Can I Ask For More Financial Aid?

As financial aid award letters arrive, some students and families might be disappointment. The amount of financial aid offered might not be enough to attend the school you have been dreaming of attending. So, what do you do? Can you negotiate your financial aid? Students and families can do whatever they want. However, before contacting the admission or financial aid offices, make sure you follow these tips from someone who worked very closely with financial aid. Read More

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8 Strategies to Improve Student Writing

Everyone needs to be a proficient writer. No matter what you study or plan to do for a living, you must be a prolific author if you want to succeed. If you don’t believe us, just take a look at it this way:

  • Business persons have to write quarterly and annual reports.
  • Marketers create tons of presentations.
  • Data analysts and programmers have to explain their project proposals in written form.
  • Politicians have to write their speeches.
  • Writers have to…well, they have to write.

The list goes on, but you get our point anyway. With that being said, the only thing left for you is to think about how to improve your writing proficiency. We are here to help you with that, so keep reading to learn eight practical strategies to master the art of writing. Read More

Scholarship Saturday – April 6, 2019

There are thousands of scholarships out there. Below you will find many scholarships, most with general eligibility requirements. My goal is to share some lesser-known scholarships with my readers every Saturday.

Don’t wait. Apply for these great scholarships today! And, if you missed the last Scholarship Saturday, check it out. There are scholarships there that are still open! You can also find scholarships on my other scholarship lists, such as scholarships with requirements based on your statemajorgrade levelethnicity, or religion. And, lastly, check out my list of scholarships with April and May deadlines.

Only brief information about each scholarship is listed. Therefore, you are encouraged to visit the scholarship websites to get further details about eligibility and requirements.

Here are 45 scholarships for Saturday, April 6, 2019. Read More

How Much Sleep Does a Teenager Require?

The teen is the most complicated age group. They are neither adults nor kids. Teenagers live a hectic life balancing school, family, friends and extracurricular activities. With all the activities going on, teenagers compromise their sleep which affects their overall health.

Ideally, an average teenager should sleep for nine to ten hours a day. But the studies have confirmed that teens barely sleeps seven hours a day. Loss of sleep causes direct and indirect bad effects on their mental and physical well-being.

A question that arises in every parent’s mind is exactly how much sleep a teenager should get? Parents who have teen kids are very concerned about their kids health. And, with their extensive exposure to technology, teens are losing precious sleep regularly which is not good for them. Read More

Is a Motorcycle Better Than a Car for a College Student?

In today’s society, having your own form of transportation is becoming more and more essential to daily life, whether a car or a motorcycle. For college students living on or off-campus, being able to get around whenever they need to is vital, especially for off-campus employment and housing. But which form of transportation is best for a college student? You should consider several factors when deciding your preferred style of transportation. Read More