Claire Carter

Claire Carter is the Editor at CollegeXpress.com/Carnegie Communications and a proud alumna of the University of Maine. Go Blue! 

Articles

San Francisco to Offer Free Community College to All Residents

The city will offer free City College of San Francisco tuition to all residents, regardless of income level, starting this fall.read more

94-Year-Old Graduates from SNHU With Perfect GPA

A 94-year-old great-grandmother recently earned her bachelor's degree, making her one of the oldest college graduates in the world.read more

New York Governor Proposes Free College Plan for In-State Students

If state Legislature passes New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's recently unveiled plan, students from middle- and low-income families could attend SUNY and CUNY schools tuition free. read more

Need a Quick Study Break From Finals? Check These Out

Finals got you stressed? Check out these stress-busting tips, games, and other fun stuff. Because you *need* a break. read more

Easy and Affordable Halloween Costume Ideas for College Students

Dressing up for Halloween at college is a necessity. Paying an arm and a leg for a costume is not.read more

Accepted: How to Find Your Place on Your College Campus

Getting ready for college is about way more than buying out the bookstore's apparel section.read more

Mama, I'm a Big Girl Now!

Does the title of this blog sound familiar? It should if you're familiar with the sassy, brassy musical Hairspray...read more

College Students Go for the Gold in Rio

The Summer Olympics closing ceremony goes down tomorrow in sunny (crazy) Rio. And among the athletes celebrating the past two weeks of physical achievement are more than a few current college students.read more

Homeless Student Receives Heartfelt Financial Aid

Your summer plans may have included a camp out, but it probably wasn't like 19-year-old Fred Barley's...read more

I'm not a high school senior yet; can I still apply for scholarships?

Of course you can! It's never too early (or too late) for students to start searching for and applying to scholarships. The important part is making sure you qualify before you apply.read more