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Study: College Students Experiment With Drugs For First Time During Certain Times Of Year

Parents worried that their college-bound children might succumb to the temptations of campus life may want to take note of a new analysis that found that students tend to experiment with specific types of drugs for the first time during certain times of year.


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Study: More Than a Third of U.S. College Students Transferred

A new national study reports that more than a third of college students who started in 2008 transferred to another school.


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‘Do You Guys Have Health Insurance?’: Obamacare Recruiters Trying To Sign Up Young By Deadline

“Do you guys have health insurance?” David Bransfield asks each time a group of backpack-toting college students passes by.


Digital distraction is an issue involving an overwhelming amount of college students, with more than 90 percent of students admitting to using their cell phones, laptops and other devices for recreational purposes during class time. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Study: 86 Percent of College Students Text Message Throughout Class

Text messaging, specifically, dominated as the students’ top activity with 86 percent of students admitting to texting throughout class times.


First Lady Michelle Obama delivers the commencement speech during the Bowie State University graduation ceremony at the Comcast Center on the campus of the University of Maryland on May 17, 2013 in College Park, Md. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

First Lady Laments Lack Of Educational Desire In Parts Of Black Community

Michelle Obama is using an address to college students in Maryland to stress the importance of education to the African-American community.


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Study: Overprotective Parenting Could Make College Students More Depressed

Researchers at the University of Mary Washington have found that college students who have overbearing parents are more likely to experience depression.


U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at Capital University on August 21, 2012.  (credit: Matt Sullivan/GettyImages)

Obama Courts College Students Returning To Campus

As college students return to campus, President Barack Obama’s campaign will be there waiting for them.


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College Student Prep: Must-Have Items For Every Dorm Room

The bags are packed and the move-in date is coming up fast. Now all that’s left before moving into the dorms and starting a new life at college is dorm-room shopping. Here are some essential items to put on that shopping list.