Studying for finals can be super stressful. So why not take a pause (paws?) for some furry cuddles and doggy kisses, guaranteed to lift your spirits.
College Life: Graduate confident & prepared
What skills do you need to succeed when you're studying history in college? Here, 8 practical tips from history professors and students.
Take a break from your final exams to brush up on a truly important subject: your brew. Allow us to drop some knowledge.
In the midst of planning where (and with whom) to live next year, you could find yourself in some sticky situations. Here’s how to handle them.
Even if you're living in a tiny space, you can get in a good workout without going outside. Here, 7 moves you can do in your dorm room.
What can you do with a degree in electrical engineering? Artist and creative technologist Osman Koç shares his journey and lessons he's learned.
Here, hints and hacks, tips and tech to help you approach cram-and-exams with clearer focus, better sleep, more confidence, and less hair-pulling panic.
Research shows this often-overlooked study method can help turn passively absorbed information into true understanding. Here's why it works.
It's not you; it's them. Here, 5 ways to know whether your study group's shortcomings might actually be holding you back, and what to do about it.
Worried about staying healthy during this semester's cold months? Vitamin C in your diet can help. Find out which food has the most (Hint: it's not orange).
Your interview isn't just an opportunity to tell a company about yourself; it's also your chance to learn why (or why not) you'd like to work there.
Remember Harper Lee's life and work by revisiting her most influential novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, in this in-depth infographic.
Ready for a change of scene? Consider these five unconventional study locations. You'll be surprised at how a new space can help you focus!
Do you feel like your successes are undeserved, that you just got lucky? And that everyone will figure this out? Here’s how to beat back the insecurity.
If you live with anxiety, even raising your hand in class can make your heart pound. Here are some practical steps you can take to manage your fears.
Use your spring break to recharge and find balance: 5 affordable US destinations, perfect for students who love nature, culture, history, and more.
Whether you’re aiming for a great internship or your dream job, you need a polished profile — including a great photo. Here, practical photo tips to help.
In honor of the legacy she left behind, we share with you 10 of the most inspiring quotes from Maya Angelou herself.
Looking for an alternative to the party scene for your spring break adventures? Check out these volunteering opportunities for college students.
Here's why Black History Month is celebrated in February — plus an inspirational look at influential literary works by Toni Morrison, Malcom X, and more.
Student Voices: By students, for students
Here’s a dawn-to-dusk plan of activities on or near campus that can help you (maybe) enjoy Mondays more and start your week right.
A class about coffee may sound like fun, till you hear it includes engineering labs! Here's the scoop on why all majors take (and love) this iconic class.
Make-ahead meals are just the thing to keep busy college students well fed. Here's a beginner's guide on what to buy and how to make it.
Here are 9 interesting ways to earn money in your spare time as a busy UC Berkeley student — without the drag of a steady job.
You're in for a treat at this annual Davis celebration! Here are tips on parking, events, family fun, and shows. (Share this blog with visitors, too!)
Looking for a way share your time and talents with lovely Santa Barbara? These volunteer opportunities are fun, engaging, and great to add to the resume.
Landlords are looking to see that you've left your apartment the way you found it on move-in day. Here's help for showing them you deserve your money back.
Sick of nuking that cup of noodles? We are too. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of microwavable cooking hacks for hungry Berkeley students.
Test your SB IQ: How to spot the best sunsets, perfect a killer study routine, satisfy your sweet tooth — things you know if you’ve truly mastered UCSB.
If you’re ready for retail therapy, you want your money to be well spent. These items made the grade, according to an informal survey of UC Davis students.
Take advantage of the Davis weather to enjoy some time outdoors! We'll make it easy to get started with these 7 options, rated by distance and difficulty.
Not a fitness fan? There's plenty to do at the Rec Cen to feed your soul, ease your stress, expand your mind, and channel your inner artist. Check it out!
When the weekend hits, the brunch cravings begin! If you’re not sure just where to go, check out this list of the best brunch spots in Berkeley.
Save some cash when you see hit films, fill your belly, explore the arts, and boost your grade or resume. In most cases, you won’t even have to leave...
Forget Cabo and enjoy all that sunny SoCal has to offer! See sights, stars, seals, 4-D sims, and more, without breaking the bank during your spring break.
Save yourself a trip to the gym! These creative ways to work out indoors are guaranteed to get your muscles working. As college students, we’re constantly...
Career fairs are a great way to jump-start your career and make lasting connections. Calm your nerves before the big day with these tips on how to prepare.
Don't let the gray skies fog your brain and dim your motivation! Here are some songs to give Aggies like you a mood boost during the rainy season.
Looking for next year’s housing? Don’t be intimidated by the Davis housing market — use this guide to steer your way through the house-hunting process.
A cozy dorm room can be achieved without overspending on decorations. Here are 5 ways under $20 to create a space that feels a little more like home.
The Faculty Club: Celebrating Innovations in Higher Ed
Her students can write code—but can they express themselves clearly and confidently? How one IT professor's assignment turns programmers into communicators.
Students of modern dance make the leap from basic technique to true artistry by performing modified solos (variations) from a classical ballet.
Inspired by Jeopardy!, Professor Maria Trujillo uses an end-of-semester game to inspire grad students to ask (and answer) some compelling global questions.
Facing an audience of nearly 300 freshmen, Jadrian Wooten, PhD, offers microeconomics students a look at complex theory through the lens of popular TV shows.
Economics lecturer Audra Sherwood knows that time is money for distance learners. Here's how she adjusted her course format to speak to their unique needs.
At the semester's start, Professor Ambrosio models his lesson after a movie trailer, building excitement for an often dry subject: tax accounting.
Professor Boyer's photo-based treasure hunt takes geography students outside to raise awareness their university home, each other, and the outside world.
What does an organic chemistry professor do when his kids hate chemicals? Dr. Garg's colorful solution shows them a new way to look at the world.
Professor Garg breaks down barriers of competitiveness in his 350-seat organic chemistry class, using a musical extra-credit project.
Find out how this University of Virginia lecturer helps beginning Spanish students build vocabulary and confidence — even if they're not majors.
Podium: What's New from Course Hero
Course Hero's machine learning team is working to provide college students with better access to study resources. Here, 3 issues we're tackling today.
Over four days last week, Course Hero's 2018 SXSW EDU attendees were inundated with inspiring ideas. Here, a few takeaways we can't stop talking about.
Woodrow Wilson Foundation has partnered with Course Hero to offer $40,000 fellowships to tenure-track educators who demonstrate teaching excellence.
You landed the big job — congratulations! Get insights and practical tips about what to expect from an experienced mentor and coach (and fellow engineer).
Wondering how to find a college scholarship? We give 'em away every month! Here's how to apply for a $1,000 - $10,000 Course Hero scholarship.
Celebrate the professors whose lessons make all the difference — and help them get a free badge to SXSW Edu 2018, the education event of the year.
Students worrying about choosing a major: take heart from Rachel's story. She landed far from her initial major, and feels she’s right where she belongs.
Find out why the October 2017 Course Hero Scholarship winner loves books so much -- and how you, too, can apply for a scholarship to pay for college.
Do high school students really know what’s ahead when they go to college? Our new research shows what they get right — and what may surprise them.
At Course Hero we pride ourselves on facilitating the learning experience — including our own. Here, the plan that helped meet iPhone X challenges.