Sara Hodon

Sara Hodon is a freelance writer based in Pennsylvania.

Articles

Service Learning and the College Search

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 to Get the Most Financial Aid Possible

Financial aid helps ease the burden of college costs for many students. Make sure you're getting the most out of your aid opportunities with this advice.read more

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

Community Service Can Help Your Application Stand Out

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

There are many factors to consider as you conduct your search for the right college. These are some of the most important! 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? Find out on CX now.read more