class scheduling May 23, 2016

Tips & Tricks for Scheduling Freshman Classes

Let’s face it, many times students have no idea what they want or what to expect their freshman year of college. At least 50% of students come in with an undecided major, which can make scheduling classes the first year very difficult. Consider the following tips and tricks before jumping into the scheduling ring. Know Your Goals You may not have everything planned out, and you’re not expected to, but knowing which classes are prerequisites for the ones you’ll want to take down the line or which will fulfill your core requirements will ensure that you’re making the most of … Read More

summer class May 16, 2016

5 Ways to Be Productive While Enjoying Your Campus Outdoors

As the weather gets warmer, it gets more and more difficult to focus on your studies! Though you have summer classes, it can be easy to give into the temptation of the mountains, summer sports and more. Stay productive while also enjoying the summer sun with these helpful study tips. Be the king or queen of planning – Write everything down, get work done at night or during bad weather, squeeze extra studying in 5 minutes at a time. When you’re on top of your school work (maybe even ahead!) you won’t feel guilty spending a few hours of a … Read More

freshman May 9, 2016

Top 10 To-Do’s Before Leaving for College

Packing up and preparing for your first year at college can be exciting, overwhelming and scary all at the same time. As you’ve probably heard before, preparation is key! In order to make the transition easier, here are some things you can do to ready yourself. Set up a student bank account – Now is a great time to set up a bank account to manage your money. Most banks offer online banking so that you can check your balance from a computer or your phone and some even have special deals for students like no maintenance fees. You might … Read More

summer vacation April 18, 2016

Get the Most Out of Your Summer Break

Summer break is coming up quickly! We are just as excited as you to get out of the classroom and into the sun, but summer is also the perfect opportunity to continue learning and gain professional experience. Here are a few ways you can use your summer to your advantage. Internship Experience As one of the most popular and fruitful ways to spend a summer, an internship will help you decide what you’re looking for in a job after graduation by giving you tangible experience. Not only is an internship a great addition to your resumé that will set you … Read More