Transitioning from living at home with parents to living in a dorm with a roommate can be a big adjustment for some. Find help, advice and tips for adjusting and thriving in college. Learn how to balance your schedule to fit in class, studying, work and social time. Don’t worry if you haven’t decided on a major yet – read Bright Hub’s tips on how to select a major or changing your major and still get your degree on time, as choosing and registering for classes, dealing with RAs and other college issues.
Students who work part-time throughout college have higher GPA’s and are more marketable than those who don’t. Workers who hold down full-time jobs and study part/full-time are more likely to burn out, drop out or just take much longer than 4 years in gaining their diplomas.
Going away to college? The last thing you are considering is weight gain, but there is a rumor that just won’t die: “Freshmen gain 15 or more pounds in their first year of college.” Is it true? For some students it might be, but for the majority, keeping unwanted weight off is rarely a problem.
Dealing with a lonely child away at college is as difficult for parents as it is for the new freshman. But you can find ways to help your child push through the emotional pain of being away from home for the first time.
It may be hard to think about now, but after you graduate you’ll need to manage your money in order to pay off student loans and achieve financial independence. Learn how to stick to a budget while in college in order to ensure your long-term financial success.
College stress should not be taken for granted. As parents what do you do to help your child cope? Find the answers to the questions - “How can I help my son who is stressed out?” or “How can I get my daughter to loosen up?” Read and get enlightened!
When you’re trying to determine what the best gift for your favorite graduate is, you may find yourself wondering about the average college graduation amount given by the parent and how you measure up. Do amounts differ depending on what school your student attends?
You already know that writing graduation invitations can be a very tedious process that no one wants to mess up! Cut down on the amount of time writing them with these easy guidelines.
Celebrate a college graduation by hosting a party for family and friends. Try out these suggestions for college graduation parties for ideas.
This overview of the guidance program for college students includes the different types of advisors and when to meet with each of them.
College graduation centerpieces can help make your party a success. Read on for some fantastic and unique ideas!