College and Universities: Survival Tips

From nutrition to dorm life to roommates to book buying, find out more about how to survive college life with Peterson's articles.

Nutrition Tips for Freshman at Colleges and Universities

When you're at college, it would be pretty easy not to eat healthily. But you can take steps to make sure that your food is nutritious and delicious while at college.

By Peterson's Staff updated on April 15, 2015

Writing a Research Paper at Colleges and Universities

After you start college, at one point or another, you're going to have to write a heavy-duty research paper.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 29, 2013

Cooking in Dorm Rooms at Colleges and Universities

When you're at college, you may have to brave that strange and dangerous land known as the kitchen, in order to cook a meal for yourself from time to time. Here are some tips to make it as easy a process as possible.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 28, 2013

Colleges and Universities: Get Involved!

When you go to college, you'll want to get involved with organizations, groups, and your fellow students on campus. You'll want to meet people, and learn more about the community. You should be thinking about that as you're looking at colleges and universities to pick one out.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 28, 2013

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Buying and Selling Books at Colleges and Universities

Your college books can run up quite the bill altogether, and you'll probably want to figure out ways to reduce the costs as much as possible. If you want methods to both find the books at their lowest prices and sell them at the best prices, then you'll want to check out these tips.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 28, 2013

Roommate Roulette at Colleges and Universities

It can be hard when you first move into college and find yourself sharing a room with someone brand new, someone you've never met before. But then again, it can be a great opportunity to make a friend you never would've made otherwise. Here are some tips and strategies you can use to make the most of your relationship with your roommate.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 28, 2013

College Myths: Facts, Fictions, and Funnies

Everyone's heard some crazy stories about colleges and universities. Which ones, exactly, are true? And what, if anything, should you take from them (besides a smile)? Find out with this article!

By Brendan Conway updated on January 23, 2013

Avoid the Freshman 15 in Colleges and Universities

So you've completed your search for colleges and universities, found all the college information you could, pored through that college info, and made a choice, and now, you're at college, a freshman, and you're trying to avoid that bane of all freshman -- the dreaded Freshman 15. Want to find out how? Read on.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 23, 2013

Ask the Experts: Colleges and Universities - Survival Tips

Read actual questions from students about attending colleges and universities and see answers and advice from college planning and admissions experts.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 23, 2013
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