Campus Life

Preparing Yourself for Graduation

The past three years of college have flown by so fast for me and my head is filled with just about every emotion available.

I’m excited to start a new chapter of my life, I’m anxious to find a job in this disastrous market, I’m sad to leave my friends and - last but not least - I'm stressed about graduation!

The 411 on What to Pack for College

If you think packing for a weekend vacation is hard, the thought of packing for a whole school year might seem terrifying!

Here are some great tips to keep in mind as you pack for college so that you bring everything you need without the stress.

Start with the essentials. As hard as you might try, it’s really difficult to name everything you actually use on a daily basis on the spot. Keeping a notepad with you for a full day is a great way to create a list of everything you need and use daily. Start as soon as you get out of bed and write down everything you use from your toothbrush to the granola bars you snack on to your going-out shoes and your packing list will be almost done!

Avoiding the Freshman 15 Starts Now

For some of you, September means your freshman year of college. Going off to college is a huge milestone in any girl’s life. It’s a time in your life that you dream about until it happens, and it’s also a time in your life you’ll never forget.

Freshman year of college can also be intimidating because of the dreaded Freshman 15. Your freshman year of college will be a huge transition period. New town, new living arrangements, new school, new friends, new classes; it’s a new way of life. Along with the transitions from one life to another, it’s easy to get caught up in all the excitement and completely disregard your health.

Finding Your First ‘Big Girl’ Apartment 101

Finding your own apartment can be challenging, especially when you're moving to a new city to start your first job. Blogger Jill Scherr has some ideas on how to make the process a little easier.

Prepping for College with Dormify

If you join us for our Twitter chat on Tuesday night, you'll have the opportunity to win a gift certificate from Dormify. Read inside to find out more about Dormify's products!

Why You Should Keep Up with Current Events

Wonder why you should keep up with the national and international news? Blogger Rachael Smith explains why it's important for you as a college student to stay in the know. 

The Real Deal About Studying Abroad

Getting the itch to study abroad but are unsure of how you will make it work? Blogger Ashley Tripp talked to students who have studied abroad to give you the inside scoop!

Check Out the Transcript from Our Twitter Chat With @Collegeprepster!

Want to learn all about blogging, working on your personal brand and dressing for success? We got the inside scoop from Carly, The College Prepster, in our Twitter chat!


The Dad-Approved List of What You Need to Have in Your Car

Car trouble can happen at any time -- especially when you least expect it. Blogger Tracey Rector gives you some advice on items that can help you or the person assisting you in case of an emergency.

Staying Motivated for the Last Stretch of the Semester

It is always difficult to return to school after a week off, but as long as you follow these tips and continue to work hard, summer will be here before you know it!