8 College Superstitions

8 College Superstitions

Reading Time: 2 minutes No matter if you believe in superstitions, going to college can come with some pretty bizarre traditions and rituals. Check out these college superstitions from campuses all over the country! 1. The Alma Mater Statue at Columbia University...
Crafting an Impressive Resume

Crafting an Impressive Resume

Reading Time: 3 minutes Creating a resume can seem overwhelming. You may choose to send this resume to a prospective college, a job or internship, or a summer program. How can you make your resume stand out amongst the crowd? In order to highlight your accomplishments...
10 Ways to be Froomies (Friendly Roomies)

10 Ways to be Froomies (Friendly Roomies)

Reading Time: 4 minutes For most people, college is the first time you’ll have to share a living space with someone that isn’t family. Learning to live with others, to communicate, and share spaces is an important skill that will serve you well later in life. You’ve...
The Importance of Asking for Help

The Importance of Asking for Help

Reading Time: 2 minutes Growing up in a culture that praises independence, asking for help may feel like the ultimate defeat. You should be able to handle everything by yourself, right? WRONG! We’re here to remind you that asking for help is not a bad thing. Here are...
12 Dorm Room Essentials

12 Dorm Room Essentials

Reading Time: 3 minutes Dorm room packing? You’ve got it all figured out with the trendy bedding, slick new laptop, and storage bins galore. However, when it comes to packing, often times we don’t realize we are missing essential items until after we arrive at the...
What to Do Your First Week of College

What to Do Your First Week of College

Reading Time: 3 minutes Surviving the hectic rush of move-in day, you’ve recycled the cardboard boxes, hung your clothes in the closet, and waved goodbye as your folks drove away. Now what? Check out our to-do list for your first week of college. 1. Get settled in...
10 Note Taking Tips

10 Note Taking Tips

Reading Time: 3 minutes Note taking is not an easy skill to learn. From taking notes during lecture to reviewing your textbook for a test, you may struggle to figure out which information is worth writing down. Here are some ways to make note taking easier, more fun,...
What Is Privilege?

What Is Privilege?

Reading Time: 5 minutes When logging on to social media or watching the news, you may often hear the word “privilege” being used. For many, this can be a confusing concept to grasp. Learning about privilege will allow us to become more open-minded, and move towards a...
College Orientation: What to Expect

College Orientation: What to Expect

Reading Time: 2 minutes College orientation: a summer event that soon-to-be college freshmen simultaneously dread and look forward to. Your college orientation will give you a feel of college life and allow you to meet other new students who are just as nervous as you...