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Aug 31, 2015Lifestyle
10 Questions Every College Freshman Needs To Master ASAP

10 Questions Every College Freshman Needs To Master ASAP

“Are you ready for the best four years of your life?”

Aug 30, 2015Lifestyle
27 Things I Wish I Knew at the Beginning of Freshman Year

27 Things I Wish I Knew at the Beginning of Freshman Year

College is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. But you already know that. Whether you are excited, nervous, scared, or a combination of...

Aug 19, 2015Lifestyle
Incoming College Freshmen Have Never Licked A Stamp & Other Mind-Blowing Facts

Incoming College Freshmen Have Never Licked A Stamp & Other Mind-Blowing Facts

22. Phish Food has always been available from Ben and Jerry.

Jul 30, 2015Lifestyle
12 Tips To Getting (And Keeping) Your Dorm Room Organized

12 Tips To Getting (And Keeping) Your Dorm Room Organized

Life in a tiny dorm room can be pretty hectic.

May 29, 2015Lifestyle
50 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Freshman Self About College

50 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Freshman Self About College

46. Don't be embarrassed to eat alone at the cafeteria.

Feb 24, 2015Lifestyle
The 5 Types Of Roommates You’ll Have In College

The 5 Types Of Roommates You’ll Have In College

There are all kinds of roommates that bring all kinds of roommate drama - but in our experience, these five roomie types are among the most common.

Jan 28, 2015Lifestyle
The 10 Commandments of Freshman Year

The 10 Commandments of Freshman Year

9. Realize that just because a guy is older he's not wiser. If you meet a senior or super senior, you might think that they know what they're talking about. Take everything they say with a grain of salt -- and not because they just ordered you a margarita.

Jan 20, 2015Lifestyle
Your Ultimate Freshman Year Bucket List

Your Ultimate Freshman Year Bucket List

There’s no need to decide what you want to do with the rest of eternity the moment you set foot on campus.

Dec 1, 2014Lifestyle
7 Ways To Survive Sorority Recruitment

7 Ways To Survive Sorority Recruitment

Ah, rush. The week college girls call heaven and hell.

Nov 21, 2014Lifestyle
7 Things Every Freshman Should Try (At Least Once)

7 Things Every Freshman Should Try (At Least Once)

Freshman year is the perfect time to put yourself out there, try things you've never done before, and set the stage for a great college career.

Aug 26, 2014Lifestyle
Everything I Wish I Knew About Joining a Sorority

Everything I Wish I Knew About Joining a Sorority

Sorority rush is like hell, if Hades wore Lilly Pulitzer prints exclusively.

Aug 25, 2014Lifestyle
19 Things You Can Expect Your First Semester Of College

19 Things You Can Expect Your First Semester Of College

Oh college. The pretty much compulsory life stage that inspires excitement and a little fear. What will your first ever semester of college be like? Will you make friends? Will you be okay?

Aug 21, 2014Lifestyle
13 Things The Class of 2018 Takes for Granted

13 Things The Class of 2018 Takes for Granted

This year's Mindset List for the class of 2018, aka those primarily born in 1996, comes out on August 26. We've done our own research and devised a list of 13 points that we feel are likely to make an appearance.

Aug 20, 2014Lifestyle
18 Lessons Everyone Should Learn Before Going to College

18 Lessons Everyone Should Learn Before Going to College

There are things you can get away with in college that you could NEVER get away with once you graduate.

Aug 20, 2014Lifestyle
The 8 Guys You’ll Make Out With During Your Freshman Year

The 8 Guys You’ll Make Out With During Your Freshman Year

There are about eight types of guys you'll end up making out with during freshman year (or throughout your entire collegiate career) and all of them will provide you with different kinds of insight on life and the male species.

Aug 18, 2014Lifestyle
10 Freshman Mistakes You’ll Probably Make (But Shouldn’t!)

10 Freshman Mistakes You’ll Probably Make (But Shouldn’t!)

College is an entirely new set of rules, and we’re here to help before you have to learn the hard way.

Aug 1, 2014Lifestyle
Moving Out of State for School? These 8 Packing Tips Will Make Your Life Easier!

Moving Out of State for School? These 8 Packing Tips Will Make Your Life Easier!

The thought of moving has been giving me minor (read: major) stressed out moments.

Jul 23, 2014Lifestyle
10 Things You Didn’t Know You Needed For College

10 Things You Didn’t Know You Needed For College

You've got the standards like Twin XL bedding, under bed storage and a shower caddy, but there are a few other items you'll want to grab to make your life easier.

Jun 14, 2014Lifestyle
10 Ways To Avoid Screwing Up Midway Through Your Summer Internship

10 Ways To Avoid Screwing Up Midway Through Your Summer Internship

Yes, you’re at the bottom of the totem pole as an intern…but that doesn’t mean that you have to remain there for the rest of the summer.

Jun 7, 2014Lifestyle
Is Your Major One of the Worst Ones?

Is Your Major One of the Worst Ones?

Choosing a major is probably one of the toughest decisions that an incoming student can make. Your course of study sets the tone of your collegiate career...and some pretty life altering decisions after that.

May 30, 2014Lifestyle
An Open Letter To Myself As An Incoming Freshman

An Open Letter To Myself As An Incoming Freshman

I know what you're thinking as you approach this new chapter in life. A new place, exciting atmosphere, strangers eager to meet each other, a fresh start with so many new prospects! Game on, right?

May 4, 2014Lifestyle
We Be All Night…Literally: How to Pull a Successful All-Nighter

We Be All Night…Literally: How to Pull a Successful All-Nighter

It’s nearly impossible to finish every last-minute assignment and essay while cramming for a cumulative final exam during daytime hours, especially when you still have to attend class, go to work and shine at your internship.

Apr 22, 2014Lifestyle
11 Lessons I Learned My Freshman Year of College

11 Lessons I Learned My Freshman Year of College

As well as a ton of literary theory and how to correctly reference in an essay, I learned some important lessons in my freshman year of college...

Apr 8, 2014Lifestyle
The Most Important Pro-Tips for High School Seniors Heading to College

The Most Important Pro-Tips for High School Seniors Heading to College

As with anything, there are tips and tricks that will make the transition from high school to university life as seamless as possible.

Apr 5, 2014Lifestyle
6 Simple Dining Hall Hacks to Save Sucky Caf Food

6 Simple Dining Hall Hacks to Save Sucky Caf Food

With a little bit of creativity and some station hopping, crafting something edible is easy as ABC.

Mar 16, 2014Lifestyle
Is Your Major Too Practical?

Is Your Major Too Practical?

So should students and recent grads like me pursue off-the-beaten-path careers?

Nov 26, 2013Lifestyle
A Guide for Freshman: Seeing Your High School Friends Over Thanksgiving Break

A Guide for Freshman: Seeing Your High School Friends Over Thanksgiving Break

For me, the hardest part about going home after college was always just how different everything was. But also, how everything was the same. Here are five important rules to follow in order to make this first holiday back as stress-free and as fun as possible.

Nov 19, 2013Lifestyle
CollegeCandy’s Freshman 15: A Freshman Year To-Do List…If You Dare

CollegeCandy’s Freshman 15: A Freshman Year To-Do List…If You Dare

While the Huffington Posts's article was awesome and I think all freshman should definitely heed its wise suggestions for making the most of your college kick-off, I've devised a little twist on their list. Something a bit naughtier that all freshman should try...

Nov 19, 2013Lifestyle
How To Deal When Your Academic Advisor Sucks

How To Deal When Your Academic Advisor Sucks

Navigating college is hard enough there is no need to put up with an unhelpful advisor, especially since you're paying for it.

Nov 13, 2013Lifestyle
What to Expect From Your First Thanksgiving Home From College

What to Expect From Your First Thanksgiving Home From College

Hello to all you first semester Freshmen out there! Congrats, you’re about to embark on a momentous, um, moment in your lives: the first time you go home for Thanksgiving as a college student.

Nov 13, 2013Lifestyle
15 GIFs That Sum Up Your College Experience

15 GIFs That Sum Up Your College Experience

/Dead. I was dead. By senior year I was so completely burnt out and done with the college life I was ready to throw in the towel and exchange any street cred I had acquired for a bus pass straight to adulthood.

Nov 13, 2013Lifestyle
5 Things I Wish I Had Known Freshman Year

5 Things I Wish I Had Known Freshman Year

When it came to adjusting to a totally new environment there were growing pains that I didn't quite anticipate.

Oct 30, 2013
An Open Letter to My Freshman Self

An Open Letter to My Freshman Self

Observe Cinco de Mayo, but be cautious of the tequila… that one doesn’t end well for you.

Aug 27, 2013
Our Essential Freshman Year Bucket List Is The Only Thing You Need This Semester

Our Essential Freshman Year Bucket List Is The Only Thing You Need This Semester

Right now, dear Freshmen, you're holding a Get Out of Jail (Mostly) Free card. And I'm here to help you use it in the most effective way possible.