Four Ways to Handle a Difficult Roommate Situation

You’re finally in college and on your own—it’s going to be an incredible adventure! You get to choose your classes, have your own living space and meet new people. Starting college is one of the most exciting times of your life, but meeting new people can be tough and living with strangers for the first time can be difficult.

It doesn’t have to be this way, though. Here are a few helpful tips you can use to deal with difficult roommates! Read more

Three Easy—and Yummy!—Breakfast Ideas for College Students

Hi everyone! My name is Jessica Bramlett and today I’m writing about my experience recreating recipes!

For this project I decided to surprise my boyfriend by making him breakfast. I tried to recreate 3 different recipes I found on Pinterest from Delish.com. Read more

5 Self Care Strategies for College Students

One of the most important life lessons I ever received was as a TA on a study tour. The college students on the trip were not a cohesive group, and I was discussing ideas with the prof on how to mitigate some of the conflicts. I made a suggestion that was self-sacrificing, and the professor said, “Alana, secure your own mask before assisting others.” I immediately withdrew the suggestion, and it’s been a motto for me ever since. It can be hard to say no to a friend who needs a small (but time consuming) favor, or a club that needs someone to organize an event. But as a college student, you must prioritize self care in order to succeed in your classes, stay healthy and have the energy to give to your friends and clubs.

Take a look at these self care strategies for dorm life. Read more

How To Deal with Food Allergies on Your College Campus

For many new college students, choosing a school is mostly about the study programs that they offer. However, some students also need to know how a school will help them manage their food allergies. Students also need to know how to communicate their needs to services on campus that deal with providing food, such as housing and dining.

I always appreciate knowing my friends’ food concerns as well, so if we make plans together, I don’t bring the wrong kind of snack to a study session (or take a friend with a severe peanut allergy out for Thai food!). What should you be doing to make sure that you stick to your eating program while at college? Read more

Tips To Remember For Moving Out of Your College Dorm

The end of the semester can sneak up on you if you aren’t prepared for it. With that comes finals, saying goodbye to friends for the summer and, maybe worst of all, packing. It happens to all college students, so why not be prepared for moving out of your college dorm?

I’ve got life hacks and other packing tips that will make your departure as painless as possible. Read more

The College Student Guide to Getting A Pet

I get it, puppies and kittens are super cute. There’s no denying that seeing one is wanting one. But before you follow the DIY route to finding your next best friend, let’s take a moment to think about your impulse to get a pet.

There’s a lot involved in animal care, something the average college student may not be prepared for, time-wise or wallet-wise. Let’s discuss all the things to consider before you make the leap. Read more

Don’t Want To Pay $9 For The Unicorn Latte? Make It In Your Dorm!

I’m always on the lookout for crazy new drinks, especially healthy beverages, to indulge my café cravings. Hearing the name “unicorn latte”? Color me intrigued! While even I’m skeptical of paying $9 for a latte (reportedly the drink’s price where it originated at The End Brooklyn), when I started looking into the unicorn latte I discovered there are other unicorn beverages out there, too, like the unicorn hot chocolate.

Try the latest craze in food trends, the unicorn latte. (Credit: Instagram)

Try the latest craze in food trends, the unicorn latte. (Credit: Instagram)

If you want your drink pretty, tasty, and possibly healthy, too, you’ll want to check out this trend in unicorn drinks! Read more

Quick and Healthy Meal Ideas For College Students

Leaving home for college can be pretty exciting and cool. But there can be some downsides as well, especially when it comes to dorm food.

Create a new recipe with our meal ideas. (Credit: Budget Bytes)

Create a new recipe with our meal ideas. (Credit: Budget Bytes)

If you’re a college student on the hunt for some healthy meal ideas that you can make quickly, I’ve got some cooking tips to help you improve your at-school dining options. It’s time to learn to cook! Read more

Delicious Ramen Recipes You Can Make In Your Dorm Room

Okay, I’ll admit it. Once I moved into a college dorm that had its own kitchen, I did not frequent the campus Dining Hall, but I also didn’t want to spend a ton of money on food. Enter: ramen.

Give your ramen meals a makeover with these recipes. (Credit: Serious Eats)

Give your ramen meals a makeover with these recipes. (Credit: Serious Eats)

True, the noodles can get old if you don’t do much with them, but if you check out these DIY recipes for ramen, you’ll have a much wider variety of ways to eat on the cheap. Read more

Healthy Eating Hacks For Students On The Go

Just because you’re always on the go doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy healthy food. As a college student, it’s important to fuel your body and brain with nutritious food to give you energy and stamina. A balanced diet doesn’t always have to mean just carrots and celery.

There are plenty of delicious and easy-to-make meals that travel well. You can even stay healthy when you eat fast food if you know what to order. Read more