As more and more traditional four-year colleges and universities increase their online learning options, you might be wondering if taking an online course is right for you. Explore some of the pros and cons of online learning to find out if you should venture into the virtual classroom. Online Learning…

The applications are finished, the transcripts are sent, and the “send” button has been pushed. Our third and last child has completed his college applications, and we have survived our third round of college visits, decisions, and applications in four years. The hard part is over, and now the waiting…

What is the one thing you always have with you? Yup, your smartphone. Since you already have it, go ahead and take it out to download these awesome apps that every college student should have. You probably have the obvious Skype, Uber, Venmo and Emory Mobile apps, but here are…

College can be overwhelming when you’re trying to keep up your grades, work a part-time job, and balance relationships. Most of us get distracted with push notifications, text messages, and phone calls. According to a study by Dr. Larry Rosen, professor emeritus at California State University, Dominguez Hills, on average,…

Willpower. It’s something we all have, in varying quantities. It’s the essence of our self-control. It allows us to recognize the right decisions to make, and then make them. And it fails — a lot of the time. Sure, we all agree with Mahatma Gandhi’s famous saying, “Strength does not…

Freshman year, for many college students, marks a time of firsts. First apartment, first roommate, first time away from home. But for many, it also means a first experience with homesickness. Although the American Psychological Association no longer classifies homesickness as a disease, doctors in the 18th and 19th centuries…

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