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College students take on campus life with a little help from Skype

Skype back to college

You’ve done it. You’re halfway through the semester already and the worries you had from being away from home and out on your own are slowly melting away. You’ve already found your best friend, pulled your first all-nighter, and found the quietest spot on campus to study for midterms. It may have been difficult to … Read more

Skype’s Instagram goes to college for the weekend

Skype back to school

Vlogger, fashion blogger, University of Texas undergrad and Skype Back-to-College Resident Adviser Dani Austin recently took over Skype’s Instagram to give us a glimpse into her productive college life. You can check out her pictures here. She showed off her “work hard, play hard” attitude letting us join her for football games, study sessions, paddle … Read more

Imaginations Collide in The Skype Studio

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With school back in full swing, notebook margins are no longer safe from daydreaming doodles of millions of students. Tapping into these back to school creative juices, Skype challenged some of the most creative minds they could find to work together and bring fans’ imaginations to life. Superstar vloggers and artistic geniuses Jamie Jo Blaine … Read more

Skype Is Joining Students as They Make Their Way to College

Skype back to college

It’s that time of the year for students around the country to load up their cars and begin the journey back to college. Whether you’re arriving for your final year or coming in fresh out of high school, college is a time to make lifelong friends and define yourself. Whether you are going in full … Read more

Making School Life Easier with Skype

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Skype in the Classroom enables you to bring the entire world into your lessons through calls to experts, classes in other countries and more. But even when you’re not in the classroom, Skype has a lot of features to make school life easier. So, with a new school year coming up fast, let’s look at … Read more

Making classroom magic with Mystery Skype

The magic of Mystery Skype can be discovered in a myriad of ways.  Sometimes you don’t even see the trick; it just manifests itself right before your eyes. Allow me to share an example from my 5th grade classroom. Before Mystery Skype my students never considered themselves or their lives to be of much interest … Read more

Dive in to Skype in the classroom

This is actually me swimming with a whale shark!

Just over a year ago I discovered that Skype could transform my classroom and not just help keep me in touch with my brother. Inspiring my students by introducing them to others around the globe and encouraging them to be curious about the world has had an amazing unintended consequence; I myself became more curious … Read more

5 astuces Skype pour réussir vos examens avec brio

Les partiels et autres examens de fin d’année approchent – s’ils ne sont pas déjà en cours. En plus de vous permettre de rester en contact avec les personnes qui vous sont le plus chères, Skype vous donne l’occasion d’étudier et de travailler avec d’autres élèves de façon futée et efficace. Skype a demandé à … Read more

Top 4 Dorm Room Decorating Tips

As a longtime resident of New York City, Pippa Lord knows a thing or two about living in small apartments. She also knows a thing or two about how to decorate a small space and transform it into a “home.” As the founder of the online magazine, she strives for “the imperfect perfect” and … Read more

Top 5 Skype Study Hacks for Students

Skype has made in vastly easier to stay in touch with the people who are important to us. With a little ingenuity, Skype also makes studying and collaborating with other students a much more straightforward experience. We spoke with the experts (college students around the world) and came up with the Top 5 Skype Study … Read more