Tag

advice
The title of this post may be suspect, but even the saying “we’re all in this together” is true but at the same time untrue in how the coronavirus affects certain populations more than others. The COVID-19 pandemic is more or less unprecedented, especially with how far technology and modern society has advanced since the...
Read More
Nobody really likes to talk about money, but it’s a very necessary conversation to have with yourself, your parents, and your college financial aid officer. Don’t avoid talking about the costs of college because according to Forbes, the collective college debt in the US is $1.6 trillion! On a smaller scale, owing several thousand dollars...
Read More
After an unsettling spring and a strange start to summer in 2020, there are many unknowns about the fall semester for both incoming and existing college students. Depending on what college looks like for you in the upcoming months, I have some advice on how to cope with and navigate the coronavirus pandemic. There are...
Read More
As a first-generation college student, I was very scared. I didn’t know much about student loans or even about the workload to expect in a college class. What scared me most was that I felt like I had no one to talk to because my parents had never gone to college. Everything I learned came...
Read More
One of the best pros of being a college student is having access to student-specific discounts! Many businesses are happy to give discounts to students, so here’s a list of a few that can benefit you over your college years! AMAZON PRIME STUDENT From buying textbooks at the last minute to buying groceries, Amazon Prime...
Read More
College is stressful for everyone. Having to balance grades, relationships, social activities, family, work, etc. can easily overwhelm anyone!  All of these responsibilities sometimes means we neglect ourselves, which can lead to a mental breakdown. In honor of World Mental Health Day, here are some ways to care for your mental sanity: Exercise– Sometimes a...
Read More
You did it, you’ve gotten halfway through the semester! But, midway means midterms. Midterms can cause lots of stress, especially if you have several exams or presentations within the same week or even the same day! To help relieve some of the stress, check out some of our tips! 1. Study early – If you...
Read More
The cost of college is daunting for most people. Taking out student loans to pay for school is also scary considering that the current collective student loan debt is over $1.5 trillion! However, scholarships are another way to pay for school. With scholarships, you don’t have to pay anyone back. Here are five ways to...
Read More
Stressed out individual
It’s fall! The season for pumpkin spice, sweater weather, and college applications! For any college-bound senior, this can be a stressful time. As a first-generation student, I faced the same application dilemmas. I didn’t even know where to start applying! Here’s a list of what to do when it’s time to start filling out college...
Read More
1 2 3 4