From Dating to Internships – Everything You Need to Know About College

“This book is the ultimate campus wingwoman! It guides you through the tricky situations of classes, parties and hook-ups so you’ll never have to feel like a newbie!”—Ann Shoket, millennial expert and former editor-in-chief of Seventeen

“The Her Campus team writes a girlfriendy, honest, and fact-filled how-to covering everything from roommate relations to social media management. Colleges should be handing this out at orientation—it’s the ultimate handbook to college life in 2015.”—Chandra Turner, Founder and President of Ed2010

“This book is a must-have for any graduating senior who has more questions than answers, but would not dare ask Mom and Dad. Leave it on her pillow, stuff it in her duffel, but make sure she packed it off to college, and refers back to it again and again.”—Lucy Danziger, former editor-in-chief of SELF 

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Get advice on bonding with your roommate and set ground rules for your new space.

Harvard-grad entrepreneurs and co-founders of Her Campus Stephanie Kaplan Lewis, Windsor Hanger Western, and Annie Wang lend their collegiette expertise to the book world with this fresh and savvy take on a college girl’s survival guide: The Her Campus Guide to College Life: How to Manage Relationships, Stay Safe and Healthy, Handle Stress, and Have the Best Years of Your Life.

This marks the first book from the experts behind Her Campus, the #1 global community for college women with 5.5+ million monthly users and chapters at 250+ colleges, recognized with accolades from Forbes, BusinessWeek, and Inc. Magazine, among others.

The Her Campus Guide to College Life is bursting with insider tips to help students navigate classes, relationships, and all extracurriculars—including parties and Greek life, and much more. Whether they are a seasoned upperclassman or are starting freshman year in just a few months, readers will learn how to:

  • Find out what to do NOW to get ready for college
  • Pick the college that’s right for them (April — college decision month)
  • Stay safe at college parties and learn rules for safe drinking (April — Sexual Assault Awareness & National Alcohol Awareness Month)
  • Bond with their roommate and set ground rules for their new space
  • Beat the Freshman 15 without having to give up dessert
  • Snag a date with the cutie from their Lit class
  • Cope with stress and anxiety—even during finals week!
  •  Score jobs and internships that will help transition them into post-collegiette life

This book will also give students the lowdown on campus safety so they can enjoy all that college has to offer while avoiding the unfortunate scary parts that sometimes come with it. Complete with fun checklists and worksheets to help you carry out HC’s essential advice, The Her Campus Guide to College Life shows readers how to make the most out of the college experience—in and outside the classroom.

About the Authors

Her Campus Media ( is the #1 global community for college women with over 5.5 million monthly users. features national content on Style, Beauty, Health, Love, Life, Career, LGBTQ+, High School, and Real World, supplemented by local content from 250+ campus chapters nationwide and in seven countries. In addition, Her Campus offers an email newsletter, Her Campus Blogger Network, High School Ambassador Program, Her Conference, College Fashion Week®, Her Campus Shop, and even more products, programming and tools to fulfill its mission of serving college women across every platform.

Her Campus serves as a career launching point for its team of college journalists and future marketing mavens. Since joining the Her Campus Team, members have been offered jobs and internships with Glamour, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Seventeen, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, People, The Huffington Post, Teen Vogue, InStyle, Lucky, Esquire, O, The Oprah Magazine, MTV, The Washington Post, Digitas, Ogilvy, and many more.

Founded by three students while they were undergraduates at Harvard—Stephanie Kaplan Lewis ‘10, Windsor Hanger Western ‘10, and Annie Chandler Wang ‘11—Her Campus was a winner in Harvard College’s business plan competition in 2009, was a Gold Winner & Best All-Around Team in MassChallenge in 2011, and was named Top Small Business of the Year by the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce in 2013. The Her Campus co-founders have been named to Businessweek’s 25 Under 25 Best Young Entrepreneurs, Inc. Magazine’s 30 Under 30 Coolest Young Entrepreneurs, The Boston Globe’s 25 Under 25, Forbes’s All-Star Student Entrepreneurs, Glamour Magazine’s 20 Amazing Young Women, and The Boston Globe’s 25 Most Stylish Bostonians. Her Campus has been named to Forbes’s lists of The 100 Best Websites for Women and The 10 Best Websites for Millennial Women. See more at


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