Studies show that safety is a top concern for students looking to spend a semester abroad. While research suggests that these programs have many benefits, it’s also important for students to feel safe while away from home. Here are our top 5 tips for securing your safety while studying in an unfamiliar country.
You may not think you have any ridesharing options besides Lyft and Uber, but there’s good news: you do! Although Lyft and Uber dominate the app-based ridesharing game, there are many other services to choose from, depending on where you’re living or where you’ll be traveling.
For LGBT college students, the statistics about their community’s experiences can sound scary: 3 out of 4 LGBT undergraduate students report being harassed by their peers, while 9% were physically assaulted and 14% were sexually assaulted while on campus.
The good news is that there are a lot of ways to keep yourself safe without going back into the closet. Don’t forget that being true to yourself is just as important as protecting yourself.
Sick of chicken patties and pizza from the dining hall? Luckily for you, Emerson College is in the heart of Boston’s busy Theater District, which means there are tons of restaurants within walking distance—and many are student budget-friendly.
Whether you’re getting ready to attend your first year of college or heading back to the old grind after a short spring break, there are a number of apps that can simplify and improve your life as an LGBT student.
Don’t feel like you have to stay holed up in your dorm when it’s drizzling out—there are a lot of cool (and cheap!) things to do in Boston that don’t require sunny weather. Read on for our top 5 rainy day favorites.
Being a college student is expensive. Between groceries, nights out with friends, textbooks—and, of course, your tuition payments—it can be tough to make a limited budget work. Thankfully, there are a ton of companies that offer student discounts to make your life easier!