Articles by Dalia Wheatt

Choosing a Major in College

An Important decision for every college student

Choosing a major in college is one of the most important decisions a student makes, but you needn’t lose sleep over it. Begin by asking yourself some key questions, including: Which high school subjects do I enjoy? What types of  Read More…

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Meeting with College Admissions Staff

What to prepare, what to bring, and what to ask

Be Prepared to Meet With College Admissions Staff

Learn what to expect when meeting with college admissions staff.  Read More…

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SAT/ACT Scores and College Admissions

How much is your score really worth?

Standardized tests aren’t the be-all and end-all of college admission, but they do play a role.   Read More…

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Understanding Your SAT and ACT Results

Decipher how well you did on the exam

Understanding your SAT and ACT score and how they are calculated will help you put the numbers into perspective.  Read More…

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Avoiding the Freshman 15

It's a common myth but you can fight the unwanted pounds

For many students, the mind isn’t the only thing that expands during college; their waistline also crosses new bounds.   Read More…

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Multicultural Groups on Campus

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College campuses offer plenty of opportunities for friendship and networking among students with a myriad of ethnic and cultural backgrounds.  Read More…

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Econodate: How to Propel Your Love Life on a College Student Budget – Ten Great Cheap Date Ideas

Wondering how to create a memorable date on a student budget? Campuses offer plenty of affordable options to help you woo that special someone.  Read More…

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Getting into College

Start planning early to get into the schools you want

There’s no formula for getting into college. No combination of high-school courses will ensure your admittance into your dream school.   Read More…

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Save Your Skin: Maintaining Good Hygiene in College

The college lifestyle can have a harmful effect on your skin. Develop a regimen of good hygiene to keep your skin healthy.  Read More…

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Transitioning from High School to College Academics

Taking the shock out of the change

Even if you were at the top of your class in high school, you might be in for a shock after your first college exam. At the university level, there are fewer assignments, so every grade counts. But by following a few pointers, you can smoothly make the transition to college-level work.  Read More…

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Dalia Wheatt is from Cleveland, Ohio. She has worked as an editor, freelance writer, and Spanish teacher.