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College Trends

What's new and exciting on your campus can soon turn into college trends to watch. From the negative and the positive, trends tend to be something that's common or popular on campus. Who knows - maybe you'll be the one to start the next trend on your campus. Read about some other known trends that other students have experienced.

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Crackdown on College Cheating

Get an inside look at dishonest academics and just how grave it can get for college cheaters.

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Silly Rabbit, Trix Are for College Students

Is cerealogist a new occupation for college students?

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The Royal Sandwich: A Tasty College Trend

Hungry? Take a bite of this delicious, although not very nutritious, college trend.

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The Online Poker Tournament: Gambling for Scholarships?

The online poker tournament is becoming a popular way for financially-strapped students to earn some extra cash for college.

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Entrepreneurial Trends Alert

Interested in starting a business? Check out these entrepreneurial trends...

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IMing in College

So, you're off to college soon but your parents are hesitant to let go! Find out how IMing in college can be a perfect solution when it comes to over-protective parents...

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Giving Back as a Student Mentor

Being a student mentor can be really rewarding!

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Look Forward to a Weird College

Your college might not be what's odd, but some weird campus happenings might amuse you.

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Pursuing Passion, Not a Paycheck

For these students, future job concerns will go beyond personal benefit and the almighty dollar.

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All in the Family

Heading to college means leaving family behind. Or does it?

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Pioneering the New Orientation

For years, traditional freshman orientations have greeted incoming students with large crowds, impersonal meetings, and overwhelming, whirlwind tours of totally alien and unfamiliar environments...

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College Cheating Exposed

Student-led initiatives and school-wide honor codes are trying to ensure that everyone keep their eyes on their own papers. But can written pledges and promises with uncrossed fingers really help curb college cheating?

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Colleges Wise Up to Plagiarism

Colleges everywhere are wising up to students' latest plagiarism tricks.

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Calling a College Time-Out

College is calling ... but what if you no longer feel that beginning college next fall is the right answer for you? If you're seriously interested in exploring the alternatives, don't take the college time-out decision lightly.

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Creating Communities in College

Forget the typical student housing assignment where you choose a dorm based upon which has the biggest closet or the best view. Nowadays, colleges and universities offer a wide range of housing options that are more focused on building a student community...

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Addicted to the 'Net

Six to 10 percent of American Internet users can be considered addicts. As it stands, digital dependency is causing people to lose their jobs, flunk out of school, and suffer from crippled social interaction.

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Betting on a College Education

The last couple of years have marked an explosion in college poker tournaments offering scholarships as prizes. Read more about the perks -- and pitfalls -- of gambling for your college education.

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Coffee Jump-Starts the Day, the College Way

Over the years, coffee has become an ingrained part of college campus culture. How much is too much? And where do students go to get a cup o' joe? Read on to find out...

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Controversy at Commencement

Every commencement season comes with some controversy, and 2011 was no exception. Take a look at some of the graduation speakers who caused the biggest stink this year.

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13 Things You Didnít Know About College Admissions

Every year, anxious college-bounders and their parents wonder what to expect from the dreaded college admissions process.

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