Now that spring time has finally sprung, it is time for me to reload my iPod with some pump-up jams that put me in good mood. Whether I grab my iPod to hit the gym and get in shape for the summer, blast my favorite songs on long drives, or relax on my college campus’s green space, certain songs have a way to make all those days even better. Here is a preview of my ultimate spring playlist for this gorgeous spring weather! (more…)
With spring in full swing college students everywhere are starting to face the age old problem, Spring Fever. The nice weather and thoughts of summer fast approaching often causes students like me to shift our focus from school work to day-dreams. Fortunately however, I have found a few different ways to protect myself from Spring Fever and not fall into the unproductive trap that nice weather brings.
What’s been on my mind since January? Internships for the summer.
I suppose that’s always been on my mind as a journalism major since my chosen career path (and really universal for all careers) is all about applying what I learn in the classroom. So, getting the right experience under my belt is the best way to actually land a job after graduation.
My own internship hunt has been an insane roller coaster of countless cover letters, resume adjustments, interviews, follow-up notes, and rejections. Repeat.
Coming from someone who got her Hepatitis B vaccination in the waiting room of my doctor’s oﬃce (by a seriously dedicated nurse who came in on her day oﬀ) days before take-oﬀ to my abroad destination of Belize, I’m here to talk to you about common mistakes (and proactive tips!) of staying on top of your health (and health records) in college. Here are some 5 tips that I wish I had known before embarking on a nearly solo adventure of keeping on top of your own health in college. (more…)
Daunting yet exciting, that’s how I felt about making the transition from dorm to oﬀ-campus life. Yes, the cliche is true, with more freedom comes more responsibility. With greater space comes utility bills, with your kitchen and fridge comes shared chores, and with that sweet living room comes negotiating parties with your landlord. (more…)
As iPad usage gets more and more popular, the amount of available apps seems to grow exponentially! Which apps are must-haves for college students? If you’re a new iPad user (or even if you use yours regularly already), this list can get you started: (more…)
I love those special days when I actually have time to pick out a nice outﬁt to wear on campus or out with friends. Having a fresh selection of clothes you actually wear makes this easier. This amazing weather is a great time to revamp those outﬁt selections as well as do some spring cleaning! A great way to do both of these is to consign or re-sell your used clothing.
My ﬁrst week of college, I was on the phone with my high school BFFs nightly. I would leave the dorm and sit in the grass, talking to them for hours. I was totally intimidated by the whole making-new-friends thing and I just wasn’t ready to let go. Week three, and I was barely sending them a text! So, how to balance moving on with keeping in touch?
Whether you’re laying on a beach in Cancun, skiing in Colorado, or simply relaxing at home, Spring break is highly anticipated by all. But what to pack? Even if you are simply having a “staycation” and going home, you still have to pack things from school to transport home. For many of the spring break possibilities, here is a list of what to pack for your Spring break.