Leadership skills are sometimes hard to build while you’re in high school, yet they’re one of the experiences that prospective employers and colleges value most. Unless you obtain a student government position, captain of an athletic team or hold a leadership position in an extracurricular club, being in a leadership position may not be easy [ Read More ]
College students are going to have sex. As much as some people would like to sweep this under the rug, it’s true. This fact isn’t going anywhere. Because of this, I’m not sure why administrators at Boston College have decided to slap some of their students on the wrist for trying to help prevent unwanted [ 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 ]
Freshman year is always something that goes hand in hand with words like legendary or epic. But just because freshman year has so many great connotations with those of us who’ve been through it, we tend to blur out the bad and awkward parts. For me, freshman year was a blast, but would I want to go [ 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 ]
The Chance to Study Abroad The opportunity to study abroad is an exciting way to immerse yourself in a new culture. You’ll learn much more than you might in a classroom, and you’ll experience—up close and personal—those invisible cultural expectations you carry around from your background. You will either begin to learn a new language [ Read More ]
Balancing school and work is no easy task, but it is a reality that many college students, and particularly graduate students, face during their programs of study. Graduate school is already an overwhelming prospect to most pursuing their post-graduate education. Whether focused on the arts, humanities, social sciences, or professional programs, like nursing and business, [ Read More ]
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.
Healthy college living is rarely discussed with college-bound high school students. After all, there are much more important things to talk about like college application deadlines, college entrance essays, and financial aid forms to fill out, right? WRONG!