5 Reasons to Attend Transfer Orientation

5 Reasons to Attend Transfer Orientation

It’s not uncommon for students to attend community colleges and transfer to four-year universities as they go into their junior year. The transfer population at my undergraduate university was vast; I even spent a year working as a mentor to transfer students in one of the residence halls. One thing I noticed the most while ...

Tips for Avoiding the Freshman 15

Tips for Avoiding the Freshman 15

Many college students know the feeling: one day during your freshman year, you wake up and your pants feel tighter than normal. Dismissing the sudden uncomfortable feeling, you quickly resort to blaming the washing machine for ruining your favorite jeans, sweatpants, and skirts. Your clothes clearly shrunk. That just has to be the culprit! Or ...

Preparing for Graduate Application Season

Preparing for Graduate Application Season

Getting ready to head into your final year of undergrad and thinking about applying for grad school next year? You might think that you’ve got the whole application thing down—you applied to undergrad and got in, so it can’t be that hard. Right? Applying to graduate school is a whole new monster. Graduate programs require ...

Simple Accountability Tools

Simple Accountability Tools

It’s June, which means we’re halfway between meeting this year’s resolutions and setting next year’s. If you’ve already given up on your goals for 2016 (or are considering abandoning them), check out some of these accountability tools to help you accomplish what you set out to do. Don’t Break the Chain One of my favorite ...