This post originally appeared on the StudySoup blog. One dilemma that nearly every college student will face is whether or not to live with a roommate. Let’s face it, there are quite a few benefits to living alone. It means more privacy, more control over personal space, and the ability to avoid the experience of […]
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Whether you’re in high school or college, joining your school newspaper may well be one of the best decisions you ever make.
One of the biggest academic differences between high school and college is the homework. In college, professors assign homework in a different way and they have different expectations. Therefore, your whole routine of doing homework will be very unlike your routine in high school.
There’s something of a precedent set for how to “succeed” in high school extra curriculars. Step 1: sign up for everything. Step 2: somehow attend all of the meetings (spoiler alert: you won’t be able to). Step 3: try to run for president of all of them because that’s what’s “expected” if you want a […]
As an Ivy League student, I’ve learned a lot about how to survive in an academically competitive environment. I’m a very uncompetitive person, so dealing with some of my hyper-ambitious classmates sometimes took a toll on me. But I came out of first semester alive! Here’s the main thing to remember:
Unsure how to properly annotate your lengthy textbook readings? I’m here to help. One of the most important functions of annotation is that it allows you to review readings later on by simply skimming.
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 […]
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.
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!
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 […]