Why You Should Study Abroad Your Freshman Year

Studying abroad is often the highlight of many collegiate careers; however, many of these adventures abroad don’t happen until after sophomore year when more opportunities are available. While I support studying abroad as often as you can, I highly support finding a way to take a study tour at some point during your freshman year. … More Why You Should Study Abroad Your Freshman Year

Dear Anxiety // Things To Remember During The Holiday Season

The Thanksgiving rush has barely died down, Christmas is right around the corner, and the first day of 2016 will be here before we know it. The holiday season is one of the most exciting times of the year; but, for people suffering with mental illnesses, it can also be one of the most stressful … More Dear Anxiety // Things To Remember During The Holiday Season

Five Things To Do The Week After Finals

Congratulations! It’s the end of the semester, and you have survived the last week of madness. Now it’s time to sleep for days and watch another two seasons of Friends. While it’s extremely tempting to waste away the week after finals– I haven’t left my lovely bed before eleven o’clock  the past two days–and do absolutely nothing, … More Five Things To Do The Week After Finals

Your GPA Does Not Define You // A Letter To Perfectionists

Dear Perfectionists, I know that it’s the end of the school year and that assignments are stacked higher than your laundry, that papers are hiding around every corner, and that sleep is something of myth. Pressure and stress are at extremes despite your professors’ assurances that “the end is near.” In fact, I know how … More Your GPA Does Not Define You // A Letter To Perfectionists

Tips for a Successful Class Presentation

November tends to be the busiest month of the school year, and time seems to vanish after fall break. Countless assignments are due on top of post-midterm panic. Your grades are falling, you class syllabus is growing, and your parents are calling about Thanksgiving break. To make the madness better, class presentations are fast approaching. … More Tips for a Successful Class Presentation