Tag: relationships

3 Reasons You Should Break Up With Your Academic Advisor (and How to Do It)

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Executive Director, Leadership Development Center; Assistant Professor of Psychology; York College of Pennsylvania

How do you determine if things are working out with your academic advisor--and what should you do if they're not? read more

Co-ed Dorms: Sleeping Together

Director of Communications, Commonwealth School

Co-ed dorms aren't the norm at most colleges, but it does happen. So what's it like sharing a dorm with members of the opposite sex? Read on to find out. read more

Making Friends Your Freshman Year: Do's and Don'ts

Student, St. Bonaventure University

Here are some of the biggest do's and don'ts of meeting and making new friends your first semester of freshman year. read more

Getting Along with Your College Roommate: What NOT to Do

Student, Clear Lake High School

Not everyone can become instant BFFs with their roommates--and that's okay! What is important is to at least be able to get along. Here's what you shouldn't do if you want a civil relationship with your roommate. read more

A Handy Guide to Surviving Dorm Life

CollegeXpress Student Writer, Ursuline College

A freshman living on campus shares her experiences and what's she learned about the joys and sorrows of dorm life. read more

Sweet Brother O' Mine

Student, Oral Roberts University

Christi was so excited when her little brother decided to follow in her footsteps and attend the same college as her. But their on-campus reunion hasn't gone exactly the way she hoped it would. read more

10 Things Every College Student Should Do Before They Graduate

High School Student

Whether you are a baby-faced freshman or a senior ready to graduate, every student has their own college bucket list: the things they just have to do or see before they graduate. read more

Getting Through My College Breakup

Student, University of Wisconsin-Superior

Breakups suck. They even suck if you're the one doing the leaving. Here, one college student shares her story and how she found support on campus to get through it. read more

Chemical Classroom: Learning Inhibitors and Catalyzing the Process

Student, Community Academy of Science and Health

A classroom setting is like a delicate chemical process. And sometimes, that process goes awry. read more

The People You'll Meet

High School Student

Teachers often warn you college will be stressful... but they don't say anything about what the experience will be like or about the people you'll meet. read more