How to Keep Your Data Safe

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A laptop is a college student’s best friend. It lets you stay in touch with friends and family, get your homework done on time, and enjoy an occasional funny cat video. But how can you keep your laptop and all the data on it safe? Embed from Getty Images Use a VPN A virtual private… Read more »

Dress Well, Test Well: Empower Yourself With Your Wardrobe

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According to the “dress well, test well” mantra, dressing up on exam day will help you perform better on your test. It might sound like wishful thinking, but recent studies show that there might be some truth to the idea. Here are a few reasons why dressing well might give you an advantage. Clothing May… Read more »

How to Become a Better Reader

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Many college students find themselves overwhelmed by the quantity of assigned reading. Even those who took rigorous courses in high school, such as advanced placement classes, might struggle to keep up with the required material their professors assign. Fortunately, there are ways you can become a better reader in order to maximize the time you… Read more »

Why Join a Student Organization?

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You want your college years to be memorable and enjoyable, not just a time when you studied, panicked, and partied. There’s more to college and one way to make the most of the college experience is to join a student organization. Here are some of the perks you can expect: Embed from Getty Images Fun… Read more »

Make Sure You Stay Healthy This Semester

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Staying healthy is challenging for many college students. You want to eat properly and get enough exercise, but how do you find the time? Here are four healthy habits that are speedy and sure to help you stave off getting sick. Embed from Getty Images Drink Enough Water This is the easiest and cheapest health… Read more »

Why You Should Think About a Minor

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As you progress through college, you may start to think about the value of the degree you’ve chosen, the job you want to have after college, and all of the other experiences and skills you want to build for your future job. That’s where a minor comes in. Depending upon your school and chosen major,… Read more »

4 New Year’s Resolutions for College Students

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New Year’s resolutions give everyone an opportunity for a fresh start — including college students. The thought of bettering yourself sounds exciting, but the hard truth is that only 8 percent of people who make New Year’s resolutions actually keep them. Embed from Getty Images The key is to set realistic goals that will prevent you from… Read more »

Navigating Being Home for the Holidays

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Returning home for the holidays after a semester at college can be a bittersweet experience. These feelings are intensified if it’s your first time returning home after months away at school. You might feel like everything and everyone in your home environment has changed. And you’re not wrong; but relax, it’s okay! Embed from Getty… Read more »

How to Manage Anxiety at College

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From deadlines to a busy social life to working a part-time (or even full-time) job, college has many built-in stressors that cause students anxiety. In addition to the stress of having many responsibilities and commitments, college students often experience tremendous change in unfamiliar environments. They may live in a new place each year with new… Read more »