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Waving at commencement on Nottingham Field

If you're about to start your college adventure, read through these tips from someone who has been there, done that and made the most of their university years. [READ FULL POST]

Author surfs off the coast of California

In college, spring break is the perfect time for a mental reset (or a time to get in some extra hours of work or studying). Sometimes, that looks like trying something totally new and learning life lessons via adventure. [READ FULL POST]

Students walk down symmetrical staircase

If you're thinking of looking for a job in college, you may be considering work-study opportunities. But what exactly is work-study, and how do you get one of these jobs? [READ FULL POST]

Sample college schedule

You probably know that college doesn't go by the same 7:51 a.m. to 2:13 p.m. bell schedule used in high school. But what exactly WILL your schedule look like, your first year of college? Here, we give you an idea of what you can expect. Just know it'll be different every semester! [READ FULL POST]

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]

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]