Your bank account certainly thinks it’s an option worth exploring.
By Terrica Singletary, Southern New Hampshire University
Despite what they think, your high school hasn’t told you any of what you really need to know.
By Sierra Emilaire, Southern Adventist University
Now that the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program is on the block, students like me have been forced to scramble for new plans to repay our loans.
By Jack Brandon, University of Michigan
Good things come in small classes.
By Lexi Lieberman, University of Pennsylvania
The FOMO can be discouraging, but it’s not worth missing the experience of a lifetime.
By Lauren Clohessy, Northern Illinois University
It might be time to adjust the recruitment process.
By Megan Schnese, University of Alaska, Anchorage
The constant, irrational fear can be a real pain in the ass, but these techniques can help you prevent it from overtaking your life.
By Abby Wolfe, Colgate University
After moving from North Dakota to New York, I learned a few things about culture shift.
By Anne Buzzell, Hillsdale College
Having students take a few of the same classes teaches them about much more than the subject matter.
By Christina Vazquez, University of Central Florida
Pro tip: Ramen eventually starts to suck.
By Kathryn Parker, Fordham University
If you’re a student with a broken limb and no idea how to deal, here are some tips for navigating life with a handicap.
By Danielle Keating, Concordia University
Health doesn’t have to be hard.
Hundreds of people every year are awarded doctorates without paying tuition or attending classes. Must be nice.
Sometimes, you’re just going to make the wrong choice.
By Bria Jones, Georgia Southern University
Turn those noodle bricks into noodle hits!
By Devon Hodge, Western Washington University
If you really think that your diet doesn’t affect performance, then you clearly haven’t been eating your blueberries.
By Dakota Buhler, George Fox University
As Aristotle would have explained, ‘Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.’
By Annie Farrell, James Madison University
Picking comfort over style is always the right way to go for shoes, especially in college.
By Gwynn Lyons, Stanford University
The b-boys of UConn’s Break Dancing Club give ‘head-spinning’ an entirely different meaning.
By Jonathan Kim, University of Texas at Dallas
For decades, stigma has discouraged women from reporting sexual assault. But have even deeper taboos suppressed men from reporting theirs?
Not to sound like a dad, but there’s a lot to be said for learning the value of hard work.
By Keegan Fornoff, Southeast Missouri State University
Take it from a D1 volleyball player—nothing can prepare you for playing in the NCAA.
By Alison McCarthy, University of New Haven
If you’re looking to make some serious bank this summer, look no further than your dresser.
By Joshua Castro, Penn State University
Looking to fall behind? Then tell the truth.
One of them may or may not be money.
If you find yourself unable to take classes in another country, here are the seven silver linings of staying home.
By Brittany Sodic, University of North Texas
I survived, and actually thrived, in college despite mental health disorders, and so can you.
The language you learn should depend on the life you want to live, so here’s a list that matches five tongues to their corresponding lifestyles.
By Valarie Kiel, Texas State University
MIT professor César Hidalgo’s eight-part reality television series, “In My Shoes,” proposes treating academics like pop stars.
Unlike in high school, slacking off in your last year of college can really tank your post-grad plans.
By Miguel Robles, University of Colorado Denver
In partnership with Voices of African Mothers, students from Cornell University Sustainable Design are working to create a self-sustaining school for Ghanaian girls.
By Kelly Keglovits, UT Austin
Undergraduates across the country are taking their security into their own hands, creating student-run programs to improve safety on college campuses.
By Cassidy Leslie, University of Nevada Reno
Finally found that three-bedroom, two-bathroom, pet-friendly house of your dreams? Consider these pearls of renting wisdom before you do anything else.
Emotional support animals are not service animals, not trained and not easy to care for, so bringing one to school should not be a simple decision.
If you’ve ever been jealous of the life of a college athlete, you don’t have all the facts.
By Jasmin Suknanan, Stony Brook University
And ‘Can you sign this form for my college credit?’ isn’t one of them.
By D'Ariel Myrick, University of Georgia
Here are four ways to beat the boredom all by your lonesome.
By Mary Kiser, Trident Technical College
When you wanted to get fucked up without getting fucked over, you have to watch out for the cops and the creeps.
If you’re reading this piece, then number five has already worked.
By Mattie Winowitch, Waynesburg University
This is not a paid promotion, I swear.
By Rachael Seamands, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
From Will Ferrel singing at USC to Betsy DeVos being booed at Bethune-Cookman, here are six stand-out speeches from this season’s graduation ceremonies.
By Devin Ross, Middle Tennessee State University
Without some planning, it’s easy for you to walk straight off the stage and right into an existential crisis.
By Nicole Fryer, University of Pittsburgh
If you need to see a therapist, here’s how to make sure that you get one that actually helps.
There are a million perks to meeting your significant other at college, but one huge downside. Here’s how to stay together when summer break tries to pull you apart.
By Isabella Waldron, Scripps College
It’s just like the first day of classes, except you’re wearing a pantsuit instead of a sweatpants.
According to new research in the ‘Scientific American,’ your professor’s suggestion to handwrite your notes has empirical backing.
By Flavia Martinez, Amherst College
After interning for ‘Study Breaks’ while studying and traveling in Europe, I have some experience with the subject.
Remember how you used to make fun of graduates that came back and hung out? Now it’s your turn.
After four months of writing a weekly article and participating in the weekly workshops, here are the most helpful writing tips I learned.
By Phillip Bugajski, Loyola University Chicago
What’s that saying about something happening to people who don’t study the past?
Take it from someone who thought she would never fall victim to the apathy of senior year—it’s real, it’s unavoidable and it’s a lot of fun.
By Sophie Hurlock, Xavier University
If you’ll be graduating in twelve months and find that thought completely unbelievable, I’m right there with you.
By Karen Juarez, University of Illinois at Chicago
Take it from someone who has been in the real world for all of two weeks—it’s cold out here, and there’s no going back.
What are web buds good for?
Trust us, there are more important considerations than how chill your boss is going to be.
By Lindsay Biondy, University of Pittsburgh
To be fair, you may still be making a lot of these long past freshmen year, but that’s on you.
By Timothy K. DesJarlais, University of Arizona
They may not buy you dinner, but working for free has a long, long list of benefits.
By Uwana Ikaiddi, University of Central Florida
One of the most common mistakes students make is thinking that there is only way to study for every kind of class.
If you’re in the market for an untraditional pet that’s still dorm-sized, here’s everything you need to know about bunny maintenance.
When I was struggling through high school my mom told me these five things repeatedly, and now in college I finally get them.
By Kara Mercer, Northern Illinois University
In the adult world, having an online presence means more than an Instagram account.
At the end of its first year, the new ordinance faced its biggest test yet. The results are disappointing.
By Payton Ramey, University of Central Florida
The difference between you and the other guy could come down to how well both of you describe the same thing.
By Galen Patterson, California State University, Fullerton
After college, chances are you’ll have to move somewhere, alone, for a job. Here’s how you’re going to do that.
At Clemson University, professor Dylan Dittrich-Reed uses an unlikely motivational technique that may or may not involve tattoos.
By Kristina Fernandez, Florida State University
Does it feel like your friends are getting jobs just to spite you? If so, you’ve come to the right article.
Under Trump’s proposed budget, financial aid for the neediest students would be gouged, further widening the education gap by class.
If you thought living in the dorms was hard, you have no idea.
Nothing says ‘I’ll do only the bare minimum as an employee’ like wearing shorts to a Skype interview.
We may not be able to solve the ‘need experience to get experience’ Catch-22, but at least it’s a start.
Take it from someone who’s done a lot of writing in the last few months—you’re going to want to read this.
College is hard enough without the added challenge of an asshole professor.
And why I came back.
With summer in sight, self-discipline starts to feel really overrated. Here’s how to end on a high note.
Your third year of college is a lot different than your first two, so you should be on the lookout for these changes.
If you have trouble just keeping up with homework, this probably isn’t the article for you.
Statistics and students weigh in on whether more school is worth the money.
By Madeleine Ngo, University of Florida
Because looking cute isn’t worth defaulting on your student loan payment.
Remember, you’re not there to make friends. At the same time though, don’t be a douche.
Who knew procrastination would be so helpful in the real world?
The plan, dubbed the Excelsior Scholarship, is ambitious but imperfect. Here are its biggest drawbacks.
The six things that any self-respecting geek has to do before they graduate.
By Jessie Yang, The University of Hong Kong
After spending several months studying in America, these are the differences I’ve noticed between the two systems.
When you go off to college, you leave behind some important people in your life.
That’s right, there are two.
Make sure you have all the facts before you turn down a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
You might save a lot of money on car expenses, but you’ll also have a hard time spending that money without a car.
After years of endless essays and exams, what is it exactly that employers want to see in you?
From drunkenly dealing with rompers to mastering the art of the girls night in, here’s what every college girl needs to know.
This list is twice as critical if you’re reading it at 2 a.m. in a deserted library.
As more Americans study abroad than ever, the basic courtesies of travel are being lost in translation.
By Alicia Drier, Roosevelt University
Tired of living off of Easy Mac and cafeteria food? Here is a wallet-friendly food blog to help you fall in love with food again.
By wearing the same outfit for thirty days, students bring awareness to the lack self-agency that victims of sexual exploitation face.
With only a few months left before graduation, I made this list as much for me as for you.
There are far worse things than being a third wheel to your lovesick friends.
By Terry Mooney, Ohio State University
Ever feel like you’re battling the Dark Lord and hormones at the same time?
By Alli Guaman, Marymount Manhattan College
A Wellesley student has been criticized for creating a database of professors accused of ‘ableist microaggressions,’ but the criticisms miss the point.
The good news is that, more often than not, your professor hates public speaking too.
You might be busy now, but that’s better than being unemployed later.
By Quintara Hatten, University of South Carolina-Columbia
Warning: You may not want to read this if you are currently in your spring semester.
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