A Look at Working Students Across the Country

The Old College Try

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A college education — according to President Obama, The New York Times, and pretty much every economist in the country — is increasingly necessary in today’s economy. A 2015 study by Georgetown’s Center on Education and the Workforce found that from 1967 to 2007, the number of high-skill jobs requiring a college degree rose 14%, […]

10 Websites College Students Should Check Obsessively During Class

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Being a college student can be disorienting. You’re on your own for the first time, with brand-new responsibilities and distractions — parties, extracurriculars, attractive fellow students — on all sides. It can be hard to be an adult… or at least a collegiate adult. Sometimes you need a little help, or at least some commiseration. […]

For Love or For Hookups? How Are College Students Using Dating Apps?

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For nearly as long as humans have used computers, they’ve used them to find love — or at least some… *ahem*… physical connection. But what about dating apps? As early as 1965, Harvard undergraduates were using nascent punch card technology to match date-seeking students with each other. By 1993, when Gary Kremen founded Match.com, the […]

I Heart My School: Spring 2017 Scholarship Winner

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ABODO started out as recent college grads who loved our alma maters but hated how grueling it was to find a great place to live. We built the tool we wished we’d had during our search, and then expanded it to hundreds of campuses across the country. We think it makes sense to pay it […]