Tips to Maintain a Healthy Weight in College

“The freshman fifteen” live large in college lore. The expression refers to the fifteen pounds most freshman women pack-on during their first semester, because they are eating “dorm food” and supplementing with small mountains of fast food and snacks. Exacerbating the problem, freshman women are more sedentary than their older classmates, because they enjoy the luxury of having no obligations except school. The...

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How to Consolidate Student Loans?

The rising cost of tuition and other college expenses has steadily increased the amount of debt upon graduation. This increasingly becomes apparent as students approach graduation and lenders begin issuing monthly repayment notices. Combined with an unstable job market, monthly loan repayments can be impossible for many. Although loan consolidation may appear to be a likely option, students must consider both the benefits and...

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Top 4 Tips to Boost Your Memory during Exams

Photo by jackhynes Did you ever wish to convert your brain into a computer so that you can store unlimited memory through chips, and even share it through a flash drive? Well, you can make your fantasy real by learning the top 4 tips to boost your memory during exams. Tip #1 – Luck favors the prepared Psychologists say that most students, who rush to review their notes an hour just before the examination, do fail. This has...

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Six Questions You Must Ask Yourself Before You Go Back to School

Photo by James F Clay After you’ve been out of school and in the workforce for a number of years, it can be hard to imagine yourself as a student again. But lots of adults decide to go back to school and further their education, and it’s more common now than ever. If you’re considering it, ask yourself these six questions first. What are my education goals? You should figure out exactly what you’d like to...

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Ace Your Classes: Study More Effectively

The key to your college success is to study effectively. Many students make the mistake of thinking that studying consists of writing down every word of lectures and then reading them over and over. Sadly, this is the least effective method. Much of what is said during lectures can be condensed into the important points. In addition, simply reading over notes seldom works. When you study in this manner, your brain goes in to...

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