Prioritizing your Mental Health During the COVID-19 and Online-Learning Era

Hustle culture is no joke. If you’re not interning at renown corporations, involved in 10+ organizations, and working, you most likely feel like, “what am I doing with my life.” The problem with this is not you- it’s normal to focus on your growth and take things slowly. The “hustle” life and amount of accolades on your resume does not define the quality and efficiency of your impact in this world.

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.

Teaching Yourself – A Covid (or Otherwise) Guide

Now, more than ever, students find themselves teaching much of the content they’re taking courses for – to themselves. Maybe the professor’s teaching style isn’t compatible with your learning style, you need additional help, you want to get ahead, or you’re doing online school. At one point in the semester, many students find that they have to rely on themselves for one reason or the other – what do you do in this situation? With the current ongoing pandemic, these situations can become even more common. As someone who’s done online learning even before college and corona was a problem, here are my tips for overcoming problems in this situation.

How To Prepare For Remote Interviews

Today, I will be discussing a few tips and tricks that I’ve learned through experience on how to be well-prepared for any type of interview.

Stress During COVID-19: The Psychology, Behavioral Symptoms and Management Tips

Coronavirus – a term that we’re not only scared of, but also tired of hearing. Since its outbreak, most of us have been in a persistent state of anxiousness, for ourselves as well as our loved ones. Being in quarantine, maintaining our mental health has become just as important as our physical health. To doContinue reading “Stress During COVID-19: The Psychology, Behavioral Symptoms and Management Tips”

How COVID-19 Transformed the College Experience for FGLI Students

With colleges announcing their plans for the upcoming school year, many students are left with feelings of uncertainty. For students attending college in New York City, the pandemic has presented new challenges and norms that students were never prepared for.

Getting Involved on Campus…Online

As the fall semester approaches with thousands of students attending their first semesters online, you might be thinking: how on earth am I going to get involved? After all, much of the college charm is finding “your people” and many people do this by finding friends with common interests in clubs and extracurriculars. However, with the lack of in-person instruction and activities, this will definitely be a challenge. But there’s still hope.

Zoonotic Diseases and How a Bat Causes a Global Pandemic

In the wake of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, many questions about disease, sanitation, and vaccinations have emerged. A popular one out of the many is ‘how did bats cause the coronavirus?’ and the answer is that SARS-CoV-2 is a zoonotic disease that was transmitted to humans from bats. What is a zoonotic disease? A zoonotic diseaseContinue reading “Zoonotic Diseases and How a Bat Causes a Global Pandemic”

Unveiling the Myths and Truth about Networking

During the era of COVID-19, individuals might be seeking out guidance for career, internship, or college related applications. One of the most useful tools to help guide you in the process of applying or opportunity-searching is to network.

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