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Transferring Community College Credits: 8 Top Transfer-Friendly Colleges

Research and planning early in your academic career can help you find schools that best accommodate transfer students, which in turn may help you successfully transfer the bulk of your community college credits.

Financial Aid Strategies

40 Student Loan Terms To Know

Financial aid can be an invaluable resource to students, and it's important to know the lingo used in the financial-aid world. Here are 40 terms that could help you to gain deeper understanding about financial aid.

Making College More Affordable

5 Ways Students Can Make College More Affordable

While politicians fight to make college more affordable in the future, learn what specific, practical actions you can take now to control college expenses.

Money-Saving Tips for Frugal Students

8 Money-Saving Tips for Frugal Students

Whether you're heading off to college for the first time or the last, it's important to save where you can. Read our list of actionable tips and life hacks that can help you get creative in your pursuit of savings.

How to Choose an Online College

How to Ask Your Teacher for an Assignment Extension

10 Ways to Optimize Your Social Resume

Learn how to be a stand-out job candidate by giving your online persona a professional makeover.

Signs You're Stuck

10 Signs You're Stuck in Your Career (and What to Do)

Figure out if your job has reached a dead end, and learn how to turn things around.

Take a vacation

5 Ways to Advance Your Career and Take a Vacation (Paid by Your Boss)

Check out these career advancement activities.

Top 10 Reasons to Consider a Health Career

Read about why it could just be worthwhile to consider a healthcare occupation for your future career.