freshman year

Jul 11, 2018

12 Things We Wish We Had Packed For College

Chances are you forgot about these items.

Jun 29, 2018

What You Need To Know About The “Freshman 15”

Ah yes, the dreaded “freshman 15.” Feared by many a first-time college student. Maybe your mother has been dropping hints...

Sep 22, 2016

Get Fit Without Leaving Your Dorm

Do more squats so you can take more shots.

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Sep 7, 2015

10 Ways A College Student Is Exactly Like A Toddler

Play-doh for the nerf gun is almost as good a trade as two cans of Natty Ice for two slices of pizza.

10 Questions Every College Freshman Needs To Master ASAP

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

Aug 31, 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

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

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

Aug 19, 2015

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Jul 30, 2015

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

Life in a tiny dorm room can be pretty hectic.

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.

Feb 24, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2014

7 Ways To Survive Sorority Recruitment

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

Nov 21, 2014

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, 2014

Everything I Wish I Knew About Joining a Sorority

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

Aug 25, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014

Is Your Major Too Practical?

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

Nov 26, 2013

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.