October 18, 2022

What’s the first thing you do if you need to get somewhere that you’ve never been? Open your favorite map app and get directions, right? Then, let’s say you’re following those directions and you accidentally take a wrong turn, hit traffic or miss your exit. The app steps in to reroute you and get you back on track to your destination, and all is well with the world. Awesome.

October 2, 2022

As we’re nearing the end of the semester, we know this is a time of high stress and anxiety for some students. Whether it’s because of situations in your personal life or current events on a larger scale, painful feelings can build up. 

September 25, 2022

Note: Most foreign citizens are not eligible for federal student aid from the U.S. Department of Education.

September 17, 2022

Welcome back, friends! If you didn’t catch our previous post, this two-part guide is meant to cover many of the most important aspects of studying, and really, learning in general.

April 7, 2021

Boosting memory function could help create more successful studying and testing capabilities. Anthocyanins are flavonoids found in plant foods and are most abundant in darker colored berries. Research suggests that eating foods high in anthocyanins can boost cognitive functions like memory. So remember to pick some up ... see what we did there?

March 15, 2020

Do you struggle to get things done? Or maybe focus on how hard or how much time it will take to complete a task? We're right there with you. But, lucky for all of us, science is here to help.

September 16, 2019

For those of you who just got your financial aid refund or now have access to all that student loan money you never had before, this is probably the MOST IMPORTANT ADVICE your future self will wish you took.

March 13, 2018

If you received financial aid in 2019, you may need to report those funds on your tax return depending on how you used the money. Each financial aid award is treated a little differently, so we’ll aim to unpack each one. We’ll also take a look at higher education tax credits and a deduction you should know about. Let’s dive in.

October 5, 2017

Sticking to a budget is a tough but necessary part of smart financial planning. Stretching your dollar to go as far as possible is key. So, how do you do that? If you absolutely need to purchase something, we recommend doing it the smart way.

September 26, 2017

Only you know if you’re ready to take on the life and care of another creature, but we recommend a combination of self reflection and research before making any decisions. Regardless of how much you may fall in love with that little face, think it through. 

Here are three questions to guide you: