Tag Archives: Students

8 tips for writing a great college essay

Writing an essay is probably one of the most important skills you need not only in college, but will also be beneficial in other areas throughout your life. We at peerTransfer have compiled a list of tips and tricks for …

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Choosing a major – what you wish you had known

Once you have started college, every student will face the question of which major to choose at some point. Some of us know what they want to be when they grow up, and others may struggle a little with finding …

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Top 5 things to avoid when studying for the GMAT

You are graduating from college and are thinking about applying for grad school. Well, that also means getting ready to take the GMAT!  The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is one of the most important parts of any business school application, …

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How to get ready for final exams at college

They are just around the corner, and whether you are a senior or a freshman, college finals can be the most difficult time of the semester. This means studying, handling stress and keeping on top of things to perform well …

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How to keep up with American College Slang

Have you ever wondered what “veg out, wasted, or all-nighter” means?  Well, welcome to American College Slang! While every college has its own set of traditions, history, people and places, most college lingo(s) share similar vocabulary that will get you by …

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This Week in Student News: International Student Conference Recap

Student development and success was the focus of last week’s US International Student Conference held in Whitewater, Wisconsin.  Now you may be asking yourself, what was this conference about?  Well, here’s a video to explain. We’d like to applaud the …

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Peer-to-Peer Loans: The New Wave of Tuition Financing?

Still struggling to figure out how to pay next semester’s tuition fee?  Well, you may have many more options than you originally thought. In addition to personal or family savings, as well as your traditional banks loans, there appears to …

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