You've got the standards like Twin XL bedding, under bed storage and a shower caddy, but there are a few other items you'll want to grab to make your life easier.
Yes, you’re at the bottom of the totem pole as an intern…but that doesn’t mean that you have to remain there for the rest of the summer.
Choosing a major is probably one of the toughest decisions that an incoming student can make. Your course of study sets the tone of your collegiate career...and some pretty life altering decisions after that.
I know what you're thinking as you approach this new chapter in life. A new place, exciting atmosphere, strangers eager to meet each other, a fresh start with so many new prospects! Game on, right?
It’s nearly impossible to finish every last-minute assignment and essay while cramming for a cumulative final exam during daytime hours, especially when you still have to attend class, go to work and shine at your internship.
As well as a ton of literary theory and how to correctly reference in an essay, I learned some important lessons in my freshman year of college...
As with anything, there are tips and tricks that will make the transition from high school to university life as seamless as possible.
With a little bit of creativity and some station hopping, crafting something edible is easy as ABC.
So should students and recent grads like me pursue off-the-beaten-path careers?
For me, the hardest part about going home after college was always just how different everything was. But also, how everything was the same. Here are five important rules to follow in order to make this first holiday back as stress-free and as fun as possible.
While the Huffington Posts's article was awesome and I think all freshman should definitely heed its wise suggestions for making the most of your college kick-off, I've devised a little twist on their list. Something a bit naughtier that all freshman should try...
Navigating college is hard enough there is no need to put up with an unhelpful advisor, especially since you're paying for it.
Hello to all you first semester Freshmen out there! Congrats, you’re about to embark on a momentous, um, moment in your lives: the first time you go home for Thanksgiving as a college student.
/Dead. I was dead. By senior year I was so completely burnt out and done with the college life I was ready to throw in the towel and exchange any street cred I had acquired for a bus pass straight to adulthood.
When it came to adjusting to a totally new environment there were growing pains that I didn't quite anticipate.
Observe Cinco de Mayo, but be cautious of the tequila… that one doesn’t end well for you.
Right now, dear Freshmen, you're holding a Get Out of Jail (Mostly) Free card. And I'm here to help you use it in the most effective way possible.
College is where the real partying begins. Since you are going to be partying for the next four years you probably want to figure out a way to do it without looking like a complete moron.
Fret not, young freshman, CC and I will be here with you every step of the way helping you navigate the new world you're entering. We're doing a back to school series of all the TOTALLY essential information you're going to need this year, and I'm leading the way.
The first week of school is when freshmen are at their prime. They know absolutely nothing.
One thing I also did not do to the best of my abilities was dress right. My freshman year of college was in 2007 (Right? I'm so old.), and let's just say that fashion has changed a little bit. Jean skirts anyone?
25 days into college and one broken heart later, I’m all alone with barely any friends, and “Someone Like You” on repeat. Damn you, Adele.
As I write this, I am about to embark on my final semester of my college career. Weird, right? It almost seems like yesterday when I was a little freshman moving in to my dorm. Except for the growth part, a lot has changed in these three and a half years. I’ve learned the hardships of picking the right classes and managing my social life and my studies, but it was all worth the ride.
Finals. While high school cared enough to only dish ‘em out once a year, we're no longer so lucky. “So I’m supposed to remember everything since August? Is this cumulative? IS THERE EXTRA CREDIT?!” (Sidenote: Who else is psyched that EC opps still exist in college?). So what’s a girl to do?
Freshman girls. Two words uttered with excitement by upperclassmen guys, but uttered with disdain accompanied with scoffs and eye rolls by upperclassmen girls. These perceived interlopers consistently dampened discussions I had with many of my friends around our upcoming sophomore year. Sound a little off to you?