By Maryville University
Think you have what it takes to be a software developer? Before enrolling in a master’s program, make sure you have these six qualities.
By Cady Cohen, University of Central Florida
Let the spending of money begin.
By Angela Fraser, CUNY Brooklyn
Even as college becomes more expensive than ever, having your bachelor’s degree is becoming more of an expectation than ever.
By Anne Buzzell, Hillsdale College
In attacking their school’s exercise initiative, the editors of UCLA’s student newspaper unintentionally demonstrate the problems of oversensitivity.
By Terrica Singletary, Southern New Hampshire University
If you want to try your hand at remote work, consider tutoring, editing or transcribing for a simple, lucrative part-time job.
By Annie Farrell, James Madison University
Which also means you can’t forget your backpack!
By Devon Hodge, Western Washington University
From air-freshening bamboo palms to multipurpose aloe vera, these are the most low-maintenance, student-friendly plants you can get.
By Christine Ascher, USC
Going abroad is fun, but remember to plan for the unexpected, especially when it comes to staying in a stranger’s home.
Because there’s no way you do it alone.
By Abby Wolfe, Colgate University
Don’t let FOMO decide your fate.
By Lexi Lieberman, University of Pennsylvania
No, you’re not seeing double.
By Kaitlyn Peterson, UCLA
With the booking app’s help, you can finally travel and live like everyone else on your Instagram.
By Kathryn Parker, Fordham University
Finding friends in college is important, but finding time to be alone is essential.
Take it from someone who goes to one of the largest universities in the world—big schools might be intimidating, but they’re so worth it.
From making ambitious plans you’ll never keep to counting down the days till school returns, your summers are a lot less unpredictable than you think.
Once you can do everything on this list, you’re officially an adult.
By Carli Scalf, Ball State University
As the seminal collection from Joan Didion turns fifty, here are four of its best, most perfectly preserved lessons about youth and growing up.
By Giselle Krachenfels, USC
If you’re tired of dining hall food or delivery fees from Postmates, here’s where to start.
By Abbey Slattery, Northwestern College
You’re going to drink a lot of coffee in college, so you might as well find your favorite way to make it.
Not one of which is ‘doesn’t take attendance.’
According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse, one in five college students suffers from Alcohol Use Disorder.
Do you recognize yourself in any of these scientific explanations for procrastination?
By Megan Schnese, University of Alaska, Anchorage
You’ve made it into adulthood at last, but the most annoying affliction of adolescence has hitched a ride. How do you deal? Follow these tips.
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.
By Holly Tomlinson
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?
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?
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.
More money, fewer problems.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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