Are To-Do Lists Hindering your Productivity?!?

To-do lists are the bane of my existence.  They’re long, they’re impossible, and every time you check something off, Boom!  Another item is added to the list. Sound effects aside, I never realized how To-Do lists were actually discouraging my productivity.  I always figured that at least having a list of things to do would … Continue reading Are To-Do Lists Hindering your Productivity?!?

Time Management & Other Personal Failures

You can prepare.  You can read articles about organization, you can buy healthy food, you can try all you want, but the first week of school never turns out how you want it.  It’s always the same: utter insanity.  It’s an avalanche of new expectations, reconnecting with old friends, establishing study habits, and trying to … Continue reading Time Management & Other Personal Failures

Studying in College: What You Don’t Know

I was a good student in high school, and I like to think I’m one in college, too.  This said, there’s some not-so-subtle differences in studying for each level.  Here’s some tips I learned (mostly the hard way) during freshman year. Sleep is important. I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again.  Sleep in … Continue reading Studying in College: What You Don’t Know

The College Advice you Really Need

Ok friends, first of all, I want you to know it nearly 1:00 in the morning and I am just now beginning to write this post.  Interesting things happen at one am.  Like deep talk, weird snack cravings, and laughing at a solid brick wall for no real reason. Today, tonight, this morning, or whatever, … Continue reading The College Advice you Really Need

Cheers to the New School Year

I will never forget the way my stomach dropped when my mom shut the door and I stood in my new apartment, alone, for the first time.  The place felt cold, and empty.  Actually, it was cold- I had to turn down the thermostat.  But, like, metaphorically cold too. Whatever.  You get it. I remember … Continue reading Cheers to the New School Year

11 Things I Wish I Knew My Freshman Year

College is really intimidating, and it's a huge transition.  Here's a list I compiled of advice to help you out your freshman year. Study in the library If I had any advice to give to freshmen, it’s to avoid studying in your dorm or apartment. I find I’m much more motivated and efficient working on … Continue reading 11 Things I Wish I Knew My Freshman Year

Expectations and Other Collegiate Problems

If you’re failing on your six-month old New Year’s resolution, don’t worry. I don’t even remember mine. Lately, I’ve been thinking about the kind of person I want to be.  As I get older, and as adulthood is starting to turn into my reality, I can’t help but think about how I ‘turned out’.  My … Continue reading Expectations and Other Collegiate Problems