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5 Myths Told About College Debunked

During Fall 2019, I struggled with the transition from the confined walls of high school to the open doors of college. I felt like I was traveling at 100 miles per hour plunging downhill into a difficult journey. I had always been one of the smartest people in my high school, but during the fall…

I Left My Phone in a Puddle, and You Must Too

I’m known for a lot of things: dad jokes, dessert obsession, an endless supply of useless trivia… I am not known, however, for my navigating abilities. Even five months into freshman year, losing my way on campus became my daily reality. This day proved no different–except for the rain. Anyone who’s caught Los Angeles on…

Do Not Accept Defeat: 10 Ways to Prevent Stopping Working a...

The notification comes in with the final grade. With sweaty hands, you fumble your way to the grade book. Please be an A, please be an A. Eyes wide you scroll to the bottom of the page and…F. Your heart sinks and panic sets in. If you can’t pass one exam, then passing the class…

My Freshman College Orientation Altered My Life

I struggled to conceal my excitement, delight, and anxiety as I walked across campus for orientation. As promised by the postcards, it was a beautiful Southern California day. Part of me had expected orientation to be boring and tedious — characterized by awkward ice-breakers, overly enthusiastic orientation leaders, and long presentations by campus directors. The…

UCLA Freshman Guide: How to Maximize Your Time at the #...

In a moment of either pure excitement, anxiety or calamity your hand grazes over the mouse to click on your email from the University of California, Los Angeles. You read the first line, and–Congratulations! You made it into UCLA! Just when you thought it was easy breezy sailing from here, college actually introduces a whole…

Prevent a Year of Hell– How to Discover a Roomie Perfect...

The time has finally arrived – preparing to choose the perfect dorm partner for the rest of your college years (or the first one, anyway). This quintessential task frames your university experience and can either spark immense growth or a bad tumble downhill. No need to freak out –we got you covered with all the…

CM’s Guide to Columbia College

When you hear the name “Columbia, Missouri” the first thought is often the University of Missouri. While Mizzou is well known it’s not the only college in town. Columbia College (CC) is a hidden gem inside the city of Columbia. For a private university, there’s more to offer than meets the eye. From getting the…

When You’re the One Who Likes the Weekdays More Than the...

The first “official” college event I attended was a weekend party. While eagerly walking through the hundreds of tables set up to attract nervous freshmen to their clubs, an older student grabbed my attention; “Hey, you should come to our party this Friday! It’ll be a great way to see if our spirit group is…

15 Ways to Practice Time Management Abilities Every Day

We all know the feeling. As college students, our days are filled to the brim with grueling class schedules, back-to-back meetings and loads on loads of homework. Most of us are all too familiar with staying up late each night, struggling to drag ourselves out of bed, and powering through our days on caffeine and…

10 Must-Watch K Dramas for each University Student

Let’s face it. Apart from all the banter and ridicule that they get for being too “soapy,” Korean dramas have always been God’s (or South Korea’s) gift to men­–1-hour cinematic masterpieces full of love triangles, attractive actors and juicy plotlines. More than this, they act as small pieces of time where audiences can truly immerse…

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