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Kelci Lynn Lucier

Updated Articles and Resources

By Kelci Lynn Lucier

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • 15 Tips for Conquering Your College Freshmen Fears Created: Wednesday, April 30, 2008 Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014
      Nervous? Anxious? Think they let you in by accident and that you'll never make friends? Find 15 tips for conquering your college freshmen fears.
    • 50 Ways to Make Friends in College Created: Thursday, October 24, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
      Not sure how to meet people and connect at your school? Find a list of 50 ways to make friends in college.
    • What to Pack for College Created: Friday, April 11, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
      Most packing lists encourage you to buy things from a specific store. Find out the must-haves you really do need to bring -- and what to leave behind.
    • Should I Rent My College Textbooks? Created: Wednesday, January 13, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
      Everyone seems to be using book rental services these days. But is renting college textbooks a wise choice for your individual situation?
    • Should I Join a Fraternity or Sorority? Created: Tuesday, February 26, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
      On many college campuses, fraternities and sororities are a key part of life outside of the classroom. How can you decide if they're right for you?
    • College Time Management 101 Created: Monday, April 04, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
      Time management for students can often be one of the biggest challenges of college life. Find tips and tricks on everything from avoiding procrastination to the 5 critical time management skills for students.
    • 10 Tips for Getting Along With Your College Roommate Created: Friday, March 21, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
      Living with someone else inevitably has its challenges Find 10 tips for getting along with your college roommate.
    • What to Do If You Have a Bad College Professor Created: Wednesday, July 01, 2009 Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014
      Bad college professors can ruin any college course. While options with a bad college professor may be limited, there are some things college students can do to make a bad situation better.
    • 5 Challenges of Living with a Friend in College Created: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      With so many other unknowns, it's no wonder that students want to live with friends. But what are the challenges of living with a friend in college?
    • What Is a FERPA Form? Created: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Have the option of signing a FERPA form or waiver, but not exactly sure what it means if you sign? Find out all you need to know.
    • What Is a Double Major? Created: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      You may have heard of people graduating with double majors but aren't totally sure what that meant. So just what is a double major anyway?
    • How Do I Find a College Roommate? Created: Sunday, April 29, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Not sure how to find a college roommate? Learn the different ways your school might assign roommates -- or might let you pick your own.
    • What Are the Best Off-Campus Jobs? Created: Saturday, September 28, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Not sure what the best off-campus jobs are? Find a list of 7 key features to look for.
    • 2012 About.com College Life Readers' Choice Awards: Best Website for College Students, by College Students Created: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Vote for your Favorite Website for College Students, by College Students in the 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards.
    • How To Handle Unexpected College Problems Created: Saturday, October 03, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Problems in college have a way of coming out of nowhere and creating serious situations for college students. While figuring out how to handle unexpected problems in college can seem overwhelming, ...
    • What Not to Buy at the University Bookstore Created: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Not sure if that item, which seems kinda expensive, is worth it at the university bookstore? Find a list of items you should never buy at your college bookstore." itemprop=pr="$zTP='t3'" --> itempr...
    • Why Long-Distance Relationships Are Hard Created: Thursday, January 31, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Not sure if you're up for the challenge of a college long-distance relationship? Know what to expect so you're ready to face whatever difficulties come your way." itemprop=pr="$zTP='t3'" --> itempr...
    • Where to Find College Birthday Gifts on Campus Created: Sunday, December 30, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Stuck on campus and not sure how best to celebrate a friend's, roommate's, or partner's birthday? Find a list of resources you can find on nearly any college campus." itempf expr="$zTP='t3'" --> it...
    • How To Petition for a Grade Change Created: Wednesday, September 30, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Petitioning for a grade change in college can be tricky. With a little knowledge about the process, however, petitioning to have a college grade changed can be easier than you might think.
    • 20 Ways to Celebrate a College Birthday Created: Saturday, December 29, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Looking for ways to celebrate a college birthday? Find a list of 20 fun, funky, and celebratory ideas." itemprop="description"> Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Not sure how to transfer college credits? Find a step-by-step list of what to do so that you can transfer as many credits as possible to your new institution." itemprop="de"$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop=...
    • 2012 Halloween Costumes for College Couples Created: Wednesday, August 29, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Planning on celebrating Halloween as a college couple in 2012? Find a list of great college couple Halloween costume ideas." itemprop="description">...
    • How to Host a Voter Registration Drive on Campus Created: Saturday, September 29, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Want to host a voter registration drive on your campus? Learn the steps you'll need to take." itemprop="description"> Tuesday, May 29, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Feeling overwhelmed by academic stress in college? Find 9 ways to cope." itemprop="description"> Sunday, April 29, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Graduation day is one of the best highlights of your time in college. Knowing what to expect in advance, however, can help make sure you make it a day to remember instead of just a whirlwind of act...
    • College Student Thanksgiving Guide Created: Wednesday, November 03, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      As a college student, you may be going home or staying on campus for Thanksgiving. No matter what you're situation, learn more about what options college students have for making the most of their ...
    • How to Succeed in College Created: Sunday, August 10, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Succeeding in college is easier said than done. Learn what you can do as a college student to ensure your college experience is all you hoped it would be." itemprop="descriP='t3'" --> itemprop="des...
    • What to Do If You're Placed on Academic Probation Created: Wednesday, September 30, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Being placed on academic probation in college may have been totally expected -- or a complete surprise. Either way, it's serious business. Figure out what academic probation is, what your options a...
    • 5 Reasons to Join an College Intramural Sports Team Created: Friday, August 08, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Joining a college intramural sports team may seem intimidating, but the benefits can quickly outweigh your fears. Find 5 reasons why you should sign up." itemprop="descript't3'" --> itemprop="descr...
    • 5 Benefits of Living with a Friend in College Created: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      The idea of living with an unknown roommate fills many students with understandable dread. Find 5 benefits of living with a friend in college.
    • How to Get Fewer Parking Tickets in College Created: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Despite your best intentions, you keep finding that dreaded piece of paper on your windshield. Learn how to reduce getting parking tickets in college.
    • What to Do with Extra Meal Plan Money Created: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Need ideas about what to do with extra meal plan money in college? Find out how to get creative if you can't get a refund.

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