Living College Archives — Page 6 of 30 — College Planning Center and Guides

bringing your car to college

Pros and Cons of Bringing Your Car to College

One major decision you have to make before you head to college is whether you want to bring your car. You typically have an option unless your university doesn’t allow vehicles on campus for freshmen. Because you already have enough college-related decisions to make, we’ve made this one easy for you by coming up with […]

things to avoid in college

The 5 Biggest Things to Avoid in College

You learn a lot when you go to college. From your classes to the people you meet to the next few years of growing up, you’re going to leave college not just smarter, but wiser as well. Unfortunately, a lot of college lessons tend to come from mistakes students make. Steer away from these blunders […]

baby carriers

Helpful Tips for Baby Carriers and Baby Wearing for New-born

Carrying your little one snuggly and safely will require a comfortable baby carrier or a sling. You must have seen a lot of parents wear one while carrying their child and would have already added one to the list of baby things to purchase before your baby arrives. However, there are a few precautionary measures […]

apartment hunting

5 Red Flags to Watch Out for When Apartment-Hunting

There’s a lot to keep in mind when you start the search for your first apartment. With so many other concerns on your mind—roommates, furniture, and how in the world you’re going to feed yourself every day—you may feel tempted to settle for the first livable apartment you see. However, you can avoid many issues […]

freshman 15

The Science Behind The “Freshman 15”

As you head to college, you’ve probably already heard about the “Freshman 15” on more than one occasion. Some people think it’s a myth that you gain a lot of weight during your first year of college, but for some students, it’s a reality A study by Utah University found that 25% of college students […]

college sports recruitment

Tips for the College Sports Recruitment Process

There are many academic benefits to playing sports in high school, but there is also the opportunity to play college sports via a scholarship. There are plenty of other benefits that you can reap from college sports, such as it is looking good on a resume and the overall experience. Nonetheless, playing in college  all […]

spring semester

How to Make the Most of Your Spring Semester

The weather outside may be frightful, but spring is right around the corner—and with it comes a brand new spring semester. After winter break’s lull, it can be hard to get back into the right mindset to tackle a new semester. Finding the time and motivation to get everything on your to-do list done can […]

distracted driving

Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving for College Students

When you’re a college student, every buzz of your phone or conversation with your friend becomes a distraction when you’re behind the wheel of a car. Though many think that they can multi-task while driving, having anything less than your full attention on the road is considered reckless and dangerous. As such, it’s crucial that […]

spread kindness in college

8 Simple Ways to Spread Kindness in College

As the holidays come and go, one thing we truly hope remains—kindness. The holiday season is typically quite full of generosity, acts of service, and other amiable actions. However, those tend to falter off once the holidays pass. This year keep the season of giving going by following a few of these simple ways to […]