Category Archives: college

Forget the Apple, Give em Candy: academic survival tips

1) Saving some money: One semester I needed 13 books. These books generally run from $50 – $200. So I could have easily been spending over a grand for these. Ya, no thank you. To avoid this, I checked the … Continue reading

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The Road Less Traveled

Help yourself out by not listening to your academic adviser. Well, not solely anyways. Think of them, as well, an adviser. They give you advice, advice that is considered. They’re not a personal manager, they just get paid/keep their job, … Continue reading

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Grading Academics: why school is failing the class

I love learning. It’s fun, enjoyable, entertaining, and valuable. From superheroes to French bistro, there are an infinite amount of cool things to learn about. School is not learning. School is a business. It receives money from students. The benefit … Continue reading

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Ptch Perfct; the unfortunate side effects of editing

Warning: This article contains movie spoilers for Pitch Perfect. Honestly, I think Pitch Perfect was an awesome movie. One of my all time favorites. But this isn’t about me, oh no. This, is about the movies underlying messages and their … Continue reading

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Graded on the Curve; three little letters that affect your future

When I hit college I heard a line that shocked me. If it happened once, I would have simply deemed that person disconnected from reality. However, the more I went, the more I heard it. It was stated as fact, … Continue reading

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Keep Your Eye on the Board; and other college techniques

Your clothes, your car, your home, your pets, and even your lunch, can say a lot about you. But have you ever considered what your seat can say? Here are some things to think about, the next time you walk … Continue reading

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After the Bell Rings: Regaining Your Best Years

I continue to roll my eyes and argue with the t.v. when college is portrayed as a giant, fun, sexy, party. Everyone get’s along, your all super great friends, and those mean popular kids in H.S. no longer control anything. … Continue reading

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