Tag: life skills

12 Tips and Tricks to Build Confidence in High School

CollegeXpress Student Writer

Confidence is an important trait you'll need in college. Here's some advice to help you become more confident in high school and succeed in everything you do! read more

Is Going to College Really Worth the Cost?


The cost of college has steadily risen since the 1980s. So is earning a degree still worthwhile? An expert explains why it is for several unexpected reasons. read more

3 Tips to Maintain Healthy Family Relationships in College

CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of New Mexico

Navigating your life at college and relationships at home can be tough. Here are three key ways to maintain a healthy balance between your life and family ties. read more

Crafting Your Own Caffeinated Beverages in 5 Easy Steps

CollegeXpress Student Writer

Don't have money to go to Starbucks every day? (What student does?!) Become your own barista, get your caffeine fix, and save money with this five-step process. read more

Infographic: 3 Tips to Financially Survive Freshman Year

Content Marketer

Your first year of college can come with financial pitfalls if you're not careful. Here are three financial tips to get you through freshman year. read more

The Best Ideas for Dorm Meals Without a Kitchen

Author, College Cooking 101: Fast Food Without a Kitchen

Cooking your own food in college may seem impossible without a full kitchen, but it can be done with a little creativity. Check out the best hacks here! read more

Investing 101: Smart Stock Market Strategies for Students

CollegeXpress Student Writer, Anderson University

The stock market is moving into a more modernized place right now, but that means it's the perfect time for students to learn how to invest. Get started here! read more

4 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Bank in College

Content Marketer, ValuePenguin.com

Going to college is a huge commitment--personally and financially. Make sure you're putting your college costs in the right hands by also finding the right bank. read more

How to Write a Professional Email

Senior Assistant Editor, CollegeXpress

Are you writing emails and just aren't sure if they're professional enough? We've got you covered with this comprehensive advice for writing your best emails. read more

5 Basic Skills All College Students Should Have

Editor, USS Sports Machine

Getting ready to head off to college? Here are a few basic (but important!) skills to have under your belt before you leave home. read more