I learned early on that certain subjects, like history and english, were not my callings. It was a struggle to sit through those classes, and studying for them was even tougher. Of course, I couldn’t just opt out of them, so I eventually figured out a study plan that kept me interested while learning the… Read More
Tips and inspiration for thriving in college!
With classes starting up next week and move-ins underway, I’m way behind on putting together care packages for my friends. I love the idea of packing up a few fun gifts, decorating a cute box, and sending it off to my out of town friends! The hardest part for me is just figuring out what… Read More
Starting a new semester in college is always an exciting experience, whether it’s your first or last. At the beginning of every semester I tell myself, “Okay, this semester will be the best one yet!”, and this year I really think it will be! I’m only taking 13 hours (with a four day weekend!), but… Read More
If you’re an incoming freshman, you’ve probably been thinking about move-in day all summer. You might have pinned a huge college shopping list months ago (because over 100,000 of you have pinned this one), and taken multiple trips to Target to pick everything up. But now, you have to figure out how the heck you’re… Read More
Shopping for college is bittersweet. You might have a whole Pinterest board dedicated to your dorm room, and you’ve probably saved every college shopping list you’ve found, but when you finally get to the store, you’ll realize pretty quickly how expensive all that stuff really is. Am I really about to spend $30 on a… Read More
The first week of college always sounds fun and relaxing, until you look through all of your syllabi and realize how many textbooks you have to buy. The biggest surprise? One textbook might end up costing you $200! I had no idea how to go about buying textbooks my first semester in college, and ended… Read More
The last thing you would think being in college could do is save you money, considering the thousands of dollars we drop every year on it. But that little piece of plastic you got at freshman orientation is worth so much more than cafeteria food—it can land you some major student discounts at top-notch stores… Read More