Campus visits cover all aspects of what it’s like to live on a college campus. Before you schedule your campus visit, here are some tips to keep in mind.
In the end, if you want to graduate from college (and you should want to), then you have to make sure that you get there.
There are many ways to stay organized. It might work best for you to use a “To-Do” list or you may want to organize assignments chronologically in a folder. Try different options out.
If you’ve been accepted into a university, you may be wondering what you want to major in. Even if you already know what you want to do, I suggest waiting a semester before diving into your requirements.
Making the transition from living at home to college is a little intimidating. What style of dorm should I choose? Should I room with my high school buddy? Below are some suggestions to help make your transition from home to college a bit easier.
So… You’ve been accepted to a school, submitted your financial aid paperwork, received your aid package, sent your enrollment paperwork, and scheduled your classes. There are plenty of social matters to consider for the fall, but one major issue involving your academic life remains: your professor. In this blog, I want to give you some tips on approaching your college professors, and how to let them help you succeed and excel in your studies to make college the best experience possible.
Thanks to Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and the many other ways we stay connected, social networking has become the buzz word of the 21st century. Through status updates, photo-sharing and such, we’ve come to be known as the generation that lives our lives in full view of our 2,798 closest friends. Of course you know the importance of watching what you post online. Of course you know that even if something is posted with the strictest security settings… Read More
Are you a middle or high school student? Do you ever think about what you want to do when you finish school? Some career exploration will help you figure out what you might enjoy doing and what best suits your personality. For starters, it is important to think about your likes and dislikes and interests. This will help you narrow down your options. For instance, if you do not like… Read More
Before I got to college, I never realized how important note-taking really was. And not just for school notes, but also for simply making sure that you capture the main points of a telephone conversation when making appointments or purchasing something. Taking notes is something we do every day, and it is an especially important skill that will help you in college and beyond. When I got to college, I… Read More
Thanks to the growing popularity of crime scene investigation and court television shows, criminal justice is one of the most popular careers for the current generation of students. Every year, the majority of students tell me that they want to go into law enforcement, crime scene investigation, and forensics, and many colleges are adding these fields of study to their lists of majors. I find that many students, however, are unfamiliar with how to get into their vocation of choice, and even more are unaware about the vast array of careers available in the criminal justice field. In this post, I’ll try to help you answer the question: What’s the deal with Criminal Justice?