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High School

You’re going to college. Gah! Eek! Aah! There isn’t a nonsensical syllable out there that can encapsulate all of the excitement, fear and apprehension you’re probably feeling now. Fortunately, you’re not alone. There are many things that everyone who moves away to college worries about, and most of them aren’t as big of deals as you think they are. Without further ado, here are the three things that have been keeping you up at night as you face your first semester of college as well as tips for how to deal with them. 1. “What if I don’t make any good friends?” When you were in high school,...
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Let’s face it, whether it’s because your high school years consisted of marathon-watching every season of Boy Meets World, Greek and 90210, browsing through Her Campus on the daily or listening to your Frat Star brother’s tales of blackout keggers, one-night stands and too many pastel polo shirts, you probably have some pre-conceived ideas of what college is going to be like. Don’t believe everything you hear! Rumors about college run about as unchecked as Miley Cyrus’ social life. To separate fact from fiction, check out the truth about these six common college myths: Myth #1: The Freshman...
Majors. Dorms. Roommates. Campuses. Internships. College will probably be one of the most exciting times of your life, but when you're a high school senior, the prospect of choosing the college that is right for you (and getting in!) can be beyond nerve-wracking. How do college experiences vary between big state schools, Ivy Leagues, small liberal arts colleges and technical schools? How will college be different from high school? What tricks of the trade can help you make the most out of these next four years? Fear not, pre-collegiettes! Her Campus has teamed up with McDonald's to answer all...