College “Matters”

College “Matters” is a new content area for OneontaStudents.com to provide additional meaningful resources and information to students, parents, families and our communities.  We will be including articles and news items on a variety of topics that provide support for off-campus living, college student tips for meal planning, saving money on a budget, looking ahead towards future career goals and life planning and more.  If you would like us to consider a topic, please feel free to let us know!  You can use our contact page to submit an idea.  We are planning to add posts here on a regular basis, so please check back regularly for new content and share with others!

 

College “Matters” Articles

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Local Colleges Provide Many Benefits to Oneonta and Otsego County

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 ...
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6 tips for new students

College Life – 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 ...
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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 ...
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