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Crippling College Debt: How Do You Manage Your Student Loans?

Education is supposed to enrich our lives and make us more worldly and learned. But for many of us, higher ed just brings on thoughts of debilitating debt and crashing…

Julie Gerstein | November 24, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Frisky Rant: Pay Off Your Own Debt!

I graduated from college two years ago with $115,000 in student loans. I’m paying them off a little at a time, and when I need a reason to drink, I…

Diana Vilibert | October 27, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Unemployed Law Student Asks College For A Refund

You’ve worked hard through grad school, but when you’re ready to graduate there are NO jobs in your field. Should you get a refund on your school tuition? It’s a…

Julie Gerstein | October 26, 2010 - 4:30 pm

Caffeinated Booze Four Loko, Not The Date Rape Drug, Put Party Kids In Hospital

It was a fruity, caffeinated alcoholic beverage called Four Loko, not the date rape drug, that sent a gaggle of Washington state college kids to the hospital during a house…

Jessica Wakeman | October 26, 2010 - 1:19 pm

Of Course UC Berkeley Offers A Class On “Mad Men”

I have spent many an hour studying Jon Hamm’s raw, natural manliness. But is studying “Mad Men” in the ivy-colored halls of academia an equally frivolous pursuit? The University of…

Jessica Wakeman | October 26, 2010 - 11:20 am

Eating Disorders On Campus Leads To “Drunkorexia”

So what is “drunkorexia,” you ask? It’s a new term given to the growing number of college students who choose to skip meals in order to binge drink without gaining…

Kelli Bender | October 22, 2010 - 5:45 pm

Anti-Binge Drinking Campaign Slut-Shames Drunk Girls

Curbing dangerous binge drinking on a college campus? An admirable goal. Slut-shaming women whose inhibitions melt away when soused? Not so much.

The University of Minnesota debuted a…

Jessica Wakeman | October 5, 2010 - 6:15 pm

Dear Wendy: “My BF Told Me He’s Only With Me For Sex”

My boyfriend and I have been in a relationship for almost six months now, but for three months over the summer, we were long distance and weren’t able to visit…

Wendy Atterberry | October 2, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Apple’s Steve Jobs Gets In A Pissing Contest With College Girl

If there’s one person you don’t want to mess with, it’s an irate college journalism student. All Long Island University journalism student Chelsea Isaacs wanted was a comment from Apple’s…

Julie Gerstein | September 22, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Tips For Dealing With Your First Semester Of College

Going away to college is scary — don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. When I left my little, rural town in upstate New York and came to the big city…

Nikki Dowling | September 10, 2010 - 3:30 pm

30 Things Every College Student Should Have

Here at The Frisky, we’ve talked an awful lot about what everyone should know and do and have by 30. But what about some of our younger readers? Well, wait…

Wendy Atterberry | September 10, 2010 - 2:30 pm

Girl Talk: I Should Have Dumped My High School Boyfriend

If you were porking someone the weeks leading up until Freshman Orientation and using the L-word, chances are you are “doing the long-distance thing” at college. And chances are a…

Jessica Wakeman | September 9, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Our Crazy College Hookup Tales

While we may not miss early morning classes, soul-less buffet-filled dining halls and Cup ‘O Noodle dinners, crazy roommates, or being piss poor, there are plenty of things we Frisky…

Joanne Hinkel | September 9, 2010 - 12:30 pm

The Craziest College Classes Ever

One of the best things about college — besides getting out of your parents’ house, eating Easy Mac at midnight and dorm parties — is the classes. Sure, classes are…

Nikki Dowling | September 9, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Yes, There Is A College Class On Lady Gaga

Sharpen your pencils, little monsters: The University of Virginia is offering a class on Lady Gaga called “GaGa for Gaga: Sex, Gender, and Identity.” Taught by grad student Christa Romanosky,…

Jessica Wakeman | September 8, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Confessions Of A Regretful Gender Studies Student

I have a lot of regrets about my college education.

I regret that tuition was $40,000 a year, so that my classmates were mostly rich, white kids. I regret…

Jessica Wakeman | September 7, 2010 - 6:00 pm

What’s Your Best College Memory?

College is a time when women discover their strengths, form lifelong bonds and explore the world around them. For some women the exploration involves local or more exotic travel. For…

Pam Gaulin | September 6, 2010 - 2:00 pm

How Does College Affect Your Relationship Status?

Are you single? In a relationship? Whether in the first or final year, many wonder if the college atmosphere will change their relationship status. It’s a whole new world where…

Lyn Lomasi | September 4, 2010 - 3:00 pm

The Great Drop-Off — When Your Parents Leave You At College

The trek from home to college can be riddled with anxiety, fear and doubt — for both students AND parents. And that’s why more and more colleges are finding ways…

Julie Gerstein | August 23, 2010 - 5:10 pm

5 Of The Strangest College Degrees Ever

My teachers always said that stoners don’t amount to anything, but a few select schools across the country are handing out weed diplomas! At Med Grow Marijuana School, outside Detroit,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 25, 2010 - 1:30 pm
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