Even though it’s hard to believe, you—or the high schooler you know—will be off to college sooner than you can even imagine. Don’t let it creep up on you—get prepared early with these gifts that we think all future and … Continue reading
Category Archives: Freshman Year
At some point in a school term, things can get pretty stressful, what with papers, tests, relationships, and other responsibilities to juggle. The last thing you want to do is come home to a living situation that isn’t working. If … Continue reading
Popular colleges, trending majors, and SAT/ACT scores of the class of 2014 We surveyed more than 315,000 Niche seniors at nearly 50,000 high schools, and here’s what the data revealed. Note: The Niche user base tends to skew more toward … Continue reading
As a freshman, walking into your college classes can definitely be intimidating—especially when half of the class roster is filled with juniors and seniors. Your first instinct? Blend in with the crowd: Find a happy medium between the silent kids … Continue reading
This is the time of year when a lot of students think about rushing fraternities and sororities. So what do students think about Greek life on their college campuses? Check out some of our survey results below. Do most Greek … Continue reading
Compared to having a job and juggling other responsibilities, college is not necessarily the most stressful time in a person’s life. With that being said, there is no harm in making your collegiate life a little easier. Let your phone … Continue reading
During your K-through-12 years, you may have been assigned summer reading at some point (Ahhh, Moby Dick by Herman Melville). But in college, it may be no different, as some universities also assign students reading over the summer. Noodle Education … Continue reading
Beloit College releases its annual Mindset list, one of the coolest tools to track class generations.
Beloit College in Beloit, Wis. has released its Mindset List every year since the class of 2002. What is the Mindset List? It’s a list created to remind faculty and the general public of the limited and particular range of … Continue reading
Welcome, freshmen! Students take to Whisper to sound off on what it’s like to be surrounded by frosh.
In the coming weeks, thousands of freshmen will be entering college for the first time, meaning thousands of students will be fish out of water, flopping around in new surroundings. Freshmen will face the challenges of moving in (You want … Continue reading
Time to hit the books! We’ve surveyed thousands of college students about textbooks and wanted to share some of the cool feedback we gained on getting books for college. To see the full breakdown of responses and share your opinion, … Continue reading