Don’t give up, keep moving forward

I’m going to be very open and honest with you all right now. My first semester of college sucked. I mean, it wasn’t the absolute worst thing to happen to me, but it definitely was not the best time of my life. I’m telling you this because I want to give you the heads up that I would have liked before stepping into the college life. You could ...

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Learning from my unpaid, online internship

This will by my last blog post posted on TheCollegeHelper.com, and with that being said, I thought I’d recall all the ways it has helped me improve myself in one way or another. Now, because this particular internship was unpaid and online, there were a few differences that had to be dealt with during my time with this website. First off, this wa...

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A Student’s Reflection: My Transition To College

Imagine driving to graduation with two of your close friends. Now imagine driving to graduation with those two same people, one year later. Tonight, this was my exact situation. There I was, sitting up in the stands, watching as some of my old high school friends were about to embark on the journey I so easily recall. As I watched this unfold, I re...

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Why You Should Get Involved On Campus

I remember thinking about all of the clubs and organizations I wanted to join when I got to college. I told myself I was going to get as involved as possible. Well folks, as much as you might like to get involved in anything and everything that seems interesting to you, that is just not feasible. Although you might only have a couple of classes per...

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4 Ways To Stay Productive Over Summer Break

Summer is a time for relaxing, yes, but you know what else it’s good for? Everything! Seriously, think about all the free time (unless you’re working full time) you have now that you don’t have the constant worry of due dates and figuring out where your next meal will come from. I made myself of things I want to accomplish this summer, in pre...

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No Fear, College Essay Help Is Here!

The dreaded essay portion of a scholarship application. It’s something everyone has to experience, and it doesn’t stop after you apply and get into a college. Scholarships tend to be needed for many years and the goal is to get so good at it, people are practically throwing money at you, begging you to go to college for free. There are a few st...

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Keep It Simple: Mother’s Day 2013

Mother’s Day is just a couple of days away meaning you must be mindful of what you’re going to be giving to your mother. Now, I personally believe that a simple phone call can do just as much as a bouquet of flowers. It really isn’t about the cost; it’s about the sentiment that is attached along with it. Here are a few traditional and more ...

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How to Make Moving Out of the Dorms Easier on Your Sanity

It’s hard to believe the end of the year is upon us. It seems like just yesterday I was walking into my dorm room for the first time, not even realizing that moving in means moving out. I’m pretty positive taking things out of the room is much more work than bringing them in. Obviously not, but it sure seems like it. Now, I have yet to actually...

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