Life With Your New Roommate: How to Prepare

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Otterbein University

Living with a roommate can be a lot of fun but also pretty challenging. Here's what you can do to break the ice with your new college roomie and get ready for dorm life together. read more

Q&A With Emily: Packing for College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, McKendree University

Question: How do I know I packed everything I need for college? read more

20 Absolutely Necessary Things to Pack for College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Emory University

Here's all the extremely necessary things you'll need to bring to school with you this fall in order to have an extremely productive (and not as broke) college life. read more

How College Roommate Selection Really Works

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

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 finding roomies on Facebook. read more

3 Tips to Make Dorm Move-In Day Easier

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CollegeXpress Student Blogger, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Moving into your new dorm is exciting, but you don't want to spend hours unpacking only to realize that you've packed way too much. Have an easy, speedy move in the fall with these three tips! read more

Operation Anti-Clutter: How to Clean Up Your Dorm Room

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Dorm rooms can easily get out of control. But having a messy one will only make you feel more overwhelmed. Keep your room clean (for longer than a week) with these tips. read more

How to Eat Healthy in College (on the Cheap!)

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Blogger, Personal Trainer, and Nutrition Specialist

What if you could get good, tasty, healthy, AND cheap food for your dorm room? This personal trainer and nutrition specialist explains how. read more

How to Protect Yourself from Cyberbullying in College

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Contributing Writer

From snarky comments to downright vicious trolling, the Internet can be a mean place for a college student. Worse, cyberbullying seems to be on the rise. So how do you deal with it--and protect yourself? read more

What to Pack for College: The Essential List

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The Ultimate College Packing Checklist! read more

7 Ways to Ease Homesickness in College

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Student, University of Central Florida

It's pretty easy to get homesick in college, especially if you opted to study a little farther from home. But there are some simple ways to ease that feeling. read more