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8 Reasons My College Town Is Better Than Your City College

College Magazine | Posted 01.04.2015 | College
College Magazine

The rolling green hills scattered with students on blankets, strumming guitars and singing "Kumbayah." The lines of campus-wide tailgates, fraternity mansion parties and college town traditions. These college career staples you could never find on a city campus.

5 Mistakes To Avoid During Your Freshman Year Of College

FindSpark | Posted 12.15.2014 | College
FindSpark

With fall getting colder as you settle into cruise control through the rest of your first semester of college, you may think you've already figured it all out. Perhaps you have, but chances are you are making one of these terribly risky mistakes -- if not all five.

Dear Ernest, #2: Let's Get Real About Campus Leadership

Ernest Owens | Posted 11.12.2014 | College
Ernest Owens

It might sound cliché at a glance, but there is actually a way you can still be yourself while also being the kind of person that exults leadership.

Dear Ernest, #1: The College GPA Myth Exposed

Ernest Owens | Posted 11.02.2014 | College
Ernest Owens

College students spend more time trying to unify themselves to the same expectations that high school required without appreciating the opportunity to create their own unique standard.

The Pros and Cons of the Most Common On-Campus Jobs

Her Campus | Posted 10.27.2014 | College
Her Campus

Whether you're paying for tuition, books, an apartment or just a froyo addiction, a job can make your college years significantly easier to afford. And where's the first place you should look to find one? On campus, of course!

Academics vs. Athletics: It's Not a Choice

Wendy B. Libby | Posted 09.17.2014 | College
Wendy B. Libby

Athletics has a place in our students' lives for the lifelong value it can bring. It should not be overinflated on a college campus any more than it should be sidelined.

Skip the Hangover: How to Have Fun Without Taking a Sip

Uloop | Posted 08.13.2014 | Chicago
Uloop

Whether you want to take a break from drinking or just don't drink at all, here are some ways to have fun with your friends without the alcohol.

The Meaning of (Student) Life

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

It's time to recognize the role that student life plays in American higher education. Students come to an institution to learn. They do so in the classroom but also in the thousand teachable moments that occur outside of it.

Blended Learning: College Classrooms of the Future

Uloop | Posted 09.15.2013 | College
Uloop

Getting out of bed for an early morning class can be trying after a long night of studying; dreading a long walk across campus, you only wishing you could attend without having to leave your dorm. For some students this is a reality, a result of the Blended Learning Initiative.

Underage Drinking Laws on Campus

Uloop | Posted 08.07.2013 | College
Uloop

It is no secret that alcohol use is prevalent on college campuses. According to the National Institute On Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 80 percent of college kids drink alcohol, and over 50 percent of them have partaken in binge drinking in the last two weeks alone.

4 Tips for Finding Free Activities as a 'Poor College Student'

Uloop | Posted 08.06.2013 | College
Uloop

While this poverty is a bit of an exaggeration, it still behooves students to save as much money as possible. With the help of three college students, I compiled a list of free activities to look for while in college.

Martin Scorsese's Daughter Claims Online Entertainment Company Ripped Her Off

AP | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The daughter of film director Martin Scorsese has filed a lawsuit claiming an online video company cut her out of profits from her di...

SWUG Life: The View From Harvard

Posted 04.15.2013 | Women

This article is presented in partnership with The Harvard Crimson In this special edition of "Listen Up!"—Flyby's weekly advice column, written b...

Freshman Funk: Is Harmful Thinking Contagious?

Wray Herbert | Posted 05.05.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

It's long been thought that cognitive style is fairly well fixed by adolescence. Some of us are saddled with a tendency toward negativity and rumination and other cognitive precursors of melancholy. But there is reason to believe that cognitive style is not immutable.

The Undergraduate Whisperer: No "Right Answers"? Wrong!

Rebecca Schuman | Posted 05.12.2012 | College
Rebecca Schuman

Did you hear about that philosophy final where the professor came in and wrote "Why?" on the chalkboard? And a student got an A+ by answering "Why not?" I guaran-effing-tee you this has never happened in the history of college.

Faculty Need More Support to Go After Cheaters

David Callahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
David Callahan

When Richard Quinn, a business professor at the University of Central Florida, accused many of his students of cheating earlier this month, he probably didn't expect to find himself at the center of a national media story.

The 10 People You'll Meet in College: HerCampus List

Her Campus | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

When you first arrive, college can seem like a total zoo. There are countless types of people that you've never seen before, each more ridiculous than...