6 Tips for Choosing a Major
So you’re getting ready for your first semester of college, or you’re heading back for round 2 or 3, but you still have that pesky ‘undecided’ label for a major. Obviously, you need to choose a major, most schools will start to pressure you if you haven’t declared by at least the end of your sophomore year, but how do you go about it? I typed in a google search of help choosing a major and a lot of what I found were a few interesting and somewhat useful tips, but a lot of What Should I Major In? quizzes. While this may be a place to start to narrow down a general field or department, it’s not the best for a full on definite choice.
What to Do When You Move into a New Apartment
With my recent moving on my mind, I figured it would be the perfect time to do a write-up about what to do when you first move into an apartment. It’s usually a bit of a mess when you’re moving, so making things easier or having a guide on things can make it significantly easier. I’m going to list things you should do, things I’ve forgotten to do, and some of the essentials for a new apartment.
Existential Crises You’ll Go Through Before You’re 30
Everyone has times in their life when they’re confused, scared, and have no idea what to do. Welcome to the world of the existential crisis! There are a few moments you’ll go through these moments before you hit 30 and I’m here to lay them out for you so you can be prepared!
Healthy eating isn’t something that’s completely unrealistic in a college/university setting. Even if the most you have is a microwave and a mini fridge, there are many ways to utilize the tools you have to keep you going and keep at a healthy lifestyle.
Since my 5 Things I Regret NOT Doing in College post did so well, I thought I’d go off that and post my 5 Things I Regret Doing in College. It may not be as an exciting of a list, but if it prevents just one person from repeating my mistakes, that’s all that matters.
Exams are rough. No way around it. That’s their point, to make sure you understand the material you spent the semester working on. But what happens to those who have essays for finals? Most standard methods of studying like flash cards and memorization isn’t something that you utilize for essay exams. So what do you do? Well, as a former English major, I’ve got you covered.
College Senior Adulting Guide to the Second Semester
Your second semester of your senior year is one of the most crucial times in your college career. It’s the time where you need to figure out what you’re doing with your life after you graduate. It’s the time to get a resume together if you already haven’t, figure out where you’re going to live, work, and how you’re going manage your time on your own. In a sense, adulting is hard.
Making sure you have most if not all of these things completely figured out before you don that cap and gown should be you top priorities besides your schooling.
Toxic relationships are something that most of us come across in our lives. They’re the people that drain our energy, our self-esteem and make us uncomfortable and insecure with ourselves. That includes everyone from friends, and family, to co-workers and intimate partners. If you have any sort of consistent interaction with someone, you can consider that a relationship.
Relationships usually don’t start out as toxic. More often than not, everything seems really normal for a while and things slowly progress to the point where all of a sudden you find yourself cowering in the corner as your mother, father, boyfriend, etc. is going on a yelling rampage and throwing things around the house. It’s what makes victims of abuse less likely to come forward because some times they don’t realize or don’t want to realize what’s going on.
With the end of the year rapidly approaching, figuring out what you’re going to do after college can be a huge deal. Some may already have jobs lined up, or know their housing situation or even have a grand journey to move across the country. Some of you might move back in with your parents. Some will find themselves independent and living in their own apartment.
But how do you get yourself ready for all of this? What do you need to start looking for? Well, here’s a basic list of what you should be looking into and figuring out before you walk across that stage, diploma in hand.
Balancing your life with school or work is something that can be a bit tricky if you’re not the best with time management. Making sure you have enough time to get your work done as well as not holding up in your room because you’re too tired to go out or socialize is crucial to maintaining a good work-life balance.
There are ways to make sure you don’t burn yourself out or favor one side over the other.
First you need to see how good or bad your work-life balance is.