Blog Posts in 2018

How to Pick the Right Major for You

Deciding to attend college is a great first step, but soon after you’ll need to choose a major. Many students struggle with this step, or they simply don’t know how they should choose one. ...
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How to Deal with Being Homesick When You are Away at College

Starting college is an exciting time, but it does have some challenges. Freshman year of college is the time when most young adults first move out of their parents’ homes. Whether you’re ...
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10 College Studying "Don'ts"

As a college student, you might be familiar with how to study, but what about how not to study? With these 10 studying “don’ts,” you’ll be better equipped to get more out of ...
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Cool & Healthy Snacks to Take on the Go as the Weather Heats Up

Traditional college snacks such as packaged crackers, cookies and chips aren’t exactly healthy. You need high-quality food to keep your body feeling good and your mind focused on school. Stock ...
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Why You Should Consider Studying Abroad

You might think that studying abroad is only for a select few students, but there are plenty of reasons why studying abroad is a good idea. It doesn’t matter what your major or expected career ...
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How to "Unplug" When You've Been Doing Online Schoolwork All Day

Online college students like you study, not in a classroom, but on a computer. At the end of a long study session, where do you turn your attention? If you click over to Reddit or find Facebook on ...
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How to Stay Motivated as the Semester Draws to a Close

When the semester started, you were totally motivated to get an A in every class. But now, you’re getting burned out from all this homeowner and studying for tests. What’s worse, the ...
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Why You Should Get Involved with Campus Life Even If You Study Online

Attending college online has numerous benefits, but it becomes easy to hide behind your computer screen and not get involved with college life. What many online students do not realize is that even if ...
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How to Prepare for a Summer Internship

How to Prepare for a Summer Internship Once you finally land the perfect summer internship, you may be thrilled at the prospect of applying what you’ve learned in class to the real world. What ...
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How to Pick the Right Online College

How to Pick the Right Online College If you want to further your education, but your schedule or family situation doesn’t allow you to attend a traditional university, enrolling at an online ...
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How to Narrow Down What Degree to Major In

How to Narrow Down What Degree to Major In Attending college is a financial investment and time commitment. While you can always begin as an exploratory student and narrow your focus after a year or ...
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Spring Break Travel Destinations Near NSULA

Spring Break Travel Destinations Near NSULA If you attend Northwestern State University of Louisiana in Natchitoches, LA you might be making plans for spring break. Where do you want to go? Keeping ...
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How to Save Money for Your Summer Vacation

If you want to take a summer vacation, now’s the time to start planning for one. If you wait too long, you’ll likely be left wondering how you’re going to pay for your summer travel. ...
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How to Answer One of the Most Common and Challenging Interview Questions

Interviews can be quite stressful and cause a lot of anxiety, but they are unfortunately a necessary part of the process if you want to get hired for that dream job. The interview process can be even ...
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The Pros of a Career in Accounting

When choosing a college major and a likely career path, many students skip over accounting because they don’t think they’re good enough at math. Accounting can actually be a very lucrative ...
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Three Common Myths About Studying History

If you’re seriously considering studying history but are worried it might not be the right choice for you, you may need to dispel some common myths. History majors can end up in all types of ...
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14 Tips for Surviving Your First Year of College Online

Graduating high school is an exciting time and an achievement you should be proud of. For many students, going on to college is next up on their agenda. While there are many benefits of earning your ...
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The Long Term Benefits of Earning Your College Degree

Each year thousands of students across the U.S. weigh the pros and cons of going to college after graduating high school or going straight into the workforce. You’ve probably heard enough about ...
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Six High Paying Careers to Consider After Graduating

While some people know what career they are interested in pursuing at an early age, others have a more difficult time narrowing it down. Some students choose their major based on what they’re ...
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Tips to Help You Write a Great College Paper

For many college students, one of the worst parts about their classes is the amount of papers they have to write. While most students are okay with writing a short essay, when it comes to long ...
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