Persuasive Speech Topics for College Students

  1. Professors should never be allowed to crush a student’s dream.
  2. It is important for students to find organisations to get involved in.
  3. Students should take time to go visit their family and friends back home.
  4. Setting goals is important.
  5. Students must not be afraid to ask questions.
  6. Students shouldn’t be afraid to challenge a professor if they disagree with something.
  7. A study now and party later attitude should be adapted.
  8. Contrary to popular belief college kids do want their parents to fuss.
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  10. Every college student needs a mentor.
  11. College students should start applying for jobs before they leave college.
  12. Students should spend more time enjoying their campus.
  13. It is important to be able to cook and do washing before starting college.
  14. Students need to make dorm check lists.
  15. Students should form study groups.
  16. Students should do extra credit.
  17. Students shouldn’t drink or smoke just because they want to fit in.
  18. Every student sharing a dorm or apartment should get themselves earplugs.
  19. Changing a major isn’t the end of the world.
  20. Students should make time to work out.
  21. Getting a job on campus is beneficial to a student.
  22. Students should write down questions that they need to ask the college tour guide.
  23. To get a true sense of what a college is really like students should visit while it’s in session.
  24. It is important to have study time scheduled into your day. Study time should be scheduled into a students day.
  25. A student’s syllabus is a wonderful tool that should be used to its full potential.
  26. Students should not be embarrassed to go see a tutor if they are struggling.
  27. Rewriting notes is a good way of reviewing study material.
  28. Students need to take breaks to do things other than just studying.
  29. Students should treat themselves to something they like at the end of very demanding weeks.
  30. Students should make use of student discounts.
  31. Being well organise will help students to avoid stress.
  32. The internet is full of great resources that are beneficial to students.
  33. Students can volunteer their way into scholarship money.
  34. Students should attend all the orientations available to them.
  35. Finding an ideal place to study is important.
  36. Academic advisers are key resources for students.
  37. When students don’t get along with their advisers they should request another.
  38. It is important that students have a balanced life.
  39. Never make hasty decisions on what to major in.
  40. Students should not procrastinate.
  41. Homesickness will affect even the students who could not wait to leave home.
  42. Students need to set up a budget and stick to it.
  43. Professors want students who want to learn, participate and show commitment to learning.
  44. Having a conversation with a classmate during class is an insult to the professor.
  45. Students should dress appropriately to class.
  46. Students should never turn in work that doesn’t follow their professors guidelines.
  47. It’s a good move to sit towards the front of the classroom.
  48. There should be a system in place to minimise students from dropping out of college.
  49. To save money students should make use of campus amenities.
  50. College students will need flip-flops in the bathroom.
  51. Students should visit their college counselling centre at least once a week.
  52. Students should take advantage of all the free activities on campus.
  53. Getting caught doing illegal things will be very bad for any college record.
  54. Students should register for classes as early as possible.
  55. Getting a job during the first semester isn’t a good idea.
  56. Study groups should be kept small.
  57. Students living in dorms should wash their hands often.
  58. College demands 100% effort.
  59. Parents shouldn’t yell at kids who no longer get straight A’s like they did before attending college.
  60. Students need to carry condoms with them at all times.
  61. Pregnancy shouldn’t be the end of a student’s college dream.
  62. Students need to realise that most people’s social media posts are exaggerated.
  63. High levels of pressure can lead to suicide.
  64. Students should never be told they are failures, even when they have failed.
  65. Virtual classroom will take over in future.
  66. Students who were raised by over controlling parents will have a hard time dealing with all the changes once they start college.
  67. Convincing a student to stay in college is very important.
  68. Long distant relationships do not work.
  69. Students should marry someone with the same level of education.
  70. Believing that everyone will mature in college is a myth.
  71. Students should always back up their files.
  72. Roommates need to have a good talk when they are having issues.
  73. Applying for a summer orientation position for incoming students will be good for a student.
  74. There is no need for a car in campus.
  75. Keeping a journal is a great idea.
  76. Going to career fairs is a smart move.
  77. Students should not over commit themselves just to look good on their resumes.
  78. It is important that students check their emails often.
  79. Becoming a Resident Assistant is a good idea.
  80. Libraries are a cool place to study.
  81. Freshman 15 is a real thing.
  82. Students should be careful about whom they borrow things to.
  83. Credit cards are not a good idea for college students.
  84. Shy students should attend a public speaking class.
  85. Students should take small classes with professors that write recommendations.
  86. A student should write a thesis even if they don’t need to.
  87. Opportunities to study abroad should always be accepted.
  88. College students should not go home every weekend.
  89. Internships are overrated.
  90. Students should take advantage of free tutoring.
  91. Most college friendships are temporary.
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