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20 First-Week-Of-Class Fails

It doesn’t matter if you’re a freshman or a senior; the feeling never gets old. It’s that giddy feeling you...

Sep 5, 2015

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 30, 2015

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Aug 9, 2015

21 Ways to Make the Most of Your Internship

Too often we hear unsuccessful intern stories, whether it’s because the position wasn’t taken seriously by the intern, or because...

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Jul 26, 2015

25 Things Every Girl Should Know Before 25

Most life lessons can only be truly understood through hindsight. Growing up, maturing and actually becoming an adult is a...

May 29, 2015

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

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

Apr 7, 2015

5 Things To Never Beat Yourself Up About During College

Let me start this post off by stating the obvious: college is hard.

Oct 10, 2014

Take a Deep Breath [Twenty-Something Rules]

Sometimes, you’re the person stepping on that satisfying, crunchy fall leaf. Sometimes, you’re the crunchy leaf. That’s life, I’ve decided...

Jun 26, 2014

11 Revelations the Sophomore Slump Makes You Realize, Thankfully

You become jaded about everything and everyone and you just hate people, school and life in general. You feel lost and confused, desperate, frustrated and tired.

Feb 27, 2014

The 7 Signs You Chose The Wrong Major

Society decided to ask every seventeen or eighteen-year-old what they want to do with their life straight out of high...

Oct 24, 2013

All You Have to Look Forward To is Everything [Dear DBN]

All I remember about being 18 is that everything felt like the end of the world. This week, as a 27-year-old woman, I’m here to tell you that all you have to look forward to is everything.

Jul 18, 2012

17 Important Pieces of College Advice

Whether you're an incoming freshmen or a 5th year senior, it is impossible to fully grasp college as a whole. There are so many dimensions that form niche after niche, and each dimension has its own take on things.

Mar 26, 2012

Deepak Chopra Reveals the Secret of Life

Writer and film-maker, Gotham Chopra, sets out to show the world Deepak Chopra as he knows him as his father in his documentary 'Decoding Deepak,' which made it's world premier at the SXSW Film Festival. I had the pleasure of interviewing Deepak on the red carpet before the film. He doesn't say a lot, but what he does say is, deep?

Nov 24, 2011

Ask a Roommate: When Opposites Don’t Attract

You're the life of the party. You sparkle and dazzle and wow. Your roommate, on the other hand...doesn't. She's quiet. Lazy. Complain-y. Uuuugggghhhh, she has to go to class again. You try to care, to tell her class isn't so bad -- it's nice to get out of the dorm once in a while! But no, she doesn't want to hear it.

May 29, 2011

Candy Dish: Campus Scoop

• Fashion bloggers every college girl should know3 canceled TV shows to watch over summer break • The TOP study abroad destinations • College graduation speakers for foodiesShould freshman be restricted from going Greek? • 4 classes everyone should take • AePi guys sing an ode to sorority girls (HAHAHA)

May 15, 2011

Candy Dish: Campus Scoop

• Are college relationships worth having? • How to answer "what are you doing this summer?" • A painless way to move out for the summer • Would you go naked for charity? • Top college dietary challenges...and their solutionsWhat you need to know about financial aid • Five tips to land a job (from a graduating senior who just found one)

Apr 27, 2011

Your Worst Study Habits & How to Break Them!

Almost every college student suffers from a bad study habit or two (or 1,237....) - something you just can't seem to break or get over. But fear not, I'm here to help! As a reformed terrible studier, I feel like I've got the experience and know-how to lead you all on the road to a better GPA before it's too late.

Apr 21, 2011

Your Finals Week Survival Guide: The 7 Things You Need to Get Out Alive

As much as it pains me to say, finals season is coming. For some, you've still got a few weeks before all hell breaks loose. For others, there are only 7 days between you and those dreaded cram-everything-you've-learned-in-the-past-three-months-into-a-100-questions tests. Needless to say, it's a stressful time of year that always sneaks up on us, no matter how many syllabi we have or how much we tell ourselves that we're going to start studying three weeks in advance.

Apr 3, 2011

Candy Dish: Campus Scoop

How to pass the class that just wants you to memorize the book • Here's why you don't have sex on campus10 college internships you can still apply for • Just a typical college movie nightHow to save money in college • 4 landlord-approved ways to spruce up your place • The 6 stages of a college apartment

Mar 23, 2011

Six Reasons Why You Should Consider the Tech Industry

These may not be quite as heady times as those were. But the tech industry is still where most of the available jobs are. This becomes important as we are coming out of a Great Recession. So here are six reasons to consider getting a job in tech (even if you’re not a techie).

Mar 6, 2011

7 Practical Classes To Take Before Graduation

College. You know, the usual: risqué Halloween costumes, strings of all-nighters, beer pong contests and stories to last for decades…oh, and the four-year process of earning a diploma. But with the current state of our nation’s economy, our degrees are not as highly valued as they used to be, despite the rising prices of our annual tuition, textbooks and time.

Mar 1, 2011

Tuffy Luv’s Head Hurtz

Help! I'm failing. I've always been one of those students who are really vocal in class, good at bullsh*tting in essays, but in my politics final I couldn't blag through a multiple choice exam and failed it. I've got papers and deadlines piling up and I've been partying or procrastinating (reading up on study tips from CC as studying); how should I buckle down and start working seriously?