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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My Take on Different College Types

During my transfer path on the road to graduation, I’ve experienced practically every type of college experience. From classroom set-up (in-person, virtual, or a mixture of the two), housing, enrollment and campus size, to religious affiliation, I’ve experienced them all. Read on to learn more about my experiences with each, and which were my favorite!…

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Holiday Gift Guide: For College Students

If you’re looking to buy gifts for the college students on your list, these items are both useful and affordable! Bluetooth speaker: This small (but mighty) bluetooth speaker fits in the palm of your hand but doesn’t sound like it would! My boyfriend and I have each had one of these speakers for several years…

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How To: De-Stress, Kid-Style

One of the main points I took away from my babysitting years is that spending time with children is surprisingly relaxing. I don’t mean the loud noises, spills, or fights; I’m talking about how children spend their time. Even as a college student, I found myself enjoying some of the brainless (and therefore relaxing) activities…

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Things I’d Change about my Online Program

I like my online program and how it’s set up, but there are some aspects of it that I don’t like. I wish I could change the following about my online program: Assignment deadlines: Unlike on-campus class assignments that are normally due during class, our assignments are due anytime. I really mean anytime: 8:00am, noon,…

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6 Reasons Good Grades are Worth it

Are good grades really worth the blood, sweat and tears that so often come with school work?

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Re: Skipping the College Tour

You may or may not have read The New York Times’ recent article, “Skipping the College Tour”. As they explain, visiting colleges before applying or committing has become an important step of the application process. However, the article argues that visiting a campus doesn’t help us make a better college decision because it’s difficult to…

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Transfer Credits: Manor College to Moravian College

You’ll never guess how many of these courses transferred as electives!

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Comparing College Career Paths

Despite my younger sister being two years behind me in high school, we’ll be graduating from college at the same time. Have I spent an extra two years pursuing my Bachelor’s? Luckily, not quite. Before enrolling at college, I took a year-long gap year off from school. My sister, on the other hand, immediately started college when she graduated…

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