Aug
17

Choosing the Right Classes

Choosing the right classes could be the single most important decision making process of your entire college experience. Picking good, relevant courses at the right time in your education will make working toward that degree not only easier, but also more rewarding.  A good way to start is by talking it over with your adviser. This is exactly what he or she is there to do- guide you on the best possible track toward your degree. Even if you feel really confident about your choices, run … [Read more...]

Aug
03

Most Embarrassing Moment in College

I’m sure everyone will love reading this blog post, as any post about humiliating but hilarious moments in college or high school are the ones talked about for years and years to come. The most important thing about humiliating moments is that they happen to everyone. No one is immune to being embarrassed. Even the most calm, cool and collected of individuals gets embarrassed at some point, sometime, for some reason. I think for me personally, the most humiliating things I do, say, or go … [Read more...]

Jul
20

Summer Classes

Taking classes during any season requires dedication and motivation. The first year of college at a university is exciting and new, with so many new things to see and so many new people to meet. It’s easy to get wrapped up in all of the hype and excitement of being on your own for the first time and meeting new people that you put your schoolwork on the back burner. It’s crucial to stay organized and find a schedule that works for you. Once you find that groove that keeps you on track, … [Read more...]

Jul
19

Learning to Navigate Campus

No matter what university you go to, whether it is big or small, there are students just like you apprehensive about navigating the campus on their first day of classes. Let’s be honest, the thought of walking all over campus just to get lost on your first day is a little nerve wrecking. This is completely normal, and almost all of students experience the feeling at least one time throughout their college education.  Starting a new school, moving out of home and learning to adapt to your … [Read more...]

Oct
13

Internships: What Should I Wear?

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If you’re anything like me, you wear the same thing to class every day:  Calvin Klein pajama pants, Ugg Boots, and a hoodie or Northface Jacket.  The key to that outfit is comfort, making sure that you’ll survive a long day of lectures. But that means, like me, you probably have nothing to wear on the days that you have both class and an internship. In other words, something that is both comfortable and professional. I’d often find myself lugging a change of clothes with me everywhere … [Read more...]

Oct
13

Whoops! Wrong Classroom!

Linguistics 101 was in Randall 323, and I knew where that was. I strolled the 13 blocks to campus, stopping to chat with dozens of friends and professors.  It was the first day of classes and I wasn’t in a rush.  Who cares if you’re late for a 101 course? I slipped into the classroom a few seconds late and found a seat in the back, relaxing as I pulled out my notebook and began drawing.  I wasn’t surprised that I didn’t recognize a single person in the classroom.  What senior … [Read more...]

Sep
18

Rate Your Professors, Take Classes You’ll Like

Rate Your Professors, Take Classes You’ll Like Starting at a new school, no one really knows what to expect in their classes creating your own schedule can be full of complete uncertainty. You can never be certain what you are getting yourself into without talking to upperclassmen, which may not be a possibility before orientation. To help you in choosing your classes, you should try to figure out basically what you want to take your first year. Most schools have general education … [Read more...]