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How to Make Friends on Campus

two college girls studying togetherIf you’re not living in the dorms, you’ll likely feel left out and unsure how to make friends. I struggled to make friends my freshman year of college, with my commute being more than a half hour. It wasn’t until my sophomore year that I started to spend more time on campus and eventually got to know some students on campus.

Meeting new people can be a challenge, especially if you don’t live on campus. Read these tips that will help you make instant friends.

Join a club: Try to find a club or student group that coincides with your major. Not only will you likely meet people that take the same courses, you’ll make a strong connection with people who share the same interests as you. Sports teams also offer a great way to meet students who have a common interest with you.

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Many College Cafeterias Go Trayless to Avoid Waste

At some colleges, no longer are students able to pile their trays with french fries, brick-oven pizza and brownies. Instead, they have to dish up their cafeteria favorites on to a single plate.

The change makes sense. Trays are large and leave too much room for students to pile on several plates of food as they walk through the buffet lines. And when it’s time to dump the tray’s contents, more than half of the food is wasted into the trash can.

After Virginia Tech went trayless, food service workers at the school noticed an immediate change.

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