Thriving in college is about much more than studying.
Anushna Patel, University of California, Santa Barbara
Four University of California student researchers weigh in on how they got their research jobs and why it’s not as scary as it seems.
Nicole Andrasko, University of Pittsburgh
I survived both and am here to tell the tale.
Jocelyn Campos, University of Texas at San Antonio
You either do or you delegate, there is no procrastinate.
Sara Perkins, University of Indianapolis
Cat yoga is the hottest thing in fitness. So ‘pawmaste,’ my friends.
Emlyn Orr, Pratt Institute
At Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, student photographer Emlyn Orr captures human connections.
Dana Shugrue, John Carroll University
The Jesuits had us doomed from the get-go.
You’ll thank yourself later.
Anastasia Cottone, St. Bonaventure University
It’s not because they get more sleep.
Christian Cannon, Rice University
The organization is clearly mostly symbolic, but it doesn’t have to be toothless.
Tori Ihnen, Fort Hays State University
You’ll ‘fall’ in love with these all over again.
None of which is wait until the last second.
Not thrilled about moving back in with the rents? Check out these options.
Maria Basileo, Central Connecticut State University
When pushed to make a quick decision on your future, some have learned that clicking off one major can easily change.
Ayanna Totten, East Stroudsburg University
Federal loan entrance counseling breaks down the ins and outs of student loans, teaching students how to make smart financial decisions before they borrow.
Dominique Bander, Loyola University Maryland
Take it from them: College is harder than you think.
Myah Clinton, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Because no one can become the next Carl Bernstein or Bob Woodward without making a few stylistic errors.
Buried under the depressing amount of student loans, the CLEP Exams offer a helping hand in keeping a few bucks in your wallet.
Natalie Hoover, Point Loma Nazarene University
Studying abroad is a privilege, but your mental health should be your highest priority.
Carrie Christensen, Pensacola Christian College
If you’re wanting a wedding that looks like a million bucks, but you’re lacking on funds, it’s time to find budget-friendly options.
Kerrianna Wallace, Arcadia University
Your graduation ceremony is long — here’s what you’ll be thinking while you wait to get that diploma.
Grace John, Rutgers University
The running joke of sleep being a luxury for college students can be stopped by following these simple steps for a better nights rest.
Adriana Luna, Northwest Vista College
If you still haven’t applied, what are you waiting for?
Bonnie Wong, University of Southern California
These up-and-coming students are soon to be your next best friends.
Cason Ragland, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
After four years of wanting nothing more than to graduate, being finished with school doesn’t feel half as good as you would think.
Cleo-Symone Scott, Virginia Commonwealth University
There are numerous reasons to venture outside of America to get your master’s overseas.
Ah procrastination, the true mother of invention.
Alex Johnson, New York University
The university will reportedly have to use student tuition to finance the agreement.
Elizabeth Ivanecky, McMaster University
Take an online course from either Coursera, Udemy or Lynda to fight the post-grad blues.
Julian Randall, Texas Tech University
Communications and communications-related majors are winning in every occupational sphere and here’s why.
Kate Maxwell, NC State University
By creating The American Agora within the university, students of American University are promoting ideological diversity throughout their campus.
Erin Alexander, Middle Tennessee State University
Answers to life’s greatest questions.
Ellyot Chen, Pasadena City College
If you find that hard to believe, you might be part of the problem.
Ana Greening, Texas State University
Being a recent high school graduate is great and all, but now is the time to prepare for the next chapter of your academic life: college.
Sarah Hoenig, Texas A&M University
No matter how many college based movies or shows you watch, nothing will prepare you for the lessons you learn during your freshman year of college.
Vanessa Le, Chabot College
College is when a lot of people experiment with Molly. If you’re going to try it at all, try it safely.
Sam Kasierski, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
College goes by fast. Don’t make the same mistakes we did.
Abraham Ramirez, University of California, Los Angeles
College can be an amazing experience; however, there is a fear among students and parents alike as to how to even go about paying for it.
Across the country, majors and standardized curricula are becoming a relic of the past.
Rebecca Crosby, American University
Your university isn’t inferior just because it has a higher acceptance rate.
Here are a few ways to make the most of the 3-month break from school.
Taylor Miller, SUNY Cortland
You’ve finally finished college, and now it’s time to find a job and settle into the daily grind of responsible adulthood.
Think twice before enrolling in a class just because you saw a negative review.
Emily Craig, University of North Alabama
Put stress behind you and move on to happier days.
Rakshya Devkota, Saint Louis University
Even as you achieve more and more in your life, you may still find yourself doubting your own abilities.
Diego Galicia, Valencia College
Graduation brings both excitement and worry, but you have these tips to armor yourself against future difficulties, especially with job finding.
There you are, taking your last exam ever as a senior, and these questions hit you. What will life really be like after graduation?
Isabelle Mencia, University of Florida
The reward of drinking water instead of vodka is that you get to see people’s most hilarious moments when the alcohol starts to kick in.
Megan Batt, SUNY Cortland
A few pointers to help you make sure your graduation cap is the best-decorated cap on campus, without going overboard.
Sorry to break it to you, but you probably won’t get an A if you rely solely on SparkNotes.
Natalya Pomeroy, University of Houston
Extra! Extra! Read all about it — unless independent student newsrooms disappear, and colleges begin to censor their journalists.
A student-started petition has suggested ‘hippos’ or ‘riverhorses’ in places of the Colonials, a term they claim is too deeply tied to systemic oppression.
Hollis Reddington, University of Alaska Anchorage
If you haven’t decided on what to do this summer, check out this list of skills that are worth spending time on.
When you are a college student juggling your workload, how do you tackle your writing assignments and select a good essay writing service?
The dream of studying while enjoying a croissant in Paris or sunbathing by the Thames River might turn into a nightmare without proper consideration and preparation.
Onaje McDowelle, University of Texas at Austin
With the world at their fingertips unlike ever before, these students are redefining journalism and pushing the limits of digital storytelling forward.
Living with a host family might be even more difficult than living with your roommate from freshman year.
The decade-long fight between is becoming less relevant, calling for a much-needed conclusion of which type of institution a black student should attend.
Gillian Farnan, SUNY Cortland
One simple act, like participating in Yards for Yeardley, is just one small step toward ending relationship violence.
According to William H. McRaven, UT’s departing chancellor and the man responsible for the assassination of Bin Laden, there’s no harder gig.
Katie Lommen, Saint Louis University
Cinco de Mayo is the perfect excuse to celebrate in college, but it needs to be done right.
Nola Hynes Brody, University of Houston-Victoria
If you’re about to graduate and don’t have a job lined up, don’t worry; entry-level jobs are opening in several industries.
Emilie Romero, University of Nevada
Have no fear; healing crystals are here to save you during finals week.
Academic research writing is a necessary task for every college student. Take some tips from the best in the industry and tackle this task successfully.
Briana Perez, University of Texas at San Antonio
You can also just watch ‘Cadet Kelly’ if you want to save time.
The pros and cons of having a go-to booty call.
Within the studyblr community, tidy calligagraphy and meticulous scheduling can mask darker truths about strain and mental health.
Shashank Rao, University of Michigan
The famed Canadian psychologist is a veritable academic rock star, but does he really have any idea what he’s talking about?
Study Breaks Staff
Words by Aliyah Thomas, Howard University.
Cereal, the unsung hero of the dining hall, is always there, always reliable and always delicious.
Despite rising national tensions, students at service-oriented schools still find community and bipartisan relationship-building through volunteering.
Don’t bother going to Urban Dictionary to catch up on slang — we got you covered.
Sarah Marchan, University of Texas at San Antonio
Chances are you’re either currently backburning someone, have backburned someone before or are simmering on someone else’s backburner.
Those pesky club organizations are looking for their next member, and they’ve spotted you.
Selena Lundy, Grand Valley State University
Four years of college have come and gone and now you can finally celebrate the fact that you’ve made it to graduation in (more or less) one piece.
Whether you’re starting early or typing frantically the night before the application is due, you can write a compelling personal statement with these tips.
If you find yourself lost in the uncertainty of the graduation season, check out this list of 7 popular choices for the post-college life.
Wouldn’t it be nice to not be broke, at least for a little while?
Michaela Sickles, Suffolk University
It’s time to finish the last few items on your college bucket list and enjoy the benefits of being a student.
Vaping has risen from a trend to a social phenomenon, and few demographics are taking to the tech more quickly than undergraduates.
Should you start your career or get your master’s? This list might help you make the decision.
Andrew Crossan, University of South Carolina
Working out can be intimidating, particularly in your school’s fitness center. Here some other, less-distressing places to work out and what exercises you can do once you get there.
Not everyone finds a BFF in his or her college roommate, but for those who do, their relationship follows a basic cycle of feels.
Andria Modica, Drexel University
What even is a term, anyway?
Connor Clegg, the student body president of Texas State in San Marcos, was found guilty of all six articles of impeachment.
Gabriella Evans, Northern Arizona University
If DACA students’ citizenship changes, they could be considered international or undocumented students, a change in nomenclature with significant ramifications.
You’re constantly busy, but that doesn’t mean you have to neglect your diet. Instead, try meal-replacing smoothies.
Financial expert Patrick Harker thinks the ways college is financed could hurt low- and middle-income students from succeeding.
Just don’t smoke so much that you forget about these great options.
The non-lethal shooting has raised questions about what campus police should and should not be able to do.
Erin Marie Winans, James Madison University
Your dream college waitlisted you. Now what?
Brittany Sims, Temple University
The Ottawa-born star and his ‘Kidney Beans’ address thorny, important issues like love, gender roles, depression, anxiety attacks and mental health.
Call them what you want to, but the vape gods are here to stay.
Against the lucrative offer of special prices for students, the question remains whether the new iPad will make a technological difference.
How taking a break from drinking for just a semester can help you serve the damage that alcohol can do.
Your 20s, especially your time at college, are for jumping out of your comfort zone, trying new things and exploring new cities.
Elise Bortz, New York University
From leadership training to global food sharing, the annual TEDx NYU this year introduces the community to a span of visionary ideas that promise to induce global changes.
The alleged incident, in conjunction with Larry Nassar’s felonies, paint the picture of a university intent on covering up the crimes of its athletics community.
The man accused of murdering college student Jacqueline Vandagriff says her dying caused him to ‘panic,’ dismember her body and light it on fire.
In a controversial op-ed, columnist James Bovard refuted reports about food insecurity on college campuses, instead calling students ‘overweight and lazy.’
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