Pros and Cons of Staying on Campus for the Summer

It’s that time of year again! Students all over the map are packing up their belongings into crates and bags, heading home for the summer. While some can’t wait to get out of town and back to their parents or high school friends, others are more wistful, wishing their school year would never end. If …

How to Get Hyped for Your Freshman Year of College!

It’s a thrilling moment to receive that acceptance letter, and equally thrilling to send word back that you’ve chosen to attend that particular school. You’re likely already excited to start on your journey, or perhaps you’re even a little nervous. Well, there’s a whole summer ahead, so here’s how you can generate and/or maintain the …

College Mascots with Interesting Histories

Often the face of a university, mascots are the epicenter of school spirit and hype! Some mascots, however, have more interesting stories to tell than others. Auburn University – “War Eagle” There are various legends as to how this unofficial “symbol of the Auburn spirit” came to be. The most popular legend is that a …

How to Engage with Your Chosen College Online

If you’ve accepted your college for the upcoming fall (congratulations!), there are plenty of ways to get involved before you arrive on campus. Here are just a few ways to take part in your new school before classes begin. Sign Up For Orientation Many colleges make signing up for freshman orientation or a student weekend …

Five Fabulous College Campus Spring Traditions

Every school has their own set of traditions throughout the year. We’ve talked about some of the stranger ones, and many of the holiday ones. Here are some that occur in the spring semester. Liquid Latex at Brandeis University – Waltham, Massachusetts This tradition has been going on for over 15 years at Brandeis University. …

4 Colleges with Hopping-Good Easter Traditions

Celebrating Easter on campus is a time to reflect, relax, and enjoy the community. It’s also an opportunity to have a little fun participating in unique and fun parties and events tailored to students. We found five of our favorite colleges have hopping good Easter traditions to get you in the egg-dyeing spirit! Golden Egg …

2 Great Ways To Find A Mentor in College

Finding a mentor can take a significant amount of time. After all, you want to make sure that you find the right person to mentor and guide you during your college years. There are several ways to find a mentor but two of the easiest are through internships and student organizations. Using Internships To Find …

Fun Spring Activities on College Campuses

The sun is shining, the weather is warming up, and it’s time to get outdoors! Being active, especially on campus, is what spring is all about! If you’re ready to get some fresh air and help bring in the sunshine at your school, here are nine spring activity ideas to get you started. Spring Cleaning …

College Is Not Just About Getting Good Grades

Before you set out to college, you are sure to receive lots of advice about studying hard and getting good grades. Yes, getting good grades is really important, and you must give due effort to working hard and earning good grades. But, it is equally important to remember that college is so much more than …