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Kelci Lynn Lucier

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By Kelci Lynn Lucier

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    • 12 Easy Meal Ideas for College Students Created: Monday, April 21, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Cooking something delicious for yourself (or your friends) doesn't have to cost a fortune and take forever. These twelve meal ideas are easy to make, can be done inexpensively, and use items easily...
    • College Student Homesickness 101 Created: Friday, September 12, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      College student homesickness is more common that most students in school want to admit. Get information on why you might have it, how to deal with it." itemprop="descriptio3'" --> itemprop="descrip...
    • How to Ask Your Parents for Money in College Created: Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Asking your parents for money while you're a college student is never easy. But, at some point during their time in college, most students need a little money from Mom or Dad. Learn 6 smart ways to...
    • 6 Benefits of Being Single in College on Valentine's Day Created: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Feeling pressure to be coupled up on Valentine's Day? No need; check out these 6 benefits of being single in college on Valentine's Day.
    • 25 College Party Themes Created: Friday, December 30, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      So you're in charge of planning a major college party -- which means you'll need a theme, of course. Find 25 college party themes that can work (if not rock) on any college campus."
    • What Is an RA? Created: Saturday, August 31, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Not completely clear on what RAs are or what their roles are in college residence halls? Read all about who they are here.
    • What to Pack When Heading to College Created: Friday, April 11, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Packing for college may seem like trying to put a square peg through a round hole. Find a list of the most-important essentials as well as the things that are best left behind."
    • Careers for a Communications Major Created: Tuesday, April 26, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Being a communications major means a lot of job opportunities will be available for you after graduation. Find a list of 16 careers for a communications major." itemprop="d="$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop...
    • 8 Steps for Strong Time Management for College Students Created: Friday, March 21, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Time can quickly become your most precious commodity in college. Learning how to manage and use it wisely may be one of the most useful things you can do for yourself." ite#if expr="$zTP='t3'" --> ...
    • 15 Tips on Conquering Your College Freshman Fears Created: Wednesday, April 30, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Being a little nervous and anxious before starting college is all completely normal. Having fears just means that you are invested in doing well and are eager to succeed, which, while scary feeling...
    • Living with a Roommate: 10 Tips for a Good Roommate Relationship Created: Friday, March 21, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Living with a roommate can be a little challenging for everyone involved, but with these ten tips you can at least make sure you start off on the right foot.
    • The Difference Between a College and a University Created: Wednesday, April 13, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Not sure there's a difference between a "college" and a "university"? Besides the different names, there are in fact important differences between a college and a university. Find out what they are...
    • How To Reduce Stress While in College Created: Wednesday, February 27, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Stress is inevitable for anyone attending college. Learn 10 tips to help keep it under control so you can focus on the more enjoyable parts of your college experience!
    • How To Handle Long-Distance Relationships While in College Created: Wednesday, February 27, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Being at school can simultaneously be incredibly challenging and incredibly rewarding. It's hard to share those highs and lows, though, with a partner who's far away. Get information on how to stay...
    • What to Do If You Fail a Class In College Created: Wednesday, September 30, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      If you fail a class in college, there are some important steps to take and things to consider. Learn what to do if you fail a class in college so that you don't make a bad situation worse."
    • 50 Ways to Destress in College Created: Monday, September 26, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Not sure how to destress? Find 50 ways to destress, specifically catered to college students.
    • 7 Disadvantages of Joining a Fraternity or Sorority Created: Friday, March 29, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      So just what do you need to be aware of before officially pledging? Here are seven challenges you might face if you decide to go Greek." itemprop="description" Monday, June 02, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      With so many options and only a limited amount of time, making smart choices about your college classes is crucial for your time in college." itemprop="description" Tuesday, July 28, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Know that it's OK to check in with your professor about what's happening (or not happening). You can do this midway through the project or at the end.
    • 5 Things to Know About Your Financial Aid Package Created: Friday, April 18, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      Your financial aid package contains a lot of information. These 5 facts aren't mentioned but are important to know.
    • 8 Host or Hostess Gifts for College Students Created: Sunday, March 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Headed to someone's house, need a gift, and short on time and money? Find a list of 8 host or hostess gifts for college students (and their budgets).
    • How to Prepare for a College Emergency Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      The biggest disaster of your time in school will most likely be a failed midterm. Still, it's smart to know how to prepare for a college emergency.
    • How To Petition for a Grade Change Created: Wednesday, September 30, 2009 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Petitioning for a grade change in college can be tricky. With a little knowledge about the process, however, petitioning to have a college grade changed can be easier than you might think.
    • What Is a Double Major? Created: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      You may have heard of people graduating with double majors but aren't totally sure what that meant. So just what is a double major anyway?
    • What Are the Best Off-Campus Jobs? Created: Saturday, September 28, 2013 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Not sure what the best off-campus jobs are? Find a list of 7 key features to look for.
    • How Do I Find a College Roommate? Created: Sunday, April 29, 2012 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Not sure how to find a college roommate? Learn the different ways your school might assign roommates -- or might let you pick your own.
    • 2012 "Best Site for Renting College Textbooks" RCA Finalists Created: Thursday, February 23, 2012 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Find out more about the finalists for the 2012 "Best Site for Renting Textbooks" Readers' Choice Award.
    • 2012 "Best Website for College Students, by College Students" RCA Finalists Created: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Find out more about the finalists for the 2012 "Best Website for College Students, by College Students" Readers' Choice Award.
    • What Not to Buy at the University Bookstore Created: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Not sure if that item, which seems kinda expensive, is worth it at the university bookstore? Find a list of items you should never buy at your college bookstore." itemprop=pr="$zTP='t3'" --> itempr...
    • Why Long-Distance Relationships Are Hard Created: Thursday, January 31, 2013 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Not sure if you're up for the challenge of a college long-distance relationship? Know what to expect so you're ready to face whatever difficulties come your way." itemprop=pr="$zTP='t3'" --> itempr...
    • 2012 About.com College Life Readers' Choice Awards: Best Website for College Students, by College Students Created: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Vote for your Favorite Website for College Students, by College Students in the 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards.
    • 20 Ways to Celebrate a College Birthday Created: Saturday, December 29, 2012 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Looking for ways to celebrate a college birthday? Find a list of 20 fun, funky, and celebratory ideas." itemprop="description">