One of the many benefits of college is the ability to study abroad. Many colleges offer summer, semester and year long programs. If you go to a large enough college, you most likely will find the perfect fit for a study abroad program. Now, the question is, do you actually want to study abroad or […]

Hydro Flasks are no small thing. Walk into any high school or college campus and you’ll be surrounded by people carrying them. The colorful, portable drink holders can’t be avoided. I purchased my Hydro a year and a half ago. After my family used mine, they decided to get their own. The question is, are […]

College provides you with lots of time for extracurriculars. The 1,000 hours spent in the classroom in high school has now turned to what feels like .25 seconds in the college classroom. So much to do but with so much time as well. If you are finding yourself bored, here are Ways to Get Involved […]

So, that senior in your life is about to graduate. Congrats. If you received a cute, perfectly designed grad party invite in the mail, it can fill you with joy and pride, and also with some dread. Figuring out exactly what a soon to be high school grad wants as a gift can be daunting. […]

Leaving on a break from school is great, coming back from break, not so much. How much you feel the effects of coming back from a break, that felt like .05 seconds long, really depends on who you are. It’s likely, however, you will feel these effects to some extent. While there is no cure […]

Portland? She’s a weird place. Even though I have lived almost all my life just three hours north, she is drastically different from my beloved Seattle suburbs. I’ve only lived in Portland for a semester and a half and have learned so much. From the quirks of the city, to great brunch places and everything […]

Starting a whole new life in college is challenging, especially if you plan on living in a dorm. There are many lists out there of suggested items to bring but I have found you do not need a lot to survive in a dorm room. There are many useless items for a dorm room. Here […]

It is hard to stay organized in the very disorganized world of college. Sadly, many professors do not remind you every waking second of projects, essays or tests that are coming up. I love organizing things and have a few ways I keep my life in check in order to avoid a panic attack every […]

Textbooks can be notoriously expensive and sometimes it’s hard to find the best deals at your school’s bookstore. To help combat having to spend an arm and a leg to afford textbooks, I decided to try Chegg. Here is my Chegg Textbook Review. Chegg Textbook Review What is Chegg? Chegg is an online site where […]

I am obsessed with planners. Being able to write everything down in one place, with maybe a cute sticker or two, is super satisfying. One of my favorite parts of back to school shopping is picking out my newest planner. This year I decided to try a Pipsticks brand planner. I’m not gonna lie she […]

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