Ensure that you get the most out of your college education. Look through our resource articles for tips on studying, writing, and research, as well as guidelines on the non-academic aspects of earning your degree, such as transferring credits and financial aid.

  • How Online Learning Works

    Taking Online Classes The responsibility of mastering course material and knowing when to reach out to an instructor falls to online students in a more definite way than traditional students. Without designated classrooms and times, online students have to be proactive about staying involved and focused on their coursework. Schedule Formats Full-time online students can […]

  • Transfer Student Guide

    Whether you’re considering transferring within the year or you’ve already started your applications, we’ve got everything you need to know about what to expect from the transfer process and how to minimize the losses of time, credits or cash you might incur along the way.

  • Guide to Campus Safety for College Students

    College students contend with violent crime, robberies, identity theft, and sexual assault every day. Regardless of the perceived risks in a given location, all college students should follow a few basic safety guidelines to protect themselves on and off campus.

  • College Guide for Current and Prospective LGBT Students

    Many schools have adopted a culture of awareness and respect for the LGBT community. The following guide should get you started on your search for a comfortable school environment.

  • A Citation Guide for Digital Resources

    Web research is a major part of college projects and essays. Make sure you know how to appropriately cite your digital sources to avoid issues of misrepresentation or plagiarism.

  • Guide to Online Academic Research

    There are some key points to keep in mind when conducting web-based research. Explore our list of academic search options and learn about search engines, evaluating your sources, and organizing your research.

  • Writing Center

    Review the written communication standards found in both academic and professional settings. We’ll address the basics of grammar and punctuation, different writing styles, and citation formats.

  • Guide to Earning Credit Before College

    Many students choose to jumpstart their college careers with credit via assessment options and high school programs. Make sure you understand the benefits, challenges, and eligibility of these methods.

  • Student Loan Guide

    We examine the ins and outs of federal and private student loans: eligibility factors, terms of borrowing, and your rights and responsibilities as a borrower. Learn more about the various loan options available.

  • College Guide for U.S. Service Members

    For active duty soldiers, veterans, and families of active or inactive military members, there are programs and services that help with college goals. Browse through a list of support programs and funding opportunities.

  • International Studies in the U.S.

    Choosing a graduate program at a US college or university can be a challenge for international students, because the system by which the programs operate is quite different than most other countries. The following steps can be helpful when going through the selection process.

  • Career Planning

    All career seekers are served well by strategically preparing for future opportunities. A key tool in strategic career planning is the Career Project – viewing a career as a project, and taking on the role of project manager. This article offers guidance on how to undertake a Career Project.