The Neuroscience of Friendship in College

Friendship has often been called the single most important factor influencing our health, well-being and happiness. A person’s network is, of course, of very high importance. There are processes that give rise to these patterns and their evolutionary origins need to combine multidisciplinary insights. Much evidence has emerged on the important role of friends both in the sphere of moral and emotional supports but as well as protection from external threats and the stresses of living in groups.

Dorm & Housing – What You WON’T Need to Buy

We’re sure you’re aware that appliances, furniture, school supplies, and all the possible items that you would need for your dorm or apartment are essential during the college season. However, are all these “essentials” truly essential when you move into your dorm or apartment for college? Will you consistently use them? Well quite frankly, not all the items you might presume you’ll need for your dorm/apartment is necessary, and that’s okay! With this in mind, lets highlight the items you wouldn’t necessarily need to buy.

Reaching Out: How to Make Connections with your Professors

Have you ever heard these words from your professor “Reach out to me if you need any help!” Have you had numerous advice encouraging you to reach out to your professor? The question is how should you go about making connections with your professors?

How To Look After Your Mental Health In College

Taking good care of your mental health when you start college should be your top priority. It can very exciting to start this new chapter of your life, but it also means that you’re going to experience a lot of changes on your own. Going to college means starting a whole new phase without the guidance of your parents or family members. This can be stressful to some students because it means leaving home and exploring new things without help from anyone. New campus, new friends, and new experiences will bring you so much joy. However, it might also make you stressed and worried.

The Basics of Choosing a Major and Minor: Planning and Preparing

Congratulations on making it to college! This is a great guide to help you think about what major and minor you want to pursue.

On Colleges: Hidden Gems Series

Smaller liberal arts colleges offer an enriching, top-tier education that you may not be familiar with. A new liberal arts college will be added to this post to give you a chance to read about each one. Amherst College Established in 1821 by Congregational clergy and the citizens of Amherst, Amherst is a liberal artsContinue reading “On Colleges: Hidden Gems Series”

Understanding Basic Methods of Data Collection in Research

There are two main types of data- Primary Data and Secondary Data and each has different methods and sources. Let’s jump right into it and begin by discussing Primary Data.

Op-Ed: How Systems Perpetuate an Epidemic Lack of Initiative

In this op-ed, the author discusses the systems in place that perpetuate a perceived “lack of initiative” on the part of individuals and employees.

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