Running Out of Storage Space on Your Phone? Try These Tips!

I am really bad about emptying the trash on my computer. So I understand that tidying up the apps on your phone may not be high on your priority list as a college student. But I’ve also been in that spot when I get the storage space running out alert on my phone, and it won’t let me take a picture. That is super not cool.

Improve your phone's storage space with our tips. (Credit: How-To Geek)

Improve your phone’s storage space with our tips. (Credit: How-To Geek)

Read on for some life hacks to manage your phone apps and ensure that you always have extra storage on whatever mobile device you can’t live without. Read more

Changes to FAFSA and What To Do About It

Filling out the FAFSA is frustrating under the best circumstances. While I was excited about some of the ways the application process was made easier this past fall (“Get ready to apply for the FAFSA“), it looks like some of the tools to make life easier actually got harder in the past month. If you’re attending (or applying to) college in one of the states where the FAFSA deadline has already passed, or if you already completed the application: congratulations! You’re done and don’t have to worry.

Get the latest on the new FAFSA changes. (Credit: Iowa State Daily)

Get the latest on the new FAFSA changes. (Credit: Iowa State Daily)

For the rest of us who tend to put things off until the last minute, plan to set some time aside, pull together your parents’ 2015 IRS paperwork, and get ready to manually enter all that data into the FAFSA. The Data Retrieval Tool, which allowed students to grab that data and fill it out almost instantly, has gone down with no revival date in site. Read more

4 Ways to Manage Stress

As college students, we tend to get bogged down with assignments, homework and exams as the semester rolls on. It’s hard for us to utilize the plethora of stress relieving techniques out there because the thought of adding yet another activity—to our already drowning schedule—seems daunting!

Well, good news is around the corner; April is Stress Awareness Month! Therefore, we have done the hard work for you! Below are 4 quick, short fire ways to relieve stress! 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

See How Netflix Is Taking On Greek Life For College Students

Depending on your college, Greek life may play a big role in the campus activities or it may not register at all. A new Netflix movie—Burning Sands—took a fictionalized look at how college students are affected by fraternity hazing, particularly how students at traditionally African American colleges conduct this ritual.

See what Burning Sands has to say about Greek life. (Credit: MadameNoire)

See what Burning Sands has to say about Greek life. (Credit: MadameNoire)

I know for many, the topic of fraternities and sororities is tied up with multiple issues, from hazing, sexual assault and alcohol, to how these groups reinforce certain stereotypes and concepts surrounding gender and race. Read more

5 Ways to Reduce Stress

Stress? What stress? College students never deal with that… just kidding! As one of the most used words to describe college students, stress is something that everyone deals with at some point in their college career. So, is there anything you can do about it? Of course there is.

I’ve compiled 5 of my best tips on how to reduce stress that I think could come in handy for you, too. Read more

Preparing For the Summer: Interviews and Internships

It seems as a college student that the work never really comes to a close. In order to be at the top of the class, one has to study all through the school year, and after the semester ends, summer begins and it’s time to start your summer internships and save money.

It’s crucial during college to have a meaningful job for several reasons: to stay busy and in the mindset of working hard consistently, making money and building a reputable resume for post-graduation. Read more

Fashion Tips For College Students On A Budget

Fashion: a word that seems to come as second nature for women and almost an unheard of concept for guys. One of the things I have noticed over the past several years is that male fashion is on the rise. Guys are trying to “up their game” and bring the world of fashion to their front door. In my personal opinion, I consider myself to be quite knowledgeable in male fashion.

I just wanted to share some of my favorite pieces that can fit a college guys’ budget and help them look good for the coming year. Read more

Your Ultimate List for Student Discounts

Although the “freshman fifteen” may be a myth, there is a general consensus that your college years are the nicest to your wallet.

However, most students don’t know there are hundreds of places that give student discounts with a valid college ID–and here they are: Read more