The Adult Life of College

With the start of college and all of the fun and experiences that are created,  comes many new challenges that you may face throughout the year and even within days of moving into your dorm or around the Madison area.  The three Life Hacks to college that are essential include; always make your bed in Read More…

Forgotten Libraries at UW – Madison

For all of you incoming freshman, I’m sure you will receive plenty of advice on study tactics, ways to avoid homework when possible, and how to focus when you need to. What a lot of people don’t tell you is how many incredible libraries are available that a lot of people don’t even know about. Read More…

How to Survive the College “Marathon”

If you’ve ever ran a marathon, you know how exhausting it is. College can be like that, where you may experience many assignments and exams in quick succession. Thankfully, I have compiled these tips that have helped me academically succeed in college: Study in Parts Rather Than in Whole In high school, you might have Read More…

The Freshman Toolbox

  New People ** New Places ** New Things To Do Going to college is a HUGE step in everyone’s life and a lot of things change. When you move into your first apartment or dorm, you’re pretty much on your own. You are responsible for hanging pictures and putting up curtains, and if anything breaks, guess Read More…

Conversing With a Stranger 101

Adulting is scary. I’m here to give you a tip on how to make it a little less scary when you get to college. There are so many people to meet and get to know as soon as you step onto campus, and mastering the art of small talk is going to help you so Read More…

Study Early, and Often

For many students, the structure of college classes and exams are new, especially for incoming freshman. The weight placed on exams in college is much heavier than that placed on high school exams, emphasizing a need for high scores on every exam in order to obtain A’s. As homework assignments are still important and need to Read More…

Make Your Life Easier With 1 Item

When I was a freshman, I considered myself pretty well prepared coming into college. The summer before, I reviewed my list of classes and bought all the supplies I thought I needed: pencils, pens, notebooks, binders. Everything went well until the day my first Chem 109 lab was due and I realized I forgot one Read More…

How to Ease Into College Like a Pro

For the first time in your 18 years, you’re alone—completely parent-free, no one but yourself to make your decisions for you. While this may be absolutely terrifying at first, I’ve got some tips to make your first month of (semi) adulthood go smoothly. Keep your door open! This is the best way to meet people Read More…