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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3 Things To Do While Waiting for a Decision

Although it’s been almost two years since I’ve transferred, I remember the feeling of waiting for a transfer admission decision. Since you’ve sent in your essays and information, all you can do is wait. It’s difficult, especially because you just want to hear back. Here are three things you can do while waiting for a…

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Using Social Media in College

Today, students are plugged in like never before. The presence of social media in classrooms and in our lives can be huge and even overwhelming at times. On the other hand, there are a lot of ways to use social media to make your life easier and more efficient.  

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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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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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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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