Sleepy Students: What Being Tired Does to Teens

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Are you getting enough sleep? If you're in high school, you're probably not. And it's messing you up. read more

Q&A With Emily: Going to College With a Mental Illness

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Question: I have a mental illness. What steps should I take going into my chosen college? 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

The Do's and Don'ts of Campus Life

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Student, Occidental College

As a new college student, it's easy to get overwhelmed by all of the things that occur on a daily basis, but following these do's and don'ts of campus life will make life easier. Promise. read more

7 Pro Tips for Surviving Freshman Year of College

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Student, Elmhurst College

You can't help being an untested newbie during freshman year. But it doesn't mean you need to take being a rookie lying down. Follow these tips from an upperclassman who's been there, done that. read more

Caffeine Cravings: What to Choose, What to Avoid

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Student, Ohio University

Caffeine will be your hero many times throughout your college life, but beware--it has a dark side. read more

3 Campus Gym "Plan B's" for When the Machines You Want Are Taken

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Student, Indiana University

What can you do when the campus gym is crawling with your classmates and you can't workout? read more

Dealing With Stress as a College Student: Advice and Fun Sites to Take a Break With

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When you feel like you're about to tear your hair out, take a breath, and deal with your stress using the tips, advice, and resources below. read more

Energy Drinks: Harmful or Helpful?

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Senior Assistant Editor, Carnegie Communications

If someone were to tell you that energy drinks are similar to unfiltered cigarettes, would you still drink them? Consuming an excess of these sugary drinks combined with lack of sleep, stress, and alcohol is a dangerous combination. read more

How International Students Can Fight Jetlag

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Associate Producer, Boston Science Communications

As jet-setting international students, it's easy to believe that hopping international time zones has become an intuitive life skill--that conquering the natural ebb and flows of our circadian rhythms is just another task--like learning how to drive a car. But no matter how often I travel, that untimely wave of drowsiness or alertness manages to interrupt my efforts to acclimate without fail. read more