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Think you might get homesick at college? Have you already been away from home and need some tips for fighting homesickness? This college junior shares some tried-and-true methods. [READ FULL POST]

Getting a job in college

If you're planning to get a job at your school, start thinking now about what kind of job you want — and how to land it. [READ FULL POST]

Tough decisions

Making the decision to transfer schools is hard enough. Answering why you are doing it is even harder. [READ FULL POST]

Gap Year

There are arguments for taking a year off after high school, just as there are arguments for going straight to a university or college. We break down some of the benefits and considerations of each path. [READ FULL POST]

In the final part of this three-part series, a college senior shares what she's learned about keeping up with family from afar, fighting homesickness, and making college your own. [READ FULL POST]

Reading your award letter

You've applied, filled out your FAFSA, and received a letter about your financial aid. Now what? [READ FULL POST]


In part two of this three-part series, a college senior shares some tips on staying connected to friends once you no longer live down the street from one another. [READ FULL POST]