As the fall semester starts to approach us, here is a list of 5 ways to start your year with a strong studying mindset. It’s hard to get back into the role of “scholarly student” after 3+ months of vacation. Hopefully these tips will help increase your focus! Read More
Starting a new semester can be a hectic time of adjustment. You’re scrambling to rearrange your schedule, prepare for classes, move in and unpack, and reconnect with friends you haven’t seen in months. So why not lighten your beginning-of-the-semester load and take care of one of your biggest priorities over the break? Read More
This time of year, many friends and siblings are graduating, or have graduated, from high school. This means that the quest for the perfect gift is in progress, and it can be hard! Sure, you can get your grad a daily planner, or money, or gift cards, but where is the fun in that? Here are a few really unique gifts that your grad will love. Keep in mind that many times, expensive gifts are not always the most special. Read More
No matter where you are in the world or what you’re doing with your summer, there’s no doubt that the long warm days can do a number on all that studying from the previous semester. Instead of letting everything you learned go to waste, it’s important to retain what you’ve learned, especially if that includes material from courses relating to the ones you’ll be taking in the future. Keeping up with study habits isn’t nearly as hard as it seems when you put a regular effort in while managing to enjoy the break from school. Read More
Okay, everyone knows procrastination is bad, bad, bad. In 99% of cases, procrastinators end up hating themselves for wasting the precious time they could have spent doing absolutely anything else containing any ounce of productiveness. The 1% of the time in which they ace the paper/project/test etc. is a 100% fluke. Read More
Now that I have graduated and moved on to “real life,” I feel like I know a great deal more than I did freshman year. As I sit and reflect on my past four years at Bentley, sitting on the couch in my new “big girl” apartment, I came up with 5 things I wish I knew in my “younger” years. Read More
Aside from the obvious (you, your clothes, your books, relative sanity with three dashes of excitement and nerves) here are some Freshman Essentials I’ve compiled from experience.
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.
“Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver, the other is gold.” To many college students returning home for the summer, this cliché could not be more wrong. Read More
There are the obvious ways to make money: by getting a job. It never hurts to make some extra cash on the side by taking some creative liberties. Here are some fun ways to pay for that coveted college education. Read More