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What to Do If You're Sexually Assaulted on Campus

What you need to know if you're sexually assaulted on a college campus, including best next steps, victims' rights, and support services for students.read more

The Ultimate Study Abroad Timeline

Planning your study abroad experience can be daunting. But this timeline breaks everything down, making the process a little less overwhelmingread more

What You Need to Consider Before Studying Abroad

If you think study abroad is in your future, this guide can help you decide when, where, and whether you should go. read more

How to Have Difficult Conversations With Your Roommate

If you're worried about your roommate, these tips can help you approach the subject and start a difficult but necessary conversation.read more

Top Neighborhoods for Students in Washington, DC

A look at which DC neighborhoods are best for students, including areas with affordable apartments, access to public transportation, and proximity to read more

How College Roommate Selection Really Works

Curious about college roommate selection? There are a few different ways students get paired up in dorms, from using a college's roommate assignment system to read more

Ask The Experts

Q: Are there situations where it's appropriate for young people to "splurge"?

A: Yes, I think the best "splurge" young adults can make is on travel and experiences . . .read more


Q: How can students identify a bully and bullying behaviors?

A: First, I don't like to use the term "bully," as it is a label and prevents us from seeing the one to whom the label is applied as a person. And this is important because bullying is human; it is an adaptive trait...read more


Q: How should students respond to bullying?

A: The first thing is what you shouldn't do, which is to escalate the aggression. If someone attacks you verbally or intimidates you, don't respond aggressively. read more


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