Finals survival strategies for college students

Finals survival strategies for college students

It’s that time of year again, when college students across the country go into full-on panic mode: cramming into libraries, pulling all-nighters and drinking way too much caffeine. It doesn’t help that the last few weeks of the semester tend to coincide with longer, warmer days making it even harder to stay on task. Fortunately, with

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The dangers of vaping

The dangers of vaping

Young people are using vaping devices to consume other substances, too: Often known as “dabs,” marijuana is a popular substance to substitute for the vaping liquid sold in stores. Vaping marijuana does not produce the telltale smell that accompanies smoking marijuana through a joint, blunt or pipe. By vaping, teens and young adults can use

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“First in college” families — Paying for college

“First in college” families — Paying for college

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Starting college can be scary for anyone. For first-generation students,* the journey brings challenges not faced by classmates whose parents have attended college in the U.S.  One of the biggest concerns families have is about the expense. College can be affordable, even for low-income and first-generation students and their families.  Here is a four-part plan to

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“First in college” families — A successful transition

“First in college” families — A successful transition

Starting college can be scary for anyone. For first-generation students,* the journey brings challenges not faced by classmates whose parents have attended college in the U.S. Family support is essential to a student’s confidence and success. Even if you didn’t go to college yourself, you’ve probably moved to a new place or started something new and difficult.

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  • Great article. It reminded me to ask my high school senior about which of her preferred colleges have reached out about a regional event. We attended an event like this with our older daughter who was attending school far from home and it was very valuable.