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Our Best Advice for Having Fun and Making Friends in College

College isn't all about studying—you should make time for entertainment and friends too! Read all our best articles about campus fun and fraternizing here.

College is an amazing opportunity to grow more independent and take advantage of new, exciting opportunities. And while studying is super important, it’s just as essential to have fun and make friends during your college years. You may be overwhelmed with schoolwork, unsure how to get out there, curious about college life, or looking for something new to entertain yourself with. That’s why we’ve gathered our best advice on all the opportunities to enjoy yourself and make friends in college! Below, you’ll find articles on meeting new people, getting involved on campus, passing the time when you’re bored, and much more. Get ready to make memories and connections that will last a lifetime!

Making friends in college

Joining clubs and extracurriculars

Having fun on campus and in your dorm

Advice just for first-year students

Advice for other specific types of students

Holiday and seasonal fun

Study abroad fun

School break fun

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