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Mar 16, 2012

Friday Faves: 5 Lies We Think Guys Want To Hear

I’m not a scientist, nor am I a statistics analyzer, but I’d be willing to bet the majority of lies embellishments you’ve told recently have been directed at the men in your life. That’s just the way it goes. You hit college and suddenly the dating field is a battleground. It’s every girl for herself and if you’ve got to fib your way into the arms of Mr. Wonderful, then so be it.

Feb 10, 2012

Friday Faves: 5 Common Roommate Problems — and How to Deal with Them

Living with other human beings is hard. Like really hard. And sometimes if it's your best friend, it's even harder. How do you tell someone you love that they need to do their own dishes and turn the TV volume down and stop having loud sex every single night. We feel you. In fact, we are you and that's why we're giving you some solutions.

Feb 3, 2012

Friday Faves: I Was in an Emotionally Abusive Relationship

Why is that women stay with their abusers? A little less than two years ago, I certainly couldn't have told you the answer to that question. Now I can. And that's because I did.

Friday Faves: 25 Things to Do Before You Turn 25

College moves fast. One second you're a freshman wandering around the campus with a lanyard and the next second you're crossing the stage and collecting a diploma.

Jan 20, 2012

The Most Popular CollegeCandy Blogs in 2011

Here at CollegeCandy, we like to celebrate the end of the year with a little toast to ourselves and all the work we've accomplished over the past 12 months. It's kinda like the way you look back on your year and recap your favorite hook-ups from 2011: all the best kisses, the best one night stands, the men who shook you all night long....Sure it's cocky, but everyone does it, right? Say yes, please.

Dec 30, 2011

Friday Faves: The Most Annoying People at a New Year's Eve Party

New Year’s Eve…you either love it or hate it. True, it doesn’t usually live up to expectation, there’s never been a year that everyone makes it to midnight, and you don’t always have someone to kiss. But there is champagne…God, is there champagne. But despite all the inherit glitz and glam that comes with ringing in January 1st, there are still those few annoying people who manage to ruin your night…

Dec 30, 2011

Oct 28, 2011

Friday Faves: Just Because I'm Thin, Doesn't Mean I Have an Eating Disorder

I always hated the day when we would watch movies involving a girl with an eating disorder in middle school and high school. Suddenly people would be leaning back in their chairs and furrowing their brows at me. I could never escape their concerned glances, the way they watched me eat my salad I had packed that day.

Oct 7, 2011

Friday Faves: I Hate Halloween, Yeah I Said It

Are you ready for a little honesty? Are you prepared to hear something that will shock you? Most people aren't. So make sure you're sitting down, because odds are that you'll disagree with me.

Sep 30, 2011

Friday Faves: 5 Signs Your Friend is Really a Frenemy

Our generation, the trailblazers that we are, will leave a lot of different marks on this world, but none more significant than our ability to create new (and fabulous, mind you) words. Sexting. Legit. Facebooking. Fab. Whatevs. Whether we’re abbreviating them or combining them, we’re creating them, and we’re creating them with very specific purposes in mind.

Sep 23, 2011

Friday Faves: The Worst Party Fouls

Don’t act like you haven’t heard it before. According to Urban Dictionary, it’s “something socially unacceptable done in a social gathering.” For those of us who have been in the presence of a party foul or may have accidentally committed one ourselves, we know that they’re much more than that.

Sep 16, 2011

Friday Faves: 5 Majors to Date Before You Graduate

Since I started college a lot has changed. I went from doing all my class readings in advance to cramming them in right before the final. I went from playing it safe with a cranberry vodka on the weekends to a nice scotch at the end of a particularly trying weeknight.

Sep 2, 2011

Friday Faves: Confessions of an Online Dater

I, Courtney, am an online dater. Many of you probably find this weird considering I'm in college, a place filled with more available men than a single woman could ever dream of, but I'm finding it's more common than you think. The truth is, people just don't want to admit it.

Aug 19, 2011

Friday Faves: What Does "Love" Even Mean These Days?

I am in the most amazing, secure and satisfying relationship I have ever been in but there is just one so-called “problem”; after nearly a year and a half, neither of us have said, “I love you.”