality college essay: Be Original The essays we dislike the most are those … [Read more]

Why there are no shortcuts to examination preparation

This is a contribution by Lucy Wyndham. Photo by Antoine Dautry on Unsplash The college test season is upon us with the first ACT tests in the bag and the next set of papers available to take on April 14th. After years of dominance the numbers … [Read more]

UC Berkeley Offers Free Classes Online

We just found out that UC Berkeley launched webcasts of hundreds of class lectures. Yep, that means you can watch video courses in a variety of different subjects. Some of their free online classes include: astronomy, biology, physics, psychology, … [Read more]

How to Succeed in College—7 Helpful Tips

Everyone wants to succeed in school, but it gets tough when you have so much homework and tests to prepare for. To help you study smarter, here are seven helpful tips to help you succeed: Talk with your Instructor during Office Hours Most students … [Read more]

How to Deal with Exam Stress

We love The Student Room (the United Kingdom’s largest online student community) website. They have a cool wiki project with students posting tips and advice on a variety of subjects—everything from anthropology to veterinary medicine. The wiki … [Read more]

The Biggest Money Mistake College Students Make

If you avoided math and business classes in college like me, you probably get a little bored when studying financial charts. Okay, not only bored but personally offended by all the numbers (and any kind of calculations involving letters). I mean, … [Read more]

Pimp Your iPod with Wikipedia

Okay, so there’s this FREE software project called “EncycloPODia” that found a way to hack Wikipedia and get that massive library onto your iPod . Right now, you can download the English, German, and Italian versions of Wikipedia. And I think a … [Read more]