Hear about College from Students

Get real answers from college students about daily life on campus.


Going to college is fun and exciting, yet many students worry because it is such a big step in their lives. Have you ever wondered what a typical day looks like for a college student?

Here's your chance to get honest answers from college students. Find out what they would do differently if they could go through high school again, how they decided on a major, what they do for fun, how they've met people, and more.

The student perspectives provided through the links on this page represent the views of those students, and not those of TG.

Bryan — Computer Science Major, New York
"I'd say for a typical day of class, I spend about three to four hours studying."

Vanessa — Public Relations Major, Fort Worth, Texas
"Balance is key. A student needs to attend class, eat healthy, work out, sleep, relax and have fun."

Robert — Finance and Accounting Major, Hong Kong, China
"I live on campus, enjoy the flexibility and freedom that college life offers."

Josh — Computer Science Major, New Braunfels, Texas
"In college, most of your work is done outside the classroom."

Michelle — Journalism and Communcations Major, Zurich, Switzerland
"At the college level, good time management is crucial."

Sandra — Computer Science Major, Brentwood, California
"I am not your traditional student. I decided to go back to college to enable a career change."

Adrianna — Applied Sociology, Byers, Texas
"From day one, every teacher would tell me, 'the harder you study in the beginning, the better the student you are in the end.'"


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