Struggling with Online Learning? Here Are Some Simple Tips!

The pandemic has been difficult for everyone in one way or another. Whether you’re a student in school or college, you’ve probably had to adjust your academic lifestyle. With the majority of classes being online and many teachers implementing asynchronous learning, it’s normal if you’ve found yourself struggling to grasp class content and stay focused. Many of my classes are asynchronous this quarter, which means that my professors record their lectures and give us the option to watch lectures on our own time. We still have to take our exams on certain days and complete assignments before deadlines. This might sound familiar to you, or your classes might have a slightly different structure.

Fruitful Tips When Applying For Work-Study Jobs

In this blog today, I will share my experience of applying to work-study jobs and give you guys some helpful tips if you are still in the process of applying!

Balancing Schoolwork With Other Obligations

As students, we’re often working on multiple assignments at once. Deadlines for classes tend to overlap, and we spend some time each week figuring out how to best utilize our time for the dozens of things we have to do. This can be a harder process to figure out if you’re balancing work, extracurriculars, studying for a standardized test, as well as personal life. Sometimes, we feel that we don’t have enough hours in the day for all our responsibilities, and we end up neglecting our obligations. I have run into the same problem various times over the years. Below, I will be giving my tips for maintaining a balance in your life.

Overcoming Failure and Pushing Forward

Failure is something we all struggle with, but at times it can be difficult to push ourselves to overcome it. This article goes through the steps to take when dealing with failure and how to push yourself on the path to achieving success.

Why Joining Online Extracurriculars May Not Be So Bad

In this post, I will be discussing why joining online extracurriculars may not be so bad – especially during these tumultuous times.

Tackling The Toxicity of Hustle Culture

In today’s blog, I will be discussing what is hustle culture, how over-indulgence can become detrimental to our minds and bodies, and ways to combat the toxicity of hustle culture.

The Creative Side of Technology: User Experience Design (UX)

There’s no denying that many times, people have the wrong image of what coding and developing really mean, and this can put people off a major that they wouldn’t know would actually be something they found enjoyable.

Colleges and Universities…what was important to me (and hopefully you too): Boston University

I was determined to have experience with as many facets of BU as possible, whether it was my freshman year or my senior year.

How to Study Efficiently: Feynman Technique

Physicist Richard Feynman is credited with the creation of the Feynman technique. It revolves around explaining a concept in simple language as if you were teaching it to someone else.

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.

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