Tag Archives: study

Conquering the SAT and ACT

If you’re a high school junior, the SAT and ACT are a big deal this year. They don’t have to be a source of stress for you, however. By planning ahead and approaching the tests with the right mindset, you’ll … Continue reading

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Stay healthy for finals week!

By this point in the semester, you may be feeling a little tired and run-down. But with finals week just around the corner, you want to do everything you can to stay healthy. Here are a few tips to help… Continue reading

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Are you ready for the test?

If you’re a high school junior, you know that prepping for the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) or ACT (originally an abbreviation of American College Testing) is going to be a big part of your year. Things have changed since your… Continue reading

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Does borrowing give you confidence?

Last week Barbara shared this article with me, and I have to say, it made my jaw drop. In a nutshell, a new study is showing that young adults are feeling empowered by their credit card and education debt. The… Continue reading

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Snow day

The weather these past weeks has meant a number of school closings across the nation. South Dakota was no exception. In my four years of college—in South Dakota, mind you—there was one (yes, just one) snow day. When classes were… Continue reading

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What’s the best way to get through finals week?

It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also one of the most difficult times of the semester: finals week. We’re wondering how you’re dealing with the week of tests, essays, and group projects. Take our… Continue reading

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Balance check

As your focus on campus turns to those first papers and tests, you may have found the balance on your campus meal plan has gone down more than usual with more frequent purchases of study snacks. On my campus, the… Continue reading

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Tips for success in college

The start of college is just around the corner, and for you freshmen, it will be a time of new beginnings — you’ll have a lot of new freedoms and new responsibilities. It can be exhilarating, but a lot to… Continue reading

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Paying for study abroad

After we talked about financing an education in the United States if you aren’t a U.S. citizen, we fielded several questions about how U.S. citizens can fund study abroad . I’ve always been intrigued with the idea of studying abroad. Several… Continue reading

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