Preparing for Finals
As the end of the semester approaches, I’m sure we’re all scattering around to find time for the word nobody wants to hear: finals. Finally, after working endlessly on assignments, papers and projects, finals are the ultimate test of measuring one’s performance in a class. I have arranged a list of tips on how to successfully [...]
The Greater McLean County College Fair
If you are a high school junior or senior living in the McLean County area, the Greater McLean County College Fair is for you. I recently had the opportunity to speak to all about the fair to Debbie Lamb, Senior Assistant Director for the Office of Admissions. Make sure to stop by the Bone Student [...]
Building a Professional Portfolio
I sometimes find myself wondering how what I learn in the classroom could possibly relate to or be relevant to my future career. It seems like I learn all these theories and concepts, without knowing their practical applications. My favorite professors are the ones who make an attempt to relate what we’re learning to our [...]
New vs. Used, Renting vs. Buying
Ah, textbooks. Something we are required to invest in every semester. There are several options when it comes to getting your textbooks, so here is my breakdown of each option. New: New is nice, but not necessary. Unless your professor requires you to purchase the textbook new, I personally don’t see why you would even bother [...]
Tips for a Smooth Transition
With less than a month before classes start it is time to start prepping for a new chapter in your life. College life versus high school life is completely different. For many freshman, the transition from high school senior to a college freshman is difficult. However, a successful transition is possible. Here are three tips [...]
School Supply Shopping List
School supply shopping has always been my favorite thing to do when preparing for the upcoming school year. But as college courses become increasingly online-dependent, my list of supplies dwindles. Here’s my list of some items that you should purchase for the school year, regardless of how your classes are taught. Pens- Whether you’re in [...]
With the start of the fall semester less than one month away, it’s time to start thinking about what to bring for your dorm (if you haven’t been already)! It’s super easy to overpack (trust me I do it every year) but there’s always things I later wish I had thought to bring. Here’s my [...]
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