• Three Studying Hacks for College

    Studying Hacks in College Despite what the title of this blog post is, I want to make it clear that these aren’t “hacks” in the traditional sense. There are no shortcuts when it comes to studying but there are some methods and tricks I use to make sure I get the most out of studying for an exam. I am aware that many people have different ways of learning and studying and to be confined to one way will not help you in the long. run. That is why I would l like to make it clear that these methods work for me, but maybe not for everyone. I am…

  • Halloweekend Reflection

    Hello Internet! This week marks my very first college Halloweekend! It lasted a whole week, but Halloweekend sounds better than Halloweek. Today I want to talk about my reflections for surviving this big college holiday.   Costumes In the past, I had only needed one costume to wear the night of Halloween. I didn’t realize that Halloweekend meant a new outfit every night! Some of my friends had been planning their costumes since August, but I didn’t have mine finalized until the week before the events! I decided to pick three costumes: Vampire, Angel, and Alien. The Vampire and Alien costume were with a group of people, and my roommate…

  • Getting to your 8 AM: Tips and Tricks

    Ah, the dreaded 8 AM class. It is the bane of every college freshman’s existence. You’re in luck though because I have compiled a list of my tips and tricks to make getting to that early bird class as easy and painless as possible. 5 Tricks for your 8:00 AM Class Tip #1 Lay out your clothes – Personally, I like to look semi-put together for school,  so the night before my 8 AM, I pick out my outfit and shoes and lay them on my desk so that as soon as I wake up, I can grab them and go.  *Bonus Tip: Check the weather app the night before so you…