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Financial Aid: Simple Tips That Help

Financial Aid: Simple Tips That Help

By Ellisha Rader Mannering August 20, 2014

If you are going to college, you will want to apply for financial aid. Some high school guidance counselors and teachers will help you apply before you even graduate high school, but if you didn’t get any help, you might …

Debt Consolidation Can Help Those With Student Loans Debt Consolidation Can Help Those With Student Loans

Debt consolidation isn’t a term you hear all that often outside of financial circles. After all, why would a young student have to worry about lumping their debt together? For the student with thousands of dollars in debt across different …

Tennessee Policeman Fired After Choking Student

A Knoxville, Tennessee police officer was dismissed by the Knox County Sheriff after photos surfaced of the patrolman strangling a University of Tennessee student during an arrest near the site of a large party. The officer, 47-year-old Frank Phillips, choked …

VEISHA Celebration Canceled After Riot

VEISHEA, Iowa State University’s annual week-long celebration, was canceled after riots ensued. VEISHEA, which stands from Veterinary Medicine, Engineering, Industrial Science, Home Economics, and Agriculture, has been a tradition for the university since 1922. The festival features parades, exhibits, demonstrations, …

Rachel Canning: Sued NJ Parents, Gets Tuition Paid

The news that Rachel Canning, the teen who made national news over suing her parents, is now a scholarship student has some huffing indignantly. Canning was the subject of much media scrutiny due to her disrespectful behavior towards her parents. …

Northwestern Football Players Can Unionize

A precedent was set by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Chicago on Wednesday. The NLRB decided that football players from Northwestern University had the right to form a union. This would allow Northwestern football players to be the …

Spotify Goes Half-Price for College Kids Spotify Goes Half-Price for College Kids

College kids love music, but most of them are poor as dirt. Spotify knows this, and in an attempt to encourage more young adults to opt for the premium version of the service, the company has decided to offer it …

Gamers Are Student Athletes at South Korean College Gamers Are Student Athletes at South Korean College

Although we’re coming around to it, there’s no doubt that places like South Korea are a little more into eSports than we are. But if a South Korean mother did happen to get a bit concerned with the amount of …

States Consider Free Tuition For Community College States Consider Free Tuition For Community College

Nothing gets the attention of consumers like the word free. In recent reports, state officials in a few states are considering the idea of a free community college education. This is being looked into, as it is seen as an …

Spring Break Vacations From Selfishness

While many undergrads indulge in drunken, half-naked debauchery this spring break, others are finding their only “vice” in the word “service”. Groups of college students across the country are doing the latter from their ladders this year via Habitat for …

SAT Test Prep Gets Free Boost With Khan Academy

You heard it here first. Josh Wolford reported last week that the College Board, the private nonprofit who administers the standardized test that many colleges and universities factor into admissions, would be making some changes to the popular Scholastic Assessment …

Teen Sues Parents for Tuition and Living Expenses

A teen in New Jersey decided that she no longer wanted to follow her parents’ household rules, so she did what other teens of age do in similar situations–she ran away. While most teens who decide they want to live …

Teen Sues Parents for School Fees in a Family Feud

A New Jersey high school honors student is suing her parents for abandoning her while she was still attending school. Rachel Canning, 18, is demanding that her parents pay her remaining private high school costs. She claims that her parents, …

Depression A Serious Issue For College Students

Attending college can be tough and scary for those new to the experience of being away from home. There’s the heavy burden of making sure you complete all your work for classes and pass exams. Most difficult of all can …

Rewards Programs For Grads In Debt

Typically, a rewards program is about “getting back what you give”. You might hear “loyalty program” and immediately think of forking over your credit card anyplace from the airport kiosk to a retail queue. Indeed, there’s much to be said …

FAFSA Student Aid Application Is Here
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It is that time of year again for college students that are seeking financial assistance…time to fill out your FAFSA. For those of you who do not know what the FAFSA is, it is a Free Application for Federal Student …

ASU Fraternity Suspended For Racist "Black Party"
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Arizona State University has suspended one of its fraternities following a party that some are calling racist. Somehow, none of the students of the ASU chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon had the good sense to know that hosting their “MLK Black …