How to Make the Most of College

What a beautiful time of life college is. It’s really a once-in-a-lifetime type of experience—you’re on your own but not entirely, you get to live in close community with a lot of other people your age, and you have the time and space to experiment a bit with what you might want to do in

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How to Choose Your First Apartment

Choosing your first apartment can be a really exciting experience. It’s you’re first time striking out on your own and truly making the decision about where you live. There’s something sort of freeing about being able to live in a location that doesn’t carry the same rules and regulations of a dorm. (Think actually...

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Is it Possible You’re Studying Too Much?

College is known for its massive amounts of homework and studying. Of course, it always depends on the professor and the class’ level of difficulty, but it’s generally safe to assume that most college courses are going to require a large amount of studying. The thing is, while it’s easy to assume that studying nonstop...

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Manners and Etiquette at College

According to The Emily Post Institute, it’s the principles of good manners that are important: having a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. “Being considerate, respectful, and honest is more important than knowing which fork to use. Whether it’s a handshake or a fist bump, it’s the underlying sincerity and good...

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How to Make the Most of Autumn While at School

There’s so much to love about the Fall: hot apple cider, a brilliant display of leaves, bonfires, cozy sweatshirts, and delicious soups. Autumn ushers in a new season that’s often chillier and rainier, but this time of year is also full of a whole host of exciting things. Not only are you probably gearing up

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Soft Skills to Cultivate as a College Student

It can be easy to focus solely on business and technical skills when you’re in college. After all, you’re at school to learn, and the facts are there for the taking! However, there’s something called soft skills, and they are nearly as important as the practical knowledge you’re learning each day. According to the...

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Boosting Your Exam Scores is Possible

Not a good test taker? There’s a lot of debate on that subject alone, but the chances are good that whether or not you’re good at taking tests, you’ll probably have to take an exam or two (or forty) during your time at college. So how can you approach your exams in the best way

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How to Not Procrastinate in College

We’ve all been there. Even the most organized, Type A person has probably (at least accidentally) procrastinated at one point or another. Whether it’s putting off studying for a test or holding back until midnight to start writing that paper that’s due the next morning, procrastination can actually cause a lot of stress...

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What to Do When You Can’t Sleep

Maybe it’s your roommate’s noisy snoring that’s keeping you awake. Or maybe, you’re worried about your chemistry final tomorrow morning. Whatever it is, the clock is ticking into the wee hours of the night, and you’re still not asleep—and you’re not okay with that. Suffering from sleepless nights is no...

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Being Smart on Social Media

Social media is everywhere now. It’s pretty rare to meet someone who isn’t on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, or some other social platform, and while the type of social media people use is constantly shifting, it’s pretty clear that some sort of online social interaction is going to exist in our technological world from...

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