Sophomore slump. Even the phrase sounds wet and flat. Still, you are a sophomore now. You vow to memorialize it in some dignified
Only 40 years later, we've all gotten used to universities with rocketing tuition, record levels of student loan debt (at
Amid the doom and gloom, however, I see glimmers of light. As an anthropologist I can hardly ignore the "deplorable" state
As I wrestle with this paradox, with this profound passage in our lives -- both hers and mine -- I reflect on four guideposts to help me navigate the terrain. I suggest these for anyone who has recently sent a child off: to college, the armed forces, or their first adult adventure.
I guess my point is that there are amazing experiences you may never have till you are out of school and that there is quite some fun in life, but you may have to seek it. You will need to. So, before you throw up that hat, get your mind ready.
By Fre’Dasia Daniels, University of North Texas ‘20 Freshman year is a series of huge changes after high school. Here’s
Changing a mindset is never easy, but by viewing student development through the lens of building strengths rather than correcting faults, higher education institutions are better able to drive key student success outcomes.
After my trip to Prague, I didn't want to leave. I knew Switzerland was next and I was excited for that - but Prague has
As college students, we are in a constant state of exhaustion. We push ourselves very hard academically and we do not help ourselves by getting so little sleep.
When you're in college, rushing around and worrying is par for the course. You expect classes to be tough, to have some failures, but you try to keep going. But for a growing number of college campuses, these concerns are turning towards more severe issues.
We separate into team "light skin" and team "dark skin." We separate into Afro-Caribbeans, Africans, and Black Americans
For many in recovery that are becoming students again, Greek life may be all but forgotten because of the reputation it has acquired over the last few decades. However, my recovery and my college experience has been greatly benefited by my membership in my fraternity.
Oh you've never heard of my school before? COOL.
Recovery programs save lives, and more than just by keeping drugs and alcohol away. They protect recovery, sure, but they also give meaning and purpose for students like me... and without those, sobriety is but a transient event.
There has never been a more critical time to support the widespread establishment of collegiate recovery programs (CRPs)
As a 2012 graduate and the former student body president of Morehouse College, I am forever grateful for the ways in which an institution built to expand opportunities nearly 150 years ago has significantly shaped the kind of leader and professional I am today.
Being able to reach out for help and find support is what helps us realize we're not alone. Mental health resources are the
Third year of medical school. A time when a student can know nothing and everything at the same time. Meet Schrödinger's student.