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How much you end up spending on room and board will vary greatly depending on the school you attend and how flexible you are in terms of your choice of housing. And with the average cost for room and board for the 2014-2015 school year hovering around $10,000, considering schools with more affordable options may be essential to managing your college budget. Check out the list below from U.S. News and World Report for the top 10 schools with the least expensive room and board below:

10 Colleges with the Cheapest Room and Board Fees

December 2, 2014
by Suada Kolovic
How much you end up spending on room and board will vary greatly depending on the school you attend and how flexible you are in terms of your choice of housing. And with the average cost for room and
With the holiday season almost upon us and winter break just weeks away, you might want to start considering how you'll spend your free time. And while working and internships are ideal, winter break also provides you with the opportunity to read for pleasure. There are a range of benefits gained from non-required reading that are not confined to just reading ability: Leisure reading has shown to help students be more articulate, develop a higher order reasoning and think more  critically. Not sure what to read? Check out the titles from some of your favorite celebrities below for some book-spiration:

What Are Your Favorite Celebrities Reading?

November 18, 2014
by Suada Kolovic
With the holiday season almost upon us and winter break just weeks away, you might want to start considering how you'll spend your free time. And while working and internships are ideal, winter break
For the budget-conscious high school senior, it seems like a no-brainer to apply to the local state school for the best shot at affordable tuition. But that's not always the case: Depending on where you live, an out-of-state college may be even cheaper than your home state university. Don't believe us? Check out the list below from U.S. News and World Report for the top 10 public colleges with the lowest tuition for out-of-state students:

10 Public Colleges with the Lowest Out-of-State Tuition

November 11, 2014
by Suada Kolovic
For the budget-conscious high school senior, it seems like a no-brainer to apply to the local state school for the best shot at affordable tuition. But that's not always the case: Depending on where
With this year’s midterm elections behind us, have you ever wonder: “Man, I could do a better job than [insert disappointing political official’s name here]”?  Only to realize almost immediately that crushing sense of defeat given the fact that you’re too young and inexperienced to run… or are you?

18 Year Old Makes History in This Year’s Election

November 7, 2014
by Suada Kolovic
With this year’s midterm elections behind us, have you ever wonder: “Man, I could do a better job than [insert disappointing political official’s name here]”? Only to realize almost immediately that
The Graduate School at Northwestern University will join Elmhurst College, the University of Iowa, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a handful of law schools as it begins asking applicants about their sexual orientation.

Graduate School to Ask Applicants’ Sexual Identity

October 29, 2014
by Suada Kolovic
The Graduate School at Northwestern University will join Elmhurst College, the University of Iowa, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a handful of law schools as it begins asking applicants
If you're in college, chances are you've been reminded – on a daily basis, no less – about the importance of networking in the adult world. Why wait until then? Get a head start on building your network and you might connect with someone who could potentially help you find a job after you graduate. Need some help getting started? Check out U.S. News & World Report's six tips to network while still in college:

How to Effectively Network While Still in College

October 8, 2014
by Suada Kolovic
If you're in college, chances are you've been reminded – on a daily basis, no less – about the importance of networking in the adult world. Why wait until then? Get a head start on building your
Growing up, were you a Pizza Hut BOOK IT! kid? Who wasn’t? Their pizza-based incentive program helped motivate millions of young readers over the years and it’s back: To celebrate the 30th anniversary of its reading program, Pizza Hut is inviting alumni to participate in BOOK IT! one last time!

Pizza Hut Revives BOOK IT! Program for Alumni

October 3, 2014
by Suada Kolovic
Growing up, were you a Pizza Hut BOOK IT! kid? Who wasn’t? Their pizza-based incentive program helped motivate millions of young readers over the years and it’s back: To celebrate the 30th
Reality check: For some students, heading off to college for four years isn't ideal. And while college isn't for everyone, an education should be. In order to stay competitive in the workforce, it's important to realize that there are opportunities in the form of both trade and vocational schools for students who don't see themselves attending classes on traditional college campuses...or are there?

Demand for College Degrees Grows, Study Finds

September 30, 2014
by Suada Kolovic
Reality check: For some students, heading off to college for four years isn't ideal. And while college isn't for everyone, an education should be. In order to stay competitive in the workforce, it's
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