College

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 [...]

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 [...]

While there are many items that are completely useless for college, there are some that are essential. Here, I share the Most Important Items For College. They help make life easier and less stressful and, as a college student, the less added stress the better. The Most Important Items For College This post contains affiliate [...]

Campus Safety is important. How safe you feel on a college campus can vary drastically based on location. But even if you’re in the safest neighborhood of the whole universe, walking back to your dorm late at night can still not feel too great. My college is small. We have public safety that is available [...]

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