Archive for March, 2012
You’ve been working hard all year, taking good notes during lectures, writing papers, and studying for hours. With the steep cost of tuition, wouldn’t it be nice to have a little compensation for all that hard work? Read More
Here is a list of places that I bet you have never heard of. With the ease of travel today, many of these gorgeous sites are easy to get to, but often go unnoticed. Sure you can visit Munich, Germany, but have you ever driven outside the cities and seen what lies in the countryside? Try not to miss these stunning places when you take your next trip!
If you’re anything like me, Spring Fever sets in the instant you’re back from Spring Break and won’t leave until it’s summertime. While spring has many college students itching to break out shorts, Frisbees, and do anything but study for class, you can find ways to productively channel your spring fever energy. Sprucing up your dorm room—yes, I mean spring cleaning—can be a fun activity that will help you stay motivated throughout the rest of the semester.
With spring fever in the air, many of us college students are finally shedding our sweaters, scarves, and boots in exchange for shorts, flip-flops, and tees. We can’t wait to express our personal style and rock the season’s latest trends.
However, this transition may be more difficult for some people—those whose closets are disorganized, overflowing, and impossible to navigate. While dorm or apartment living can present a huge challenge to fashion-conscious college students, you can find ways to maximize your minimal closet space and make getting dressed in the morning easier.
Set aside an afternoon to clean up your closet using the following 3 tips and you’ll be thanking yourself for the rest of the semester.
Now, college parties aren’t normally as insane as you’ve seen in movies, but there are still some precautions to be taken. Most freshmen don’t think about these steps to take before going out with friends for the night. These rules apply to everyone, not just freshmen girls. Here are 5 tips to staying safe at your first college party:
Are you a freshman or sophomore in college and in desperate need of a resume creation? In my experience, creating a resume earlier on will help you in the long-run—you will remember exactly what volunteering you did or positions you held on campus. Use these 5 steps to help you make your resume:
It goes without saying that college students are typically not the most wealthy people in the world. Because this is a well-known fact, many companies have adjusted to this and now have deals and promotions specifically geared at college students. To help you wade through these discount waters, here is a list of 5 ways to save money while in college.
If I could give one piece of advice to incoming college freshmen, I would tell them to get as many internships as they can. Any of my friends can tell you that I’ve really taken this philosophy to an extreme. If you take on a remote internship, you can just treat it as another class. It is the best way to gain experience without having to travel to an office multiple times a week. Read More
Being away at school has a tendency to make us not so conscious about our meal choices, choose studying over the gym, and maybe not count the calories we drank over the weekend. This is all in all, a recipe for disaster, and the reason the “Freshman 15” stigma exists. Read More
Spring is right around the corner, and as all of us college students rejoice in the fact that, soon enough, we will not have to trudge across snow to get to class. With the changing seasons comes a change in wardrobe choices as well. Although all college students are on a budget, it is not an excuse to be anything but on the cutting-edge on the hot trends for this season! Many student deals are always available, and this is the perfect time to take advantage of them! Read More