Summer Reading You Wish Was Required

Megan Academics

College is a fabulous academic period where all of your classes in a semester start and finish within a couple of months -- and then no strings attached. You’re off for the summer, with no required reading, summer homework, tests or projects due. So how do you spend your time? Reading what you’re interested in, consuming the content you want, and bingeing on whatever suits your fancy.... Read more

    

Top Backpacking Trips To Do This Summer

Theresa General

We’ve passed the halfway point of summer break. Maybe you’ve spent the summer collecting cash at a summer job, interning and gaining professional experience, or taking classes to catch up on credits. If you’re looking back at your summer so far and wondering where it’s gone -- or looking ahead and feeling bored by your empty calendar, it’s time to start planning.... Read more

    

Colleges With The Best Student Housing

Cara General

Funny thing about freshman year dormitory halls these days: they’re often nicer than anything you can find off-campus or in the Greek village. Which schools are worth attending just for their swanky student housing?... Read more

    

“But I’m only 20!” “I have the rest of my life to do that.” “I have student loans to worry about.” Any of those excuses sound familiar? (If you say no, and you still haven’t contributed to even a savings account, we’re talking to you).... Read more

    

Top Sororities Owning Twitter

Theresa Greek Life

By now, most sororities have full-on presences on social media. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, sure. But LinkedIn? Vine? Vimeo? No platform is too irrelevant, dated or obscure for a sorority to establish engagement. But the best sororities know to put their focus into just a couple of social media tools.... Read more

    

College is an opportunity to explore all of your varied interests and closet passions — an opportunity to pursue your wack obsessions with an enthusiasm seldom seen, right? ... Read more

    

Top 10 Fraternities On Wall Street

Cara Greek Life

But really. There’s such a thing as the “fraternity to finance” pipeline that allegedly places certain frat members into financial positions in the Big Apple — that might be harder for any regular college graduate to obtain. No surprise there, since one of the main long-term reasons members rush is for the networking opportunities Greek life affords. ... Read more

    

10 Ways To Make The Most Of Summer Break

Megan General

Summer’s here, and you can finally relax! Well, sort of. If you didn’t have a summer internship lined up, you might find all of the relaxation time to be a bit... boring. How can you make the most of all the free time without sacrificing your sanity? Here’s a summer break bucket list that’ll keep your head in the game and keep you sharp come fall semester. ... Read more

    

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