College Safety Rankings

When deciding on which colleges to apply to or which school you ultimately want to attend, campus safety and crime rates might be a factor you want to regard highly. These days, there seems to be an ever-present mention of some new college shooting or murder in the media. College students already carry the burden of their studies along with side jo...

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10 Tips For Staying Safe At College

Regardless of what college you decide to attend, there’s one factor that is extremely important—safety. While location, campus size, and other demographics of the area will play a part in the safety ranking of the school, there are ways that you can be prepared as a student when attending any of these colleges. I can’t speak for every college...

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Top 10 Safest College Campuses

Your son or daughter has finally graduated high school and it is now time for them to start college. They have applied to many different universities and now have chosen the one they want to attend. But is your child’s college safe? How safe are college campuses anyways? College campuses may be very dangerous specifically for young students w...

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Top 10 College Safety Tips

The beauty of being on a college campus is that you will be surrounded by other students and faculty. However, the people roaming around campus might not always be people you can trust. The dangers that can be present on campus may not be the first thing on your mind. College campus safety is so important. Don’t find yourself in a sticky situ...

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College Safety: 4 Campus Safety Tips

It’s been said that your college years are supposed to be the best of your life. So, why not live up to that expectation and make it the best it can be. Be adventurous, take risks, gain experience and take in as much knowledge as you possibly can. However, even with all this knowledge, adventuring and risk-taking, don’t forget to keep college c...

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How To Avoid Being Written Up By Your Resident Advisor

Now that you no longer live under your parents’ roof you have free reign to do whatever you please, right? Wrong. Besides the obvious (and often ignored) reason of being a responsible adult, authoritative figures do still exist in the dorms in the form of RAs. Since you are living on campus housing you must abide by the regulations they set forth...

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College in the City: Dos and Don’ts For Staying Safe

The city is a wondrous place filled with different people, places and magical experiences! Going to a city school is exciting and different. You have everything the school has to offer as well as everything the big city has to offer! Take advantage of what’s in front of you, but be careful. Through my experience at DePaul University in Chicag...

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Preparing For Your First College Winter

Brace yourselves, winter is coming. Ned Stark of Games of Thrones was not wrong to approach this hazardous season with caution. Winter is dangerous, and it should always be prepared for. This is especially true once you are in college and away from the nagging, yet valid, comments of your mother to please put on a sweater before you are out the d...

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4 Items To Help Ensure Campus Safety

Parents have every right to be worried about their children walking around at night in such a different environment than they are used to. It can be very dangerous. I have heard stories of attacks on students who were both walking alone as well as while they were in groups. It can happen, but in most cases it can be prevented. Keeping safe is what ...

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How To Party Safe In College

One of the best things about college is the social life. You’re literally surrounded by thousands of people your age, not only on campus but also in the city where your school is located. When you put a bunch of 18-23 year olds in one area for ten months to twelve months, there’s bound to be a lot of social activity, so it’s impor...

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