Homesickness is a normal part of college, but it doesn’t have to rule your college experience. We talked to mental health professionals and college girls like you to find out what you can do to conquer homesickness in college!
Debating whether or not to join Greek life is common for incoming freshman, transfer students or upperclassmen looking to get involved on campus. As a sorority alumna, I can strongly advocate that Greek life has completely changed my life for the better. It gave me an opportunity to develop strong leadership skills, helped me obtain an amazing job and allowed me to meet some of my closest friends. If you are on the fence about joining the amazing Greek life community, check out some of the reasons below why you should give it a chance this semester! Continue reading “Five Reasons to Go Greek This Semester”
Does that phrase make you cringe? Community bathrooms are one of the first things that come to mind when thinking about living in the dorms. There are horror stories about how filthy they can become and the foot fungus that you are bound to get.
Well, I’m here to tell you, community bathrooms really aren’t that bad, I promise!
We hear things everywhere about what to expect in college. It’s going to be new, exciting, and sometimes scary. The one thing I think we hear the most from those who have walked the college path is the idea that “Your college years will be the best of your life”.
In my opinion, that’s a lie.
Who says that you can’t celebrate Christmas when you’re in college? Sure, it might be a little harder, but there are plenty of ways to get into the Christmas spirit, even while you’re neck-deep in homework. Here are a few to get you started…
Ah yes, the dreaded mid-semester slump.
It’s something that seems to affect every college student at some point or another. One week you’re flying high, thinking that you have all of your classes under control, and then BAM! There goes your motivation out the window. If you don’t take action, your grades could suffer and no one wants that to happen!
As an RA, I have seen my fair share of roommate conflicts. Some of them can get pretty nasty, especially when dealing with freshman girls…yikes! Roommate conflicts are a common and very normal part of college life. Every has them in some form or another. It’s inevitable.
Luckily, if you do find yourself in the midst of a roommate conflict, hope is not lost! There are a lot of things that you can do to peacefully deal with roommate conflicts when they arise.
Even though you will probably have a meal plan for the cafeteria, it’s still a good idea to have a couple of snacks to keep in your dorm room for those late night study break when hunger hits.
Here are the top 10 snacks that you should have in your dorm room at all times!
A dream come true and a nightmare all in one.
Yes, that’s right. I’m talking about college move in day! What begins as one of the most exciting days in a student’s life usually ends in sweating, frustration, stress and exhaustion.
Here’s some tips on how to make every step of the process a little less stressful and a little more memorable!