Entries by Cindy Cesca

College student debt on the rise: Tips on how to prevent disaster

Not to further terrify those of us already dreading the college debt that’s waiting to greet us upon graduation, but according to a study released this week, college student debt is on the rise and the job market for recent grads is getting worse — not better — even as the economy improves. Say what?! […]

Best college majors to produce highest paying jobs: How to market yourself if yours isn’t on the list

If earning top dollar after graduation is your bottom line, there’s no doubt that those majoring in one field in particular will see those dollar signs ring in: Technology. According to a recent study by the National Association of College Employers, grads with degrees geared toward technology are in higher demand than ever. The need […]

Top 5 “harmless but hilarious” April Fools pranks for college students

April Fools’ Day is just around the corner so if you’re plotting a tiny trick or an elaborate prank, now is the time to get your game on. Maybe you take secret pleasure in the scheming and the plotting while others enjoy the last minute rush when a plan comes together. Either way, a little […]

Sexual assault policies on campus: College students speak out via social media

In the wake of the Steubenville rape case where two students were found guilty, colleges across the country are grappling with their own sexual assault policies (or lack thereof) in dealing with sexual assault reports and the culture of rape that surrounds victims and perpetrators. College students at several high-profile universities have claimed their schools […]

How to plan a service break and make a difference helping an underserved population

Spring break is coming up fast, and if you’re looking for a way to have fun, give back to the world and beef up your resume, it’s time to start planning. If you want to meet new people and do something productive, maybe a service break or alternative spring break (ASB) could be just the […]

The skinny on drinking coffee: The good, the bad and the bottom line

If you’re one of the myriads of college students who need their morning caffeine fix before you can have a coherent conversation, you’re part of a national trend of rising coffee drinkers. While experts have gone back and forth over the good and the bad effects of coffee, the latest studies show that college students […]

Top tips on how to get a tutoring job and what it can do for you

Becoming a tutor can be a great way to help support yourself while you are in school. If you excel at a particular subject and have a desire to share that knowledge with others, tutoring could be right down your alley. Plus, you might be surprised at how rewarding it can be. So how do […]

How to find the college internship of your dreams

You’ve been studying hard, working your way toward that golden diploma at the end of tunnel. Perhaps you already have a career path in sight. Or maybe not. Either way, it’s never too early to start thinking about putting the wheels in motion toward your first big job. But how do you do that? One […]

Why study abroad: Save money on international programs and graduate on time

According to a recent report published by the Institute of International Education, more American students are studying abroad than ever before, however, overall numbers show that only 14 percent of college students as a whole participate in a study abroad program. In addition, findings show that the majority of students who choose to study abroad […]