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What should you do if you need to drop a class

Sometimes you need to drop a class. Depending on the point in the semester when you drop the class, and if you received a...

Ways to Study

Everyone has different ways that they like to study. I like to write things out and recopy my notes. Some people like to read,...

Studying for Math Tests

Studying for Math Tests Studying for math is different than studying for other subjects.  Math is learned by doing.  Therefore, ALWAYS do the homework.  In...

What are Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans

Subsidized and unsubsidized loans are both forms of financial aid. When you complete your FAFSA, you school may offer you loans. Loans aren't free money....

What is the Pell Grant?

What is the Pell Grant? The Pell Grant is a federal grant given to students to pay for school. The amount you get is based...

Don’t Get Buried by Student Loan Debt

When we talk to students, we usually ask if they are taking out loans. Entirely too often students say "I don't have loans. FAFSA...

What To Do After Midterms

Midterms are over. The semester is going to be over before you know it. Whether it's the end of your first semester, or the...

What should you do with your Pell Grant refund?

What is the Pell Grant? The Pell Grant is a federal grant that helps low income students pay for college. This money is sent by...

The Best Study Tips

Meeting your Professors

Talking to your professors can be intimidating. But professors really aren’t scary people. They teach because they love their subject and they want to...

Ways to Reduce Test Anxiety

Most people are nervous before they take an exam. It’s only natural and normal. But for some people, test anxiety can be debilitating. There are...

How to Study for Tests

If you’ve kept up with your class work in the weeks prior to a test, you shouldn’t have to sweat too much.  You’ve taken...

How to Make it Through Midterms

The middle of the semester can be a really stressful time. Work is piling up, end of the semester project deadlines are looming, you've...

Should I Go to Summer School?

While trying to decide what to do this summer, you may have thought about taking classes. It's not a terrible idea, but summer classes...

Course Withdrawals, Incompletes, and Your GPA

“This class is not what I thought it was going to be…” “I have too much on my plate this semester…” “I wish I hadn’t signed...

Things Nobody Told Me About College

Get help from the career center. Your tuition is paying for it. Ask for help with your resume! and go to the career fair! -...

Lighten Your Reading Load for History Class

History courses usually require a lot of reading. Lighten your load by using this easy reading strategy: When reading a history book you must...