3 Tools to Help You Learn to Code

3 Tools to Help You Learn to Code

There are a plethora of reasons to learn to code, but getting started can be difficult. Do you start with basic HTML, or a more advanced coding language? Should you take a class or try an online workshop? If you’re curious and would like to try out coding without committing to a full-length course, try ...

5 Things You Should Stop Doing in Essays

5 Things You Should Stop Doing in Essays

As a college composition instructor, I never run out of examples of terrible writing. Students still transitioning from high school writing habits have a tendency to write papers that all sound the same—and use many of the same tropes and generalizations. I spend most of that first semester trying to un-teach many of the things ...

5 Apps for the Best Summer Road Trip

5 Apps for the Best Summer Road Trip

There are plenty of reasons for college students to hop behind the wheel and hit the open road in the summer, from visiting a new campus, to checking out awesome beaches and landmarks. But with gas prices constantly fluctuating and the ever-present possibility of that flat tire or sudden traffic jam, road trips definitely have ...