Tools and Tips

January 13, 2014

The Recent Grad’s Guide to Surviving Layoffs

The unemployment rate in the U.S., while much improved since its peak in 2009, is still quite high. Job losses are frequently due to layoffs that have […]

November 25, 2013

Preparing For College

Once you’ve taken a good measure of yourself, see what you need to prepare for college. Assessing Your Interests Assessing your personality, interests, and skills now […]

November 24, 2013

Five Tips for Writing Winning Essays

Wondering what goes on inside the heads of scholarship reviewers as they read your essay? So were we. To minimize your worries and maximize your scholarship […]

November 23, 2013

Scholarship Application Strategies

Scholarship competitions receive applications from numerous deserving students each year. With so many students who deserve an award, how do they choose just one or a […]

November 22, 2013

Scholarship F.A.Q.

What is the difference between a Financial Need Based Scholarship and a merit scholarship? Most scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit; thus, students distinguished […]

November 21, 2013

Scholarship Tips

Correctly submitting all the different pieces of your college application is like a test — one you can easily pass. While the process may seem complicated, […]

November 11, 2013

Making Time for Reading Assignments

by Verónica Gonzalez Stuck on a textbook or novel on your syllabus? Want to make your reading assignments much easier? Here’s an idea: JUST READ! This may […]