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Getting Along with Your Roommate

By Adam BuchalterSeptember 24, 2010
Orientation is over, classes are underway, and you're getting used to showering while wearing sandals. Unfortunately, things are still a little weird with your roommate. Here's how to un-weird them. ... More  →
Getting Along with Your Roommate

Friends You Will Make In College, Part 2

By Adam BuchalterSeptember 14, 2010
We're all familiar with high school types. You've got your jocks, who date cheerleaders and always wear their varsity jackets, even when it's 101 degrees outside. You've got your goth kids, who wear black all the time and talk about cartoon shows. You've also got ... More  →
Friends You Will Make In College, Part 2

What To Wear In College

By Adam BuchalterAugust 10, 2010
Depending on where you go to high school, you might have to follow certain fashion rules. If your principal is like most principals, s/he doesn't allow low-cut shirts, short skirts, baggy pants, fishnet stockings, or boxer shorts worn as hats. In college, you'll have more freedom. ... More  →
What To Wear In College

Dorm Room Gatherings

By Adam BuchalterJuly 28, 2010
Some dorms are BIG. Some dorms are small. Some dorms have inappropriate carvings left over from previous occupants. Whatever your dorm situation may be, you'll want to be prepared with ideas for gatherings of all shapes and sizes. Whether it be a shindig for everybody ... More  →
Dorm Room Gatherings

Dating on Campus

By Adam BuchalterJuly 9, 2010
Dating in high school is fun, but a bit limited to stuff like movies, dinner, bowling, or baseball games with our vampire families (thanks for the tip, Edward!). In college, you'll find a brand-new universe of possibilities for memorable, budget-friendly dates. Including... Cooking together Looking to charm ... More  →
Dating on Campus

Visiting a Friend at College

By Adam BuchalterJune 29, 2010
Just when you finally got the knack of navigating the system at your school, you're invited to spend the weekend at a friend's college. Your first instinct might be to get nervous and start asking yourself questions. What do they do for fun there? Will ... More  →
Visiting a Friend at College

All About Study Breaks

By Adam BuchalterJune 14, 2010
You may think you’re an all-star when it comes to studying, and you probably are, but every now and then, you’ll need to take breaks. A person can read about Prussian Archaeology for only so long until she needs a moment or two of zen. ... More  →
All About Study Breaks

The 10 Professors You'll Meet in College

By Adam BuchalterJune 7, 2010
Over the course of your college career, you’re going to have a variety of professors. In some cases, you’ll worship the ground they walk on. In others, you'll wish they'd slip on a strategically placed banana peel lying on the ground they walk on. This ... More  →
The 10 Professors You'll Meet in College

How College Students Communicate

By Adam BuchalterJune 1, 2010
When you’re in high school, you and your peers are all located in one building, and you communicate with your friends by speaking with them (and texting them secretly while hiding your phone under your desk). In college, though, you will be flabbergasted by all ... More  →

Blogging Six Flags: Magic Mountain (sponsored)

By Adam BuchalterJune 1, 2010
As soon as you enter the Six Flags: Magic Mountain parking lot, you are transported from Valencia, California into a brand new world. It’s kind of like entering Narnia in C.S. Lewis’s classic book The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, only there are no ... More  →
Blogging Six Flags: Magic Mountain (sponsored)