Articles by Jane Schreier Jones

Show the Real You with Your College Essay

The admissions essay is your opportunity to set yourself apart from all the other applicants; to demonstrate what’s behind your numbers. Get some tips here on how to make your personality shine through in your essay.  Read More…

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Admission Denied

How to move on when the news isn't what you wanted

Denied admission - how to cope when not accepted to college. Learn to move on after being denied admission by one of your first-choice colleges

Learn how to cope when not accepted to college and how to move on after being denied admission by one of your first-choice colleges.  Read More…

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Faith-Based Colleges

A fulfilling spiritual life can be part of your campus experience.

Faith-based colleges - finding a spiritual life at college. Opportunities for spiritual growth abound for college students

Faith-based colleges – finding a spiritual life at college. Opportunities for spiritual growth abound for college students.  Read More…

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Hooray for Public Universities—Don’t Overlook the School in Your Own Backyard

From lower tuition to greater degree program choices, state university systems are the smart choice for millions of college-bound students each year.

From lower tuition to greater degree program choices, state university systems are the smart choice for millions of college-bound students each year.  Read More…

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Women’s Colleges

A compelling option for women

Women’s colleges – advantages of all-female schools. Development and leadership opportunities are plentiful at colleges for women.  Read More…

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Car on Campus?

Things to consider before taking a car to school

Car on campus - should you bring your car to college? There are many things to consider before taking your car to school with you.

Car on campus – should you bring your car to college? There are many things to consider before taking your car to school with you.  Read More…

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Zzzzzz Time: Sleep Does More Than Bring You Sweet Dreams

Proper sleep habits in college improve health and cognitive performance

Developing proper sleep habits in college is vital to your health and performance. Visit CollegeView.com for tips on avoiding sleep deprivation.

Developing proper sleep habits in college is vital to your health and performance. Visit CollegeView.com for tips on avoiding sleep deprivation.  Read More…

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Is Greek Life for you?

Questions to help you decide

Greek life – college greek life – greek organization. Determine if Greek life is right for you. Find information at CollegeView.com.  Read More…

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College Greek Life 101

A primer about fraternities and sororities

Fraternities and sororities – college fraternity – college sorority. Visit CollegeView.com for an overview of college greek life.  Read More…

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Keeping Hometown Friends

Tips on retaining friendships from back home while you're away at college

Building new friendships in college is vital, but how do you keep your friends from back home? Find helpful advice at CollegeView.com.

Building new friendships in college is vital, but how do you keep your friends from back home? Find helpful advice at CollegeView.com.  Read More…

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jane Schreier Jones is a freelance writer whose work includes hundreds of articles in the field of education. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English/journalism from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.