College During Covid – Vanderbilt

College During Covid! Questions for freshman college students about their journey to college and current experience with it. This week’s edition is centered around Vanderbilt.

Do you want complete freedom and control over your college experience? The Open Curriculum might be perfect for you

Does having complete freedom over your curriculum sound appealing to you? What exactly is the Open Curriculum?

How I Stayed Organized (and Survived) my Freshman Year at an Ivy League Institution

These time management tips serve as a guide for college students. Given that there is not a fixed lifestyle routine in college, prioritization and organization are the foundations of success.

LOOK OUT! Common Mistakes with the different College Admissions Deadlines

The college admissions process can be daunting, especially when the names of the different processes intertwine, and people seem to use them interchangeably. In order to avoid legal trouble (yes, you do sign some contracts when applying) and confusion, understand what each of these policies mean and which one works best for you.

Why should you start utilizing Google Calendar?

Here’s my case for why you should use google calendar. It not only makes your life much easier, but makes it more utilized. This service is easily integrated to your life and very easy to use.

Money Saving Tricks and Advice for College Students

At college, there can be a lot of expenses that arise from living and schooling. For example, professors may want certain textbooks or software or there may be additional costs for lab courses. Schools will also charge you fees each semester for on campus amenities like gyms and recreational centers. All this money can really add up so it’s important to be cognizant of how to save money while retaining resources for success.

How Active Learning will Change your Life (and your Grades!)

In High School a lot of courses might have been or are, by virtue of the material, memorization based. This has introduced a pandemic of passive learning in post-secondary education. Students, upon matriculation, find themselves struggling in their courses despite having exemplary grades in high school. It’s important to continuously cultivate learning habits and to adapt to how you learn best.

How I Decided on My College: University of Texas-Dallas

There were a few factors I thought of when deciding between my top two choices. My thorough research helped me find key differences.

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