My husband and I waited as long as we could to have children—meaning, until I was close to done with my Bachelor’s and we both felt good about it. After two years of marriage and graduation only a semester away, we decided it was time to start our own little family (or at least start … Continue reading First Trimester: Sharing the News
I met my soon-to-be husband my first semester at university. We got married at the end of my second. Crazy, right? Or so some people think. But I had already played the dating game with enough guys to know what I wanted (or didn’t want) in my husband. I was also farther ahead in other … Continue reading Young and Married in College
School work is time-consuming. Assuming you are going to school full-time taking at least 12 credits and are expected to spend 3 hours of work per credit, that puts you at 36 hours per week of just going to classes, doing homework, and studying. School really is a full-time job, especially if you are taking … Continue reading Finding the Balance: School, Work, and Social Life
Today’s topic is a tough one. Money. Considering a good portion of college students are broke or at least close to it, budgeting can be stressful and at times it may seem impossible. But let me tell you, it is doable—and the more you get used to it now, the easier it will be later … Continue reading Budgeting During College
How many of you have had assignments slip through the cracks? It is 11:59pm and you have one-minute left to submit that 5-page paper on disruption theory you have been procrastinating getting around to. Well I can ensure you, you are not the only one. Procrastinating seems like a great idea while you are having … Continue reading Staying Organized and Prioritizing
“Cramming doesn’t work. If you try to cram for this exam you will fail”, said at least half of my professors. For those of you who don’t know what cramming is, it is literally cramming a bunch of information into your brain the day or night before your upcoming exam rather than taking time to … Continue reading Cramming: Does it Work?
The freshman 15… we have all heard of it. But what is it? What leads up to it? How can you avoid it? The freshmen 15 are those dreaded 15 pounds freshmen tend to gain during their first year of college. The most likely culprit? Eating too much ramen and not being nearly as active … Continue reading Avoiding the Freshman 15