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This Academic Advisor Has 12 Things She Wants to Tell College Parents

By: Pricilla Baker I serve as an Academic Advisor at a large University which puts me in the unique position of witnessing firsthand a lot of what most of you only speculate about higher education and the college experience today. Having had no fewer than twelve students (male and female) sob in my office in the first 3 weeks of last semester,…

How To Gain Years of Experience While Still In School

By Madeleine Bokan Applying for entry-level jobs can be frustrating, especially when one of the requirements is 1-3 years of experience. You’ve probably thought to yourself, ‘how is that even possible? I haven’t even graduated yet!’ So, in our latest Generation Hired webinar, presented by Bumble, we asked two women that question, Julianne Skrivan, Her Campus Media Senior Associate, Campus Marketing…

5 Things to Look For On a College Campus That Benefit Mental Health

By Carly Drake, North Central College and Diane Bruce Anstine, North Central College Researchers have studied college students’ mental health for decades. Even in the 1920s, it was clear that the many stresses of higher education – like academic demands, post-graduation plans and financial concerns – wear on students. This stress can incite new mental health concerns and worsen existing ones, such as anxiety and depression. Sleep…

Caring For Your Mental Health While Taking Online Courses

By Alyssa, Student Minds Blog Even though you may have thought you’d adjusted to your university routine, the current necessity of learning from home can make it much harder to find a university-life balance. COVID-19 has changed many of our plans — especially when it comes to university. Just as much as it’s important to self-regulate and keep up with studies,…

17 Totally Normal Feelings to Have as a College Student Right Now

By: Jessica A. Gold It’s officially back-to-school season even though this school year is anything but normal—something you know especially well if you’re a college student. The coronavirus pandemic has changed all of our lives in countless ways and it’s now wreaking havoc on the typical college experience of students across the country too. These changes don’t just have practical consequences; they’re…