Back To School Survey Results College Lifestyles 96% of our viewers attend a 4-year university. Do you attend a 2-year or 4-year university? Did you know that the most common major was Journalism? What is your major? Did you know that the majority of our readers
are taking 12, 15, and 18 hours? How many hours of classes
are you taking this semester? Basketball is the most popular sport among our readers! Do you attend any of your campus games?
If so, which ones?
(I.E. basketball, football, volleyball, etc) The most common organizations are:
Phi Beta Lambda
Newspaper Are you in any school
clubs/organizations or play sports? 41.5% of College Lifestyles readers are Non-Greek Are you Greek/non Greek?
If you are Greek, which sorority/fraternity
are you a member? The majority of readers do not take classes online. Are you taking any online classes? 53.7% of readers live on campus. Do you live on campus or off campus? 26.4% of readers live with 1 other person. How many roommates do you have? Readers say: Describe your ideal roommate. Readers say about their Ideal Roommate: "My ideal roommate, is one that helps out around the place,
one that doesn't steal from you, someone you can get along with,
that you both can hang out and have a good time,
who is clean (not a dirty person who trashes the place)."
"Someone who knows how to have fun but also knows how to get work done.
Someone who genuinely cares about you and how your day was.
Someone who cleans up after themselves and does their share of work in the house!"
"My roommate would be courteous of my space,
an independent/open thinker, a movie buff, neat/tidy,
NOT a party girl!"
"My ideal roommate would be someone understanding and laid back.
They don't have to be super organized but I would prefer them not to be messy
(if they are- not to invade my space). I don't like drama so I would
prefer my roommate isn't easily upset or constantly complaining."
"The current one I have. She is my best friend.
She is fun but quiet when I am doing work.
We do a lot together but she can still go do her own thing too." 27.8% of reader DO NOT own a car. Do you have a car? 24.1% of readers attend school and do
not have a job. Do you have a job?
Is it full time or part time? 81.5% of Readers use a laptop AND an iPad. Do you use a laptop or an iPad for school? 100% of Readers say YES! Do you have a cell phone? Top 10 apps are:
My Fitness Pal
Facebook What are the top smartphone apps
every college girl should
have for school? Only 29.4% of readers prefer to
go out to eat. Would you rather eat your meals in
the school cafeteria or would
you rather go out to eat? "Target!!!"
"Walmart, Target, Bed Bath & Beyond"
"At the grocery store down town or at Wegman's or Giant. I also like Target and Walmart."
"Target is the best place to shop!" While at school, where do you shop for food/apartment/dorm supplies? While you are at school, where
do you shop for clothing? Readers Say: Describe your first day of school outfit. Readers Say: "White shorts, peach high-low tunic, brown sandals, gold necklace"
"A cute maxi dress with some jewled shoes (flip flops or wedges)"
"Since it was still warm I wore a light, small floral patterned oxford with a white cardigan for the cold classrooms. I had lab that night so I had to wear long pants and close toed shoes, I chose my penny loafers!"
"Always cute, a little professional. I put more thought and effort into the first day of school outfit because it sets the mood for classes."
"I wore chino shorts, casual shirt, and my favorite nude patent leather flats" Readers Say: "Marshalls/TJ Maxx, Forever 21"
"I usually shop online since at stores I have at home or local thrift or consignment stores."
"I don't usually shop when I am at school but if I do, it is at Charlotte Russe, Nordstrom, Lucky, Forever 21"
"Forever 21, H&M, Target, Macy's" Readers Say: When you dress for classes, do you... Dress up, go casual, wear pajamas? Name 5 back to school supplies
you could not live without.
The top 5:
-Pens/Pencils All of our readers use a planner of some sort. How do you stay organized? CL readers buy and rent their books! How do your purchase
your textbooks? To save money, readers would
rather rent their books. Would you rather buy or
rent your textbooks? How often do you read
College Lifestyles articles? The top 3 articles are:
1. Beauty, Fashion, Style
3. Dorm/Apartment Life What kind of articles on
College Lifestyles are
your favorite? When you read College Lifestyles
articles, do you... Readers Say: What do you think will be the hardest
thing about this upcoming
semester of school? "Staying organized!"
"Apply for big girl jobs"
"Figuring out what I want to do after college."
"Adjusting to college life"
"Graduation!" Readers Say The
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