Instead of going to a warm, sunny beach for spring break, I planned a mini-trip to the Mall of America. I decided that the money that would have gone towards that road trip would look much better in the form of new spring wardrobe. I went during the week so I didn’t have to worry about… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Tips & Advice
The summer before I moved into UWO, I spent a lot of time planning out how I would decorate my residence hall room in South Scott. My mom and I spent many summer afternoons in TJ Maxx, Marshall’s, and Target (my three favorite places to shop), finding bright and cute things for my new room… Read more »
On the days I don’t feel up to a leisurely nine-mile stroll from home to UWO, I drive my car instead. I haven’t felt up to this stroll in awhile…or ever, so I’ve had to become quite the expert on finding parking on campus. Although it isn’t necessarily an art form, there are certain tactics… Read more »
Whether we want to admit it or not, it can be hard to meet new people. So the thought of going to college and having to make all new friends can be a little stressful. Some people may argue that it’s super easy to make friends when you live on campus – and I agree… Read more »
It’s that time of year again. What time, you ask? Why, it’s April! International Guitar Month! Whether it is rock and roll, heavy metal, acoustic, or classical guitar, we take the month of April to honor this musical invention. You might be unsure of how to honor this month long dedication, but I am here… Read more »
Through my job here in the Admissions office, I’ve been discovering how many cool “holidays” and weeklong events exist: National Nap Day? Pi Day? Grilled Cheese Month? Who knew? The month of April is full of holidays… and this week is no exception. Happy National Volunteer Week!
How is it possible to manage everything that accompanies college like classes, homework, clubs, intramurals and a social life? Many college students ask themselves this very question. The consensus? There just aren’t enough hours in the day. So they start cutting into the night hours. Instead of sleep, students end up cracking open the energy… Read more »
April is National Grilled Cheese Month—who ever thought something as awesome as this monthly celebration even existed?! I don’t know about you, but I love, love, love grilled cheese sandwiches. And in honor of this wonderful month, here are some tips on the classic sammie that you might enjoy.
Many of us get a little worried about how we’re going to pay tuition each semester. We might pick up extra hours at our jobs, cut back on late night Jimmy John’s or rent movies rather than go to the movie theatre. But one thing we often forget during our saving is the cost of… Read more »
Movies offer a lot more than a couple hours of entertainment. They offer valuable life advice, especially for college students. Don’t believe me? Check out some of my all-time favorite movie quotes… complete with my personal explanation of how these offer solid advice for you in your college experience. “’Sometimes when the crew is up… Read more »