Now, we don’t want to encourage you to procrastinate or anything (we take school very seriously here, duh) but we also know that sometimes what you really need during an intense study session is a quick break, to laugh a little, catch up on what’s trending and in the news, and recharge before you sit down to write that 10 page essay. The College Mixer is our attempt at making things easier for you — here are today’s top links from around the web!
Which College—and Which Major—Will Make You Richest? (via The Atlantic)
Did you know that a Bachelors of Science from Harvey Mudd College is the most valuable college degree in America? It’s seen as America’s one million-dollar college. And why? This particular degree from this school will apparently make you rich. Check out the list of which other schools and which majors will make you extremely financially successful.
67 Questions You Wish You Could Ask Jennifer Lawrence (via Buzzfeed)
Jennifer Lawrence is easily the hottest star in Hollywood today. She’s blunt, hilarious and drop dead gorgeous. You watch her in interviews, on red carpets and you feel like she’s your best friend. BuzzFeed came up with some pretty perfect and hilarious questions that we need J-Law to answer for us. So read the list, and if/when you get the chance to meet this fierce lady, make sure you’re prepared and ask her one of these extremely obscure and bizarre questions.
A huge moment for college athletics — the Chicago district of the National Labor Relations Board ruled on Wednesday that Northwestern football players qualify as employees of the university and can unionize. But what does that mean for the future of college athletics?
10 Islands You Should See Before They Disappear (via Travel Freak)
Water is rising right along with the temperatures today, thanks to global warming. And that means that there are plenty of low-laying islands out there that are likely to vanish within the next century. Check out these absolutely stunning islands and start saving up, because you’re not going to want to miss out on these magical islands.
Princeton Professors Rally Against the Princeton Mom (via Jezebel)
In Tuesday’s Daily Princetonian, Princeton’s school’s newspaper, more than 200 members of the Ivy League’s faculty signed a letter addressing Susan Patton’s recent comments to the paper that a woman is at fault if she gets sexually assaulted. Princeton faculty want to make it clear that “it’s extremely important that individuals of all genders on a college campus feel comfortable reaching out for help.”