Once school rolls around again for the year, it seem like all the online researching you do concerns that lab report or that 25-page term paper (hopefully not due the next day). But don’t forget that the web is full of wonderful advice on campus life, studying and the pursuit of non-awkward dates. Check out these links to get your mind set for school.
USA Today College: Students Study Less, Party More … and Earn Higher Grades?
If your idea of going crazy at college doesn’t extend beyond a study party in the stacks, take note: your frat-star friends are probably earning the same grades for half the work. Find out the reasons behind the grade-inflation phenomenon.
TalkNerdy2Me: Avoiding the Sophomore Slump
No matter how much you loved freshman year, years have different names for a reason. To avoid the lure of trying to recreate your best times from your first year at college, check out these tips to give year two some spice.
College Candy: Lingo 101 — An Intro to College Terms for Incoming Freshmen
Get ready to learn a whole new language. Not French or German, but college-speak — a set of terms and phrases that’ll roll off your tongue in a couple months, but might take some getting used to.
Small Kitchen College: Picky Eater Dating
It’s hard enough to get a date in college. Find out what to do if the person you manage to ask to dinner describes “pizza” as bread topped with only cheese (and other strange habits).
CampusSplash: How to Make Cleaning a Habit instead of a Chore
College is a place for habits — study habits, sleeping habits, party habits. But don’t forget one that’ll be sure to make your life easier: cleaning. It might not sound fun, but you'll thank us.