7 Tips for Handling Freshman Year of College

7 Tips for Handling Freshman Year of College

We all come into our freshman year of college with certain expectations. After all, college is supposed to be the best four years of our…

3 Ways to Break Out of Your Shell in College

3 Ways to Break Out of Your Shell in College

For introvert college freshman, walking onto a college campus is like an astronaut stepping foot onto a new planet: the new world is absolutely petrifying,…

10 Ways to Beat the College Freshman Blues

10 Ways to Beat the College Freshman Blues

It’s a month (or more!) into the school year, and you have 300 pages of reading, 8 papers, and 3 midterms within the next week….

4 Tips for Getting Involved as a College Freshman

4 Tips for Getting Involved as a College Freshman

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times: joining clubs helps ease the transition into college. Extracurricular clubs and organizations are an…

Op-Ed: Loneliness in College

Op-Ed: Loneliness in College

I have been worried that I am not dignified enough to write about loneliness. Both the repulse and the gravitation of this task have little…

The 5 Friends You’ll Make in College

The 5 Friends You’ll Make in College

Perhaps one of the most important and best aspects of college life is all of the new people you meet and friends you make. Never…

The Do’s and Don’ts of College Conversation

The Do’s and Don’ts of College Conversation

Honestly… Please never talk about these things in college—unless you want to lose friends and influence people (to leave your presence). 1. Your high school…

Let’s Get Social: Your Guide to Making and Keeping Friends

Let’s Get Social: Your Guide to Making and Keeping Friends

To Sheldon Cooper’s chagrin, there is no fancy algorithm or equation that will automatically provide you with a close-knit coterie of lifetime friends. And yet,…

What Do You Mean, I Have to Talk to These People?

What Do You Mean, I Have to Talk to These People?

Few things can be as disheartening as walking into a classroom on the first day of school, only to discover that none of your friends…

How to Successfully Join an Extracurricular: There’s No “I” in “Club”

How to Successfully Join an Extracurricular: There’s No “I” in “Club”

So, you’ve become a member of an extracurricular club at school. Great! You’re following your passions and getting some awesome stuff to fluff up your…

What Did You Just Say? (Or, Dealing with Different Opinions in College)

What Did You Just Say? (Or, Dealing with Different Opinions in College)

I’m such a fan of extracurricular activities. In high school, they were my thing, and this hasn’t really changed since I entered college. I’m in…

Letter to My Fourteen-Year-Old Brother

Letter to My Fourteen-Year-Old Brother

Dear Juan Jo: Whenever anyone asks what the happiest day of my life was, I always say it was the day you were born. I…

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