Maria Basileo, Central Connecticut State University
Although traveling may seem luxurious and relaxing, traveling solo comes with its perks and unforeseen responsibilities.
Ayanna Totten, East Stroudsburg University
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.
Rakshya Devkota, Saint Louis University
The sophomore explores issues in the black community through her discomfiting visual art.
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
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.
Isabelle Mencia, University of Florida
A simple Facebook event led UC Berkeley’s Natalea Schager to fly out to Cusco, Peru, in hopes of preserving the Incan Ruins in an AR app.
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.
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?
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.
The University of Florida senior used her hobby to make her favorite singer, Lorde, a gift.
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?
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.
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.
The junior has made a huge impact through her involvement in student government.
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.
The University of Georgia’s 2018 commencement speaker and former intern in Washington, D.C., has plans to return to the capital.
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.
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.
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.
The UCLA student is empowering others through her works of art and is aiming to destigmatize mental illness.
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?
The senior wants to provide special needs students with a sense of community and belonging with her nonprofit.
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.’
Boone is making an impact with the group ‘Voices in Praise’ to help UTSA join other Texas gospel choirs.
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.
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