Cason Ragland, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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.
Erin Alexander, Middle Tennessee State University
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?
Isabelle Mencia, University of Florida
Without proper preparation, your dream dream of studying by the Seine can turn into a nightmare
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.
Rebecca Crosby, American University
Living with a host family might be even more difficult than living with your roommate from freshman year.
Julian Randall, Texas Tech University
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.
Dominique Bander, Loyola University Maryland
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.
Ellyot Chen, Pasadena City College
The pros and cons of having a go-to booty call.
Bonnie Wong, University of Southern California
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?
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Words by Aliyah Thomas, Howard University.
Rakshya Devkota, Saint Louis University
Cereal, the unsung hero of the dining hall, is always there, always reliable and always delicious.
Kayla Lichtman, Middlebury College
A physical breakdown led visual artist and poet William Chappell to an unlikely catharsis.
Despite rising national tensions, students at service-oriented schools still find community and bipartisan relationship-building through volunteering.
Elizabeth Ivanecky, McMaster University
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.
Sam Kasierski, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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.’
Looking to hunker down and focus on studying for finals? These five soundtracks will get you through the grind.
Andrew Dorogi, an economics major and senior at Amherst College in Massachusetts, died after falling onto train tracks in Mexico City.
If you just finished your third tub of ice cream out of stress, it’s time to check out these Vines for a healthier and more waistline-friendly therapy.
Audrey Bowers, Ball State University
Before calling it quits and declaring your roommate your archnemesis, read these tips to improve your roommate situation.
Everyone deserves a decent wardrobe without burning your bank, and this style bible is how you will achieve just that.
Samantha Jorgens, Central Michigan University
Though your friends might be miles away, that doesn’t mean that you can’t be as tight-knit as you always were.
At Pasadena City College, for instance, the number of students whose parents make more than $100,000 has increased from 197 in 2007 to 828 in 2017.
Should people put too much emphasis on what others do on their social media profiles?
Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon has proposed legislation for the Debt-Free College Act, which aims to combat mounting student debt.
What is it, who is it and what does it mean for college students?
The controversy is the latest in a series of blows to the reputation of the historic HBCU, whose president students are now demanding resign.
Middle Tennessee State University is the latest recipient of a grant from the foundation, which has a history of using such agreements to advance their political agenda.
With their full-time jobs and families, non-traditional students definitely have different college experiences.
We asked student photographer Jayne Chen to capture what it feels like to go to school in New York City.
The Parkland shooting survivors’ activism is just the latest in a long, proud tradition of student protest in the U.S.
Every college major and minor comes with stereotypes and misconceptions. Don’t be that guy who thinks they’re all true.
Adriana Luna, Northwest Vista College
As the madness reaches an astounding conclusion, here are some predictions on who will come out on top.
Need help with a paper? Turn to a source who knows what they’re doing.
Most of them include missing out on precious opportunities for, well, your laziness.
Abraham Ramirez, University of California, Los Angeles
College students popping Adderall or Ritalin isn’t a new thing. But those without ADD or ADHD should beware of the risks that come with it.
Many brackets are busted due to the many surprising upsets this year.
Catherine Gregoire, University of Texas at Austin
College life can be a little breezier with these items you might not have considered before.
Some colleges fit and others just don’t. It’s okay to admit that one is not for you.
If you find yourself overwhelmed with all the midterm tests looming after spring break, sit back, take a breath and follow these eight tips.
If Cabo San Lucas isn’t on your spring break agenda, these eight things can be.
Alex Johnson, New York University
Across the country, a handful of states and pioneering student groups have paved the way for no-cost tampons and other feminine hygiene products.
Lost your significant other to uncuffing season? Here are five ways to help you move on.
Don’t let being stuck in your hometown over spring break get you down, there’s still plenty to do and more than enough time to sleep.
Megan Batt, SUNY Cortland
Referees make mistakes just like the rest of us. If that wasn’t true, these four games from this year’s March Madness tournament might have ended differently.
Sam Thoma, Wisconsin Lutheran College
In a whirlwind of upsets and buzzer-beaters, March Madness kicked off in full swing in its first weekend.
Grace John, Rutgers University
You would have gotten a letter grade higher if it weren’t for the pesky participation points.
The University of Hawaii Maui College is taking advantage of its ample sunlight and conservation-minded student body to transition to renewable energy sources.
Unfortunately, texting doesn’t count as essay prep.
March Madness is finally here and the stakes are high, as always, thanks to many talented new players.
Haley Newlin, Southern New Hampshire University
Projected upsets, comebacks, turnarounds and more for the 2018 NCAA Tournament.
Despite their efforts, schools are struggling to keep up with the increasing rates of students with mental-health problems.
The House GOP’s plan to change the federal-aid repayment system may cost community colleges when students drop out.
Safety comes first, and fun comes second.
People often say one thing, but end up doing the other and college students are usually the ones constantly fighting to keep up.
Don’t get sucked into the academic black hole that is your college GPA.
Diego Galicia, Valencia College
Whether it is your first year or your third year away from home, as an international student, you will experience moments of homesickness.
The crash, which has several confirmed casualties, will also affect the FIU community, many of whom are on spring break.
Maybe it’s not such a bad thing that your advisor pressured you to take that seemingly useless class next semester.
The 21-year-old, who is on the autism spectrum, was sent to jail based on suspicion that he carved a swastika and a racial slur into two Orange Coast College security vehicles.
Ana Greening, Texas State University
Knowing the mechanics of the art of speaking leads to far more than just a good grade.
As if the decision wasn’t hard enough the first time around, there are several things to consider before making your next move.
Jade Hookham, UC San Diego
You’re just one microwave and a few eggs away from eating like Gordon Ramsey.
These five things created the best stories of your life that you will never get to tell because they didn’t actually happen.
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