College Classes and Academics
College classes and majors are the backbone of your education. But are you fully prepared for freshman year or ready to choose your major? Do you know how to study for tests and do research for college-level papers? Do you know what plagiarism really is and how to handle a grade dispute with a professor? Do you know about sources of help like the registrar, the writing center and the library? Find out everything you need to know about college academics here.
- College Classes: A New Studentâs Guide
- Taking Notes in College
- Famous Professors: From Celebs to Diplomats
- Hardest College Classes
- 5 Tips to Help You Choose a Major
- Plagiarism and Intellectual Property
- The College Library and Academic Resources: What Schools Have to Offer
- Cheating in the College Classroom
- What are General Education Requirements?
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Student Organizations and Activities
Interested in getting involved on campus but not sure which student clubs and organizations are for you? Explore your options here, from student government academic clubs to the school newspaper and college radio. Find out how you can get involved at your college or university.
- Student Organizations: An Overview
- Clubs and Student Organizations for International Students
- Politics on Campus
- Student Music in College
- College Social Media
- Academic Competitions for College Students
- How To Start Your Own Student Organization
- College Yearbooks: Are They Still Around?
- Gay and Lesbian Students on Campus
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College Sports and Outdoor Recreation
Sports and college go together. Whether you're interested in participating in Division I team sports, club sports or intramurals - or simply want to learn which World Cup athletes went to your college, read on. Plus: Explore college sporting events, fans and a variety of outdoor recreation activities available to students.
- Where Did American Olympic Athletes Go to College?
- NBA Players Going Back to College
- Top 10 Weirdest College Mascots
- Where Did Pro Baseball Players go to College?
- Where did your Favorite NFL Players go to College?
- College Bowling
- Best Colleges for Mountain Biking
- Best Colleges for Tailgating
- Best Surf Colleges
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Are you unsure about college dorms and how to get along with your first roommate? Or are you wondering what it's like to live in a sorority or fraternity house? Explore the details, from your freshman dorm checklist to graduate and married housing, as we cover the essentials of college housing.
- Dorm Life 101
- The Best College Dorms
- The Worst College Dorms
- How to Choose a College Roommate
- Living at Home During College: Is It A Good Idea?
- Famous College Roommates
- Your First Apartment
- Everything You Need to Know About Your Resident Assistants (RA)
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College Dating and Social Life
What's there to do at night at your college? Do college relationships exist anymore or is it all just a hookup culture? What about restaurants and road trips? From dating to drinking, social life on a college campus can be an adjustment for many students. Start your social education now.
- College Festivals
- Spring Break: Beyond the Beach
- Where Does the Freshman 15 Come From?
- Drinking in College: Do You Want a Party School or a Dry School?
- Do Colleges Have School Dances?
- College Hazing
- College Hookup Culture: Myth or Fact?
- College Nightlife
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College Towns and Life Beyond Campus
Become a local expert before you set foot on campus with this essential list of things to do outside your college or university. Explore museums, restaurants, internships and other great things to do when you leave campus. Plus: Our guide to 40 of the country's best college towns. See if your town makes the list.
- The Top 40 College Towns in the US
- Top 10 Amazing College Museums
- Best Cities for College Graduates
- Worst Cities for College Graduates
- Best Cities for Internships
- Volunteering in College
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