Easy Greenery: Adding Life to Your Dorm Room

College dorms can be lifeless places. Despite your best efforts to inject some vitality into your room, the Marilyn Monroe poster on your wall and the pictures of your family on your desk can’t completely overcome the dim fluorescent lights or the lovely view of the brick wall through the window. A pet would be nice, but most colleges don’t allow animals besides fish, and who wants a grumpy old betta in an undersized tank anyway? (more…)

Broadway on Budget

When visiting NYC, seeing a Broadway show is a must. Drinks, dinner, and a show; it’s all part of the Big Apple experience! But with ticket prices averaging $140 (for the cheapest seats in the house), it’s not the easiest thing for a college student to afford.  Lucky for you, we have some tips on how to score tickets at a reasonable price. (more…)

College Confidential: Study Drugs

It’s 10 PM on a Sunday, you’ve got a killer Anatomy test tomorrow, and your extracurriculars have been taking up way too much time. And then there’s was that 2 hours of Arrested Development you probably shouldn’t have watched… your buddy has a prescription for Adderall and he offers you one. It’s prescription, so it’s safe, right? Well…. (more…)

5 Must Haves for Your Wardrobe

How to make sure that bold new floral blouse, fuchsia pumps, and sweet costume jewelry all get their fair share of ware this season? Stick with some staples. Keeping it fresh is all about keeping your wardrobe on rotation, and pairing staples with a few new seasonal items is a great way to do that. Think black skirt and neutral tank top with those fuchsia pumps, or classic blazer with that bold necklace. If you don’t have staples, you’ll never have anything to wear! Here I outline a few key items to keep your college wardrobe fresh. (more…)

How to Find Alone Time in College

Your roommate is awesome, you’re hooking up with a cutie on the next floor, and your R.A. is pretty much your new big brother. And, you get to see them all the time! So what’s the problem? You get to see them all the time…and I mean, all the time.

Everyone needs some space to stay sane. Here’s how to get yours. (more…)

Ultimate Spring Playlist

Now that spring time has finally sprung, it is time for me to reload my iPod with some pump-up jams that put me in good mood. Whether I grab my iPod to hit the gym and get in shape for the summer, blast my favorite songs on long drives, or relax on my college campus’s green space, certain songs have a way to make all those days even better. Here is a preview of my ultimate spring playlist for this gorgeous spring weather! (more…)

How to Avoid Spring Fever

With spring in full swing college students everywhere are starting to face the age old problem, Spring Fever. The nice weather and thoughts of summer fast approaching often causes students like me to shift our focus from school work to day-dreams. Fortunately however, I have found a few different ways to protect myself from Spring Fever and not fall into the unproductive trap that nice weather brings.