Campus Overload: College 101


Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 09/02/2010

Surviving the first few weeks of college

Give your roommate a chance! Sit in the middle of lecture halls! Brian Tinsman, a senior at Marymount University, gives college freshmen advice on surviving the first few weeks of class.

By Jenna Johnson  |  01:33 PM ET, 09/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College 101 | Tags:  College 101, Marymount University

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 09/01/2010

Best Web sites to shop on the cheap for your dorm

Tips for finding the best deals on dorm fridges, furnishings, bedding and decor from Max Levitte, founder of Cheapism.com.

By Jenna Johnson  |  01:24 PM ET, 09/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College 101 | Tags:  College 101, dorms

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 08/18/2010

Explain your hometown in a music video

In preparation for explaining their home state to college roommates, a group of guys in North Dakota made a music video, North Dakota Bois (California Gurls Parody).

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:51 PM ET, 08/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College 101 | Tags:  College 101, YouTube

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 08/17/2010

Ready to feel old? Meet the Class of 2014

Later this month, a fresh new crop of freshmen will start college classes. Most of them were born in 1992 and likely don't know how to write in cursive. To them, Clint Eastwood is a director, not Dirty Harry -- and "venti half-caf vanilla latte" has always been a logical series of words.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:38 PM ET, 08/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College 101 | Tags:  Beloit, College 101

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 08/16/2010

Overdoing the dorm move-in

This is the week when thousands of college students move into the dorms. Most of them show up with a moderate car-full (or two) of stuff. But then there are the epic mover-inners -- college students who bring stuff that surprises residence hall directors and staffers who think they have already seen it all.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:48 PM ET, 08/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College 101 | Tags:  Albright College, Birmingham-Southern College, College 101, Mansfield University, North Carolina State University, Sewanee, Susquehanna University, University of Iowa