Murray State University

June 3, 2011

Interview with a Student, Father, Husband, Full-Time Employee and Army Veteran

Image via WikipediaI recently got to interview Jameson Owens, a non-traditional student via email to get a better perspective on the challenges, sacrifices and hurdles of everyday living.  After reading this Blog, you will appreciate your own college experience a little better. Jameson attends Murray State University in Murray, KY. Please give a brief personal history: I [...]

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May 23, 2011

Anyone Needing Financial Aid for College?

With college tuition going up by 5 to 10% per year, it’s become increasingly difficult to find loans, grants and other forms of financial aid.  Check this site out for some great info -  89 Financial Aid for College Tips by StudentLoansForCollege.org. Financial Aid can also come in the form of scholarships.  There are hundreds of [...]

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May 2, 2011

Why Buy Textbooks When You Can Rent Textbooks?

Textbook rental companies are one of the fastest growing market segments in the country. The reasons are simple and I will explain them in this blog. I’ve talked with thousands of college students across this great country of ours. I have a daughter in college; my wife is about to finish her Masters degree and [...]

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