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Category: College Life

Nadira Berman

Motivation To Get You Through The Rest of The Semester

We’ve nearly reached the middle of first semester and I think it’s safe to say most of us are feeling pretty worn out, whether we’re in high school or college. But don’t give up now! This is the time when you should be working hardest. If you’re having trouble motivating yourself, consider the following.

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Nadira Berman

Tips For Surviving College Lecture Classes

Class size can be one of the biggest differences between high school and college. I was always so intimidated when I heard about huge lectures full of hundreds of students. I always wondered how I could possibly learn anything in that type of environment. If you also feel like you may struggle with this typical college class setting, read on for some tips on how to not only survive, but thrive.

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Elise Gout

College v. High School: Class Environment

It occurred to me (as I was fighting sleep in Gen Chem on Monday morning…) how utterly ignorant I was beforehand about the differences between college and high school class environments. (About the differences between college and high school everything, for that matter). Consequently, this marks the first piece within a developing series that will tackle the “College v. High School” knowledge-experience gap, created in the hopes of easing your transition (because, boy, does it come quick!).

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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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