Help! My Class Is A Total Nightmare…

Any college student can tell you about that one class they had that pushed them to their academic limit: The professor was in a perpetual bad mood, The course material sounded like it was in another language, and The mere thought of going to class was enough to make them want to hide under the nearest rock. Never no fear, students, for there are ...

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Say Goodbye To Your Unproductive Study Habits With These 5 Tips

It’s finally here! You’ve graduated high school, the wait is nearly over and you’re gearing up to begin your new life as a college student, free from your parents’ control. Awesome, right? Kind of… You have every right to be celebrating this new beginning, but there are also a few things you should remember about college. Showing up ...

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How to Prevent Homesickness During Your First Year Away

While this may be your first time living on your own, it’s not uncommon to get a little homesick. Many college freshmen feel homesick at least once during their first year at college. While there isn’t any specific cure to your homesickness, you can at least decrease the feeling with these great tips. Stay Busy A good way to keep things off you...

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Top 5 Questions to Ask Your New College Roommate

Take your room now, cut it in half, and add a complete stranger and all of their stuff. Welcome to college! College dorms aren’t the most spacious or comfortable, unless you make them. Being paired with a random stranger to live with for a year is also a super scary concept, especially if he or she is anything like that awkward kid who sits in th...

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4 Actions Guaranteed To Enhance Your Campus Visit Experience

Think you know where you’re going to college this fall? If you haven’t visited yet, think again! The websites are helpful, but they can’t tell you what the students are like or what campus town is really like. College visits are essential in the college selection process. Consider it a time machine that gives you a very tiny, but helpful glim...

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5 Dorm Items You Can’t Live Without

The move-in process will be stressful enough, so it may be overkill to plan on some essentials you will need for your first year dorm experience. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t make additions to your dorm checklist before you return for the Spring semester if you’re in the midst of your freshman year. Plus, it’s always good to keep a ...

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5 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Freshman Year in College

“I remember my freshman year…” I can’t express how many sentences come out of my mouth with this introduction. Before arriving to the beginning of your collegiate endeavors, remember these hints to let you enjoy the roller coaster ride of your freshman year to the fullest. Door Open Well into my fourth year of college that I am now, it’...

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3 Benefits of Attending A Large University

During your college search, you should consider the benefits and drawbacks that go along with large schools and small schools. I always knew I wanted to go to a large university, and I think I made the right choice for a number of reasons. Here are a few of the perks of attending a big school: Class Variety Big colleges often have a wider selecti...

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