7 Things More Important Than Where You Get Into College

7 Things More Important Than Where You Get Into College

Maybe you’re waiting for a decision from your dream school, or maybe you’ve been rejected and are, as we speak, buying a plane ticket to…

Being a Different Minority at a Predominantly Latin@ Institution

Being a Different Minority at a Predominantly Latin@ Institution

At most universities in the United States, white students constitute the majority of the student population. At a considerable number of University of California campuses,…

How Do You Master Something That Seems Impossible?

How Do You Master Something That Seems Impossible?

You there. Yes you. I’m talking to you. Are you having trouble with an upcoming test? Do you feel like you know nothing about the…

3 Advantages of Having a Mentor

3 Advantages of Having a Mentor

A mentor can come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes we find solace from student mentors. This can include an array of different types of…

4 Ways to Conquer Burnout

4 Ways to Conquer Burnout

At first you shrug off the feeling… it’s just one of those days full of procrastination, right? But then the lack of motivation lasts longer…

9 Things People with Foreign Accents Are Tired of Hearing

9 Things People with Foreign Accents Are Tired of Hearing

After spending over a year in a place where instead of saying “hasta luego,” people say “see you later,” I’ve seen a pattern when it…

Your College, Your Choice: Why Your Education Is 100% Your Decision

Your College, Your Choice: Why Your Education Is 100% Your Decision

What is life but a series of decisions? When you’re a kid, chances are your parents make the majority of your decisions for you. They…

Que? Como? (Or, Why You Should Take Your Language Class Seriously)

Que? Como? (Or, Why You Should Take Your Language Class Seriously)

If you were ever like me, you know that learning a language can be hard. Whether it is for school or for hobby, it takes…

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