Elias Khoury, University of Michigan
You can actually make real change, and you don’t necessarily need a ton of resources to get elected.
Brian Xi, University of California, Berkeley
Getting rid of standardized testing could alleviate some problems with the college admissions process, but it will also have some unexpected ramifications.
Bradford Smith, Louisiana State University
Habits enabled by modern technology like phones and computers have made it increasingly difficult for students to focus and work efficiently.
It’s not easy to squeeze making money into a busy college schedule. Here are some jobs and other things that you can do to make your pocketbook a little fuller.
Discover why it is important to take a design course at an institution, the perks, challenges and what the overall experience looks like.
Asha MacKay, Wellesley College
It’s not just sitting around and pontificating in togas all day.
Ian Nordin, University of Texas at San Antonio
This kind of public assistance program seemed impossible before the painful economic impacts of the coronavirus, but the far-fetched idea is now gaining mainstream attention.
Karunya Bhramasandra, Stanford University
Anne Gardiner Perkins’ new book gives voice to the first women who helped end gender discrimination at the prestigious school in the 1960s.
Sarah Stager, University of Pittsburgh
Now more than ever, those studying literature, philosophy and similar subjects are having to work longer and longer hours just to get by.
Kayla Johnson, Bradley University
Which is more effective? Apple pencil and iPad or good old pen and paper?
Desiree Jaime, Hofstra University
Class of 2020 celebrations may be cancelled in person, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t celebrate in our own unique ways.
Kayla Placide, University at Buffalo
Finding a career after college can be daunting when entry-level jobs require years of experience, but it’s possible to prepare yourself before graduating.
With the entire country under a mandated self-quarantine, perhaps now is the best time to start looking for companionship with this new dating app.
When you’re an introvert, putting yourself out there can be hard; as a student, however, it’s important to prepare for your career, so learn how to do it effectively.
A lot of college students use Adderall and Ritalin as a way to cram for class, but the consequences of abusing these stimulants can be grim.
Just because you’re taking these tests at home doesn’t mean you get a free pass — treat them as if you’re taking them in a classroom.
Kali Johnson, Gustavus Adolphus College
It’s not always easy, but it’s totally worth it.
It’s a big responsibility, so don’t let your furry (or scaly) friend down.
What to do when you’re out of cash?
Being black at a predominantly white university is hard, but remember you’re not alone.
Maybe you’ve been wanting to pick up a new hobby or finally start that book. Now is the perfect time.
Classes are going remote nationwide. Who knew staying home for school would be harder than going to campus?
Alyssa Alexander, SUNY Buffalo State
Sometimes financial aid and a regular job isn’t enough to pay those college loans, but is it worth it?
Pushing yourself out of your comfort zone is important but doing it to the detriment of your mental wellbeing can take a toll.
The social media influencer’s back with another grift — this one ostensibly teaching his followers how to become entrepreneurs.
Emerson Holmes, Lindenwood University
Even if reading isn’t your specialty, finding success in an English course is achievable for everyone.
Katherine McLaughlin, The New School
The iconic grocery store offers plenty of budget solutions for hungry students.
Janani Mangai Srinivasan, Wake Forest University
The adrenaline rush of breaking rules is fun, just remember to stay safe.
Keeping your plate full of nutrient-dense foods and planning your days out can help more than you think.
Going abroad as part of a student exchange program? Here are some ways to keep yourself from missing home too much.
The ornamental gardens of many college campuses provide no ecological help, but implementing native plants would add beauty and aid the environment.
Lisa Lilianstrom, Northern Illinois University
Standardized tests don’t reflect a student’s true abilities, and colleges need to start looking at the classwork that really matters.
Many college students find comfort in racial affinity spaces. Multiracial students harbor an internalized barrier for entry.
Janella Tibbetts, Framingham State University
This first step of adulthood can be hard to navigate at first. Luckily, there are a few rules to follow that can make moving out less stressful.
Are you planning on going to college this year? You’ll need to invest in renters insurance to keep your items safe. Find out more top tips here.
The stress of college is leaving many students feeling isolated. Here’s what you can do to combat those feelings.
Are you ready to grow into your greatest potential?
Extra cash can be hard to come by, but the internet can make it a little easier.
Many students face this problem, and the ‘broke college student’ trope that comes with it may be more harmful than funny.
Learn about how this architecture style took over public institutions and universities.
There’s a few things you need to keep in mind when looking for student loans.
Having too much clutter in my physical space directly translated to my mental state.
No matter where you’re at on your gender journey, these five tips will help you navigate university life as a transgender individual.
Here’s what to do before, during and after a visit, as told by a university tour guide.
Do you always feel like you’re falling behind with your schoolwork? Here’s how to escape the stress of always playing catch-up.
Chris Meng, Pomona College
Even as a first-year student, you can find opportunities — if you can navigate the world of resumes, interviews and recommendations.
It’s complicated, but if you can, you should do it.
Rickea Bell, Saint Peter’s University
Even if you are broke.
Want to travel and learn more about other languages and cultures? It’s easier than you think.
It feels like everything in your schooling career has led to this moment. Now that you’re here, how should you move forward?
Kristin Auld, St John’s University
The new Disney Plus series reunites old classmates and gives them another chance to shine on stage.
Meredith Day, Davidson College
Just because exams are looming doesn’t mean you have to survive on library-brewed cappuccinos.
Nathan Coles, Oakland University
The test’s complicated history and seeming inability to accurately gauge success later in life means that we need to say goodbye to this old mainstay.
Cameron Rapata, Columbia College Chicago
There is more to life than Silicon Valley and Los Angeles.
There’s a lot of stress that comes with being a student. Here are some habits and activities that can help you out.
Madison Feser, Seton Hall University
As society places bets on which discipline will deliver the knockout blow, an entire history of academia hangs in the balance.
Taking classes online is becoming more and more common, but how do you know that you’re taking good ones?
When you’re away from home and in college, food takes on a special importance.
Money’s getting tight out there for everybody.
Get some cash while working jobs that won’t interfere with your college schedule.
Opt for some natural solutions to get focused and power through your studies.
Abby Webb, Rice University
The constant grinding to achieve success might inspire motivation in some, but it comes at a personal price.
Vaishnavi Kalyana, College of DuPage
More and more places are seeing the practice as a great way to relieve stress.
Kayla Carson, Simon Fraser University
From the Iron Fist to the Hot One, professors can be the best and worst part of the college experience.
Dylan Kazanova, University of Texas at San Antonio
Art is bringing the walls of the Bayou City to life.
Just because they’re good at winning money at the table doesn’t mean that they haven’t done their homework.
Don’t blow your money, make it grow. These stocks could be the key to getting some money after graduation and saving for retirement.
Need to give your brain a rest after some intense studying?
Caleb Dukes, Rice University
It comes after an opinion piece in The Rice Thresher, in which a woman describes her poor treatment by the university after reporting her assault.
Stina Chang, University of Southern California
There’s a lot of factors to take into account.
You want to get good grades, but you also want to let loose once in a while. Here are some easy ways to succeed in college without working yourself to bone.
With the beginning of October comes changing leaves, cold weather and a desire for dating. So, are you ready to be a couple?
Lauren Prestia, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Going off to a school somewhere cold? Here are some of the best clothing choices you can make to get through your first below-freezing winter.
It might seem weird, but sitting back and taking a break with your console or computer might help you study.
Ashley Peterson, Geneva College
So what are you doing after college?
Isador Pinto, Ringling College of Art + Design
Here’s my dive into the world of being a writer at an art school, and if being a writer is equal to being an artist.
Zailin Peña, Southern Adventist University
And just remember: You’re going to have to make up that work.
Carli Moses, Union University
Believe it or not, teaching isn’t your only option.
Claudia Ng, University of Texas at Austin
It’s as easy as listening to music.
Kathryn Milschewski, Carthage College
Just some advice from your friendly neighborhood RA.
Everybody needs a little help.
Land that perfect career after graduation.
Have fun hitting things.
Hannah Jumer, Converse College
‘Oh my God, I couldn’t stand being around all of that estrogen, isn’t it catty?’ No.
Charlotte Susser, University of Chicago
If you need a dose of inspiration or some solid advice, these are the videos for you.
Entering college for the first time can feel extremely daunting. Here are some tips to hit the ground running.
Kaitlin Romriell, Southern New Hampshire University
There’s nothing harder than staying focused in your own living room.
Amber Amortegui, Palm Beach Atlantic University
Most college students have one roommate, but what about having two … in the same bedroom?
What if instead of distracting you from studying, a YouTube channel could actually help you?
Christopher Duggan, Boise State University
Don’t feel like talking about the crash course your future is on? Here are some ways to kill that conversation real quick.
Lauren Do, Davidson College
Well … that depends. How much time do you have?
Sydney Hawkins, Alabama A&M University
Not into sports but don’t want to miss out? Here are five ways for non-fans to have fun at college games.
Kala Horvat, University of Georgia
Sometimes distancing yourself from school can be a good thing.
You would not believe how many become bus drivers.
Talking to new people can be intimidating — and that’s okay.
Morgan Thomas, Baylor University
Students weigh in on their experiences with color coding their notes.
Not all who wander through the realm of tabletop roleplaying games are lost. In fact, many find themselves along the way. Here’s my story of the ups and downs of playing Dungeons & Dragons.
© 2021 Study Breaks