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11 Best Places To Meet Someone In College That Could Lead To Love, Lust, & Fun

By Jamie Kravitz
Making friends in college can be difficult enough, let alone meeting a potential partner. Regardless of what you're looking for — a one-night stand, a friend with benefits, casual dating, or a committed relationship — finding that special someone on…

Even If You've Never Had A Migraine, Here's Why You Could Start Getting Them In College

By Jordan Bissell
I'm grateful to count myself lucky enough to have never experienced a migraine, but for many people, this type of pain can be downright debilitating. Even if you don't currently experience regular migraines, if you're a college student preparing for…

4 Small Ways To Strengthen Your College Relationship, For Even The Busiest Couples

By Rachel Shatto
College is an amazing time. You learn so much about yourself, you make friendships that can last a lifetime, and you dive into a life-long passion that inspires you on the reg. There's also a chance you'll fall madly in love with someone wonderful,…

13 Women In Their 20s Reveal The Piece Of Advice They Wish They Had As College Freshmen

By Marisa Casciano
Let the countdown to your first semester of college begin. The summer after high school seriously flew by. (It feels like graduation was just yesterday!) But in between the beach days and back-to-school shopping trips, you're getting ready for the…

32 Puns About Leaving For School, Because This Year Will Be One For The Books

By Rachel Chapman
Packing and ordering textbooks are top priorities on your to-do list, because back to school season is right around the corner. I think we can all agree that summer flew by way too fast, and now, it's time to start preparing for college. It can be a…

7 Things To Expect When You're Sharing A Room For The First Time In College

By Rachel Chapman
College comes with a lot of firsts for many of us. It might be the first time you're living away from your parents, the first time you're given a lot of responsibility, and the first time you're taking the reins on your daily schedule. Among these…

15 Things Every Girl Needs To Know Before Leaving Her Hometown For College

By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall
Your hometown and the people in it have likely played an important role in your life. You might not have lived away from home for a long period of time before, so going off to college can be an intimidating thought at first. I mean, how do you even…

The 8 Emotional Stages Of Reuniting With Your College Friends

By Marisa Casciano
Are you ready to reunite with your roommates? Let's think about it for a second: Um, yes! You've been waiting for this moment since the beginning of summer. You all parted ways and went back home. Some of the girls in your crew headed to the city…

9 Hilarious Texts You'll Get From Your Parents The First Week Of College

By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall
When you received the acceptance letter to your university, you were certain of two things: you were leaving the nest, and the word "college" would make your parents, or parent figures in your life, burst into happy tears from there on out. You may…

What You'll Miss Most About Your Hometown Friends When You Go To College

By Marisa Casciano
The beginning of the school year is right around the corner, which means you're starting to gather all of your stuff. You're packing up your favorite sweaters and combat boots, and of course, you can't forget your curling iron. The only thing you're…

23 Captions For Freshman Year Of College, Because You're In The Big Leagues

By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall
The moment you accepted your high school diploma, you knew everything was about to change. Summer is flying by, and in just about no time, you are going to be stepping foot on your college campus as a freshman. It's a little intimidating, exciting,…

7 Traditions To Start With Your First College Roomie, So That You're Bonded Forever

By Marisa Casciano
College is right around the corner. You've had a countdown going on your phone since graduation, and can't stop daydreaming about living your best life on campus. You'll make lots of new friends, and scope out the best coffee shops. Not to mention,…

8 Natural & Quick Ways To Make Friends Your Freshman Year Of College

By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall
Back to school season is right around the corner, and you're so ready for this exciting, new chapter of your life. College is totally different ball game than high school. You might be living miles away from home, and you won't be surrounded by the…

Your College Might Have A Contract With ICE, & Here's What To Know

By Chelsea Stewart
Considering all the talk about the "zero tolerance" immigration policy recently, you may already be well aware of all the drama going on at the United States' southern border. But the issue might be closer to home than you think: there are multiple…

This House Bill Is Proposing Tuition-Free College & It Would Bring Big Changes If Passed

By Hannah Golden
Democrats in the House have introduced a higher education bill that may change the game for those who have yet to embark on their college careers. Tuition-free college is apparently on the table in the new bill. The Aim Higher Act was rolled on…

College Students Dress As Disney Princesses And Visit Children's Hospitals

By BDG Video
They dress up as Disney Princesses to bring smiles to children with cancer...

Taking A Gap Year Post-College Is The Dream List Item You Never Knew You Needed

By Ciara Johnson
School seemingly lasts forever. Some of us go on to spend four or more years in college, and then immediately transition into the workforce. Many never get the chance to have a break outside of this timeline. If you're feeling burnt out, then it…

Why You Never Forget Your First Summer Break With Your College Besties

By Marisa Casciano
Best friends forever starts with a summer full of making memories. Up until now, you've always had the sweetest months in the sun with your friends from home. You all grew up going to summer camp together, where you'd spend afternoons by the lake.…

For A More Fulfilling Life In College, You Need To Break Up With These 7 Things

By Rachel Chapman
College is more than late-night study sessions, showing your school spirit at games, and figuring out the perfect major. It really is an experience, and most importantly, the transitional period when you're testing the waters of being an adult, but…

The Summer Bucket List Every College Grad Needs To Complete Before Working Forever

By Rachel Chapman
Congratulations are in order, because you are officially a college grad. You've worked extremely hard over the past four years, and now comes the time to step into adulthood, waving that degree proudly in the air. As excited as you are to become a…

5 Budget-Friendly Summer Road Trips You Can Take With Your College BF Or GF

By Jamie Kravitz
One of the best parts of being in college is the freedom you have during summer break. You haven't yet entered the "real world," which means you're able to travel without any real responsibilities holding you back. Unfortunately, being in school…

6 Brutally Honest Phases Of Dating After College That Feel Way Too Freaking Real

By Annie Foskett
I left college kicking and screaming, but looking back, I have no idea why. The first few years after college were some of the best years of my life. There was no more homework, an abundance of independence, and an actual adult apartment where one…

8 Growing Pains Your Friend Group Will Likely Go Through After College

By Rachel Chapman
Graduating from college is a big accomplishment. Now, you're in that transitional period as you go from school life to work life. It's a big change that not only affects your day to day, but you'll notice some growing pains your friend group faces…

7 Traditions To Start With Your Hometown Friends The Summer Before College

By Marisa Casciano
High school is officially over, which means you're living your best life with your friends from home before heading off to college. Maybe you and your bestie are lucky enough to be roommates for freshmen year, or you could be going off to totally…

Why Living With Your Sorority Sisters Is The Highlight Of Your College Experience

By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall
You'll never forget the college days spent with your sisters. They're your group of besties, and they genuinely make your four years so much more adventurous. Living with your sorority sisters will quickly make you realize it doesn't take a shared…

When You’re Feeling Lost After Graduation, These 10 Books Will Be There For You

By Caroline Burke
So you've graduated college (or are just about to), and you may or may not be working to postpone the inevitable nervous breakdown that awaits you. The good news is this is a completely normal feeling. The bad news is it'll probably still feel…

Why Seeing Your HS Besties For The First Time After College Is Never What You Think

By Marisa Casciano
With a few semesters of college under your belt, high school probably feels like it was ages ago. You've lived in a dorm room, turned roommates into besties, and figured out how to navigate your campus. Finals weren't always a breeze, but you made…

Yeah, You Can Legit Study Sex In College — Here Are 6 Courses You Could Take

By Genevieve Wheeler
For many undergrads, college is a time to expand both your sexual and educational horizons. And understandably so. I mean, when else in life do you have rare book collections and free condoms at your fingertips? Not often enough, that's for sure. If…

Here's Why I'm So Glad I Stayed In Touch With My College Friends After Graduation

By Annie Foskett
I am in the unique position of having attended to two colleges. I decided that if six figures were going to be spent on an education, the program I was attending should not make me cry every Sunday night. Transferring was difficult, but in the end I…

7 People Reveal The Perks & Pitfalls Of Getting Married As A College Student

By Elana Rubin
When I was in college, I changed my undergraduate major up until basically the last possible second – first, I declared art history, and later, journalism halfway through my junior year – I can't imagine being ready to commit to something as big as…

Here's What To Say To College Friends You Won't See After Graduation

By Genevieve Wheeler
I've got a tricky habit of jumping from city to city and town to town. Growing up, my family and I had moved back and forth across the Atlantic five times before my ninth birthday, and I've called five different cities home over the last five years.…

How To Deal If You & Your BF Or GF Are Going To Different Colleges In The Fall

By Genevieve Wheeler
I'll be honest, at 18, I was staunchly against the idea of continuing high school relationships into college. Was I in a relationship at the time? Of course not! Did I lecture my coupled-up friends at length about the benefits of heading to college…

All The Reasons You Definitely Don't Need To Worry About Getting A Ring By Spring

By Genevieve Wheeler
Have you ever heard anyone say that women go to college to get an MRS degree? That is, to become a ~Mrs.~ Same. And it's utter bullsh*t. College is a time for education, exploration, and testing your body's limits to see just how long you can run on…

4 Signs You're Growing Out Of Your Relationship With Your College Sweetheart

By Elana Rubin
If you're in a relationship in college, there are certainly a lot of perks. You always have a go-to date for formals, a study buddy during finals, and another home to visit during fall, winter, spring, and summer breaks. You also have someone to…

Here's What It's Like To Be The First Of Your Friends To Get Engaged While In College

By Sydnee Lyons
I'll be honest. I had no idea that #RingBySpring was a legitimate college tradition until now. Turns out, it's when college sweethearts get engaged before graduation, usually during their last semester, and it's more popular at religious, academic…

Graduation Dresses That You'll Be Able To Wear Again In The Workspace & Beyond

By Ariana Marsh
Entering post-grad life is both thrilling and daunting at the same time. Will I be able to get a job? Where will I live? Can I somehow make my bandage skirts work appropriate? All valid questions. To help you with that latter inquiry, I've rounded…

4 Road Trips To Take This Summer With Your College BFFs To Celebrate Graduation

By Ciara Johnson
Graduation season is upon us, and you know what that means: It's time to celebrate. After making it through many college exams and late-night study sessions, it's about time you treat yo' self. If there's anyone you should celebrate with, it's your…

These Are The Best Things To Do On Graduation Night With Your College BFFs

By Rachel Chapman
Your friends mean the world to you, and your college besties are a special breed. Not only did you probably attend every party together, but they were there whenever you needed them to help you study and get through each long semester of…

If You're About To Graduate College, You Know These 6 Things To Be True

By Marisa Casciano
Girl, it's almost time to graduate college. You're not quite sure where the past four years went, and it feels like you were a freshmen just yesterday. You have a thousand memories behind you, and are starting to think about what's next. Maybe you…

What It's Like Being Queer Outside The Safe, Inclusive Bubble Of College

By Emily Birnbaum
Emily Birnbaum is a graduating senior at Kenyon College, majoring in Sociology. After graduation, she'll be interning at a D.C. news publication and applying to journalism schools for fall 2018. I went to Cubbyhole, one of the only queer bars in New…

After College, I Kept Getting Rejected — Now I’m On ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’

By Gabrielle Ruiz
Gabrielle Ruiz is perhaps best known for her role as Valencia in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, but she had a long path to get there after graduating from Oklahoma City University (OCU) in 2007 with a dance performance degree and dreams of Broadway. This is…

How To Bounce Back After Getting Rejected From Your Dream Job, Because It's Hard

By Lilli Petersen
Listen: It's great when things go your way. But a lot of the time, things... don't. And one of the roughest feelings in the world can be when you've worked long and hard for something — something like, say, your dream job — and then you get rudely…

This Is What It’s Really Like To Go To College After Winning Gold At The Olympics

By Jordyn Wieber
Jordyn Wieber was a member of the "Fierce Five" U.S. Olympic gymnastics team that won gold in 2012. After the Olympics, she went to the University of California-Los Angeles and completed a degree in psychology, all while working with the school's…

Yes, You Can Move Back With Your Parents After College & Not Have It Suck. Here's How

By Chelsea Stewart
Confession time: I moved back in with my parents for seven months after I graduated from college. While I had certain expectations for how things were supposed to be once I moved in — y'know, like being able to stay out as long as I wanted or…

5 Things You'll Want Your Fam To Know When You Move Out Of The Nest Post-College

By Tessa Harvey
Whether you're moving out immediately after college, or it's been a few months of living back in your parents' house, the day you really move out is a major milestone. Of course, life happens, and you may or may not end up staying with them again in…

David Hogg Is Taking A Gap Year Before College & His Reason Is Kind Of Perfect

By Chelsea Stewart
David Hogg, a 17-year old Parkland shooting survivor and organizer of the popular protest March For Our Lives, has solidified himself as one of the leading voices in the ongoing calls for gun control reform. He's graced TIME magazine, has been…

This Woman Posed With A Gun In Her Pants For Her Graduation Photos & Twitter Can’t Deal

By Hannah Golden
Another social media user is experiencing backlash for posting a photo of herself with a gun. On Twitter, lots of users took issue with Brenna Spencer's college graduation photo with a gun, posted on Saturday, April 7. The post comes after…

How To Turn Your College Clothes Into ~Fashun~ After You Graduate

By Ariana Marsh
Art history. Financial management. The best way to cook meals with only a microwave. How to peacefully share one shower with four other girls. Going to university teaches you a lot of very useful and important things. Unfortunately, how to make your…

What The College Senior Really Wants Her Friends To Know Before Graduation

By Tessa Harvey
Senior year of college is such a whirlwind. I don't think anyone knows quite what to expect, and senior year of high school just doesn't compare. Sure, people tell you it's so bittersweet, and that it's over before you really feel like it has even…

Every Single Thing You Need To Know About Getting Tested For STDs In College

By Genevieve Wheeler
My first sex ed class included raps about the prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases and graphic images of severe infections. Seriously. A group of high school students strolled into my middle school science class — backwards hats and all — and…