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Roommates 101

Roommates 101

The roommate experience doesn't have to be awful--just follow these tips.

By Betsy Huang
Published April 21, 2009
15 Unconventional Study Tips

15 Unconventional Study Tips

If your norms aren’t working, why not give these tips a try?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 25, 2017
Back to School in the 90’s: What Was Hot?

Back to School in the 90’s: What Was Hot?

[photo:1158855] As you’re preparing for back to school this year, you already know there are certain must haves – from iPads to fashion – that just make this year so….2010. But ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published June 17, 2010
Budget Savvy Back to School Shopping

Budget Savvy Back to School Shopping

Learn how to shop smarter so you can save on all your back-to-school shopping!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 9, 2017
Top 10 Party Schools of 2018

Top 10 Party Schools of 2018

Whether you hate-to-love or love-to-hate the list, it’s vital to keep in mind that there’s much more than meets the eye (or ranking) at each of these schools.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 12, 2017
Schools, Sexual Assault & Silence

Schools, Sexual Assault & Silence

It’s important to note that the occurrences, as well as victims, of sexual assault spans all social, economic and, even, gender barriers.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 23, 2013
The Problem with Study Drugs

The Problem with Study Drugs

In pursuit of academic excellence, it's become the go-to common-but-highly-illegal practice among college students to abuse prescription stimulant drugs.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 5, 2016
20 of the Coolest College Start-ups Ever

20 of the Coolest College Start-ups Ever

From Google and Microsoft, to companies based out of dorm rooms that you have not even heard of yet, start-ups continue to revolutionize the world.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 24, 2015
Future College Roommates and Facebook

Future College Roommates and Facebook

Maybe the saying is “curiosity killed the cat” for a reason.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 6, 2015
Dealing with Apartment Damage

Dealing with Apartment Damage

Broken furniture. Outdated appliances. Student rental properties aren't always in the most pristine condition. But that doesn't give you a free pass to walk away if you knock a three-foot hole ...

By Stephen Borkowski
Published June 4, 2008
White Student Wins Scholarship for Black Students; Gives It Back

White Student Wins Scholarship for Black Students; Gives It Back

A white student gives back the scholarship he won that was intended for an African American student.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 15, 2012
Should You Be Facebook Friends with Your Teachers?

Should You Be Facebook Friends with Your Teachers?

To be or not to be Facebook friends with your teachers?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published December 28, 2011
Election 2012: Obama vs. Romney on Higher Education

Election 2012: Obama vs. Romney on Higher Education

Obama vs. Romney: where they stand on higher education.

Published August 28, 2012
Creating the Perfect (Teacher-Permitted) Exam "Cheat Sheet"

Creating the Perfect (Teacher-Permitted) Exam "Cheat Sheet"

Great news: your teacher is permitting a “cheat sheet” for the exam. But, with so much information on the exam, how do you decide what to include?

Erica Cirino, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published October 6, 2015
Drunkorexia: the Latest College Trend

Drunkorexia: the Latest College Trend

Is one of your friends engaging in drunkorexia? Get help.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 20, 2011
Occupy Colleges: Students Walk Out of College Classes in Protest

Occupy Colleges: Students Walk Out of College Classes in Protest

Occupy Tampa. Photo credit to Shanna Gillette of Sasha Rae Photo via Flickr under the Creative Commons license.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 7, 2011
To Go Greek or Not to Go Greek. That is the Question.

To Go Greek or Not to Go Greek. That is the Question.

Maybe it was delivered to your mailbox. Maybe you saw it on a poster. Maybe a friend told you about it. You have a choice to make about the upcoming rush ...

By Chris Diehl
Published January 4, 2012
College Tips for Nontraditional Students

College Tips for Nontraditional Students

Balancing school and family as an adult student can be tough.

By Kathleen Carmichael, Ph.D.
Published April 21, 2009
Students Becoming Addicted to Social Media

Students Becoming Addicted to Social Media

A hand holds a Smartphone which can be used to browse social media sites.

Published April 13, 2011
7 Mistakes First Time Job Seekers Make

7 Mistakes First Time Job Seekers Make

Kizzy warns first-time job seekers of common mistakes that they should avoid.

By Kizzy Preston
Published September 19, 2011