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The Worst Campus Visit Mistakes

by Katie Basey

Campus visits deserve time and effort so you can get the most out of them. So before planning your next trip out to State U, try to avoid making these 10 mistakes. read more

Drop the Beat: Should You Listen to Classical or Pop Music When You Study?

by Dan Bi Han

You want to listen to music when you study, but will Lady Gaga help or hurt you? Only one way to find out... read more

Identify Your Strengths for College Application Essays

by Dia Huth

Two things: 1. Yes, you do have strengths. 2. This is how you narrow them down for your college essays. read more

Expert Answers to 7 Common Graduate Student Questions

by Donald C. Martin

Straightforward answers to some of the most common questions prospective graduate students ask... read more

How to Choose Your Major (or Not)

by Claire Carter

Colleges can boast upwards of 300 majors to choose from. And you thought you had trouble picking your burrito filling at Chipotle. read more

The Best On-Campus Dates

by Grace Ballenger

You might be on campus 24/7, but there are still plenty of ways to make the grounds feel like new, not to mention...romantic. Ahem. read more

College Fact Machine

One senior class tradition at the University of Pennsylvania involves planting a piece of ivy. The first piece of ivy planted on the aptly named Ivy Day came all the way from Kenilworth Castle in Scotland.

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