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Amy Poehler’s Advice On How To Survive Freshman Year

Okay, this Grace Helbig chick is a little grating. But Amy Poehler’s swoop-in to field a question on how to survive freshman year has me convinced she needs her own…

Jessica Wakeman | September 11, 2012 - 3:40 pm

7 Things Every Incoming College Freshmen Should Know

It was two short years ago that I was moving from Texas to “Yankee territory” as a college freshman. Almost 2,000 miles from home, my goodbye was filled with unexpected…

Daley Quinn | August 17, 2012 - 11:00 am

College Confidential: Facing My Fear Of Failure

For years, I’ve mostly defined myself in terms of my almost single-minded focus on my ambitions and goals. However, I wasn’t always like that. I don’t know when (probably sometime…

Julie Zeilinger | April 9, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Campus Confidential: My Freshman Year, I Vow To Major In “Unafraid”

I wouldn’t say that I was a nerd in high school. Although I have adopted the art of procrastination as ardently and with as much love as if it were…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 22, 2011 - 2:00 pm