With a support network to cheer you on, offer you guidance, and suggest resources, you will be better equipped with the tools you need to succeed in college and beyond. Shelia Higgs Burkhalter, vice president for student affairs at Winthrop University, shares her top five reasons to join or create a strong community in college.
Eating balanced meals throughout the day ensures your brain receives a steady supply of nutrients to support memory and focus while studying. We spoke with Lauren Zimmerman, MS, RD, lead dietitian at Synchronicity, to learn more about how the food we eat impacts our focus and study habits and to hear tips on navigating food choices on campus.
Educational Consultant Amy Bennington Buist says, "Shifting your mindset to viewing the essay as an opportunity instead of an assignment can help lift the feelings of pressure or anxiety."
Here’s How a College Admissions Counselor Works with Incoming Freshmen to Obtain Every Scholarship Possible
“College tuition can be a big hurdle for students, but by decreasing or eliminating loans, it opens up opportunities for students to focus on their education and even consider pursuing their education further.” -Arsenio Parks, Associate Director of Admission at Wofford College
“When it comes to meeting deadlines and qualifying students for scholarships, we don’t negotiate, we don’t compromise and we don’t take 'no' easily. We don’t leave money on the table.” Dr. Harriet Jackson
We spoke to psychiatrist Dr. Kelly Holes-Lewis from Modern Minds to hear her advice on managing feelings of anxiety. Try these 12 tips to help manage your stress during the school year.
With the addition of Barnwell County, the Meeting Street Scholarship Fund is now available in 10 counties across South Carolina.
Having a part-time job in college can help set you up for a successful career after graduation. We spoke to Meeting Street Scholarship recipients (pictured left to right) Montanna Lussier, Allen Gomez and Eden Thompson, sophomores at Clemson University, for nine reasons why you should consider applying for a job.
Meeting Street Scholarship Fund Executive Director Josh Bell and Recipient Alexis Pinckney share an update on the Meeting Street Scholarship Fund and how it’ i’s helping pave the way to higher education for hundreds of local students.
To retain your Meeting Street Scholarship, follow these three protocols to ensure your eligibility for all four years of college.