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Is higher education even worth it? According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), it is. Here's why. [READ FULL POST]

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If you're about to start your college adventure, read through these tips from someone who has been there, done that and made the most of their university years. [READ FULL POST]

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Summer jobs and internships provide valuable work experience and, of course, valuable cash to help pay for college expenses. Here, UNC's Center for Career Readiness offers some tips on how to find those in-demand summer positions. [READ FULL POST]

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In college, spring break is the perfect time for a mental reset (or a time to get in some extra hours of work or studying). Sometimes, that looks like trying something totally new and learning life lessons via adventure. [READ FULL POST]

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If you're thinking of looking for a job in college, you may be considering work-study opportunities. But what exactly is work-study, and how do you get one of these jobs? [READ FULL POST]

Sample college schedule

You probably know that college doesn't go by the same 7:51 a.m. to 2:13 p.m. bell schedule used in high school. But what exactly WILL your schedule look like, your first year of college? Here, we give you an idea of what you can expect. Just know it'll be different every semester! [READ FULL POST]

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Wondering how you start friendships in college, when you're with a bunch of strangers? Here are some of the people you'll meet in class, at the residence halls and dining halls, in clubs, at your job and more! [READ FULL POST]