Articles by Hannah Purnell

5 Dangerous Financial Aid “Types” to Avoid

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When hunting for financial aid, make sure you’re familiar with the five types of students who are in the most danger of losing dollars—and don’t be “that guy.” The Worker Bee Even though most students feel perpetually broke, it is  Read More…

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You Can Afford Ivy League, But Not Without These Tools

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Got the grades to get into your dream school, but think you can’t afford tuition? It may be time to think again. Research shows many talented students have been kept in the dark about their funding options and the real  Read More…

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Haunted Campus: 5 College Ghost Stories

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The weather is turning chilly, dead leaves are falling—what better time to break from the books for a ghostly tale or two? We’ve all heard the one about the Lovers’ Lane psycho with a hook for a hand—which is a  Read More…

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Over 30 with Kids: Colleges Respond to New “Norms”

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As the definition of a “typical” college student continues to be more broad, colleges are redefining the “typical” college experience and offerings. Find out what changes they are making and how this could suit you.  Read More…

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Student Loan Debt: Truth, Lies, and Lessons

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Do you feel like you can’t get a straight answer on student loans? This article breaks down the common myths.  Read More…

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4 (Avoidable) Costs Draining Your College Wallet

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Are you worried campus life will have you short on cash? Check out these tips to make your dollars go farther.  Read More…

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5 Steps to a Killer Halloween Costume

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Halloween is your chance to display your creative talents. Check out these tips on creating a memorable costume.  Read More…

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5 Worst Risks of Pulling an ‘All-Nighter’

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There’s nary a college student that hasn’t pulled an all-nigher to study for that test or finish that paper. Find out why all-nighters are not a good strategy for your health and future success- and ways to avoid them.  Read More…

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A Student’s Take: 5 Money-Saving Tips

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In this feature, real-life students share perspective on everything from campus finances to diversity in the college classroom. Check out Annie’s tips for cutting college costs.   Read More…

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6 Shocking “Wake-Up Calls” for College Freshmen

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Discover some surprising changes in store for you as you begin your college career!  Read More…

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Hannah Purnell is a staff writer for CollegeView.com. Hannah writes extensively on the topic of undergraduate studies and the college search process.