No Accomplishment is too Small: How a Rubik’s Cube Turned into a College Degree

As I completed my last final as an undergrad and prepared to graduate, I couldn’t help but reflect on a special day that led me to this moment. Many people can’t recall a specific moment that inspired them to pursue higher education. For me, college didn’t seem attainable as a high school student because I…

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The Ultimate Student Commuter Guide

Despite what certain news articles about our generation might have you believe, the vast majority of college students aren’t lazy at all. You know this. You’re probably one of them. This is for students who don’t live on campus and instead commute to school and work, often not returning home until evening. It takes a…

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NETA Conference Recap

For those of you who haven’t heard, Isla and I presented (remotely) at the New England Transfer Association Annual Conference on Wednesday, April 25. We felt honored to be asked to share our experiences and thoughts on the transfer pipeline with higher education professionals. Isla and I discussed our blog posts titled, The REAL Transfer…

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6 Moving Hacks That Will Help You Relocate on the Cheap

Moving is an ordeal for anyone, but it can be especially stressful if you’re in the midst of midterms. Your Toyota Corolla can only hold so many boxes, you know? Luckily, there are a variety of ways you can lessen the load, so to speak. Whether your lease is up and you’re splitting up with…

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How to Get Leadership Positions After Transferring

One challenge many transfer students face is obtaining leadership positions after coming to a new school. This is especially stressful because many of us are applying for internships or full-time positions and would like leadership positions on our resume to showcase what we are capable of. Despite the difficulty of competing with students that have…

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How to Pull Yourself Together After a Long Night

Whether you are out partying or staying up studying, you’re bound to have a late night (if not an all-nighter) when you’re a student. I thought I’d provide you with a few tips on how to pull yourself together and look a bit more presentable after a long night. You need to shower! Even if…

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Why it’s Okay to Take a Gap Year

We are made to believe there is a set timeline we should follow on the path to finding a career. It is the “norm” for high-schoolers to go directly into college and then immediately into graduate school or the workforce. This leaves those of us who take breaks or side roads on the path to…

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Being Married & (Still) a Student

I have to admit: balancing the responsibilities of a full-time employee, student, and marriage is not easy. Despite being completely independent before getting married, life seems to be busier when you are married. Maybe it’s because you now have to clean up after a second person in the house. I swear life feels like an…

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3 Things I Wish I Knew as a Transfer Student

When I first transferred into La Salle University from Manor College, I was so eager to jump right into all the things I had previously been a part of. I wanted to do it all! This included joining student government, volunteer groups, a sorority, the tutoring center, and student research in the biology department. I…

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3 Ways to Take Advantage of On-Campus Living

Recently, Sarah gave her take on different college types, and pointed out that she preferred commuting to campus because of the money she saved and because she liked living at home. In my college experience, I’ve only lived on campus or nearby (within walking/biking distance) and I think there are a lot of pros of…

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