Articles by Hannah Purnell

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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Didn’t Land a Summer Job? Do This Instead…

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No summer job? There’s plenty that you can do to make it a productive summer and get ready for college! Find out how here.  Read More…

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Six Tips for a Great College Credit Score

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College is expensive, so it’s important to keep your financial goals in check. Check out these tips to help maximize your credit score during college, for a brighter postgraduate future.  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.