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Jun 15, 2020

Top 9 Tips for Acing Online Summer Classes

If you’re a college student, you’re probably done with your spring semester classes. It’s officially summer and you don’t have...

Sep 22, 2012

Classes That Sound Easy, But Are Actually Really Hard

Making your schedule in college takes almost as much effort as writing a ten-page paper or studying for an exam. You have to make sure you get the classes you need, and they all need to be at certain times so there isn't any overlap (we don't have Time-Turners in muggle world). One of the hardest parts about making a schedule is picking your "easy" classes.

What I Miss About College [The Weekly Ten]

This week my college goes back to school. I'm not going back. Since graduating, I've been wondering when it will hit me that I'm not in college anymore.

Aug 20, 2012

Hot Button Issue: Should Popular College Classes Cost More Than Others?

We've all been there: the class you planned to take next semester is now full. Even though you need that class to qualify for another upper-division course, accept that dream internship AND graduate on time, there just aren't enough seats. How much would you pay to add that course? Is that even fair? Is that even legal?!?

Mar 15, 2012

Thoughts On Lectures

Here at the University of Alabama, I've been really fortunate with my class experiences. I graduated with a class of 102 students, so coming to a large SEC school was definitely culture shock. My first class had 300 students in it, and I felt like a number.

Mar 4, 2012

Jan 24, 2012

Lessons from a Second Semester Senior

As I write this, I am about to embark on my final semester of my college career. Weird, right? It almost seems like yesterday when I was a little freshman moving in to my dorm. Except for the growth part, a lot has changed in these three and a half years. I’ve learned the hardships of picking the right classes and managing my social life and my studies, but it was all worth the ride.

Jul 10, 2011

10 Things An Incoming Freshman Should Do Right Now

It's the summer after you've graduated high school. You've finished your exams. You've finished the college application process. You have your diploma, you've taken the pictures in the cap and gown and you finally decided on a college. So now all you want to do is kick back and relax and enjoy an entire summer free of responsibility and full of hanging with your friends before you each go your separate ways to start some new adventures.

May 13, 2011

13 Things That Could Go Terribly Wrong on Friday the 13th

Brace yourself ladies, because today is not just any other Friday. Today is Friday the 13th.

Apr 30, 2011

6 Signs You're Suffering From Senioritis

There are a lot of different illness associated with different times of the year. There's flu season in the winter. Allergy season in the spring. Sunburns in the summer. But around early April and May a different disease starts to take hold, and it goes after a very specific group. College seniors.

Apr 19, 2011

5 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started College

Since it's that time of year, the time for choosing colleges (and for some, leaving college) Jezebel has decided to depart some wisdom on all the high school senior hopefuls out here, asking them to really think about what they want out of there college experience, about why they're choosing the schools they're choosing, and the effects those choices will have on their college careers.

Apr 19, 2011

The 10 Sites That Will Get You an A in School

The semester is winding down. Soon there will be papers to write and finals to study for, which means cutting out the procrastination and cracking down on the studying, which isn't always easy. But fear not, our resident Web Spy has done her research, providing CollegeCandy readers with ten surefire ways to get organized and start studying.

Apr 12, 2011

How to Get an A on Your Final Paper

It’s finals week. You’re living on coffee and chocolate. Your days are spent in the library. Your nights are spent in the library. You’re wracking your brain trying to remember historical facts no one knows about and chemical equations you will never use. You’re stressed and crazed and far from in the mood to write. But write you will have to do.