Quiz: Am I a First Gen College Student?

By Susanna de Chenonceau, M.Ed. Answer these simple questions to know if you are a first generation college student or not. I receive many requests on my blog post about this topic, so I decided to create a short quiz to help all of you figure out if you are a first gen. Did you […]

Plan Your College Courses To Graduate On Time

Whatever degree you are seeking or program you are in, it’s important to plan out which courses you need to take to graduate so that you can see exactly how long your schooling will take you.   This will help you to know hhow much money you need to pay for school and how much […]

Is A Gap Year Program For Me?

If you are a student who is feeling like a slight break between high school and college might just sound like a good thing, then a gap year program could be the solution for you. A gap year, which is very common in Europe and is growing in popularity in the US, is a year you spend doing research, volunteering, traveling, or […]

The ABC’s of Requesting Accommodations for College

By: Evita Amassi, MSW   Your apps are all done and you have been accepted to college!! Now, it is time to relax….. a little! Nearly 11% of undergraduates or rather 2 million college students have a documented disability. If you received services or had an IEP (Individual Education Program) in high-school, chances are you […]

What To Bring To College – Advice From A College Student

Now that you will be living on your own, you really get to pick and choose what to fill your room with. That being said, it’s important to sort out what you absolutely need versus what you want. After you’re done, chances are you’ll have a list that looks something like what we have below. […]

9 Ways To Survive Freshman Year of College

By: Amani Teshome, Student, Boston College   Congrats! You’ve finally made it. After twelve years of education comprising of: kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, and high school, you’re on your way to freshman year of college. It probably seems like this phase of life has been a long time coming. From your parents or older […]

May College To Dos for Seniors

By: Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed.   Happy Spring! With two months of school left until you leave high school behind, there is still so much that you can be doing to be on track for college. Let’s dive right in!   Send in your deposit by May 1st As we discussed last month, you needed to […]

Simple (and Delicious) Recipes for College Students

By: Helen Voelker   It’s 5:30 p.m. on another busy day when you start to feel a grumble in your stomach. Hunger is knocking and it doesn’t want to be kept waiting. Slowly, a terrible thought dawns on you, “What am I going to eat for dinner?” The thought of another trip to Subway or […]

How To Avoid the Freshman 15

By: Mia Myklebust   The deadly freshman 15; loathed by all, evaded by few. If you are entering college you have probably thought about what to pack, what you’re going to study and where you’re going to live, but you may not have given the topic of health much thought.   Beginning college is a roller-coaster. […]

Make a Smooth Transition to College [VLOG]

By: Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed. It’s that time of year again, back to school. However, for 3 million American students it’s not just back to school, it’s the start of college. This is an exciting moment for students, they are making new friends, experiencing a different school structure, and living on their own for the first […]