Advice

November 1, 2019

Seven Tips for Making Friends After College

Here’s how seven alums built their social networks after leaving the Farm.

By

John Roemer

November 12, 2019

8 Life Lessons You Can Learn from Improv (Without Ever Stepping into a Class)

Advice for applying just-go-with-it wisdom to your career, relationships and life.

By

Charity Ferreira

November 20, 2018

The Faker’s Quick Guide to Wine

Wine expert Mark Oldman answers everything you’ve wanted to know about the beverage but were afraid to ask.

By

Charity Ferreira

October 28, 2019

How to Quit Your Job

Stanford’s ‘Design Your Life’ gurus break down what can be fixed and when to move on.

By

Melinda Sacks

July 2019

7 Cooking Tips for the Reluctant Beginner

Feeling like you should explore beyond the microwave? Jess Dang has your back.

By

Diana Aguilera

May 2019

Your Wisdom in Five Words

Readers submitted more than 300 life hacks. Here are our favorites.

By

Kathy Zonana

March 2019

What’s Your Life Hack?

Tell us in exactly 5 words.

By

Kathy Zonana

January 15, 2019

Nine Tips for Smarter Decision-Making

We tapped Stanford experts from across disciplines to find out how the science of decision-making can help you choose better.

By

Mike Vangel

December 11, 2018

Gift Guide for Book Lovers

Holiday shopping, done.

By

the editors at Stanfordmag.org

December 2018

Out of Luck? Try This.

An expert offers three ways to help you succeed.

By

Diana Aguilera

March 2019

How to Cope with the News

Managing stress when tuning out doesn't feel like an option.

By

Rebecca Beyer

October 16, 2018

You’re the Fact Checker Now

How to become a better reader in the age of unreliable news feeds.

August 13, 2018

Six Secrets for Making It Work

Stanford couples share how they balance the demands of relationship and career in a way that's fulfilling for both parties.

By

Rebecca Beyer

July 22, 2018

Summer Reading List — 2018

Build your poolside reading stack.

July 12, 2018

How to Be Resilient

Setbacks happen. It’s how you bounce back that counts.

By

Rebecca Beyer