While college hopefuls prepare for life beyond high school graduation, these students and their parents have plenty on their minds: ACTs, SATs, college essays, loans, scholarships and more. The media spotlight on college sexual assault has added one more stressor to this list - but, thankfully, Lauren Gaggioli of Higher Scores Test Prep offers crucial help for the college admissions process. Most recently, Gaggioli shared a SABRE-sponsored post spelling out tips for staying safe on campus.
- Use the buddy system
Walking with a buddy is one way to show potential criminals you're a hard target.
- Know your limits with alcohol
Take it slow, and alternate between alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
- Stick to well-lit areas
Light deters crime. Just ask Stanford University.
- Be confident
This signals to criminals that you'd be likely to fight back.
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