Joanna Nesbit

Joanna Nesbit is a freelance journalist and content marketer who writes about parenting, college, personal finance, lifestyle, and travel.

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4 Benefits of a College Job, Plus Tips for Finding One

Finding time for a part-time job in college can be difficult, but there are more benefits to it than just some extra money in your pocket. Check out the top benefits, and while you're here we'll give you tips to help you find one too!read more

How to Make the Most of an Undergraduate Business Degree

One of the most popular degree paths right now is Business. But how can you optimize your Business degree after graduation? Read on to find out!read more

What to Do About "Transfer Shock"

Transferring to a new college is a big step with a lot of changes. Even if you think you're ready for those changes, you might still suffer from "transfer shock." Here's how to adjust to your new situation!read more

Foreign Universities vs. US Colleges: What You Need to Know

Interested in pursuing a degree overseas? Here's what you need to know to start your international university search, plus factors that may differ from US colleges. read more

How to Team Up With Your Teen on the College Search

You know you want to help your child with their college search, but what can you do? Here's how you can help your student throughout this process.read more

Making the Most of Your Campus Resources as a First-Generation Student

Colleges abound with resources for first-generation students, but it can be hard to know what they are. These are the campus resources you should look for.read more

9 Reasons to Use the Career Center Before Senior Year

You have a wealth of career knowledge right at your fingertips with your college career center. Here's why it should be your favorite place on campus!read more

15 Things to Understand About Your Expected Family Contribution (EFC)

Financial aid can be confusing, especially when it comes to how much you'll pay. Here are 15 things you need to know about your Expected Family Contribution (EFC).read more

How to Help a Reluctant Student With College Plans

High school is when college conversations begin in earnest, but sometimes students don't readily engage. Here's how parents can help get the ball rolling. read more

From Mold to Mice: How to Deal With Dorm Room Issues

Bedbugs, mold, mice, cockroaches...here's what students and parents need to do when faced with dorm room maintenance issues like these.read more