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Staying Involved as a Post-Grad

By Emily Roseman, Alumna of American University Colleges are breeding grounds for do-gooders. With endless philanthropic opportunities and boundless volunteerism thrust upon your academic experience, it’s at times hard to fit in any “me time” when you’re busying helping others! But when push comes to shove in the real world, you tend to shift from

Having the Talk: Sexual Health in College

By Olivia Lawnick, Student at Newberry College  Not everything they teach you in school is useful when you are learning it, but you might find you need that information later in the real world. Algebra at the grocery store, spelling on a job application and sex education in … well, wherever. Besides the basics covered

Top 10 iPhone Apps for College Students

By Guest Blogger Taylor Jennings With the evolution of technology and the promotion of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), more students now utilize tablets and smartphones freely during their classes. The same devices provide them with a myriad of applications, not only for education but also for social and health/physical success. Some phones, such as

5 Ways to Save Money in College

By Emma Martin, Student at Ithaca College My college is ranked the 68th most expensive private college in the country. I chose my school because I LOVE the program they offer, but it is difficult balancing such an expensive school on a college student budget. Regardless of where your school falls on the ratings, I’m

Free Fitness and Food Apps You Need to Try

By Olivia Lawnick, Student at Newberry College Want to get fit? Take advantage of technology, and by that, I mean try these great FREE apps. What do you have lose? Nothing, except some weight and bad food habits. Using an app can really help you reach your fitness goals. They are convenient to use and

Dealing With Over-the-Top Party Pals

Perfectly straightened hair? Check. Cute, new outfit? Check. Your best friend completely plastered before you even head out the door? Uh-oh. You’ve heard it all. “College is the time to try everything,” and “Hey, you only live once!” While college is obviously known as a time for experimenting, there is still work to be done

How to Balance School, Friends and Fun

By Amanda Ferrara, Alumna of NYU I recently graduated from college in a big city, and trust me, balancing school work, friends and fun was certainly a challenge. There were so many things I wanted to do, so many people I wanted to spend time with and so much school work that had to be

Dorm Room Ready Exercises

Wondering how you can avoid the Freshman 15 without having to hit the gym every day? Angeles Burke has some tips and tricks you can use to stay in great shape without having to leave the comfort of your dorm room! Check out her list below: College Dorm Dips Using your desk or even your

A Chic (But Cheap) Guide to Fall Fashion

By Ashley Yenick, Student at Merrimack College If you’re like me, you can’t wait for your favorite designer to debut their new season’s look. During Fashion Week, it’s always an exciting time to see which celebrities attend which shows and what designers come up with. We’ve been keeping our eye on some runway shows and

5 Tailgating Recipes You Need to Try This Fall

By Megan O’Connell, Alumna of University of Wisconsin-Platteville ‘Tis the season for football and tailgating! It’s time to bust out your college logo sweatshirts and get some knitted boot warmers in your school colors because football season has arrived, ladies. When tailgating, you need to remember that it’s important to eat! Afternoon football games tend to