6 Ways I Paid for My Dream College
Mar30

6 Ways I Paid for My Dream College

One of the biggest deterrents for people about going to college is the cost. At face value, $60,000 is a huge sum of money, and most high school students or recent grads barely make enough money to fill their gas tanks. So how are we expected to come up with all that money? Well, I know how I managed to afford tuition at Syracuse University for four years, but my path is certainly not the only one. Hopefully, after reading this,...

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College Spotlight: Syracuse University
Mar09

College Spotlight: Syracuse University

Deciding on which college to attend is a no-brainer for some, but for others it can be highly nerve-wracking. Spring is right around the corner, and soon, if not already, you’ll be hearing back from the schools you applied to. For seniors, the next few months will be so exciting, yet also a little bit stressful as you begin to make those important decisions about your future. For me, I knew right away that Syracuse University was my...

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7 Tips For Balancing a Part-Time Job and School
Dec28

7 Tips For Balancing a Part-Time Job and School

In high school, a lot of kids will get a part-time job during the school year. College is no different; many have jobs on the weekends or nights to help pay for tuition. But it’s not as easy as it seems. Balancing both a job and school can be stressful and even hard on your health. It’s okay to admit that it’s hard. Here’s some tips to help, from one student worker to another. If you work in food service, try not to eat the food. Fast...

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7 Hacks for Writing Essays
Dec08

7 Hacks for Writing Essays

By Caleigh Gran Writing essays in high school is completely different from writing essays in college. I know this because as a senior at Syracuse University majoring in Writing & Rhetoric, I have written a lot of papers in my life. High school writing is designed to make it easier for teachers to grade you and to prove that you can follow directions. But in college, essays are for you to explore ideas, learn new concepts, and...

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5 Life Habits to Start Now
Dec02

5 Life Habits to Start Now

Before you know it you’ll be graduating and floundering around out in the real world. To ensure you’re giving yourself your best chance of success, try making some easy lifestyle changes. It’ll be harder to make these habits a reality later on, so it’s best to start doing them while you’re still young. Exercising Working out isn’t just for the kids who play sports. Some gyms require you to be 18 or older,...

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