The 9 Best Ways to Make Friends in Your Dorm

Moving to college can be both exciting and terrifying. For some, moving into a dorm means living with a best friend that you’ve known forever. For others, it means moving into a new place where you don’t know anyone. Either way, you can benefit from making new friends and expanding your circle. Here are nine […] ...

13 Healthy Snacks to Stock Up on at School

Late night? Sick of the dining hall food? Just need a break from the usual junk food study breaks? It can be hard to incorporate healthy snacks into your diet while in college, especially if you’re lacking a little inspiration. Check out these 13 healthy snacks ideas below. Now you’re covered! If you’re up late […] ...

6 Simple Ways to Succeed This Semester 

After a busy school year, we all appreciate the time to just relax. But while the break between semesters offers a prime opportunity to unwind, you can also use the time to prepare for the semester ahead. Here are our tips on how you can use your time off wisely—and set yourself up for success […] ...

Pre-college Checklist Every College Freshman Needs

Congrats, you’ve made it through high school! Now, it’s time to start preparing for the whirlwind that is college freshman year.  Undeniably, college is a big transition, and it can be overwhelming to wrap your mind around the things you need to take care of before heading off. To make what comes next a little […] ...

5 Unexpected Summer Internship Ideas

Lacking inspiration for a creative summer experience? Out of ideas for what to do during the summer? Check out these options below for an internship that is sure to be unforgettable, no matter what your academic or personal interests are. There is something out there for everyone! Get a jump on fall studies! Why not […] ...

Take Your Tutoring to the Next Level with the Socratic Method

Tutoring can be a rewarding and fun job! Especially if you’re interested in working in education and you enjoy helping others understand challenging material. Your #1 goal as a tutor is to make yourself obsolete. Wait, what? If you think about it, your students hired you because they’re having an extra hard time in class. […] ...

6 Steps to Choosing a College with No Regrets

  You’re nearly there. Only one semester is left between you and choosing your own classes, meeting new people, and independence! But first you have to choose a college, and it can feel like an impossible decision. There’s no crystal ball to tell you what to do, but if you’re stressing over this, use the […] ...

5 Cool Careers for English Majors

Welcome English majors (or those considering it)! We’re here to tell you that by the end of your studies, you’ll have bankable skills that can be applied to positions across a variety of fields. The analytical/writing comprehension skills learned in the classroom will come in handy for a wide range of jobs and careers where […] ...

6 Tips for Reading and Actually Understanding Academic Papers

Raise your hand if you’ve read a paragraph over and over, but still had no clue what you just read. It’s not a bad sign because it means you’re trying to learn new things, but when you hit that wall and don’t know how to conquer it, having a plan can be a lifesaver. This […] ...

6 Steps to Moving Past a College Rejection

  College admissions can be totally random. You can have all of the right scores, amazing extracurriculars, great grades, and glowing essays, but sometimes things don’t work out in your favor. Use these six steps in helping to accept a difficult part of finding the right college for you—hearing the word no. 1. Take a […] ...