Sara Hodon

Sara Hodon is a freelance writer based in Pennsylvania.

Articles

Why and How to Seek Out Different Political Perspectives in College

One of the best parts of college is being surrounded by diversity: in religion, culture--even thought. Here are some ways to engage with political diversity on campus.read more

How to Save Money for College as a High School Student

College is expensive, period. So how can you start saving up in high school to pay for college and everything that goes with it? Read on to find out.read more

Financial Aid for Graduate School: What's Different This Time Around?

Financial aid isn't just for undergrads, but it's a little different for grad students. Here's what you should know about applying for financial aid in graduate school.read more

How to Choose a College When You Want to Help People

If you want to get involved with service learning, community outreach, and helping others in college, here's what to look for as you search for schools.read more

How Community Service Can Help Your College Application Stand Out

College applications are a bit like job resumes: you want your application to stand out from the others. Community service is one way to set yourself apart from the crowd.read more

How to Ask for and Get Help in College

It can be tough to know where to go if you feel in over your head as an undergrad. Here's a guide to finding help in college, from academic to emotional.read more

The Most Important Factors for Choosing a College

For most students, choosing a college is the first big decision they'll have to make. Here are some important things to consider before making your final choice.read more

How to Make a Budget in College

College is the perfect time to start sticking to a budget. Not quite sure how to do that? These tips can help you get started.read more

What's So Special About the Ivy League?

What exactly is the "Ivy League" all about, and what makes these schools so special?read more

College Prep for Each Year of High School: What to Do All 4 Years

Freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior year: no matter where you are in high school, there are certain things you can and should be doing to make your college search easier. read more