Finding a Food Allergy Friendly College

Finding a Food Allergy Friendly College

As high school seniors start to hear back from college admissions, tensions are high–and not just because of the possibility of getting rejected from a school on the top of the list. For soon-to-be college students with food allergies, living — and eating — away...
Gluten-Free College Search Tips

Gluten-Free College Search Tips

Valerie Kraft is a Nima College Ambassador and food safety activist studying Medicine, Health, and Society at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Valerie has been a leader in allergy advocacy work for young adults since being diagnosed with celiac disease...
Handling an Allergic Reaction in College

Handling an Allergic Reaction in College

This post is written by Brittany, she is currently a Sophomore studying at Vanderbilt University. She has peanut and soy allergies and recently became a Nima College Ambassador. Lots of anxieties loom when a student moves away to college. I had plenty of the usual...
Allergy-friendly College Snacking Survival Guide

Allergy-friendly College Snacking Survival Guide

Labor Day is just around the corner, which, for many college students, signals the return back to campus for the upcoming school year. Whether you’re a freshman adjusting to life away from home for the first time or a senior at the heels of graduation, it can be...