Campus Life

Graduation Gifting: 5 Awesome DIY Ideas

Graduation, the time of year when 18 year-olds feel the most adult they have ever felt and college grads are excited, but wishing, too, they could go back for a moment to their earlier years. But the perfect fix for all graduation jitters: Gift giving!! Thinking back on my graduation and post graduation needs, I

5 Ideas to Keep In Touch With College Friends Over the Summer

College presents the wonderful opportunity to meet a widely diverse range of people, spanning all walks of life and all area codes. One of the biggest advantages of college is the ability to trade stories with someone who grew up on a farm and someone from a big city in the same conversation. The only

Top 5 Summer Must-Reads

Summer is my favorite time of the year because my schedule slightly calms down and I’m able to catch up with friends I haven’t seen in awhile. It’s also a great time to unwind and enjoy a good book at the beach, park, or on a night when you just want to stay in. These are

Moving On: Your Check Out Checklist

It’s summer! Well, nearly. It’s May, which means that summer is so close you can smell it. Finals are nearing, too, and you’ve probably got so much caffeine in your body that you’ve become super jittery. Or is that just me? If you have been living on-campus this semester, this means it’s check-out time. This

Clean The Clutter: Organize Your School Life For The Summer

As school is coming to a close for college kids across the country there are so many things that need to be done right now. As your prepping for the end, make sure you think smart and stay on track! We’ve got  great tips that will keep you cool, calm and collected as you move

Dealing With Dating in Your Early Twenties

Carrying out a relationship during college is no longer a fairytale romance right out of  The Notebook. With endless classes, exams and managing a new environment away from home, fitting a love life into your college schedule is the last thing on your mind. Relationships in college usually are equal parts giving and taking, but

Senior Year: 5 Step College Graduation Prep

AH! The time has finally come to venture out into the real world and start your professional career! It’s an exciting time, but also stressful. Even though it is exciting and new (and let’s face it—a little sad), there are some steps that we all have to take to prep for graduation. We’ve gathered 5

Chicsters Share: 5 Dream Study Abroad Destinations

Studying abroad is a wonderful experience! It allows you to learn about a new culture & way of life! Also you never know what you may see or who you might meet! It is a great way to expand your knowledge and education and makes you a great candidate for potential jobs by showing your

Follow Friday: What We Read and Shared This Week

Chicsters! Finally, it’s Friday. Sit back, relax and take a quick break to check out must-read and Twitter highlights that we shared this week. LYD Stars: Larcy: “Instead of being fearful of change, however, she was fearless; leaving a prestigious advertising position at the iconic The New York Times to pursue her dreams of

Wise Words for Freshman: Stay True to Yourself

Almost four years ago, I walked into my college dorm with the immense need to “find” myself. Now, more than ever, I’ve realized that college isn’t about finding yourself, it’s about learning and understanding what it means to be comfortable in your own shoes. Whether it is asking for help, lending a hand, doing well in or epically failing your classes, making mistakes or making friends, college is really about solidifying who you are and what you believe in.