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If Christmas Characters Went to College…

Dawn Papandrea | December 16, 2013

Ever wonder what your favorite holiday cartoon characters were like back in their college days? Probably not, but The CollegeBound Network couldn’t help putting on its “ghost of college past” hat to see what these classic characters majored in. Here’s what we discovered… [Read More]

If you’re in the throes of Black Friday shenanigans or are gearing up for Cyber Monday fever, you’re probably putting a lot of thought into the holiday shopping process. Here’s how you can get a two-in-one college application bang for your buck… Keep that momentum going by applying what you’ll learn up and down the aisles to the college selection process. [Read More]

A College-Bound Senior’s Thanksgiving

Dawn Papandrea | November 27, 2013

Even though it might have been a stressful fall semester so far, when you take a moment to think about it, there’s plenty to be thankful for if you’re a college-bound senior… [Read More]

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With the biggest shopping season just about ready to kick off, now is the time to leave provide your generous relatives with some hints on the great gifts you could use. Check out these ideas perfect for college students like you, to get started… [Read More]

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You made it through the PSAT, SAT, and all the other fun-filled college prep activities that get packed into the fall semester. And hopefully, you spent the holiday break resting up for round two.

So now that you’ve made merry and drank all the eggnog you can handle, it’s time to make a game plan for spring. Here’s an overview to help you get started. [Read More]

Last-Minute Gift Guide for Dorm Dwellers

Lori Johnston | December 18, 2012

For the dorm dwellers in your life, there’s two big things to consider: Gifts cannot take up much room, and they’re even better if they can be shared with roommates and others on the same floor.

Here are five gift ideas for college students who live in dorms, and websites for more shopping ideas. [Read More]

‘Tis the Season for… Scholarships!

Robyn Tellefsen | December 14, 2012

Spending money on presents for the holidays is a bummer when the bill comes due, but you can turn a season of spending into a season of scholarships. Check out some of the cool scholarships you can apply for this month to offset buyer’s remorse… and college tuition. [Read More]

In dorm rooms, apartments, Hillel Jewish Student Centers, and Jewish fraternity and sorority houses, college students are celebrating Hanukkah on campus – and often away from home. Although it may be hard to be away from family, it’s wonderful that students gather to continue Hanukkah traditions at school.

The eight-day celebration begins Saturday night, and to wish our Jewish friends a happy Hannukah, here’s our gift guide for college-bound students. [Read More]