We're going green...microgreen, that is!
If you're saying "HUH!?" - don't worry, it's new to us too! However, we guarantee you'll want to incorporate these tiny sprouts into your life/diet/dorm room once you read a little bit more about them! Let's get going.
What are Microgreens?
Microgreens are tiny edible shoots of salad vegetables and other plants that are picked just after the first leav [...]
Looking for a fun and tasty summer activity? We're kicking off the week with healthy, herb-filled recipes for a fresh summer meal. Each of the recipes call for herbs and ingredients that you can grow right at home or in your dorm room! This full home-grown meal is the perfect activity for a rainy summer day spent indoors or for a fun potluck meal with friends.
Salad: Tomato with Green Beans [...]
At times, it can be difficult to greet Monday morning with a smile. You're not alone when it comes to the "Monday Blues" and you're certainly not alone when it comes to needing an extra boost from time to time. To help put a little extra pep in your step, we've pulled together our top ten tips for staying motivated throughout the week - from early Monday morning through late night on Friday!
Is Graduate School for You?
By Betsy A. Hays, APR, Fellow PRSA, and Tori R. Terhune, authors of “Life After College: 10 Steps to Build a Life You Love.”
This is a tough question for many people. For some, it’s an automatic “yes,” but for most the answer is “maybe.” Let us help you get off the “maybe train” and make a concrete and appropriate decision for YOU.
Why ar [...]
Living in close quarters with someone – friend or stranger – can become a toxic situation very quickly. By the end of your college career, you will have more than enough fill-in-the-blank roommate stories. Don’t let the memories of the best time of your life be clouded with negative thoughts about how your first roommate almost ruined your freshman year.
Try these 3 tricks for living [...]
Whether you are headed to college for the first time or you’re moving back in for your senior year, there are certain items that need to make the trip with you no matter what – and then there are items that aren't 'vital' but will certainly make your year go a lot more smoothly. If you are the type of person to always forget something important, bring too much, or have a meltdown because you [...]
Eating healthy is probably one of the biggest challenges you’ll face throughout college (besides coursework, of course). Temptation lies around every corner, and the dining hall itself is a haven for junk food - free and unlimited junk food at that. However! Don’t let that discourage you from making the best of what you’re given. Adjust your diet to be as healthy as possible with these 8 eas [...]
We all know the old adage, "Do what you love and you'll never work a day in your life". However, pursuing your passion can be a daunting endeavor when you don't know how to turn that passion into a career. That's why we're introducing a brand new series on The College Juice: "So, You Want to Be A..." Each installment will focus on a different career path, with a new expert or two sharing thei [...]
The mayhem of midterms is approaching, but have no fear – we’ve collected the best tips and tricks to help you keep your cool during the dreaded mid-semester cram session. Follow along with this helpful BNC Study Guide and you’ll be acing your exams in no time!
1. GET STARTED – Ignore that voice in your head that says, “I don’t feel like studying.” The sooner you start prepari [...]
Get organized with inClass! If you’re having trouble keeping track of all of your course information, homework schedules, upcoming exams, and notes – this app is perfect for you! By collecting all of your syllabi and spending some time inputting the information into the app, you’ll be saving yourself from a ton of headaches. Let’s go over all of its capabilities:
TAKE NOTES – How [...]