How to fit everything in your carry-on suitcase

You can fit everything you need for your vacation in a carry-on bag.

With summer vacation approaching, whether you’re just about to enter college or are taking a break from a semester of difficult classes, you’re probably thinking about using those precious months of freedom to do a bit of traveling. If you plan on taking an extended trip – as in, one longer than…

How to get around town without a car

Try these alternative ways of getting to class without a car.

When you’re a college student on a budget, sometimes having a car is simply not an option. Not only are they expensive to purchase, but when you factor in high gas prices and the costs of insurance, maintenance and parking, sometimes it’s just more than your bank account can handle….

The best cities for new college graduates

If you're looking for a change of scene post-graduation, check out these cities.

With college graduation approaching, if you haven’t scored your dream job already you’re probably thinking about moving to a new city anyway. What’s more exciting than a fresh start? Because you have a college degree you’re already ahead of the game, but if you’re looking for a bit of a boost in…

Economic gains may improve job market for college grads

The job outlook is looking much better for 2013 college graduates than it has in recent years.

With graduation day quickly approaching, many college seniors may be wondering whether the United States’ recent economic gains will have a positive impact on their ability to find a job after receiving their diplomas.
The answer? Maybe. Although the Class of 2013 is facing an unemployment rate…

How to get more sleep

Physically Demanding Jobs

With the end of the semester looming and finals approaching, it’s not exactly easy for college students to get enough sleep. Somehow, reviewing those notes one last time or perfecting your procrastinating skills on Facebook always seem to take preference over getting the recommended eight hours…

Gain the confidence to participate in class

You can gain the confidence to speak up in class.

If you’re shy by nature, the prospect of raising your hand to participate in a college class can be daunting. But having the confidence to speak up in public is not only a skill that you have to master to do well in college, it’s one you’ll need as you work to be successful in your career. To…

How to decide if you should accept an internship

Consider these questions as you decide whether or not to accept an internship.

If like most college students you’ve spent the majority of your spring semester (aside from studying) applying for summer internships, there’s no question that you should be thrilled if you are finally offered one! But how can you know if having an internship is right for you? Ask yourself these…