10 Best College Town Coffee Shops

Many students can attest that there is one way to get through long nights of study, and that is coffee. According to Allison Aubrey, NPR reporter, college aged consumption of coffee has increased over the past decade. In a 2013 NPR report Aubrey noted that 18- to 24-year-olds are consuming coffee more regularly and instead […]

50 Smart Side Hustles for College Students

So you’re in college! Great! How’s your bank account looking? Wallet? Couch cushions? No worries – you have student loan money! Wait just a minute. While it may be tempting to take out more student loans than you actually need to cover your tuition, you’ll thank yourself later if you keep it down to a […]

Terminal Degree Nursing Options: PhD vs. DNP

DNPs will direct patient care, while PhDs apply the findings of scholarly research within a clinical practice setting.

10 Benefits of a Gap Year Before College

There are many benefits for a student to take a gap year before they attend college. Benefits that not only will make you a better student, but will also make you a more well-rounded individual. This list aims to show you the top ten benefits of taking a gap year before college. You Will Perform […]

The 50 Most Affordable College Towns in the U.S.

Everyone loves a good college town – but there’s your problem. Not everyone can afford them. The trick is to find a place that meets all the must-haves, without putting a gaping hole in your wallet. Well, easier said than done. Fortunately, we’ve done all the research and crunched the numbers for you. Below, find […]

Value Colleges First Generation Scholarship

Are you the first generation of your family to go to college? The proportion of first-generation students in college is growing, as the children of immigrants and working-class families realize that college is the key to middle-class stability and social mobility. According to the New York Times, because the 2008 recession hit middle-class and blue-collar families […]

Value Colleges Returning Students Scholarship

Congratulations on going back to college! Now, how are you going to pay for it? The number of working adults and other “non-traditional” aged college students has grown so much that some experts have recommended coming up with other names: non-traditional is now common. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, “traditional” aged students […]

50 Universities With the Lowest Tuition Costs

For decades now, higher education costs have risen at rates substantially faster than inflation. Often talked about in terms of the resulting student debt crisis, the average tuition for non-profit private colleges in 2014 topped out at $31,231. In-state four-year public schools also hit a record high with an average of $9,139 in tuition in […]

Are Online MBA Degrees a Good Value?

What’s the true value of an online MBA? And does it provide a good return on your investment? Well, if you earn that degree at a school accredited by the AACSB, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International, chances are you’ll be treated by future employers just like any on-campus student earning an […]

Community College 101

Community College is a great place to further your education as a working adult and prepare for your next career move.