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7 Things to Do the Summer season Prior To You Start...

I felt like I stood on the top of the world when I finished high school. Feeling good about the way things ended, I looked forward to the next few months of rest and was excited for the future to come. With the nerves of changing life chapters, the summer before starting college can manifest…

My Various Start to Freshman Year

My freshman semester didn’t begin the way everyone dreams about. Even my first day of freshman year looked different than the traditional first day of college. I arrived at the University of Maryland a whole week early because I was joining the Mighty Sound of Maryland, the marching band. My building was anything but crowded…

Do not Be so Excited to Go to College

I’m just going to be blunt here: The transition to college sucks. I honestly thought it would be no big deal for me—a piece of cake. I think most people like to imagine it will be no big deal for them, too. But as someone who has always considered themselves independent and adventurous, I was…

My School Option Boiled Down to One Missed Out On Blurb

Choosing a school can make or break your college experience. It might even be more daunting than waiting for acceptance. Applying to college is one of the most exciting, nerve wracking times during your senior year of high school. You go through countless school’s websites and tours. Do I want to stay in-state? Or go…

I Picked a Random Roomie and Lived to Inform the Tale

I thought opting for a random roommate freshman year would be a good way to make more friends at The University of Iowa. This optimism quickly faded. It’s surprising how loyal my friends were to the state of Wisconsin. I considered them more adventurous. Not to say they had to go to Iowa, but a…

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