10 social media accounts for college students

By Unigo
06/02/2015
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We all know that college is serious business, right? And there’s no shortage of information on social media if you want to boost your grade point average, find an internship, or determine which college major is the best fit. But who wants to spend every waking moment trying to be a better student? Not me. There’s so much more to the college experience than just getting a degree and preparing for a job in the real world. College is where you can figure out who you are and what excites you. It’s also a chance to make some mistakes and take some risks. Over the next few years, there are going to be some exciting changes; some may bring you heartache, but most will open your eyes to all the possibilities that life has to offer. That’s why it’s so important to know where to turn for advice. Whether you’re an incoming college freshman or a seasoned college pro, be sure to follow these 10 social media accounts for college students if you want to make the most of your college experience.

 

PINTEREST

 

ScholarshipGuru

ScholarshipExperts

Are you looking for scholarships and other financial aid advice? This is the perfect Pinterest page to follow. ScholarshipExperts not only adds new awards to its ‘Scholarships’ board daily, but it also includes information on college life, dorm decorating , and so much more.

 

Spoon University

Spoon University

Tired of eating Ramen noodles or fast food? Spoon University has your back! Whether you are looking for healthy alternatives or some late-night munchies, you’ll find a treasure trove of delicious items that are easy to make in any dorm room. Bon appetite!

 

College Lifestyles

College Lifestyles

If you’re a female college student, this page was made just for you! Love shoes and handbags? Need help shedding a few pounds? Maybe you need a gift idea for your sorority sister? It has it all. Whether it’s fashion, food, or fingernails, you’ll find everything you need on the College Lifestyles page.

 

Dorm Digs

Dorm Digs

Just because your dorm room is the size of a prison cell doesn’t mean it has to look like one. Learn how to organize your small space, create amazing DIY projects, and get helpful tips on college life in general by browsing the 25 boards available on Dorm Digs.

 

FACEBOOK

 

USA TODAY College

USA TODAY College

Want to keep up with the latest college news? Head over and ‘like’ USA TODAY College right now. You'll receive tips on travel abroad, student debt management, as well as breaking news stories. Think of it as CNN for college students.

 

HuffPost College

HuffPost College

If you prefer a steady diet of college news peppered with some ‘weird’ posts, HuffPost College is probably perfect for you. Not only will you keep abreast of the latest news stories, but you also learn valuable information, such as how to chill your wine in a toilet tank. You never know what’s going to be posted on its wall, and that’s one of the reasons why it is so entertaining.

 

TWITTER

 

College Candy

College Candy

College Candy offers advice on love, campus fashion, and so much more. Its ‘Ask a Dude’ segment is totally hilarious and informative. Whenever you need a break from homework or college life in general, check out this Twitter feed for some comic relief.

 

Surviving College

Surviving College

Whether you’re a guy or a gal, Surviving College has something for everyone. Learn how to choose better food in the dining hall or improve your sleeping habits. It also has helpful advice on tailgaiting etiquette, college sporting news, and even frequent prize giveaways.

 

Her Campus

Her Campus

Her Campus has chapters at more than 230 college campuses, but if you aren’t lucky enough to have one at your school, you can simply follow its main Twitter account. Need dating advice? You’ll find plenty of it here, mixed with some humor and tips on every other aspect of college life.

BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed

When you can’t find the motivation to study or you’ve had enough of listening to your roommate snore, turn to BuzzFeed for some light-hearted fun. ItsGIF-filled posts are easy to consume and guaranteed to make you smile. You might even learn something, too – like how to get the best deals at Target!

 

Did we miss something? Let us know who you follow on social media and we just might add them to our next blog post.

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