College Life Articles

5 Easy Steps to Break Your Smartphone Addiction

Tips for using your smartphone less often.

Spending time in a smartphone can become addictive. Here are some practical steps you can take to come back to reality.

What Every College Student Can Learn From Cinematography

What college students can learn at the movies.

You watch TV and movies while you’re in college anyway, why not learn some life lessons?

Do You Feel Left Out of College Life?

Do you feel left out of college life?

“Before I went to college, I thought I was ready for the change…” Read more of Jessie’s story if you’re struggling to fit in during your freshman year.

Finance 101: The Best Credit Cards for College Students

The best credit cards for college students.

In addition to academics, college is about growing up and becoming responsible. Becoming financially responsible by managing your expenses with a credit card is a choice you might consider.

Meet Your College Career Services

Meet Your College Career Services

College career offices are becoming involved in student orientation activities so students know they are available for help from day one.

9 Tips for Healthy Eating on a College Budget

Tips for healthy eating on a college budget.

Whether it’s too much stress or too much fun, home sicknesses or 24/7 access to food, many college students fall into bad eating habits that follow them well beyond their college years. Take the time to develop a healthy eating strategy using these tips and you’ll thank yourself later.

5 Ways to Survive STEM Weeder Courses…or the Zombie Apocalypse

How to survive STEM weeder classes

Don’t be intimidated by those tough STEM courses that professors use to weed students out. Learn how to survive with these tips.

6 Neat Money-Making Tips for Lowering Student Debt

money-making tips for lowering student debt

College students typically need all the money they can get. Try some of these ideas for making a few dollars on the side so you can pay off your college bills more quickly.

8 Tips to Tackle College Move-In Day like a Pro

8 Tips to Tackle Move-In Day like a Pro

It may be a whirlwind of activity, but there is always a method to the madness. Get your move-in day tips from the campus pros who know.

What to Bring and NOT to Bring to College: Tips from Students

what to bting to college on move-in day

The trick to a smooth freshmen year starts with move-in day. Take the advice of these students who share some tips on what to bring and what to leave behind.

Making the Grade: 4 Ways to Manage Your Time in College

how to manage your time in college

College is a whirlwind of activity, and not all of it is academic. Following these time-managing tips will help you earn top grades while enjoying your college experience.

How To Survive Graduate School: 5 Tips For Busy Students

tips for busy graduate students

Don’t let yourself get run down by the demands of graduate school. Take care of your health and your grades with these tips.