Describe a typical weekend.

College ExperienceCollege Students Answered:Describe a typical weekend.10answers for this questionJonathan VardonI’m usually out of class by 1:20pm on Fridays, I’ve been lucky to never have anything later than 5th period on a Friday. I go to my room and get as much homework done as possible, usually with music on or a show and my roommate working on homework too. We go to 4:30 dinner, a tradition amongst our friend group, and stay for a …

Describe a day on campus you’ll never forget.

College ExperienceCollege Students Answered:Describe a day on campus you’ll never forget.5answers for this questionJennifer CampbellA day I won’t forget on campus, is the support from my little brother. I take a course for public speaking, anytime I had to present a speech he had me practice anywhere, this really helped ignore the distraction around me. I felt awkward practicing in the gaming room but he reminded me practice makes perfectClanisha ColemanI remember being a part …

Does it cost extra money to pledge to a fraternity or sorority?

College ExperienceOur Counselors Answered:Does it cost extra money to pledge to a fraternity or sorority?1answers for this questionReecy ArestyCollege Admissions/Financial Aid Expert & AuthorPayless For College, Inc.Does it cost extra money to pledge to a fraternity or sorority?Some schools charge & some don’t. You need to know in advance which ones do. Some require that you live in the house, and that could cost an additional $300-$400/mth or even more.

Do other student-run organizations cost money?

College ExperienceOur Counselors Answered:Do other student-run organizations cost money?1answers for this questionReecy ArestyCollege Admissions/Financial Aid Expert & AuthorPayless For College, Inc.Do other student-run organizations cost money?There’s no right answer since some do, some don’t.

Are textbook rentals a good deal?

College ExperienceOur Counselors Answered:Are textbook rentals a good deal?1answers for this questionReecy ArestyCollege Admissions/Financial Aid Expert & AuthorPayless For College, Inc.Are textbook rentals a good deal?Some are & some aren’t. It’s a too open-ended a question.

Will students only be taught by TA’s?

College ExperienceOur Counselors Answered:Will students only be taught by TA’s?6answers for this questionNancy MilneOwnerMilne Collegiate ConsultingWill students only be taught by TA’s?Who teaches you will depend on the size of your school, the course, and the school’s policies. At some schools, TA’s only handle small discussion groups that meet in conjunction with a weekly lecture. Depending on the department, TA’s may not have a classroom role at all. Some TA’s are better than others, just …

What tips will help students succeed their first semester?

College ExperienceOur Counselors Answered:What tips will help students succeed their first semester?6answers for this questionMegan DorseySAT Prep & College AdvisorCollege Prep LLCWhat tips will help students succeed their first semester?Academically: go to class and read all assignments. If you want to be a high achiever, take decent notes, read assignments before you go to class, and review your notes weekly. Socially: meet as many people as you can in the first month of school. Overachieve …

How can students get ahead?

College ExperienceOur Counselors Answered:How can students get ahead?3answers for this questionNancy MilneOwnerMilne Collegiate ConsultingHow can students get ahead?Take advantage of every opportunity. If the faculty member offers extra credit work, do it. If your schedule allows you to meet with the professor during office hours, do it. If there is a study session before an exam, go to it. Don’t fall behind, don’t skip class, and don’t get lazy.Karen Ekman-BaurDirector of College CounselingLeysin American SchoolHow …

Are these schools hyper-competitive or do students support one another?

College ExperienceOur Counselors Answered:Are these schools hyper-competitive or do students support one another?2answers for this questionReecy ArestyCollege Admissions/Financial Aid Expert & AuthorPayless For College, Inc.Are these schools hyper-competitive or do students support one another?Some are, some aren’t. But by doing enough research, you already knew which schools to avoid.Megan DorseySAT Prep & College AdvisorCollege Prep LLCAre these schools hyper-competitive or do students support one another?This is a great question! I ask this when I make …

How is college different than boarding school?

College ExperienceOur Counselors Answered:How is college different than boarding school?6answers for this questionReecy ArestyCollege Admissions/Financial Aid Expert & AuthorPayless For College, Inc.How is college different than boarding school?I went to boarding school, and it was somewhat above the high school level, but with curfews, hall monitors, permission slips, etc. it pales in comparison to the “real” world of a college campus. Students are totally on their own & can attend or not attend class, eat …