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November Scholarships from DoSomething.org!

By SparkLifeNovember 11, 2015
College hasn't gotten any less expensive in the last month, but lucky for you ducks, DoSomething.org has a fresh batch of Easy Scholarships on their site! None of these scholarship opportunities has any minimum GPA requirements, and all are open to ages 13-25. Check... More  →
November Scholarships from DoSomething.org!

PSA! DoSomething.org Has a TON of Scholarship Opportunities Right Now

By SparkLifeOctober 15, 2015
SPOILER: college is crazy-expensive. Sorry. Did we spoil it? There are a lot of options when it comes to paying for college, but not all of them are as easy as DoSomething.org's EASY SCHOLARSHIPS. Seriously, so easy. Right now, DoSomething.org is running eight different scholarships of... More  →
PSA! DoSomething.org Has a TON of Scholarship Opportunities Right Now

The Top 30 Worst College Essay Topics

By Jon_SkindzierSeptember 23, 2015
If getting into college is like applying for a job, and your grades are like your resume, then your college essay is like your cover letter—it showcases your personality, and it should not say anything about going to the bathroom, not ever. Here are some... More  →
The Top 30 Worst College Essay Topics

9 Ways to Deal with Homesickness When You Go Off to College

By ElodieSeptember 1, 2015
Going off to college is the rough equivalent of being pushed out of an airplane with no parachute. Now, it's true that I've never actually been pushed out of an airplane with no parachute, but that's not going to stop me from using this metaphor... More  →
9 Ways to Deal with Homesickness When You Go Off to College

The Dos and Don'ts Of Writing Your College Application Essay

By Audrey MurrayOctober 30, 2014
If you’re like most people, sitting down to write your college essay is a great way to get some serious flossing done. Or organize your dirty laundry into "semi-fresh-smelling" and "WHAT IS EVEN ON THESE PANTS?!" piles. Or do one of any other thousand things... More  →
The Dos and Don'ts Of Writing Your College Application Essay

HALPFUL COLLEGE ADVICE On Making the "Early Decision" Decision

By Lanie NajjabOctober 28, 2014
As November 1st draws closer and closer, so too does the deadline for early applications to college. BUT HOW CAN YOU BE 100% CERTAIN DAT EARLY DECISION LIFE IS FOR YOU????? Luckily, one of our very own Sploggers, the FANTABULOUS (and totally not self-promoting) Lanie... More  →
HALPFUL COLLEGE ADVICE On Making the "Early Decision" Decision

Dorm Room Decorating Tips

By Jon_SkindzierOctober 13, 2014
The average dorm room has a lot in common with the average jail cell: blank, featureless walls, furniture that is strictly utilitarian, and a roommate who may very well go insane and stab you at any time. But it doesn't have to be that way! Here are 25 suggestions for making More  →
Dorm Room Decorating Tips

College Majors You Didn't Know Existed

By Jon_SkindzierJuly 21, 2014
Choosing a college major is a major step toward planning your future, and a chance to explore what motivates you as a person. From fine arts to philosophy studies, there are countless majors that will make your dad lower his head into his heads and... More  →
College Majors You Didn't Know Existed

A Month-by-Month Guide to Your Freshman Year of College: May (IT'S OVERRR!)

By ElodieMay 20, 2014
If you had to sum up your freshman year of college in one word, what would it be? In a fit of celebratory, end-of-the-year bliss, and armed with the knowledge that I successfully led you guys through the many pitfalls and trials of freshman... More  →
A Month-by-Month Guide to Your Freshman Year of College: May (IT'S OVERRR!)