How to Use Thanksgiving Break Productively

TGFT: Thank goodness for Thanksgiving! Whether you’re spending your break with friends or family, the time off is a nice respite from school. But between forkfuls of pie, you can actually make great use of your school vacation by getting ahead on schoolwork and even making progress toward securing that summer job/internship—yes, that timeline is … Continue reading How to Use Thanksgiving Break Productively

10 Next-Level Study Tips for Acing Tests

By Caleigh PropesSometimes studying can be rewarding, but usually it’s just really tiring! Most of us dread those hours going over facts for a history exam or working out problems for a math quiz. Use the tips below to make studying just a little bit easier, and see your confidence skyrocket! 1. Make a PlaylistWhile … Continue reading 10 Next-Level Study Tips for Acing Tests

What to Do in the Fall to Prepare for Summer Internship Season

By Ella ChochrekDuring the fall semester, the following summer feels an awful long way away. Nonetheless, some internship applications may be due before the end of the calendar year. Gah!Even if applications for your dream job haven’t opened yet, it never hurts to get a head start! There are things you can do in the … Continue reading What to Do in the Fall to Prepare for Summer Internship Season

How to Stay on Top of College Applications

By Ella ChochrekStaying organized during college application season can be difficult. Many students submit applications to as many as 15-20 schools, making it hard to keep track of deadlines. Although applications can often be submitted through the Common Application—which streamlines the process by standardizing many of the needed materials—some aspects of the process can still … Continue reading How to Stay on Top of College Applications

6 Tips to Getting the Most Out of Your Summer Job or Internship

Ahhh, it’s summer. It may be break time for most, but you have ambitiously taken on a summer job or internship. Congrats! It can provide a great opportunity to prepare for life after college as long as you make the most of your experience.Summer jobs and internships aren’t just about putting cash in the bank—they’re … Continue reading 6 Tips to Getting the Most Out of Your Summer Job or Internship

The Best Worst Excuses for Justifying Procrastination

by Muranda MendezWe’ve all been guilty of procrastinating at some point. And while procrastinating doesn’t seem like such a brilliant idea when it’s 2 AM and we’ve yet to run our paper through a grammar checker, we have to laugh at some of the excuses we come up with to justify our own poor decision-making. … Continue reading The Best Worst Excuses for Justifying Procrastination

Community College vs University: What’s Right for You?

By Ella ChochrekFor many students, choosing their next steps after high school can be difficult. The right choice for one student might be to enter the workforce, while another might prefer to get a bachelor’s degree straightaway.Before pursuing higher education, it’s important to assess the pros and cons of all available options. Here, we’ve laid … Continue reading Community College vs University: What’s Right for You?