Developing Your Communication Skills in College

Communication skills are crucial for success in any field. They are a key component to success in the workplace, and a college environment is an ideal place to hone these skills. Communication is not just about speaking and listening, it is about how we use the words we speak and the way we listen to […]

Be Part of a Team

Be Part of a Team

Teamwork and collaboration skills are essential for success in college and in the workplace. They are essential for a number of professions, but they are especially important for those in creative industries. Creative professionals are highly reliant on their skills of collaboration and teamwork to create quality work. This is especially true in the design, […]

Are You a Procrastinator?

Procrastination is a common problem for many people including college students.  It can be a major cause of stress as well, so finding ways to take care of what needs to be done is an important part of being healthy and responsible.  If you are a procrastinator, there are things that you can try that […]

Find the Best Off-Campus Student Housing at OneontaStudents.com

13 Columbia - 2 bedroom apartment - Rentals for Oneonta Students

If you are still in search of housing for the upcoming school year at SUNY Oneonta or Hartwick College, OneontaStudents.com can help! We have some great opportunities currently available for the Fall and Spring Semesters that can include the summer months at no additional cost. We offer options for both furnished and unfurnished properties with […]

So Now What? Next Steps for the College Graduate

So Now What? Next Steps for the College Graduate

Congratulations to all our Oneonta Students who have recently graduated!  We appreciate the fact that your college experience was a bit different from prior years as you have navigated through the COVID-19 pandemic and did a good deal of your learning through non-traditional, online settings. Hopefully, you have all lined up work that will bring […]

Finals Week Survival Guide For Students

5 Simple Tips to get Through Your Final Exams It’s your final week, and you’re worried about how you can survive the final weeks and ace the exams, right?  Cheer up!  For your convenience, we’ve come up with these easy tips to will help get you through finals week, hopefully with outstanding grades.    Prepare […]

Balancing Your Social Life with Your Studies

One of the major challenges for college students is striking the balance between a healthy social life and keeping up with the demands of a rigorous academic schedule.  For many students, there can be the addition of a part-time job and/or sports activities added into the mix of commitments and responsibilities.  Finding the right balance […]

Building Your Credit as a College Student

Typically, the life of a college student can be considered to be care-free.  Most students are single, few have children to care for or a family to provide for or property other than maybe a car.  Many are in the very beginning stages of becoming more independent. A full-time student’s primary focus is on attending […]

Off Campus Living Can Help Prepare Students for Life After College

Off Campus Living Can Help Prepare Students for Life After College

If you find yourself on the fence about living off-campus, it might be helpful to know that renting an apartment with friends during college provides many learning opportunities for stepping out into the ‘real’ world after college. It provides a greater level of freedom and independence and in most cases costs less than on-campus housing/room […]

Group living means being a good housemate

Making the decision to live with friends in a house or apartment is a big step for college students and can ultimately be a great experience, provided there are some ground rules in place.  We’ve rounded up some great tips and advice here to help students navigate through some of the challenges of living with […]

Safety Practices for Off-Campus Living

Safety Practices for Off-Campus Living

Living off campus provides students with a new level of independence and in many cases is a first step for taking on new responsibilities for personal safety and the security of possessions and valuables.  A few basic safety practices for off-campus living can help make this experience a positive one and can provide a strong […]

Student-Friendly Employers in Oneonta

If you are a college student in the Oneonta Area and are looking for a part-time job, there are many local businesses that offer part-time employment opportunities with schedules that often can fit in well with a student schedule.  We are compiling a list of some of these Student-Friendly Employers below and are including their […]

Local Colleges Provide Many Benefits to Oneonta and Otsego County

local colleges provide many benefits

The fall months bring many changes to our region – most notably we see our seasonal shifts in weather, brilliant fall colors, and of course the annual ‘back to school’ changes in our local traffic. While we may regret the end of the summer season, we have many reasons to celebrate the transition to the […]

College Life – 6 Tips for New Students

6 tips for new students

Heading off to college for the first time is exciting – and a bit nerve wracking!  It marks the beginning of a new phase of your life as a more independent young person.  It provides you with the opportunity to make new friends, try new things and set you on track for a future career.  […]

Insurance Options for Your College Student

Insurance options for your college student

Heading off to college is an exciting time in the life of any student (and for parents too). It is the beginning of a more independent life for a young adult – a time when your child is making many of their own decisions and taking on responsibility for their daily life outside of the […]