7 Sweet Blogs to Follow Now

With the sea of blogs out there, us bloggers at StudentUniverse are here to help you navigate the waters of words! These 7 blogs, with the exception of a bike-across-American journey chronicled by some awesome recent grads, are all updated regularly and feature everything from shopping deals, cooking advice, and how to work within the spatial and fiscal confines of college life while pursuing artful cuisine and the community it can build. Take in the beautiful photos, tailored advice, and inspiration before you start your next creative outfit, shopping endeavor, or dinner party. Read More

Mistakes to Avoid Freshman Year

Freshman year can be one of the hardest years of your college career simply because there is so much that you don’t know and it can be hard to know exactly what to expect. If you have friends who are already in college, asking them for advice before the school year starts can be a great way to prepare yourself. But, if you don’t, here are some simple things to keep in mind going into your Freshman year:
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Unpaid Internship vs Part-Time Job

For many college and university students, the line between “job” and “internship” is simply blurred under the category of “employment”, or an internship just sounds like it involves doing all of the boring office tasks the actual staff members don’t have time for, or just plain don’t want to do. However, both positions offer unique opportunities and you should take the time to consider the pros and cons before choosing which one to pursue. Read More

How to Use Social Media to Get a Job: Facebook

You’re young and you’re finally fed up photoshopping your friends’ heads on movie superhero characters and sea creatures. You’re ready for a real job. But where to start?

All of the seminars and courses I’ve attended have one solid piece of advice in common: market yourself. Read More

Planning for Summer

After a tough semester and a grueling few weeks of final exams, term papers and GPA stress, we students have finally reached the light at the end of the tunnel: summer vacation. Of course it’s important to get your R&R as you’re trading your textbooks and study sessions for flip flops and beach days, but summer is a great time to get ahead with big plans for your future! Here are four reasons to start planning your most exciting and important summer now. Read More

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

Back to School: Move-In Day Essentials


Moving into a dorm after being home for such a long time can take a bit of getting used to, even if you have already started college. Whether you live with a roommate or in a single, dorm rooms do not provide much space, so being wise about what you choose to take to school could save you time, space, and money. Read More