Ohio University

Type: Public, 4 year university Location: Athens, OH Size: around 16,000 undergraduate students Cost (for Fall 2009): $28,137 (including room and board for out-of-state students), $19,173 (room and board for in-state students) Degree Offerings: Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral, First Professional Greetings! Today, I would like to bring you along with

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Train travel around the US

In the 1800’s, as steam power powered the world, trains were the only way to travel in America. They offered a faster, more comfortable, and affordable way to travel across the country than the horse drawn wagons that served as the alternatives. While today, it is usually easier to travel

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Meet the Roommate

It is normal to feel nervous about living with a new roommate in college. Whether it is a friend or a randomly assigned person, they say you don’t know really know someone until you’ve lived with them. Cassie Zentner, recent Norwin High School (Pennsylvania) graduate will be starting school at

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Getting Around Campus without a Car

Getting around within the United States, without a car, can seem like a daunting task. America is a car-nation, as the evolution of drive-in movies, drive-through restaurants, and car side to-go service has proven. Despite all of this, not all American college students own cars. In fact, many colleges do

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Beware of the Freshman 15

Late night snacking, unlimited cafeteria food and suddenly the gym on campus seems so far away. The Freshman 15 is a popular term used to describe the 15 pounds (6.8 kg) new college students often gain in their first semester or year of college. Adjusting to new surroundings and different

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