Things to Consider When Having a Car at College

Having a car at college is a bit of a luxury—particularly when you’re a freshman. But if you’re an upperclassman or a commuter, you probably rely on your car to get you to and from class almost every day. Having the option to cruise around campus in your own car can give you a sense

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How to Get Through a Difficult College Class

Whatever your major, chances are good that at some point in your college career, you’re going to face a class that seems nearly impossible. Most majors require students to take a class that’s either out of their wheelhouse (i.e. an English major taking a Math class), and at the very least, you’ll more than likely

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Realities You’ll Have To Face In College

When you head off to college, you might find that adulting is both incredibly liberating and at the same time, absolutely terrifying. If you’re living in a dorm, moving away from your home and into a season of independence means you’ll start doing lots of adult things: shopping for your own groceries, doing your own

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How to Set Your Dorm Room Up for Success

There’s something inherently exciting and nervewracking about moving into a dorm room for the first time. For most teenagers, this is the first time they’ve lived in a different place away from their parents, and it’s more than likely the first time they’ve shared a room with one or two or three other strangers...

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Tips for Applying to Colleges

Applying for college can be exciting and overwhelming all at once. Thinking about choosing a school is like looking out over a cliff and imagining all the lies before you. You’re about to step into the rest of your life—your future! These days, high school students can feel a lot of pressure about applying for

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How to Find a Job that Suits Your Personality

As you near the end of your college career, the job hunt is probably moving toward the forefront of your mind. There are so many options out there, you might wonder. How can I find the right job for me?  Whether you’re about to graduate or you’re just starting to apply for colleges and mulling over

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Living Off Campus: 4 Must-Haves

Now that a new semester is right around the corner, you might be considering moving from your dorm to living off campus. Moving off campus is a really fun opportunity: you’re finally renting your very first space, you can burn candles without a candle warmer, and you don’t have to follow specific dorm rules any

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How to Exercise on Campus When the Weather is Awful

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful!”  It’s a merry line from a delightful holiday tune, but more than likely, this is part of why you might be feeling like you’d rather not go exercise today. Keeping up a regular exercise routine when the weather is terrible outside can be challenging. Temperatures might be...

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Tips That Will Help Improve Your Writing Skills

Whether you have a penchant for writing or you’d rather eat worms before trying to write a 5-page paper, the chances are good that you’re going to need to write more than just a couple of papers during your college career. Most professors will have you write an essay or several at one point or

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Helpful Tips for Holiday Gatherings

Christmas is a time when all things are merry and bright. We road trip for hours or fly cross-country to spend time the holidays with close family and friends, and there’s a general festiveness to the last few weeks of December. However, the holiday season might not feel like as joyful as the songs make

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