3 Ways to Spend Your College Winter Breaks Away From Home

3 Ways to Spend Your College Winter Breaks Away From Home

Winter breaks are great: family, friends, holidays, and maybe more quality time to binge watch your favorite show on Netflix. But if you are feeling…

5 Apartment Hunting Tips for College Students

5 Apartment Hunting Tips for College Students

After nearly a semester of planning, emailing, searching, and stressing myself out, I’ve finally signed the lease to an apartment of my choice. Am I…

4 Ways to Eat Better (and Healthier!) in Your College Dining Hall

4 Ways to Eat Better (and Healthier!) in Your College Dining Hall

There comes a point in our lives when we have to face the brutal reality of college cafeteria food. You might not think you will…

4 Thoughts After First Semester of Freshman Year of College

4 Thoughts After First Semester of Freshman Year of College

Time flies. By a few swift flips of pages in the calendar, I’ve almost wrapped up the first semester of my freshman year in college….

How to Find Research Opportuities as an Undergraduate Student

How to Find Research Opportuities as an Undergraduate Student

You moved into your dorm. You are done with your midterms. You’ve (hopefully) figured out your sleep schedule. You finally stopped getting lost on campus….

5 Career Week Tips for International Students

5 Career Week Tips for International Students

Do the words career week and recruitment sound familiar to you? Do you feel a sense of urgency yet? If you have a F1 or…

Here Are the Financial Aid Basics for International Students

Here Are the Financial Aid Basics for International Students

Colleges, especially private ones, aren’t always as aid-friendly as you think. Many colleges don’t allow international students in the Early Decision/Early Action group to request…

10 Things I Wish I Knew About AP Exams

10 Things I Wish I Knew About AP Exams

Every May, a wave of panic and stress surrounds high school campuses. Students from all around the world take the infamous AP exams, furiously pouring…

Keep Calm and Apply Internationally: Tackling College Essays

Keep Calm and Apply Internationally: Tackling College Essays

Are you an international applicant? Haven’t started your college essays? Already worried about sharing your life story in 500 words or less? Rest assured, for…

20 Things You Shouldn’t Forget to Bring to Your Dorm

20 Things You Shouldn’t Forget to Bring to Your Dorm

Haven’t thought about move-in day even though it’s only about a month away? No worries. For the past few weeks, I’ve been asking orientation advisors…

The Basics of Applying to Colleges Internationally

The Basics of Applying to Colleges Internationally

Starting the college application process as an international applicant can be intimidating. Very intimidating. As a fellow international applicant, I’ve survived to tell the tale…

What if You Want to Major in 2 Things That Are Totally Unrelated?

What if You Want to Major in 2 Things That Are Totally Unrelated?

“What do you want to study?” “What major are you?” “What do you want to be in the future?” I hated these questions. I knew…

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