College Life

14 Things You MUST Do Before You Graduate from GSU

Have you ever felt overwhelmed with all of the activities, events, and office services that Georgia State University has to offer its students, and you just do not know what to take advantage of in your spare time?

Well, to make it easier on you, this list provides 14 things that you absolutely MUST do during your time as a Georgia ...

The Best Commuter Hangout Spots

If you’re a commuter, you know how hard it is to find a nice and quiet place to yourself. There are some days where you may have no time on your hands, and other days you may have way too much. I’ve mapped out some of the best spots on campus to relax and get some work done when you feel like you have an endless gap between classes.

1. The Student Center


Are you sick of eating free pizza for breakfast, lunch, and dinner? If you’re like me and answered “yes,” chances are that you’re a college student…and times can get hard.

Fortunately for us, there are some amazing discounts that will make you appreciate your Panther I.D. a little bit more…

1. Movie Theaters

Do you want to ask out that cute classmate from Aderhold to dinner and ...

Some students may have certain perceptions about GSU, and this post reveals the reality behind them.



“Our campus is spread across all of downtown Atlanta and is impossible to navigate.”


The main campus of GSU stretches 4 by 7 blocks.



“GSU only wants our money and does not care about student success.”


Georgia State University was recognized as the ...

The Best Study Spots on Campus

1. The Library

If you want to feel motivated to finish all your homework and also have that push to study for your test, this is one of the best places to get it done.

2. The Balcony at Aderhold

This happens to be one of the most quiet places on the campus, not to leave out the beautiful Atlanta view to add that different touch to your normal ...

Stay Healthy at Georgia State

I feel like every time I get online I’m seeing another list. There’s always a new one floating around and one of the most common topics seems to be health. “16 Ways to Decrease Your Sugar Intake,” “The Four Best Ab Exercises for Women,” “The 20 Healthiest Cities in America,” and the list of lists goes on. :)

Recently, Atlanta has been making its way onto the top 20 lists ...

I have enjoyed a great deal of fortune where study abroad is concerned. Taking my education elsewhere across the globe was a dream for me before I even knew where I would end up going to school. The fact that I got to do so twice, especially through two amazing Georgia State programs, provides me with the greatest sense of humility and gratitude I have ever felt.

My first trip was ...

How To Leave Your Paw Print at GSU

How To Leave Your Paw Print at GSU


There are many students who have come and gone from GSU, but during their time at this university they have managed to leave their mark.

Here are a few achievements/positions that you can strive for so that you too can leave behind some of your legacy at Georgia State University.


1. Recipient of the Nell Hamilton Trotter Student Leadership ...

The Pros and Cons of On-Campus Living

Georgia State University is known for being a commuter school. Over the past few years, GSU has made efforts on expanding our campus and giving us a more “traditional” feel. Although we are still primarily a commuter school, more and more students have started to live on-campus.

Are you on the fence about what you should do?

Check out this list for a ...

12 Ways To Be Cool With Your Professor Without Being A Teacher’s Pet


1. Get to class a few minutes early or stay a few minutes after in order to properly introduce yourself.

2. Go to their office hours.

3. Actively partake in class discussions, but don’t speak just to hear yourself talk.

4. Sit in the front row of the class.