How to Genuinely Enjoy Your Roommate

  Maybe you feel like you won the jackpot because you have such an amazing roommate! You laugh together, talk late into the night about stuff that really matters and see eye-to-eye about everything. On the other hand, it could be your roommate has turned out to...

The ABC’s of Success in College

For some, college is a breeze—sunny skies and smooth sailing! But for many others, the challenges are daunting. Maybe, like me, you bombed your first exam. Maybe you’re experiencing homesickness or struggling to make friends and it’s distracting you from focusing on...

Grief is a Gift

Someone I went to college with died of Covid last week. It was a sobering day as we are still relatively “young.” Simultaneously, several of my friends and family members are navigating painful relationships and I’m hurting for each of them as they grieve the broken...

5 Easy Ways to Make Money in College

  With the fall semester of 2021 underway, you’ve made your payments, purchased your books and hopefully recovered from the “sticker shock” brought on by all the expense. The truth is, even with scholarships and the help of financial aid, college is expensive!...

Coping with Homesickness

I’ll never forget the day my parents dropped me off at college. I’d been anticipating this for months with nothing but growing excitement. When we hugged goodbye, I didn’t even get emotional; I was ready for this! But within an hour of being left in my dorm room to...

Syllabus Shock and How to Deal

  If you’re new to college life, you’re about to get hit by something you’ve never experienced before (but will experience repeatedly at the beginning of each semester, no matter how long it takes you to earn your degree): syllabus shock! This dreaded phenomenon...