Nov
15

Stay Healthy in College

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Sounds impossible right? Many students are so stressed and busy in college that living a healthy lifestyle is not a priority.  In fact it's something that they hardly ever think about.  But eating right, exercising, and getting enough sleep can really help students feel happy about themselves and stay focused on their GPA. It's hard; I'll be the first to admit that.  But it is doable, here are some tips to help you get started 1) Catch your ZZZ’s: I cannot emphasize enough how … [Read more...]

Nov
08

Where to Now? Finding the Best College for You

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Finding the right college is difficult.  But four or five years from now, when you’re about to receive your degree, you don’t want to look back on your college experience with regret. You don't want to wish that you had put a little more effort into finding the perfect fit for you. Hindsight is 20/20.  So, here are the tips I wish I'd had as a high school senior.  Information that might have helped me find the absolute best college experience.  -Be realistic about what schools … [Read more...]

Nov
07

The Golden Rule of Interviews

I have one golden rule. One rule, I firmly refuse to bend under any circumstance. One rule that I believe will help keep me out of trouble in the future. I do not answer any unknown phone calls, under any circumstances. If it’s important they’ll leave a message, that’s my policy. It’s not my ex-boyfriend or creditors that I’m trying to avoid.  No, I’m avoiding my potential interviewers. Why? Because avoiding their phone call gives me the opportunity to prepare for our … [Read more...]

Nov
03

Waiting on the Professor: the 15 minute rule!

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We used to pray it would happen. Every time my friends and I approached a classroom, we would cross our fingers and hope for the best. Hope, that our professor would send a last minute email canceling class, or else choose to just not show up at all. The number one most frequently repeated conversation, as we waited for a professor running a minute or two late, was what we would do with the free time. Stop in the gym, go grocery shopping, finish that essay, or take a long nap. The … [Read more...]