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6 Studying Tips to Have A Successful Semester!

The summer is over (unfortunately). As hard as it is to admit, it is time to get back into the swing of having a set schedule everyday. Starting my third year in college, I found that the key to having a great college experience is being able balance academics, extracurricular activities, and your social life.

Campus Safety Tips

College is definitely a time to experience a whole new environment and outlook on life. But we have to remind ourselves to be cautious and proactive in our own safety and make an effort to promote the safety of our peers. Whether you’re going to a college in a small town and commuting to the

Fun With Friends: How to Host the Perfect Movie Night

    Whether you’re busy with school or your internship and need some relaxation, time away from your boyfriend or job, or just simply miss your girlfriends; hosting a movie night is the perfect option. This is a chance to enjoy the company of your friends before the semester starts kicking in. The most beneficial

LYD Star: Ana Barros

  Ana Barros is a rising junior at Harvard. She is majoring in Sociology and is particularly interested in issues revolving around class, race, and urban poverty. Part of the reason why she decided to pursue Sociology was to try to make sense of her personal experiences growing up in a low-income community and as a first-generation

UChic launches #1000Dreams on Indiegogo

We all know talented young women among us. But our research found that over 95% of high school and college-aged women lack access to funding for those critical educational expenses and out-of-classroom experiences that can change lives. WE ARE OUT TO CHANGE THAT. UChic is launching OUR FIRST PRODUCT – the “Gracie” computer case – on Indiegogo today. The campaign

Peace of Mind: Meditation Tips to Motivate Wellness

As the semester picks up and activities begin, stress levels rise. It’s easy to let the thoughts in your head overwhelm you, but the best way to keep the momentum going is to get into a routine and take care of yourself. Meditation is a way to escape from college life, homework assignments, and the

LYD Star: Ellie Smart

Ellie smart is a rising sophomore at the University of California-Berkeley. She is a D1 athlete and is currently pursuing her dream of diving professionally (or in the Olympics!) What do you do currently and how did you get here? After my freshman year I decided I was going to move away from home and

UChic’s BTS Bash14: Congratulations & Thanks!

Thanks for your interest in the BTS BASH 14– the contest is now closed. UChic has you covered with our top picks for “Back to School” this year!  We wanted to make your transition back to school better than ever, so we teamed up with some of our favorite companies for our Back-to-School Bash 2014 Giveaway!

Tips to Eat Healthier in the Dining Hall

The dining hall on any college campus is a beautiful thing. Anything you can imagine with dessert? Sign me up! But, with all those options and all those potential meals, the calories can really start to add up. It’s no wonder how so many students gain the freshman 15. The dining hall doesn’t have to be

Prioritizing First Semester 6 Tips For Success

As they say, the time is NOW! As the year gets off to a quick and exciting start, plan ahead to keep yourself cool, calm and collected for the whole semester. 1. Get Organized Whether it be a planner or your phone, first semester is when you need to get organized! Having important due dates,
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