Colleges with Unique Festivals

While everyone knows that college is for learning and growing into a productive member of society, it’s important to have fun along the way. Colleges organize many events during the school year, from club fairs to concerts to rallies. One of the more common recreational events is a festival, usually thrown during a certain time …

How to Start off Second Semester Right

How did your first semester go? We hope it went well! No matter the results though, it’s important to start your second semester off on the right foot. These are a few great tips for any semester though, so make sure to remember them for later years or even if you starting college this fall! …

6 Colleges with Heart-Warming Holiday Traditions

The Winter Holiday season is rife with the opportunities for merriment, and magic. Many schools decorate, and there is likely a concert or two in honor of the season (and the end of the semester). But some schools take it to the next level. Here is a short list—just the tip of the iceberg, really—of …

Alternatives to Going Home for Winter Break

Winter break. Possibly one of the most look-forward-to aspects of college. Your Thanksgiving break was okay, and you might have had a long weekend here or a fall break their, but nothing equals the weeks in between your first and second semester. While it is tempting to just go home and relax for a while, …

So You Want to be a Research Assistant?

Depending on your field, research might be an integral part of your post-undergraduate life. Even if you don’t intend to go into research, it is often beneficial to be a research assistant. Doing so can increase your understanding of certain concepts being explored in your field. Participating in research can help to clarify the process, …

Top 10 List: A Smoother Transition from High School to College

The transition from high school to college can be a very easy one for some and an immense challenge for others. There is no wrong or right way to transition to college, because everyone has different academic and personal experiences prior to entering a college or university. As you think about this exciting new opportunity …

How to Survive Finals Week

Thanksgiving break is over which means it is time to push through the last weeks of the semester. With final projects, papers and tests, this time of year can be extremely hectic and stressful—especially as the holiday season approaches. It can be difficult to find motivation during winter finals week when all you want to …

So You Want To Be a Teaching Assistant?

A large number of students attending college are looking for ways to improve themselves and take on responsibility outside of their schoolwork. For high achieving individuals with a love for their field of study, becoming a teaching assistant is a great option, especially for those who plan to become professors or teachers in the future. …