Dorm Life Articles

Dining Hall Dilemmas: Controlling Diabetes in College

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In part 4 of our “Dining Hall Dilemmas” blog series, a UNH student shares her story about finding the right food options for students with diabetes on campus.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday: 5 Tips for Students on a Budget

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Black Friday can be a bonanza for college students on a budget if you follow these simple rules.

Dining Hall Dilemmas: The Benefits of a Vegan Diet

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A former college student shares her story of becoming a vegetarian when she went to college and how she found the right food choices on campus.

Dining Hall Dilemmas: Surviving Gluten Sensitivity in College

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In part 2 of “Dining Hall Dilemmas,” Emma Krause, a former student at Emerson College, shares her story of finding gluten-free food options on campus. It wasn’t the dining hall full of pizza, nor was it the pasta bar at the school café down the street. As a college student with a gluten sensitivity, my […]

Cutting College Costs: One Dollar at a Time

Breaking news! College is expensive. Even with student loans and scholarships, you’ll certainly be spending more than you expected on textbooks, food, and dorm items. StudentAdvisor.com Editor-in-Chief, Dean Tsouvalas, spoke with New England Cable News about ways to cut college costs over your four years of school. Read more…

Dorm Life: YouTube’s Best Dorm Videos

What would you do if you could see your future dorm room before you moved in? YouTube’s college students want to help you out and give you a real idea of what your future dorm room can look like. YouTube is chock-full of dorm videos, so we picked five of the best. Our favorite dorm […]

Dorm Essentials: Top 15 Dorm Items from Pinterest

Finding dorm essentials isn’t as easy as they make it seem. Sure, there are plenty of magazines, movies and TV series that can show you exactly what the dream dorm room looks like, but what dorm room really has a full-sized kitchen and allows cool lamps and couches? Not many! Pinterest is a great tool […]

The Secret to Solving Crazy College Roommate Problems

We know you’ve got 99 problems, but we’re here to help your college roommate not be one. Learning how to live with roommates is a major part of on-campus college life. For students who aren’t used to sharing the same bedroom it can take a major period of adjustment. But even when you get used […]

Starting College Spring Semester? 5 Tips for New Students

By Sam Coren StudentAdvisor.com Staff Maybe you were deferred from your top choice college and had to start in the Spring. Or perhaps you wanted to take some more time off between high school and college. Or you might just be a transfer student who decided to start the new year at a new school. […]

Why Bad Dorm Rooms & Student Housing Shouldn’t Affect Your College Decision

By Sam Coren StudentAdvisor.com Staff We get tons of college questions about dorms and student housing on StudentAdvisor. Student housing seems to be on a lot of prospective students minds – mainly the ones that are just out of high school. For many new college students, college is their first taste of life away from […]

StudentAdvisor’s Top Cyber Monday Deals

By Megan Kenslea StudentAdvisor.com Staff It’s Cyber Monday today, which means that most likely your inbox has been inundated with emails about online deals galore. Here at StudentAdvisor, we love a good discount as much as the next person. Whether you’re splurging on something you normally wouldn’t buy, or just stocking up on basics, Cyber […]

StudentAdvisor Picks Best Gifts for College Students on Black Friday

To celebrate Black Friday the StudentAdvisor team put together a few videos of the best gifts for college students on your guest list.  These gifts were tested by a group of college students from around the country.  So on Black Friday check out any of these gifts for college students that are sure to make […]