You Can’t Adult If You’re Sick

When people think of “adulting,” they think about getting a job and paying bills. If a person has the flu or even a miserable cold, they are unable to perform their adulting duties to the best of their abilities. Germs are everywhere, especially in a college dorm room. These are some tips to minimize the Read More…

What’s the rush?

One thing I wish I could tell my younger self is to not be in such a hurry to move on into the real world, and take more time to enjoy the journey.  When I started college I was so accustomed to always being on the move and going from one thing to the next.  Read More…

It’s Just Common Cents

For lots of people, they have been blessed with a parent doing their laundry for their whole life. It would just magically appear folded in your closet, and this is perhaps the biggest adjustment when arriving at college. Not only do we not know how to do laundry, but we put off what seems like Read More…

It’s Worth More Than A Thousand Words!

This is the time in your life where you are starting over, leaving your old life and entering a journey completely on your own. It sounds scary… and it can be at times; however, there is one key item that everyone, whether they realize it or not, needs. While a computer, a pen, a backpack Read More…

3 Hacks to Eat Healthy I​n College

College is the first time that most freshmen are completely responsible for feeding themselves 100% of the time. One of the biggest marks of adulthood is a person’s ability to provide for themselves, and the habits you create in college will follow you for life. Here are 3 ways to eat healthy when just starting Read More…

Don’t be afraid to wander

UW-Madison has a big campus, and there is so much to explore. Don’t get into the habit of only going to class and back. Visit as many buildings on campus as you can, even if you don’t have classes in them. Here are some interesting places/activities I’ve found. D.C. Smith Greenhouse One frigid December day, Read More…

Tortured Without Tissues

Many people heading off to college overlook the simple necessities in life. At UW-Madison, the dorms focus on environmental sustainability and only provide hand dryers in the bathrooms. As people adjust to their new lives in the dorm, their bodies are adjusting to the new environment. Along with a new place to live, comes the Read More…