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College Success 101: Fifteen Habits to Put You Ahead of the Pack
Education / Lifestyle

College Success 101: Fifteen Habits to Put You Ahead of the Pack

Succeeding in college isn’t just for super-brains. According to college professors Jeremy S. Hyman and Lynn F. Jacobs, “getting it right” depends as much on habits as on IQ. Here, they share the fifteen habits that characterize successful students. Visit just about any college campus and you’ll observe students who […]

Going Back to School: What’s Your Major?
Back to School / Grants for Women / Lifestyle

Going Back to School: What’s Your Major?

You’ve got your car keys, you’ve got your notebooks, you’ve got your backpack, and you’ve got your list of classes. You’re ready to go back to school at the start of the semester, but there’s just one catch…you aren’t a teenager or an early 20-something. In fact, you’ve been a […]

4 Things Parents Should Know  Before Paying for College
Financial Planning / Parenting / Wealth & Prosperity

4 Things Parents Should Know Before Paying for College

Financial Specialist Shares Ways to Help Your Child While Protecting Your Retirement From $20,000 to $65,000 a year – that’s the tuition cost for one year of college, says John McDonough, a money expert who helps retirees and parents plan for their families’ futures. “For the 2012–2013 academic year, the […]

After the Tassel Turns:  Freshies!
Home and Family / Parenting / Uncategorized

After the Tassel Turns: Freshies!

When most mothers join this special club of women, they do it under the glare of hospital lights, a doctor, nurse, beeping monitors and if lucky, an upright husband who has not fainted during the process of childbirth.  I became a mother in a totally different way:  in a barren […]

Parenting

The Fully Prepared Freshman:

College Professors Offer Seven Things to Do the Summer Before College Finally—all of your hard work has paid off. You (or your child) have been accepted by a great college, and your fall deposit has been sent in. Now what? You might be tempted to kick back and enjoy a […]

Conquering Crunch Time
Lifestyle / Organizing Tips

Conquering Crunch Time

Fifteen Things to Do the Week Before College From The Secrets of College Success: Over 800 Tips, Techniques, and Strategies Revealed, 2nd Edition by Dr. Lynn F. Jacobs and Jeremy S. Hyman The wait is almost over. In just seven days, your first semester of college will begin. Before you […]

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