Misc. Tools for College Success

Succeeding in college and the workforce requires independence, a sense of responsibility, and a strong work ethic. While it’s crucial to take ownership of your education and responsibilities, there are plenty of resources to help guide you.   

To manage daily tasks such as keeping a budget, making payments, communicating with friends, and improving your mental health, start with the following online tools.

Websites

  • Campus Tours: This site includes interactive campus maps so you can have virtual campus tours.
  • ULife: This is a prime resource for information about college students’ mental health.
  • Dorm Co.: This site will help you decide what items you need for your college dorm room.
  • Amazon Student: Amazon provides exclusive deals, discounts and promotions for college students when you sign up.
  • I’m First: If you’re the first person in your family to attend and graduate from college, this site provides an online community of people who are in your shoes. You can share your story, get answers to your questions about college, and receive guidance.

iPhone Apps

  • Group Me: This app provides free group messaging for an unlimited amount of group members. You can use it to coordinate study sessions with classmates or keep in touch with family.
  • Venmo: As one of the top finance apps, it allows you to make and share payments electronically with others.
  • Mint: You can use this app to manage your money, track your credit score and pay your bills.

Android Apps

  • Group Me: This app provides free group messaging for an unlimited amount of group members. You can use it to coordinate study sessions with classmates or keep in touch with family.
  • Venmo: As one of the top finance apps, it allows you to make and share payments electronically with others.
  • Mint: You can use this app to manage your money, track your credit score and pay your bills.

On Thursday, Nov. 10, engineers from The Hershey Company visited MHS to build connections with middle school students by discussing potential STEM careers.

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