College Finds for Non-Students

If you are not a college student you might the surprised at all the great resources and amenities that are lurking at the local college or university campus. Most colleges offer regular tours and can point you to all the great things they have to offer. My husband and...

College Graduates

One year after our oldest daughter graduated from BYU, our son-in-law followed suit. Yesterday we watched him file in amongst the rest of the class of 2012 to Pomp and Circumstance and then, later, walk by the podium to receive his diploma. I sat thinking back about...

Research Paper Guidelines

My first research paper — for my high school AP English class in 1982 — still gives me nightmares. The process of typing out an enormous paper was foreign and intimidating. My topic: J.D. Salinger. I pulled an A, but not without pulling an all nighter and much of my...

Homecoming

This afternoon I came across a website for Calgary apartment rentals. It's just another throwback to my college years. That's been kind of a theme today. This morning was the Brigham Young University homecoming parade with the big football game later tonight. Since...

College Poor

Help With College My husband and I have a total of 14 years of college education. That's a lot of tuition and scads of (exorbitantly-priced) books and (tiny, white-walled) apartment rental and hot dogs and ramen soup. That's a long time to be poor. It's even longer...