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Drinking? 7 ways to get what you want from it

 Having the drink without the downsideDo you choose to drink alcohol? If so, chances are you’re interested in figuring out how to get alcohol’s buzz (feeling chatty, relaxed, and socially connected) while avoiding its negative effects (feeling tired,...
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Drinking? The science of the buzz and how you can control it

 The science of drinking: How to make it work better for youIf you choose to drink alcohol, you’re likely familiar with the relaxed, chatty buzz that may come early in the evening—and the slump that sometimes...
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Feel like an imposter? How to own your awesome

Rate this article and enter to winMaybe you rocked the SATs and got into the school you barely dared apply to. Or you won three consecutive track meets and broke your own record. But...
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Quiz: What kind of a roommate are you?

Rate this article and enter to winOne way to find out is to live with someone for a year, ask them to review your roommate performance, and brace yourself for the verdict. Another way...
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Sextrequest?: 6 smart ways to respond

Rate this article and enter to winWe have a sexting situation on our hands. Or, more accurately, in our hands. Sexting is a type of cyber-flirting, an expression of sexuality. But if our words...
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Let’s talk about sex: How to share what you both want

Rate this article and enter to winWhat makes a romantic or sexual encounter great? What do people want out of hookups? Everyone has their own answers—like physical pleasure, feeling connected to their partner, or...
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Disability?: How to work with your school to get what you need

Rate this article and enter to winIf you have a disability, does it affect your grades? Data collected by the American College Health Association (2015) suggests that most students with ADHD, chronic illness, a...
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Best friends for never?: “How I handled my frenemy”

Rate this article and enter to winEver had a friend who routinely made you feel unhappy about yourself and your life? Just as positive relationships are known to be good for our emotional and...
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Implants & IUDs: Is long-term birth control for you?

Rate this article and enter to winSo you’ve chosen not to get pregnant, at least for now. If pregnancy is a possibility for you, and if you’re sexually active with people of the opposite...
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Own your sex life: How to talk condoms & STIs

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re anticipating sex with a partner, discussing sexually transmitted infections (STIs) probably isn’t part of the fantasy. But those conversations are important. They may help you get...