Organizing Time in College: 5 Life Hacks

For any student, how they manage their time in college can define not only how well they do in the classroom, but also how well they’re able to keep their mental health afloat. Even though most people know this, it’s still common to encounter peers who dread the fact that they don’t have the time to do all they have to get done during the day/week, and end up forced into getting things ticked off of their to-do list at the last minute. The truth is that practicing appropriate time management is a difficult thing to do, however it isn’t impossible once you get the hang of it, and it will definitely save you the worrying. To lend you a hand, here’s 5 life hacks to help you distribute and manage your time appropriately, so that you can get everything done on time and with less stress.

Special Master’s Programs

Special masters programs, commonly known as SMPs, are masters programs for individuals intending to apply to graduate school, mostly medical school. Programs vary in length from 1 to 3 years with most including coursework that can be used as prerequisites for medical school. This is extremely helpful for individuals who did not complete their prerequisites during their undergraduate years or need to retake a course. In this article we will elaborate upon the concept of Special Master’s Programs and if they are beneficial. 

Roth IRAs: A Guide For Students

A Roth-IRA is a must for every 20 something year old.  It is a tax-advantaged retirement account that lets you avoid taxes while the investments within it, and when you withdraw from it in retirement grow as long as it is invested with earned income. 

Sample Email for Research Opportunities

Are you looking for a research opportunity but don’t know how to ask the primary investigator? We got you! Use this template to guide you when writing an email!

Love Science? : Career Paths in Research

In the field of STEM, there are many different avenues to explore when becoming a researcher. The variety of styles and methods used in scientific research can allow for a more broad spectrum of applicants to find their footing in the scientific community. Though the positions available to researchers vary quite a bit in regards to their duties and expectations, it can be easy to confuse the different career options. Hopefully the following will help to clarify some of the ambiguity regarding the proximity and boundaries of the roles carried out by the particular class of researcher. 

Why Learning a Language Helps your Brain

There are over seven thousand languages that exist all over the world. The four most spoken languages are English, Mandarin, Hindi and Spanish. Learning a second language allows you to be a part of a community of people with a common trait with a unique culture. The ability to learn a new language allows forContinue reading “Why Learning a Language Helps your Brain”

How to Improve Your Critical Thinking Skills

Albert Einstein once said, “Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.” Our thoughts influence our beliefs, feelings and actions. Our thoughts can be rational, reflective and often with judgement because we perceive information and implement it to form an idea of what something or someone is. CriticallyContinue reading “How to Improve Your Critical Thinking Skills”

Dramatic Ways a Global Pandemic can affect College Admissions: What should you do?

Along with disrupting the lives of everyone around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically affected the college admissions process. Uncertainties about acceptances, financial aid, standardized testing, and extracurriculars have dominated the conversations amidst this process.

Things To Do During The Pandemic

With fewer social events and more days stuck at home, one positive aspect of Covid-19 is that you might have more time. While you’re likely still busy with homework, every now and then you might have some spare hours. In this article, I’m proposing 7 things you can do with that time. They offer aContinue reading “Things To Do During The Pandemic”

Utilizing Your University’s Writing Center

Today, I will be talking about how you, as a university student, can utilize your University’s Writing Center to the best of your abilities.

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