HOW TO SURVIVE CHRISTMAS ALONE

Not being with the people you love during the holidays is difficult. After all isn’t family, love and happiness the true essence of the holidays? However, not everyone can afford to go back home to see their beloved ones which makes it harder to handle the holiday blues. And it doesn’t help that it’s getting colder … Continue Reading

HOW TO TALK TO YOUR PROFESSOR

  Whether in person or via email talking to your professor is quintessential and part of student life. If you don’t talk to your professors, you should really start. There are so many reasons why you should talk to your professor (in my opinion) : Don’t waste time struggling with class content and you can … Continue Reading

8 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU MOVE ABROAD ALONE

Moving to a different country alone isn’t for everyone. It’s a challenge and can be intense. An experience that will bring the best out of you and the worst out of you. I came to America 3 years ago and I haven’t looked backed since. I am so happy to be in this country where there … Continue Reading

CONFESSIONS OF A TRANSFER STUDENT.

We discussed a lot about preparing for college but what happens after you get in? As a transfer student, this is not my first time attending a university. This is my second time and it feels odd, scary and weird. If you haven’t read my blog before, I mentioned that I dropped out of Sarah … Continue Reading

5 WAYS TO STAY POSITIVE IN COLLEGE

It’s not always easy to stay positive during college. Adjusting to new schedules, professors and meeting deadlines can be emotionally, physically and mentally taxing. I went from community college to LMU, so believe me I’ve encountered many stressful times, where being positive was the LAST THING on my mind. However, I’ve figured out ways to … Continue Reading

I’M A FIRST-GENERATION COLLEGE STUDENT.

My parents do not have a history of higher education, I am the first. One dropped out and the other did not have financial resources to attend. So what is a first-generation college student? First- generation college student is when neither of your parents have a college degree or post-secondary education. (definition varies depending on … Continue Reading