Tag: student life

Secrets to Finding a Great Volunteer Site

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Marietta College

Looking for an extracurricular activity that keeps on giving? Consider volunteering at a local organization. Read on for advice on choosing the right one! read more

5 Things All College Students Should Have in Their Car

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Freelance Writer

When you live on the go like you do in college, there are some things you should always have on hand. Make sure to stock your car with these five essentials. read more

15 Ideas for a Fun Night Off (Without Having to Leave Your Dorm!)

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Don't have the energy to go out? Here are 15 things you can do to relax and have fun in the comfort of your dorm room. read more

5 Reasons You (and Every Young Adult!) Should Vote

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The midterm election is just around the corner, which means you should get to the polls. Why? Check out these five (really good) reasons you should vote! read more

6 Ways to Stay Safe on Your Way to Night Classes

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Freelance Writer

When you sign up for night classes, your focus should be on your studies, but don't forget about your safety too! Here are six ways to stay safe when you're walking around campus at night. read more

10 Things to Do Your First Week of College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The first week of college can be a wild time! Here are 10 things every college freshman should do during their first few days on campus. read more

How to Ask for and Get Help in College

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Freelance Writer

It can be tough to know where to go if you feel in over your head as an undergrad. Here's a guide to finding help in college, from academic to emotional. read more

3 Things You Need to Do During Your Last Semesters of College

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Freelance Writer

You'll be busy juggling assignments, tests, and final projects, but there are a few important "adult" things that will need your attention before you leave college for good read more

Campus Life Tips for International Students: Engage and Immerse!

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Vice President of Enrollment Management, Stephens College

The key to making your new country and campus feel like home is engaging with and immersing in the culture. Here are a few ways international students can do just that. read more

Music for Non-Majors: How to Get Involved in Music in College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Interested in music but not in majoring in it? There are a ton of opportunities to get involved musically on campus, from joining ensembles to taking gen ed classes. read more