Posts Tagged ‘Preparation’

Why Every Student Should Take a Philosophy Class

I am a philosophy major.  When meeting new people, I am often asked what I plan to do with a philosophy degree.  My favorite response is, “I want to ask why you want fries with that.”  In all seriousness, I expect my philosophy training to serve me well. The study of philosophy—whether an entire degree ...

7 Essential Ways to Prepare for Studying Abroad

Heading off for a semester (or year) abroad? By most accounts, you can plan on having a life-changing experience of one kind or another. You’ve signed up to something you can talk about for the rest of your life: the time you lived and studied in another country and culture, living it up and learning ...

How to Make the Most Out of Summer Break

Ready, set, summer! *Cue the typical “school’s out for the summer” music.* Whether you’ve been out for a few weeks already (like me) or you’re just now starting to think about summer break, you’ll soon enough find yourself with little to do and a boring summer awaiting you if you haven’t prepared for it. Maybe ...

Think You Need to Prepare for Spring Semester? Don’t Bother!

Think You Need to Prepare for Spring Semester? Don’t Bother!

Editor’s Note: The following post is satire. You should prepare for spring semester, but try not to let yourself get caught up in the act of preparing and succumb to self-inflicted stress that could affect your education. Ah, spring semester. What a pastel-colored promise of a fresh start! Not only do you feel the pressure ...

Helpful Advice For Pulling A Successful All-Nighter

Ah, yes – the infamously dreaded all-nighter, an all too common phenomenon of college life. Just about every student of the higher arts or sciences has had or will have to pull an all-nighter at some point during their collegiate career. The reasons for doing so are numerous: whether it’s procrastination, a busy schedule, or ...