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6 Ways To Find The Love Of Your Life When You're In College

We all know how hard it is to find that one special person to settle down with in life. You work your ass off every day to look good, to be funny in the hopes someone will think you're "worthy" enough to date. It's hard enough as it is to date in gen…
By Shelly Greenstein

College Won't Be The Best 4 Years Of Your Life, And That's Perfectly Fine

As graduation approached last year, I was filled with incredible anxiety and pressure. Ironically, none of it was the result of final exams, but that's a different subject. I was on the brink of a significant milestone (particularly in American cultu…
By Emily Joseph

Why Junior Year Of College Is The Ultimate 'What If?' Time Of Life

Looking back on the last two years in my career as a student, I’m pretty proud of how far I’ve pushed myself and how much I changed for the better. Coming in as a freshman, I thought I had it all figured out. I thought I was ahead of the game, and I …
By Amanda Mehall

Life After College: 9 Reasons To Join A Club Outside Of The Office

In college, I was part of a few different clubs. The social benefits were great, but I also gained professional experience and learned to work as a team. As I was graduating from college, I had a sobering feeling these would be the last clubs I would…
By Caroline Nelson

How College Establishes The Blueprint For The Rest Of Your Life

If your freshman year of college was anything like mine, you were overwhelmed by going through this significant transition at a very young age. During the first week of school, I remember laying in my twin-xl bed at my out-of-state college with the m…
By Michela Parisi

Zack And Cody From 'The Suite Life' Graduated College And We Feel Old

The eponymous kids from Disney Channel's "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody" aren't kids anymore. Cole and Dylan Sprouse are all grown up and just graduated from college. The twins received their diplomas yesterday while clad in purple robes for their co…
By Adam Pliskin

5 Reasons Why College Is The Happiest And Saddest Time Of Your Life

From the day we are born, college is a thought; parents set up funds before their children are even born while the rest of the family is excited to push a new member of the family to go to their alma maters. We are all expected to attend college to e…
By Annette Szproch

After College Comes Life: Why Your 4 Years At School Won't Be The Best

Last week was one of those weeks: tests upon tests, a bad experience with a boy and the seemingly-endless sickness that all college students know far too well. On the verge of a meltdown, I called my best friend. As I recounted my stress and unhappin…
By Shannon Zuber

The Time Of Your Life: 23 Things You Will Most Definitely Go Through In Your 4 Years At College

After the four (or five) years of high school and drinking booze stolen from your parents' liquor cabinet, college can seem like a sanctuary of sorts. Freshmen flood their chosen campus with eager expectations of independence and freedom, classes hel…
By Lauren Ramesbottom

#NoRegrets: How To Make Your Four Years Of College The Best Of Your Life

Ever seen “Good Will Hunting,” “Euro Trip” or “Van Wilder” and wondered what happened to the college life that was supposed to be? All the fun, craziness and drama that these college flicks portray seems like such a sham. Trust me; I am in a law scho…
By Aadya Dube

9 Reasons Why Going To College In The Midwest Will Be The Best Time Of Your Life

Raised in the suburbs of Washington, DC, I was nervous about moving to the Midwest for college. For those of us born and bred on the East Coast, Middle America seemed like a foreign country. I worried about committing myself to spending a monotonous …
By Aaron Kaufman

10 Years Later, 10 Life Lessons We Learned From Kanye West's 'The College Dropout'

On February 10, 2004, the hip hop community was in for a very unexpected change. A 27-year-old rapper/producer from the South Side of Chicago, Illinois by the name Kanye West had released his debut album, The College Dropout. The album showcased that…
By James Teague

Scared Of The 'Boring' Office Life After College? Good News! It's Changing.

In August, writer Jonathan Brill contributed an article to Forbes regarding the things people could do to raise their kids to become entrepreneurs, and the reason behind doing so was simple. Let's face it, the prospect of becoming a self-made mogul h…
By Joseph Milord

The Major Life Differences Between College And The Real World

It has been almost four months since I graduated from college and started my quest in the “real world.” So far, it's really not so bad. I'm working in my parents' State Farm Insurance office for the time being, while also balancing freelance writing.…
By James Teague

The Life Lessons You Learn After You Graduate From College

When I look back on the last twelve years of my life, they appear in thirds.  It’s a simple visual really, since the first four make up my high school years, next four are dedicated to college, and the most previous four years were spent gaining the …
By Brendan Marshall

The 10 Signs You're Quickly Getting Over The College Life

The college years might always and forever be the best time of your life. Finally living on your own, embracing the independence without conforming to any rules, which your parents might enforce while you’re home under their roof. College is a time t…
By James Teague

The Post Grad Dilemma: Adjusting To Life After College

The world after college can be a scary and awkward place. You leave college thinking you are an adult ready to start the career you’ve spent years preparing for. Honestly, this could not be further from the truth. You think freshman year was difficul…
By Ashley Fern