One of the hardest adjustments you’ll make in college is to transition into the dorm lifestyle. Not only will it be hard to live with a roommate (and maybe even some suitemates as well), but you’ll have to learn to be independent and more responsible. While you won’t be able to prepare yourself entirely for [ Read More ]
I’m a recent graduate, so it hasn’t been super long since I experienced those wonderful days of college. As a lowly post-grad, I’ve found myself discussing with my fellow graduated friends about what we miss the most about college on a number of occasions. These next few items seem to be key favorites from our [ Read More ]
Freshman year is, without a doubt, going to be one of the best years of your life. It’s bound to be filled with parties, sorority/fraternity functions and nights in the library with friends. Some of these nights you’ll remember forever, others may get lost in a drunken haze, but it’s the year you’ll spend the [ Read More ]
Although it seems like you’ve got all the time in the world, Spring Break is going to creep up on you faster than you think! For most schools, Spring Break takes places in March or April, so if you haven’t started planning already, you may be a step (or two) behind. Here’s my easy guide [ Read More ]
Although we may not know it, our daily lives and actions are informed greatly by our understanding of cultural norms. In our native environments, these cultural norms are all but invisible because we’ve learned to adhere to them without even thinking about it. But when you leave your home to travel or live in a [ Read More ]
Being broke is what college is all about. Nothing teaches you more about budgeting than trying to eat, drink and have fun on a very strict budget. Sometimes we look back at our college experience and wonder how we made through those weeks where we had to make twenty bucks last through weekend and still [ Read More ]
While many try to stereotype your college years as your time to “explore” the relationship spectrum and “play the field,” that just doesn’t work for some people. For whatever reason, college students often feel the pressure to enjoy the single life and remain unattached, but it IS actually possible to have a serious relationship in [ Read More ]
Finding it difficult to keep the same mutual friends as your former significant other? Here’s a look at a real college life example and some tips on how to deal.
No one likes roommate issues and the ripple affects it causes. Here are some tips on how to re-build a happy and healthy relationship with your roomie.