CAMBRIDGE, MA, USA - NOVEMBER 2, 2013: Harvard Yard, old heart of Harvard University campus, on a beautiful Fall day in Cambridge, MA, USA on November 2, 2013.

Creating your freshman year class schedule is an important task. For starters, you want your first semester to be awesome. But more importantly, you want to put yourself on the right academic path so you can graduate in four years or less. Freshman year is all about getting started on your introductory courses,…

Madison, WI, USA - June 10, 2007: Flyers and leaflets stuck all over this informatio board on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus WI

There’s good news for teens about summer jobs: It’s not too late to get one. Although many positions have been filled, turnover is often high among teenage workers, says John Challenger, CEO of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, the outplacement firm. “Retailers, restaurants, amusement parks and the like may continue hiring…

BERLIN, GERMANY - JULY 1, 2014: Humboldt University Library in Berlin. It is one of the most advanced scientific libraries in Germany

You’re off to college. One of the challenges of starting life as a freshman is packing up your whole life and then trying to fit it all into a small dorm room. How do you prepare for everything you need while you start the adventure of living away from home…

Van loaded full of student's possessions ready to move to the university

You’ve been accepted, you have your start date, and now it’s time to do some prepping, planning, and packing for college move-in day. Chances are your dorm room isn’t as spacious as the Big Brother house, so you’ll have to stick to the essentials. But if you’ve never been to…

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