I know you may feel like you are just starting to get settled on campus, but this is also the time to get focused on your career. If you are the type of student who is motivated by success and making a difference, then it’s important to start your career strategy now.
Students can experience a lot of anxiety and pressure about transitioning from college to their dream careers. So, with your c [...]
As a kid, "Back to School" was a cringe-worthy, shudder-inducing time of year. It meant less time to play outside, the end of trips to the swimming pool, and back to tests and homework. Once you reach college, however, "Back to School" becomes an exciting start to a new chapter! There are new professors to learn from, new floor mates to hang out with, and tons of new activities going on on campus. [...]
Summer jobs can be great opportunities for learning and growth, while also being social. If you're new to the office environment, it's very important that you learn and practice proper office etiquette to help you succeed. If you're not sure where to start, don't worry. I'll break down the basics for you in a few simple guidelines that will have you being the model employee in no time!
The dreaded words since high school… summer school! Believe it or not, many college students have to take summer classes. It could be because they need to retake a class because of a not so hot grade, but it might just be so they can stay on track with graduation...this is normal! I can honestly say that all of my friends have at least taken one summer class! Myself? I’m on number three…
I sometimes wonder whether things are truly OK to eat after they've been left out on the counter or in the back of my freezer for 6 months. Here's the deal on how long you can leave stuff out, when leftovers need to go, and what "expiration date" or "best by" really translate to. Seriously important stuff! No one wants to get sick right before Spring Break (yuck!). See the full (downloadable) list [...]
Not all summer jobs are created equal! Singing for tips at the local ice cream shop may be an easy way to put money in your pocket this summer, but if you want to delve into a new experience or just do something different, you may want to check out some of your more exotic options. It's still early in the game, but many internship programs expect their applications to be completed by March. Get an [...]
My worst professors were truly cringe-worthy. Need an example? Junior year, my advisor recommended I take "The Search for Life in the Universe," to get a non-lab science class out of the way. The fact that I purposely skipped physics in High School in favor of taking nutrition did not faze me in the slightest. I did not stop to think about what kind of person it takes to get a PhD in the study o [...]
College is expensive so saving money becomes a top priority during those crucial academic years. It’s easy to fall prey to many of these common problems when you’re preoccupied with group projects and lab reports but, with our help, you’ll be on the road to financial responsibility.
Problem #1: You have a meal plan, but you order out almost every day.
Sometimes it’s good to treat [...]
Even if you’re blessed with a great roommate, there is still a chance you two will hit some bumps in the road. When you’re living in a tight space with another person, it’s only natural to hit some rocky patches. The trick is to prevent slight disagreements from exploding into unnecessary battles. Preventing a blow up will save you both time and energy.
1. Take a step back. Before you get [...]
No one, especially no one in college, ever really looks forward to doing their laundry. Well, what would happen if laundry bags had reminders written right on them? Check out these bags that will definitely get you inspired!
You'll never skip laundry day again! With these fun bags, washing your clothes will seem less like a chore. Which is your favorite?
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