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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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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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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5 Tips for Your First Week Back to School

It’s back to school for all of us, and that means getting used to a new schedule, classes, and professors. In the midst of starting a new school year, it’s easy to forget some essential things you should do to start off your year on a good note:

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Holiday Gift Guide: For Mentors

We all have mentors, professors, or bosses that have inspired, motivated, and encouraged us to excel this year. As the holidays approach, here are some gift ideas for the role models in your life:

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Lessons Learned after my First Year as a Transfer Student

A lot of things seem different over time—as we grow older, our perspective changes as we understand more about ourselves and what is happening around us. Below are a few situations where my perspective has changed from my first year as a transfer student, to a senior ready to graduate. Hopefully, if you’re a first…

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A Crash Course In Networking

Whether you’re a transfer student or just new to college life, networking can seem like a daunting endeavor. First of all, what is “networking”? Is it just a buzzword? How do you do it, and where do you even start? Here is quick crash course on what it is, and how to go about networking…

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Will I Get into my Dream College?

As a transfer applicant, you might have a “dream college”, whether it’s an institution you wanted to attend since high school, or a school that has come to meet all your expectations as you’ve matured and explored what you want. Remember not to mold yourself into someone you think the college is looking for. Instead,…

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Things to Do: Summer

For most of us, summer break is almost here (or has already arrived). If you’re wondering what to do or where to start, check out the infographic below:

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3 Lessons to Learn about Friendships in College

Re: 10 awkward friendships you probably have A couple months ago, I read an article about friendships here that really resonated with me. Skeptically, I shared it around to see whether others felt the same, and discovered that a lot of the ideas hold true. Here are some important lessons to remember about friendships in…

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