7 Life Lessons From College Basketball
With college basketball in full swing, and my other hobby being a reporter on a specific conference in college ball, I figured I’d take a look at some of the hard earned lessons these college athletes go through and what you can take away from their triumphs and downfalls.
With this being my first Thanksgiving with LBTY, I figured I’d post a list of things I’m thankful for.
I’m Thankful For:
The Ultimate Resume Survival Guide: Resume Overview
Finding a job is tough. Writing a resume is hard work. I know. I’ve been both unemployed and working in the recruiting field dealing with resumes every day. I’ve compiled the best tips and advice I can think of to create a master survival guide for writing a resume.
10 Date Night Ideas – on the cheap! (Life with C): Dates don’t have to be expensive and a lot can actually be free! Whether you’re a frugal millennial or a broke college student, these date ideas are great for anyone low on cash and high on romance.
How to Practice Self-Care in the Winter (Very Erin): It can be tough remembering to take care of yourself in the winter. Things get a lot darker earlier and grey-er as the winter really starts to roll in with the snow. Seasonal Depression is a thing, but remembering to practice self care is a big part of staying sane.
Deciding Who You Want to Be Post 2016 Election (FEMpotential): This election season was one hell of a ride. A lot of people feel that this is a pivotal moment in US history. Bigotry may rise, but what are you going to be?
How to Write a Kickass Paper in College (MACARONS & MASCARA): As a former English major, I can tell you how annoying writing papers can get. But if you’re not writing a paper about everything you’ve ever talked about in class, these tips can help you write a paper you’re proud of.
How to Drink Responsibly: From an Alcoholic
Yeah, it’s something that’s talked about all over the place. You can google college and drinking and get thousands of articles about the dangers of binge drinking and how it’s detrimental to your health. I could tell you all about that, but it’s not going to matter.
Because it’s like smoking, or doing drugs, if someone wants to try it, they’re going to try it. And if someone really likes doing whatever it is they’re doing, then a silly little blog post won’t make a difference. I’m going to give you some pointers on what to do as a freshman on a college campus if you want to go out and party.
(Please note that I don’t condone underage drinking)
How To Kick Ass During The Academic Final Countdown (The Happy Arkansan): The last few weeks of the semester can be really tough. Making sure you have all of your final papers, exams, and assignments are all done, handed in and studied for can get a bit overwhelming. The Happy Arkansan has a guide on how to keep everything under control.
Why Everyone Should Journal & How to Start One (College With Caitlyn): Journaling was what kept me sane in my younger years and definitely comes in handy still. I’m a huge notebook nerd and love finding the perfect pen. But nothing beats being able to offload your problems and stresses onto a piece of paper.
3 Essential Tips for Staying Productive After a Long Day (The Cosmic Road): Ever notice how you’re super productive when you’ve got a lot going on, but tend to hit a slump when you actually have the time to get things done? The Cosmic Road has you covered with how to stay productive.
How to Deal with Toxic Friendships (Endless May): Not every friendship is going to be healthy and unfortunately sometimes they end up being toxic. They can be hard to identify from within, but Endless May has a great post on how to identify and deal with a potential toxic friendship
4 Adult Lessons You Learn When Living Off Campus (Simply Being Kim): Living off campus is a huge step in adulting. Learning to live on your own without the safety net of campus living is crucial to becoming an independent adult.