Why Your GPA Matters

Why Your GPA Matters

Reading Time: 3 minutes When it comes to graduating high school or even college, there’s a lot of mixed messages about the relevance of your GPA. Here we will unpack the importance of your GPA at all stages in your education. Is a High GPA Crucial for College...
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...
10 Tips to Make Your Dorm Feel Like Home

10 Tips to Make Your Dorm Feel Like Home

Reading Time: 3 minutes When it comes to dorm stuff, you are ready to go. You can’t wait to live in a new environment, make it your own, and throw cool dorm parties. It doesn’t get more #college than that. But what happens when you arrive and your dorm is way...
Crafting an Impressive Resume

Crafting an Impressive Resume

Reading Time: 3 minutes Creating a resume can seem like a lot of work. 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? Highlight your achievements with...
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,...