College Tips & The Good Old Days

Once you turn 18 you are labeled an “adult”. But what’s that really mean? What all really changes besides the number of years you have been alive? Being this age can be very confusing because it is the transition from being considered a child into an individual who can basically do whatever they want…besides drink Read More…

Adults Need Help too

Just because you may be independent living by yourself now that does not mean that you cannot receive help from your parents. One thing I have learned is that if your parents offer help…TAKE IT. With adult life there comes a lot of things you might struggle with that you didn’t think you’ll have a Read More…

Freshman: Don’t be nervous.

Coming into freshman year at UW, you are bound to feel some jitters as well as excitement. One big thing someone told me at the beginning of this semester is don’t be afraid to be awkward.  When you first arrive, prepare for some awkwardness, talk to as many people as you can because down the Read More…

Adulting with Adults – 3 Places Turn To

So you’ve made it to college which means you’re basically a full-blown adult right? Exciting! Except that this comes with a ton of responsibility as you navigate finances, academics, work, and just taking care of yourself. Luckily, no adult has to do it alone, and learning to ask for help is one of the most Read More…

The College Kitchen

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE My biggest advice to an incoming college freshman is to not forget about thekitchen. Before I first left for college my freshman year, I was warned by friendsand family to watch out for the Freshman 15. For those who don’t know about this cursed number, the Freshman Read More…

A Life Hack At Your Fingertips

Have you been stressing yourself out, wondering how you will keep everything straight upon entering college? I was the same way. Luckily, I discovered a “life hack” that will make organization incredibly easy – and it already exists on your iPhone. The “Reminders” app is incredible. it comes pre-installed on all iPhones, so there is Read More…

The Adulting Habit That Saved Me Freshman Year

I cannot emphasize this enough: organization is key. While keeping an organized room and study space is essential, I am mainly referring to how you organize your thoughts and plan out your activities.  When I was a Freshman, I was incredibly overwhelmed by the amount information thrown at me, the amount of emails I got Read More…