• Miss Manners: Airplane Etiquette

    For those of you who spend their flights on iPods, reading, or trying desperately to occupy themselves while stuck in a metal tube for a few hours with a hundred strangers, there are a some rules you should observe. So, sit back, relax, and listen up. Here comes the airplane etiquette:

  • I’m Torn: Summer School

    Ahhh, summer. The sweet, glorious days of summer. Days spent lounging by the pool, building sandcastles at the beach, or lying in bed all day watching old episodes of The OC on Soap Net. School's finally out, and since the last long vacation you had was winter break, you're ready for some of mom's home cooking and not getting up from your bed. Ever.

  • Get Your Degree and Get Outta Here!

    There are a few normal things to do after you graduate: 1. Get a job. 2. Go to grad school. 3. Live at home and freak out about the future.

  • Money Matters: Smart Splurges in Celebration of Your Tax Refund

    Overall, this is sad, but in a couple of weeks I'll be getting nearly a G in tax returns. Yeah, that's a crapload of money. But when I look back at all the hours I worked in 2008, it also makes me realize... I made jack sh*t.

  • Candy Dish: A Speidi Wedding… For Real?

    •Save the date, Spiedi's really getting married. •Kate Hudson and Owen Wilson are over. Again. •There's still time to decorate your dorm for Easter. •Save time with these multi-tasking beauty products. •Going away for the holiday? Check out these celeb airport trends.

  • You Ready for Spring Break?

    Ready for Spring Break? Yes, I am even talking to the 50% of you college students who are staying h…

  • Makeup 101: Makeup Cases to Travel the Nation

    I’ve already expressed how jealous I am of all you sunny spring-break travelers (recap: sooo je…

  • Planning a Safe and Purse-Friendly European Vacation

    Trying to plan a spring break trip to Europe that won’t leave you broke? Good luck; those t…

  • Oh the People You’ll Meet: The Empathetic Activist

    College brings a whole lot of new experiences, new lessons and new people. But it seems that no ma…

  • Do I Have “Study Abroad” Tattooed On My Forehead?

    I’ve studied abroad.  But not really.  If you are currently studying abroad, or plan to i…

  • Creative Ideas to Ring in the New Year

    You’ve already got a semester of partying under your belt by the time New Years Eve rolls a…

  • Dating Don’t: Breaking the Bank

    I love the fantasy version of dating where everything’s shrouded in a pink mist and it rai…

  • The Love List: Have your Kindle and Your Spring Break Money, Too!

    [Welcome to the fourth edition of my Weekly Love List. A list, on all things I love. Because if I lo…

  • Candy Dish: TMI, Amy Winehouse

    Dear God, I wish I didn’t see this. Can someone please get this woman into rehab? (Or my bik…

  • Playlist: Travel Through Your Tunes

    Part of the brilliant thing about music is its ability to transport you anywhere; the past, futu…

  • A Guide to Cheap Summer Travel

    Planning a trip this summer? Short on cash? Here’s a quick guide to make sure you get the biggest b…

  • 9 Things Your Parents Would Get Pissed About If You Spent $500 On

    - CollegeCandy & TuitionBids.com $500 AMEX Gift Card Giveaway! - If College Candy was to gi…

  • There’s No Easy Way to Travel Writing Heaven

    I’ve been on the road in Colombia for a month now and, believe me, the thought has crossed m…

  • Travel Lesson #3: Choose Travel Companions Wisely

    I’ve had my share of eccentric travel companions, but none can top my alcoholic ex-boyfriend. O…

  • What Brochures Don’t Tell You About Studying Abroad

    I never studied abroad as an undergrad–the programs my school offered always seemed poi…

  • Spring Break Planning Starts Now!

    Some of us might still be seeing snow outside our dorm windows, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’…

  • Is Your Study Abroad Office Playing Dirty?

    Chances are you or someone you know has studied, or plans to study abroad. It’s a great opp…

  • Alternate Forms of Thanksgiving Travel

    My dorm closes this Wednesday for Thanksgiving break, leaving me with a major travel dilemma. I…

  • Everyone Should Study Abroad

    I don’t have many regrets from college. I don’t regret that “B” I got in English my sophomore year…

  • Take a Break By Couch Surfing on Facebook!

    Sometimes I indulge in this fantasy where I drop every responsibility I have (damn you, student…