Posted on Monday, July 9th, 2012 under Humor, Student Life
If you plan on watching a college TV series or two to get an idea of what you can look forward to in the fall, you have a few options.
Whether you’re tuning into a current show or a classic, if you’re turning to them for more than pure entertainment value, it is important to consider just how realistic the program you’re watching really is!
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Posted on Friday, June 24th, 2011 under Humor, Starting College, Student Life
If you’re heading off to college for the first time this fall, no doubt you’ve gone through the sacred pre-college ritual of watching the classic movie about college life, “Animal House.”
The hard-partying frat boys of “Animal House” offer an exciting primer of what you can expect from college life – or do they?
While some aspects of the partying and pranking seen in this movie ring true, the movie also depicts false stereotypes that feed into the many misconceptions about college Greek life and college life in general.
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Posted on Friday, April 29th, 2011 under Graduation, Humor
The best graduation speeches are those that entertain and motivate – and some might even go down in history.
The speeches on our list are among the best. The speakers range from comedians to CEOs to authors. We’ll give you the speaker, the setting and our favorite quote from the speech.
Which do you like best?
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Posted on Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 under Humor, Student Life
Ahh, celebrity college couples. What could be more romantic than two beautiful, talented people falling in love with the help of a college education?
Whether they fell in love at first sight or they didn’t start dating until after graduation, these six celebrity college couples owe a lot to their alma maters.
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Posted on Friday, March 25th, 2011 under Humor
While you’re stuck studying, the last thing you probably want to hear about is famous college dropouts who managed to score fame and fortune without ever going through any (or much of) your current pain.
Spend your next study break perusing our list of famous college dropouts.
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Posted on Friday, October 22nd, 2010 under Humor, On Campus, Student Life
The best college pranks are far more memorable than any lecture will ever be. And at colleges, there’s no shortage of prank traditions, especially involving seniors preparing to graduate.
A look at the best college pranks in history proves that students can be quite the creative bunch when it comes to funny, original and eye-catching pranks.
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Posted on Friday, September 17th, 2010 under Humor, On Campus, Student Life
Now that you’ve gotten a literal taste of what college is like, we want to know the answer to one important question:
What is the one thing that you will no way, no how eat in your college cafeteria?
Whether it has made you sick or simply made you renounce your college meal plan, we want to hear about it.
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Posted on Friday, September 10th, 2010 under Graduation, Humor
I recently stumbled upon a new term — “honorary degree.” Having never heard it before, I decided to do some research.
What is it? Who gets it? Why do both Maya Angelou and Kermit the Frog have one?
Here’s the scoop on honorary degrees if you’ve ever wondered what in the heck they are. Know of any more deserving (or undeserving) celebrities who have been awarded honorary degrees? Please share!
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Posted on Monday, February 22nd, 2010 under College Classes, Humor
College courses are usually considered to be the serious (and practical!) building blocks of a student’s chosen career.
However, there are certainly exceptions!
Flip through that coursebook. There are likely some hidden gems that you’re unaware of that could add a little variety to your schedule.
We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 strangest classes taught in American colleges. Would you be interested in taking any of these?
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Posted on Friday, November 20th, 2009 under Humor, Testing
What famous figure got a perfect SAT score, and which celebrity received a score of less than 500?
Celebrities had to go through the testing process just like you, and their famous SAT scores might surprise you.
A high SAT score is a great accomplishment, but the famous names on this list prove that you’re remembered for more than just your score!
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Posted on Friday, October 2nd, 2009 under Humor, Student Life
Some of the best college mascots are the most unusual ones, and they can tell you a lot about a school and its students.
These 13 funny college mascots (Gorloks, anyone? The Fighting Pickles?) stand out for their unique names and the stories behind them.
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Posted on Monday, May 11th, 2009 under Humor, On Campus, Student Life
Campus light bulb jokes are a college tradition. Whether skewering a school’s students, faculty or athletics, they are humorous ways to stoke collegiate rivalries. Here’s a sampling of classic one-liners about colleges throughout the country.
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