Start Your Semester Off Right, Say No To Overcommitment

Being busy in college is like drinking coffee at a coffee shop. Everyone does it. Except for those few weirdos drinking a smoothie in the corner. How is a young student, off to make their own decisions for the first time, expected to choose amongst classes, clubs, teams, exercise, jobs, events, friends, and sleep? Most… Read More

How To: Get the Most out of Your Foundation

Pick an Allure beauty fave from CVS or make the trek to the local Sephora or ULTA? Ordering online? Liquid, mousse, powder, airbrush?! How did things get so complicated? Thanks to our competitive consumer-driven market, there are perhaps too many choices, and we are here to help you—on a college budget.

To get the most out of your foundation, you need to start with a bright, er, foundation. How so? Read More

8 Things to Know for College

Now that I have graduated and moved on to “real life,” I feel like I know a great deal more than I did freshman year. As I sit and reflect on my past four years at Bentley, sitting on the couch in my new “big girl” apartment, I came up with 5 things I wish I knew in my “younger” years. Read More

Mental Health and College: A Survival Guide

Depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders are common amongst college students. These disorders may even start in college, as it is a time of great change. The first thing to remember is that you are not alone. There is always something you can do to help yourself or somewhere you can go to be helped by others. Read More

Affordable Beauty Tips: Acne Care

Dealing with acne was bad enough in high school and if it still plagues you in college it can be even harder. Stress can be a major cause of acne breakouts and the increased stress of college life lead to breakouts happening at the absolute worst times. Buying special acne treatments can be too expensive for someone on a college student’s budget and even spending the money, as anyone who’s suffered from acne knows, doesn’t always guarantee clearer skin. Sadly there is no magic cure for acne but there are some things that you can do to help treat it that won’t cost a fortune.
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Positives and Negatives of Caffeine

However you like to get your caffeine—coffee, tea, energy drinks, cola—chances are, you’re thinking mostly about the temporary lift for a long night studying for the big test, and not about the long-term effects. The good news is, not all effects are negative. Here are three benefits and three risks for students, according to the recent literature. Read More

Summer Fitness: Brain Edition

Summer vacation is here. Lazy days swimming, friends gathered around bonfires and barbecues, and a bunch of free time uncrowded by classes lay sprawled out in front of you for the next few months. Naturally, you’ll want to take full advantage of the relaxation and fun of summer. Your brain will appreciate the break from the rigor of academia, but you don’t want to let it shut down completely. It’ll just be harder to reboot come September. Read More