By Alison McCarthy, University of New Haven
When your bank account tells you it’s time to get a job, look no further than your own university.
By Keegan Fornoff, Southeast Missouri State University
With smart budgeting and a few tricks, stretching your bank account till payday never seemed so doable.
Know a student filmmaker? Make sure they have these essentials!
By Brittany Sodic, University of North Texas
You belong on campus. Misogynists don’t.
By Danielle Keating, Concordia University
Keeping your relationship at an acquaintance level actually comes with a lot of benefits.
By Kelly Keglovits, UT Austin
Many colleges are moving away from using standardized testing scores to determine a student’s potential, but why?
By Abby Wolfe, Colgate University
From Band-Aids to barf to building a community, your local RA is ready to help.
You’re going to have to make a new schedule every semester, so why not do it right?
By Anne Buzzell, Hillsdale College
If you want to stay mentally fit for next semester, try one of these activities.
By Christina Vazquez, University of Central Florida
You’ll be thankful later when you can fix any wardrobe malfunction or clean any surface.
By Tori Rubloff, University of Florida
Siestas are an integral, precious component of college life. Here’s a guide to getting the best rest—so you can pass that test and party like a pro.
By Kaitlyn Peterson, UCLA
More money, fewer problems.
By Angela Fraser, CUNY Brooklyn
If you’re having trouble keeping up with reading assignments, it might because you’re leisure-reading instead of college-reading.
By Callie Bisset, Emerson College
You save money on a trip to Target, and you make your dorm feel less like a WWII bunker. Win-win.
By Fate Chernoff, UT Austin
Given that your parents have already been through their early twenties, the only one who’ll be surprised by how much you change is you.
By Cherie Litvin, Binghamton University
Classes that help you go from high school to college seamlessly are like instruction manuals—you might not read them, but you’d be a lot better off if you did.
By Jack Brandon, University of Michigan
Here’s some guidance on how to give some guidance to a younger sibling applying to college.
By Annie Farrell, James Madison University
Going to school in the summer after you’ve been stressing for the last sixteen weeks sucks, but maymesters can be worth it in the long run.
You’d be lost (literally) without her.
It’s not all door chants and cringey stereotypes .
By Carli Scalf, Ball State University
Despite what you’ve heard, you don’t have to be outgoing to stand out in your internship.
By Kayla Kibbe, Connecticut College
No, really, not everyone is ‘doing it.’
Trust me, you’ll regret it.
By Lauren Clohessy, Northern Illinois University
Moving into a new living situation with an unfamiliar person can be difficult, so look for these signs to see if you two will make it.
By Liam Chan Hodges, Franklin and Marshall College
More students are using recreational drugs than ever before, so we spoke with several dealers to better understand the college drug-bubble and the role it plays in shaping national drug policy.
By Gwynn Lyons, Stanford University
At the University of Colorado Boulder, members of the Psychedelic Club are working to dismantle the taboos surrounding LSD, shrooms and ecstasy.
By Valarie Kiel, Texas State University
It’s not a can of Pepsi, but professor Juan E. Gilbert’s ‘Traffic Stop’ app aims to reduce the likelihood of violence in routine traffic violations.
By Jonathan Kim, University of Texas at Dallas
In an age in which universities are increasingly responsible for the mental health of their students, it pays to remember that, in reality, they have no such obligation.
By August Pritchett, Armstrong State University
At a time when campus shootings seem to happen every day, how will the Campus Carry Bill affect safety at Georgia colleges?
If you’re working to put yourself through school, and your employer says that they need unexpected hours from you, here’s how you can still make school work.
By Maggie Hammond
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.
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.
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.
After moving from North Dakota to New York, I learned a few things about culture shift.
Having students take a few of the same classes teaches them about much more than the subject matter.
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.
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.’
Picking comfort over style is always the right way to go for shoes, especially in college.
The b-boys of UConn’s Break Dancing Club give ‘head-spinning’ an entirely different meaning.
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.
Take it from a D1 volleyball player—nothing can prepare you for playing in the NCAA.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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