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Inside the 'Ville: Dinner at Your Professor's House

Afraid that your professors are only around to give you time-consuming assignments, grade papers, and dole out last-minute deadlines? Will they be there for you if you need help? Faculty that are truly world-class are genuinely interested in you and your education. At Greenville University, you'll see that our faculty are...

Michelle Biernbaum  |  August 03, 2017

Eeek! The Dreaded State Your Financial Need Question

What do you say when you don't know what to say . . . like when a scholarship application asks you to state your financial need? If you're clueless about how to reply, you're not alone. Thankfully, other people have figured out a response . . . Best Value Schools recommends that...

Carla Morris  |  July 11, 2017

How to Turn Praise Into Cash For College

People who give away college scholarships want to know about you and the great things you've done. They can learn about you through the recommendations of folks you know. Follow these tips to secure recommendations that demonstrate why you deserve scholarship money. Who might recommend me? Ask any "authority" who has observed...

Carla Morris  |  July 11, 2017

Just Ask: One Question Leads to $1,500 in Scholarships

In the great hunt for scholarship dollars, Stella discovered an opportunity that appeared doable

Carla Morris  |  July 11, 2017

Myths about Small Christian Universities

Did you know that unconscious, preconceived impressions can manipulate how you think? For instance, the phrase, "small Christian university" may sound like a boring choice for a school. Why is that? Well, the human brain is great at categorizing and making judgements based on assumptions. It's one of the tools...

Michelle Biernbaum  |  July 07, 2017

Learn from a Textbook or Learn from Experience?

Imagine that you've spent an entire semester in driver's ed and never got behind the wheel of a car. Your instructor handed you a book about great driving, but never let you practice. What would happen when you finally tried to drive on your own? Disaster, right? You can't just...

Michelle Biernbaum  |  July 05, 2017

Win Scholarships With a Standout Student Resume

It's short, it's sweet, and it tells the folks who dole out free scholarship dollars all about you in a glance. If you're serious about scoring free money for college, think of your resume as your new best friend. Not sure how to begin? We'll help you get started.  What is...

Carla Morris  |  July 05, 2017

Student Loans are the Worst!

Let's face it; education is expensive. Paying for college is one of the hardest tasks that high school graduates face, and the thought of taking out loans and dealing with debt can feel overwhelming.. Don't despair! If you research scholarships and persistently pursue financial aid, you can shrink your college...

Michelle Biernbaum  |  July 05, 2017

What Does Liberal Arts Mean, Anyway?

If you've been searching for colleges for a while, you've probably come across the term "liberal arts," but do you really know what it means? Well, it turns out that the definition has nothing to do with political views or drawing abilities. It does, however, have everything to do with...

Michelle Biernbaum  |  July 05, 2017

How Do I Choose a Major?

"Now that you're all grown up and have a high school education, it's high time for you to decide what you would like to do with the rest of your life." Wait, what? As if college hunting isn't enough, now I have to plan my life path too? How do...

Michelle Biernbaum  |  June 30, 2017

5 Non-Negotiable Necessities for Your Dorm Room

So, you're shopping for your new dorm room! As you compare bedding, posters, and Pinterest crafts, don't forget the practical necessities. Even if you've planned with the best of them, here are some items you may not have considered. 1. Blankets / Fan With central heating and air in the residence halls,...

Michelle Biernbaum  |  June 30, 2017

The Truth About a Small Christian University

Take everything you think you know about attending a small Christian University and scrap it for a second. "But it would be so boring!" "Aren't there only, like, eight people on campus?" "Isn't it better to make career connections at big schools?" Nope, no, and not even close. Here's the...

Michelle Biernbaum  |  June 30, 2017

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