Feb
02

Making the Most of Your Dorm Experience: Your RA

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Your resident advisor (RA) can make or break you college dorm experience. Some RAs are so fun and personable that their floor becomes the center of activity. Other RAs are so disinterested that every door stays closed, and nobody knows the name of the student across the hall. Of course, not everything falls on the shoulders of your RA, you do need to get out there and socialize on your own. But since you have an RA, you should take advantage. Here’s what everyone should know about his or … [Read more...]

Feb
02

The Confusing Grade

Dr. Z was a fascinating professor. He was full of knowledge, and he gave the most humorous and interesting lectures. Attending his class was more like watching a TV show than actually going to class. As a result, I took three separate courses with Dr. Z. I just couldn’t help myself. But, from day one, I had a problem; a problem that never went away. I could not understand his grading system. Every week, my classmates and I were required to write a brief essay on the reading we had … [Read more...]