How to be Happy for a New Semester

Sucking in school sucks. It’s annoying, unmotivating, decreases your self-esteem, and is downright unfortunate. However, sometimes it can be a blessing in disguise.

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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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How to Work Full-Time & Go to School Full-Time

How do you manage to work full-time and go to college full-time?

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3 Ways to Achieve Work-Life Balance

Whether you’re a freshman or a transfer living on your college campus for the first time, balancing your personal and academic life takes on a whole new meaning. All of a sudden, where you live and work also becomes the same place where you are socializing and enjoying yourself. Balancing these two aspects of your…

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4 Reasons Multitasking is Awful

In my January post, I briefly touched on the subject of multitasking and why it’s not ideal. Today I want to talk about this topic a bit more because I feel strongly about the effects that multitasking has on individuals.

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Highlights for Spring

Whether you’re a new transfer student or have already been at your new school for awhile already, you know that there are a ton of things to explore and take part in at your school. Spring semester is no different, with so many things going on—a new set of classes, club events, recruiting, new hours…

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How To: Prepare for the Upcoming Semester

One key component to success during the semester is starting off strong, and one of the best ways to do that is to prepare for your classes ahead of time. Doing so will enable you to put all of your focus on your classes, rather than being distracted by things that you could have done…

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New Year’s Resolutions for Transfer Students

The holidays are here, and that means a brief respite from nonstop classes and exams. It’s also a moment of reflection—whether you are a new transfer student or in your last year at your school, you can think back to all that has happened to you over the past quarter or semester. What were your…

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A Holiday Gift Guide for the Lovely & Organized Nerd

Being a complete nerd who can’t function without my life being organized and everything in its place, I thought I’d share a couple of items that I would recommend for other fellow organized nerds. However, these gifts can also work great for those who aren’t organized nerds yet, but would love to be! The beautiful…

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5 Tips for Finals Week

It’s December, and that means finals are just around the corner for many of us. It doesn’t have to be a time full of misery though—lots of universities offer events, resources, and food for students during finals week. For us transfers, there might be some perks that you may not be aware of at your…

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