I can finally say I’ve finished my first round of college finals. And to be honest, I went into it thinking I was utterly and completely doomed. I figured, over the course of the two testing weeks, I would lose all sense of self. Pull so many all-nighters that I would pass for a zombie. Cry in the shower as I cracked under the pressure. It is with distinct pleasure that I can affirm none of these things actually happened.
Whether or not you have a foreign language requirement to fulfill, learning a language is a useful and important skill. Here are four reasons why.
While college tours can be helpful, there’s a lot of information that the tour guides have to leave out. So I’m here to give you a real student’s perspective. Here’s what the tour and info session won’t teach you about the University of Pennsylvania.
Now that we have survived the first couple of weeks of January, you might be thinking towards some of your 2016 goals. Make it to the gym more. Spend time with the family. Pick up meditation. The possibilities are endless, and you might as well try out everything that excites you.
A new year means a fresh start! No matter what happened in 2015, there are tons of ways to make 2016 amazing. If you’ll be applying to colleges soon, follow the tips below to have a fun and productive year.
First semester senior year is full of stress and pressure. It’s hard to figure out how you’ll present yourself to colleges because you need to make yourself sound like an impressive applicant.
Remember back in elementary school when December meant cutting out paper snowflakes in class and exchanging Christmas cookies? Those were good times. Unfortunately, when you’re a teenager, December usually just means studying for finals. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy the season! Here are some ways of getting in the holiday spirit, even when your main focus is your grades.
Have you ever endlessly studied for a test only to find out that you didn’t pass? We have all been there at one point or another. You study tirelessly and feel confident you know the material, only to not pass. It feels awful, but how do you fix it? First, analyze how your studying!
Now that it’s midterm season at college, everyone is hunkering down and hitting the books. But in order to succeed at studying, there are a few crucial mistakes that everyone must avoid.
I’m officially a “college student.” Actually, let me rephrase that: I have moved in and started orientation. Classes will be up and running in no time, though. And as someone who had zero clues, I thought a brief synopsis of my experience could help give those of you yet to leave a better idea of what’s coming.