Tips for Transferring Schools a Second Time

Finding the right college can be a difficult process; once on campus, some students may discover they haven’t found the perfect match in their first chosen university. There are two main reasons students decide to transfer to another school. The first is because they don’t enjoy the campus environment and are unhappy. The other is…

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Best Early Fall Road Trips for Students

Vacay on A Budget If you want to hit the road but you are strapped for cash, here are a few road-trip destinations you might want to consider: 1.  Historic Columbia River Highway in Oregon Also known as “The King of Roads” this national treasure is so beautiful that each viewpoint is protected. On the…

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Back to School Transfer Tips

Hey students! Many of you are heading back to school soon, and with that comes new classes, professors, and opportunities to explore. Looking back, every semester always felt different to me, whether it be an amazing class, a schedule that gave me a lot of free time to explore the city at night, or a…

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Top 5 Things I’d Do Differently if I Moved Across the Country Again

Moving is incredibly stressful, and it’s even more stressful as a student with limited resources. Here are a few lessons learned from moving cross-country that will make the process much smoother for you. View apartments in person or outsource that task Finding an apartment to rent remotely is challenging.  Without being physically present, it is…

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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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