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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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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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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5 Things to Consider if You’re Transferring in January

Whether you decided you want to transfer colleges mid-year because you don’t like the current college you’re attending or because that’s how your timeline worked out, below are five things you consider for a smoother college transferring experience in January.

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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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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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