Every advisor you speak to will say the same thing about your first year of college: get involved! The amount of clubs and extra-curricular activities on campus can seem a bit daunting when you first enter college, with more options and unique clubs that may not have been offered in your high school. No need to fear! Here are a few things to think about as you take your first steps into campus life.
Smartphones have proven to be very powerful aids when it comes to college life. Whether it be managing your finances or finding apps that suit your studies, Android phones and the iPhone supply a great amount of useful applications that make life as a college student much easier.
Though we have covered the apps that serve academic, financial, and other professional purposes, we haven’t discussed the applications that serve a very simple purpose: FUN! Read More
Depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders are common amongst college students. These disorders may even start in college, as it is a time of great change. The first thing to remember is that you are not alone. There is always something you can do to help yourself or somewhere you can go to be helped by others. Read More
So you’ve decided to live off-campus? Here are some things to think about before making the big move.
Moving into a dorm after being home for such a long time can take a bit of getting used to, even if you have already started college. Whether you live with a roommate or in a single, dorm rooms do not provide much space, so being wise about what you choose to take to school could save you time, space, and money. Read More
Moving off-campus can be exciting as well as fairly stressful. It is a huge step into adulthood, and with more and more schools suggesting that students move out of the dorms and into apartments earlier and earlier, there is higher demand and higher competition for that perfect place. Read More
Transferring schools can be a bit tough. With form filling, letters of recommendation, keeping your grades up, the list of paperwork and tasks goes on. But with patience and determination, transferring to the school of your dreams can be easy and pain-free. Read More
Just like with any break-up, ending a relationship while in college can be especially hard. Having your ex on the same campus can be a bit tough, but not unbearable. Here are a few tips to end relationships right and move on with as little stress as possible. Read More
Finally! You’ve moved on from petty high school dating into the more mature, more free world of college relationships. Many people even find their spouses in college!
But whoa, step on the brakes. Let’s not get ahead of ourselves here. Relationships are more than what you see in childhood fairytales, especially at this point in your life. Now that you’re out on your own (for the most part) and can make your own decisions, making the right choices in your romantic relationships can spell success and happiness for the both of you. Read More
Living in a dorm setting can be a freeing experience—no more parents pestering you to do your homework, no more cleaning the bathrooms, and no more chores. But perhaps our parents had good reason in pushing us to keep our rooms clean and organized.
If you’re a current college student, you’ve either had or will have a roommate (or roommates) who isn’t the tidiest person in the world. Not only does a messy room look bad, it is also a breeding ground for germs, which spread quickly throughout dorm buildings. Here are a few tips to keep your living environment productive and healthy! Read More