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Sexual Assault on College Campuses: How Safe Are You?

Sexual Assault on College Campuses: How Safe Are You?

Studies show that 1 in 5 college women are sexually assaulted during their college years.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 25, 2014
Life Lessons for When the Unexpected Happens

Life Lessons for When the Unexpected Happens

Life's going to hand you some lemons. What you do with them is your choice.

McKenzie Nevins
Published September 17, 2014
Welcome Week Warnings

Welcome Week Warnings

Welcome week seems to universally fall into two seemingly contradictory categories: hugely boring, with lots of down time; and insanely busy, with far more social activities and required events than seemed necessary.

Laura Magerkurth
Published October 6, 2014
Roommate Relationship Maintenance Tips

Roommate Relationship Maintenance Tips

Everybody wants a little space now and then just to chill, and having a regular schedule for it will keep your relationship from dying a slow death from passive-aggression and bottled-up frustration.

Laura Magerkurth
Published October 29, 2014
Communicating with Your Roommate

Communicating with Your Roommate

In no roommate agreement anywhere does it state that a close and eternal friendship with your roommate is necessary.

Jamie Vincent
Published November 19, 2014
Spring Break Safety Tips

Spring Break Safety Tips

Fun is only fun if you’re smart about it!

McKenzie Nevins
Published January 15, 2015
Summertime ... and the Learning is Easy

Summertime ... and the Learning is Easy

The cherry blossoms are starting to fade and fall to the ground, reminding me that spring semester is nearly over. Summer break looms like a child’s birthday balloon buoyantly hovering above ...

Published June 5, 2007
How to Refresh Your Mind Over Winter Break

How to Refresh Your Mind Over Winter Break

Just what is the best way to refresh your brain while also remaining sharp for the spring term?

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published December 2, 2016
Super Easy Chocolate Gooey Butter Cookies

Super Easy Chocolate Gooey Butter Cookies

Whether you're celebrating a specific holiday or simply the break from school, you can indulge with these Chocolate Gooey Butter Cookies by Paula Deen, found on foodnetwork.com. You don't have to ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published November 1, 2017
Tips to Work Effectively in Group Projects

Tips to Work Effectively in Group Projects

Effective group work can be one of the most difficult aspects of school—at any grade level.

By Andrea Deck, Varsity Tutors’ Contributor
Published November 6, 2014
Idle Hands: Making Extracurriculars a Priority

Idle Hands: Making Extracurriculars a Priority

Join something you really enjoy and stick with it.

Lahela Maxwell
Published October 26, 2012
Happy Valentine's Day! Quiz

Happy Valentine's Day! Quiz

Happy Valentine's Day!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 12, 2017
What To Do If You Can't Get Home for the Holidays

What To Do If You Can't Get Home for the Holidays

There are a few reasons you may not be able to get home for the holidays this year but there are also a few ways you can still enjoy the time.

Fastweb Staff
Published November 1, 2017
Poor Grades? Blame Your Roommate

Poor Grades? Blame Your Roommate

Not happy with your GPA? You may be able to blame it on your roommate.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 5, 2013
Creating a Perfect Class Schedule

Creating a Perfect Class Schedule

Creating the right schedule balance can really impact the success of your semester.

Alison Graham
Published September 3, 2014
Alternative Spring Break

Alternative Spring Break

"Spring Fix," an alternative version, has replaced the traditional week of partying on MTV this year.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 5, 2013
10 Student-Inspired Valentines

10 Student-Inspired Valentines

These student-inspired Valentine's Day cards are ready to share with whomever you deem worthy!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 9, 2016
Quiz: What's Your Reindeer Personality?

Quiz: What's Your Reindeer Personality?

You've known Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, etc. since you we're just a kid, but do you know who you're most like? Take this quiz to find out which reindeer's personality suits ...

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 14, 2016
The People You Meet: Community and the Community College

The People You Meet: Community and the Community College

The back-to-school jitters kicked in just as I climbed into the elevator. Trying to appear calm and self-assured, I surveyed the swarm of younger faces around me. I made my way ...

Published June 5, 2007
Overweight and Underestimated

Overweight and Underestimated

Burmeister suggested that the prejudice was based on the thinking that overweight candidates tend to lack self-control or the capacity for hard work.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 11, 2013