Live Your Passion

  One of my favorite camping T-shirts, well-worn and green (the best color ever) boldly proclaims: “Live Your Passion.” As a nature-seeking, fun-craving, book-devouring, music-adoring adventurer I love it! But I find myself wanting to “edit” the statement at...

Up Your Note Taking Game

It’s been said that our short-term memory typically lasts about fifteen seconds and that without much effort we’re able to remember about seven items at a time.  Obviously when it comes to your college education that’s not going to cut it. Every day you’re being...

Searching for Satisfaction

  You have your “If Only…” and I have mine. “If only…my work load would lighten up.” “If only I had more money.” “If only I had a meaningful relationship.” “If only I could get caught up on sleep.” We end our “If” statements by tacking on a “then.” “Then I would...

How to Land Your Post-Graduation Dream Job

Graduation will be here before you know it, and if you’re a college senior you’re probably starting to face the realization that “real life” is staring you right in the face! Unless you know you’re going straight into grad school you may be starting to get excited—and...

Blowing off Steam (and Why It’s Important)

Stress in college is inevitable. So many things cause it: the intense work load, taking tests, public speaking, auditions and paying tuition. And that’s not to mention the (hopefully rare) conflict with friends or roommates and the end-of-college inevitabilities of...