10 Must-Have Holiday Gifts for College Students

Christmas Gift List

Do you have a college student on your holiday shopping list? Finding something for him or her may seem like an impossible mission. Clothing is always a risky venture and books are something no college student ever wants to find under the tree. If you want to bring a smile to your child's face this holiday, consider purchasing something from our ultimate college wish list.

DIY holiday gifts on a student budget

By lwilliamsAs if finals weren’t stressful enough, now you have to deal with holiday shopping — and on a tight budget. If you’re still trying to find ways to help pay for college, or perhaps you chose studying over working this year, we’re here to help make the holidays a little more merry … and affordable. These DIY holiday gifts are great if you’re on a college student budget, and we have ideas for everyone from …

Study Abroad: Where should I go?

From Kenya to Kyrgystan, the options for study abroad programs abound. You can live in a college dorm in London, or with a host family in rural Nepal. You can volunteer with a women’s shelter in Thailand, or integrate yourself into university life in Dublin. In short, your semester overseas can be as foreign – or as familiar – as you want it to be, depending on where you choose to study.

10 scholarships for non-traditional students

By TamaraThere are many reasons why students may choose not to enroll in college directly after high school. Maybe they did not have the financial means to cover the cost of a college education, or perhaps they just needed an academic break. Some may have had family obligations that prevented them from focusing on a college degree or medical issues that made it impossible to attend classes. Whatever the reasons, those who chose to delay college, …

Need money for college? Try crowdfunding!

By Tamara Krause A little over a year ago, I stumbled across some interesting articles about students seeking college money from complete strangers, otherwise known as crowdfunding. I did a little research and published a short post about this phenomenon, but wasn’t completely sold on the idea. In fact, I even suggested that students focus their efforts elsewhere. Now, fifteen months later, I think I may have been a bit too hasty in my critique. Although …