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Category: College Life

Nadira Berman

How To Get A Good Grade When You Have A Bad Teacher

Even when you have a great teacher, schoolwork is stressful and difficult. So when you get a bad one? It can feel like the world is going to end. Here’s how to successfully make it through the year.

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Dana Sinclair

Public University Myths: Debunked!

When I was a younger, I used to think all colleges were the same. The image I pictured went something like this: everyone lived in the dorms or sororities/fraternities, partied 24/7, and had 300 student classes. Needless to say, I was very very wrong.

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Nadira Berman

A Freshman’s Guide To Balancing College Extracurriculars

No matter which college you attend, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in tons of extracurricular activities. It’s hard to choose between all of them! But it’s very important to make sure you don’t overcommit. Try to compromise and strike a balance.   Decide what you want to do beforehand Find a list of all […]

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Dana Sinclair

3 Best Places to Look For College Scholarships

With College application season starting, scholarship season follows closely behind. Whether you are a senior planning for the years to come or a current college student seeking additional scholarships, these sites will direct you to countless scholarships that you qualify for, for free!

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Dana Sinclair

6 Ways to Start the School Year

School is right around the corner for many of us (sigh) and getting into back-to-school mode can be quite a challenge. Nobody wants to think about going back to school, especially when it’s coming up so fast, but ignoring it will only make the transition more difficult in the long run. Here are 6 ways to get focused, ready, and excited for school while making the transition between summer and the school year a bit easier!

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Rita Neumann

What Should I Major In?

Picking your major is an exciting process. There really is no wrong choice, and your decision depends entirely on your own strengths, interests, and dreams for the future. Use this flowchart infographic to figure out what you should major in! Then comment to let us know what you got.

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Myka Yamasaki

Best Way to Sell Textbooks

Do you have a pile of textbooks in your room that you will never open again? Well look no further because these are a few of the best ways to get rid of book clutter.

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Myka Yamasaki

Ways to Make College Financially Feasible

For many families, the thought of paying for a college education is stressful. If you are a high school junior/senior who feels stressed about college tuitions than this post is for you.

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Elise Gout

Make Your College Move Easier

When it comes to collecting dorm decor – I basically become a five-year-old boy given a box of Legos and told to construct his dream mansion. Will my single be that perfect crossover of “yoga loving, beach hippie meets bearded, urban hipster”? Yes. And will I go overboard in buying things to make that happen? Most definitely.

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Nadira Berman

The Best Note Taking Tips

Good notes = good grades. And unfortunately, bad notes = bad grades. Why? Well, the better notes you take, the easier studying will be. And the easier and more efficient your studying is, the higher your test scores.

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