March 16, 2020

As the semester continues, we know that 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, bad feelings can build up. Left unchecked, these bad feelings can turn into depression, or even thoughts of self-harm or suicide.

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.

January 14, 2020

Several students have reached out looking for tips on studying. The thing about this topic is that it can mean a lot of different things to different people. Are you trying to absorb information from a long piece of text for a written exam, or are you trying to go through various types of materials in preparation for a multiple choice test?

November 18, 2019

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?

October 15, 2019

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 4, 2019

The 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA is now open, and more than $150 billion in federal student aid is available to help pay for school. Think it’s not worth your time? Here’s why we say it is.

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.

August 10, 2019
By Bryan Custer and Michelle Duah So you are a first-year student, and your college adventure is just beginning. You’re probably aware of how much time and learning stands between you and the career of your dreams — but did you know that you can start building a killer resume right now? Whether you already know what your dream job is or not, there are steps you can take today to give yourself an advantage when it comes to landing the perfect career.
August 9, 2019
College students, we want to let you in on a secret that many adults don’t want to admit. Many of them don’t feel like adults.
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.