Summer Reading

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I love my summer. I cherish the slower pace, longer days, better weather, and free time the season provides me. Every summer I like to read more books and go to more movies than I normally would be able to. The only exception this summer is that I've had even more free time than normal…. Read more »

Custom Textbooks

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Recently John Hechinger of The Wall Street Journal reported on a growing trend in the Textbook Industry: Custom Textbooks. For those unaware let me take some time to explain. A custom textbook is one that is published specifically for one school and one school only. Often, these custom texts are published annually or even semi-annually… Read more »

Scholarship: Part 4

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As with most things, and certainly all things involving money, scholarships and other financial aid opportunities are sometimes scams designed to part you from your money. It's an unfortunate, but time proven fact that there is a small percentage of the human population making life worst for the rest of us. They cheat the elderly… Read more »

Scholarships: Part 3

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Thanks to Fastweb.com and similar websites students now have access to a huge number of scholarships. Billions of dollars in free financial aid is now easily accessible via the internet. These Free Money sites are similar to job sites in the way they simply list out all those opportunities that fit your parameters. It can… Read more »

Scholarships: Part 2

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Seeking out and applying for scholarships, fellowships, and grants is easier than ever, but that doesn't mean slackers are rewarded. Just because you have access to so many more opportunities doesn't mean you should take the application process lightly. I have always felt that people take more care to read and fill something out when… Read more »