Author Archives: Lorraine Savage

7 things college students DON’T need to bring to college

There are so many college tips for things a college freshman should bring when he or she leaves home, to have in their dorm rooms or to buy when they get there. You want to be prepared but you also … Continue reading

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10 tips to prevent theft in college dorms

It’s a new school year. You’ll make lots of new friends, and people will be coming in and out of dorm rooms at all hours. Theft on a college campus can be a problem when college students aren’t careful. Don’t … Continue reading

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Expository writing for better research papers

Every college student needs to take expository writing to learn how to write clearly and concisely for an academic audience. Expository writing provides instruction on writing an essay, research paper or term paper. Here is an overview of expository writing … Continue reading

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Sexual assault on college campus: Safety tips

Colleges and universities in the United States are waking up to the pervasive problem of sexual assault of college students on college campus. Many cases of sexual abuse are dismissed, unreported and unresolved. The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for … Continue reading

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7 embarrassing signs you’re a college freshman

Ah, freshman year! The hassles of campus life, college dorms, coping with stress and the dreaded Freshman 15. This article will help college freshmen learn to recognize those embarrassing signs that you’re new to all this college stuff and offer … Continue reading

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Pros and cons of teacher tenure for college students

The advantages and disadvantages of teacher tenure in higher education have been debated, but what about tenure’s effects on student success? Tenure in academics offers professors job security, yet critics complain they may become complacent. Do tenured professors spend too … Continue reading

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6 tips to be prepared for college classes

“Be prepared!” is a motto not just for Boy Scouts — or the hyenas in The Lion King. A new school year is upon us, so how will you be prepared for class? From study tips to dorm life to … Continue reading

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7 effective study tips for college students

Many colleges offer study tips to improve academics, but often don’t include effective study tools to help college students study better and retain what they’ve learned. Student success depends on having the right tools for the job and knowing how … Continue reading

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Colleges add gender neutral bathrooms

Many colleges and universities are adding gender neutral bathrooms — also known as “all-gender,” “unisex” or “all family” bathrooms — for their LGBT and straight college students. Often, a facility that decides to add a gender neutral bathroom only has to … Continue reading

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10 money saving tips for college students

Handling money during college can be difficult. Some college students don’t yet have the experience to know how to handle financial situations when they’re on their own at college. Navigating college life finances is tough with a part-time job, classes … Continue reading

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