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.
Many students would probably say that long readings are the most boring type of homework. If the material doesn’t interest you, it’s easy to begin skimming the words without actually absorbing their meaning, or worse, falling asleep. But don’t let these things happen to you! In college, professors often expect you to learn by reading rather than listening, so start getting used to it now.
We’re about one month away from the first wave of “goodbyes.” And chances are, if you or one of your friends is headed to a college with a semester system, you’re beginning to find the packing process just a tiny bit daunting. It’s difficult to still enjoy a healthy immersion into your summer when attempting to figure out what you’ll need for dorm life. Hopefully this list of tips can give you a decent starting point.
Creating your first college schedule can seem complicated and overwhelming. There are so many classes to choose from and on top of that, you have to successfully arrange them all so they fit perfectly into your week.
To rush or not to rush? That is the question. And as a lost, confused, naïve, soon-to-be freshman, I decided to do some research so I could find out whether or not Greek life is for me. Here are some of the most important pros and cons to rushing. Pros Instant community Many people […]
While we graduates bask in the beauty of our freedom, it’s easy to let slip everything that we’re still responsible for. Yes, we’re settled in on where we’re going to school. But what about those next steps? It’s never too early to begin preparing for your introduction to college life.
Useful tips for getting a head start on college and saving money on tuition. In May, a new report announced that the class of 2015 was the most indebted in U.S. history, with graduates leaving school with an average of $35,051 in debt. On a ten-year repayment plan, that amounts to a payment of $400 […]
As a high school student, it’s always great to have some extra cash. But if you’re a graduated senior starting college in the fall, saving money is critical. Here are four ways to do it.
One of the absolute worst parts of the recruitment process is merely trying to decipher the NCAA’s policies on when you can and cannot do things.
Back in March, 11 of my classmates and I travelled to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico to volunteer at a preschool called Centro Infantil San Pablo. We were excited for the trip, but we didn’t really have a true idea of what was in store for us. The experience ended up being life changing.