studying

8.4.17

White Privilege as a Western Student in China

You don't need a 4.0 to get serious scholarship money.

3.10.17

Huh, People Who Mix Weed and Booze Have Lower GPAs

But you can't necessarily blame the crossfade.

10.4.16

Unsurprisingly, Gender Neutral Textbooks Make for Better Students

Two Swedish researchers found that you are more likely to apply for a course and get good grades if the books you read are less about boring stereotypes and more about situations you can personally identify with.

5.19.16

We Asked Students What Drugs They Take to Study

With exams looming around Australia, we asked college students what they take, how often, and why.

5.6.16

The 'Limitless Pill' Could Soon Turn Us All into Superhuman Workers

No one knows much about modafinil, the study drug on the rise in universities and workplaces, but we do know it works and that it gives you a terrible headache.

5.14.15

Going to an Ivy League School Sucks

If you're one of the few who've been chosen to go to an Ivy League school this fall, here's what you're in for. And if you're not, maybe you should be thankful for that.

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12.10.14

Should Law Students Get to Postpone Their Exams Because of the Garner and Brown Decisions?

The recent ruckus over the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner has led to some tough conversations about race at Columbia Law School.

3.26.14

'Porn Studies' Is the Sexiest Time You'll Have Reading an Academic Journal

An academic journal dedicated to pornography launched last Friday and is already generating controversy among the anti-porn feminist community, even though the publication has no discernible agenda.

9.28.12

Girls and College

Power structures are wildly different in a college setting than in high school in that the most important girl is a little hedgehog from some shit town where she was Max Fisher But Worse.