Group of friends jumping in front of a sunset over a lake

Wondering how you start friendships in college, when you're with a bunch of strangers? Here are some of the people you'll meet in class, at the residence halls and dining halls, in clubs, at your job and more! [READ FULL POST]

Stack of laptops

Do you need to invest in a laptop, if you're going to college and don't already have one? What kind will you need? Here, a current student offers some tips and alternatives. [READ FULL POST]

Students do homework and socialize in comfy chairs around a circular table

If you plan to live in a residence hall, you may be thinking about whether you and your roommate will get along or have similar interests or experiences. If you are a part of the LGBTQ+ community, moving into a residence hall can bring all of these questions and more. Here are a few ways universities are working to give you the best possible experience on campus. [READ FULL POST]

Maroon Bells (Colorado mountains with a lake in the foreground)

Stress seems like an accepted part of life these days, especially for college and high school students. But if you can make a few changes when you're feeling good, you may be able to de-stress more easily when you're super busy or anxious. Here are a few tips for de-stressing ahead of time and in the moment. [READ FULL POST]

Hiker helping another hiker up a small cliff by the ocean

"Do what scares you." "Asking for help is not weakness." These lessons and more, from a graduating senior to her younger self. [READ FULL POST]

Student holds a cell phone

RaiseMe? EasyBib? These are the mobile apps you definitely want to download if you're a student searching for colleges or already attending one. [READ FULL POST]

Old-fashioned watch ringing in 2018

Whether you're still in high school or already in college, here are a few ideas to get you started as you think about setting goals and New Year's Resolutions for 2018. [READ FULL POST]