How To Start Your Semester Off Right
As the new semester starts, commitments and school work will quickly pile up. Adjusting to school life at the beginning of a semester is stressful, regardless of how many times you did it before. It takes time to get used to your new routine, set your course goals and expectations, meet your new professors, and learning their teaching styles.
In today’s post, we present a guide with practical strategies you can immediately start implementing to set the right tone for the new semester. I’m very excited to share these tips! My own undergraduate and graduate school experience would have been much more enjoyable had anyone ever shared these tips with me.
How to Save Money on Organizing Your Dorm Room
On average, around 40% of college students live on campus. However, there are many schools where close to 90% of students live in university housing. If you are going to stay in a dorm for the next four years, it is important to spend some time making your room feel like home. It will help you to reach your academic goals and unwind after a long day at school.
Book Review of The Five Love Languages: Do You Speak My Love Language?
What do you think of when you hear the word “love”? According to Dr. Gary Chapman, the author of The Five Love Languages, everyone experiences being loved differently. What seems loving to you might not mean much to me, and vice versa. In fact, each person has a unique love language that they use to communicate love. We learn our love languages in early childhood.
25 Uplifting Songs to Make Your Morning Commute Better
Morning commute is a source of stress for millions of Americans. An average person travels 26 minutes to work, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Commute time is even longer in large metropolitan areas. We have put together an uplifting playlist that will make your morning commute better. Start your day right with these 25 songs!
How to Set Up a Home Gym Under $200
Have you ever joined a gym, paid membership dues and maybe, a new member fee, and never could find the time to fully use this membership? The complexities of rearranging your schedule and driving to the gym can add extra unnecessary stress to your already busy life. Instead of spending your money on a heavily under-used gym membership, you can spend the same amount or less to set up your own home gym on a budget.
4 Free Apps for Easily Splitting Bills with Friends
When you are going out with friends, splitting rent or shared expenses with a roommate, or taking a trip in a group, keeping track of shared expenses and splitting the cost can become tricky. There are apps that simplify this process and allow you to send money to friends and relatives with a push of a button. Here is a list of four best free apps for money sharing with friends and relatives.
How to Make Your Commute More Productive
It is easy to discard your commuting time as completely unproductive. However, this time can be put to good use, regardless of the mode of transportation you use. In public transport, you can read, take notes, create to-do lists, or reply to simple emails.
Review of Waze – The Best Traffic and Navigation App
Today, we want navigation to be easy, accurate, and preferably fun. There is an app for that! Waze is a navigation app that is based on the concept of collaboration. Waze community of users can modify the app and drop pins about current events on the road.
How to Make Parking on Campus Less Stressful
Overall, students report that it can take them up to an hour to find a spot sometimes. At the same time, effective time management is one of the most important priorities for college students. In this blog post, we offer several strategies to alleviate the stress of looking for a parking spot.