One Habit to Improve Your Productivity

I am currently madly packing for college, and came across a video from one of the best college tip channels on YouTube, College Info Geek (video linked below). It went over one specific habit to increase your productivity and plan without going overboard. The main premise is to pick a review day, once a week,…

Why You Should Focus on Your Relationships

This doesn’t seem like a college topic right off the bat, but I assure you, it is. It’s also a general life topic. The thing is, good relationships are the key to happiness. I got interest in the topic of happiness when thinking about my goals for the coming year in college. I came across…

Tips: School Starting Soon?

Hello everyone. Excuse my absence, I do not really have an excuse, but hey, I’m here now. I go back to college in a week, and am in the process of planning for my hectic schedule. I can never really remember how busy school gets while I’m on vacation, and it always somehow slaps me in…

Tips on How to Eat Well in College

Now everyone knows the stereotype – college kids live on ramen noodles and microwave snacks, and are not concerned about healthy eating. I mean, why should we? We’re young, and this Red Bull is the only thing that’ll keep me up to study. After finishing my first year, I have realized the sheer importance of…

How to Make Friends (Esp. in College)

College friends are ones that are supposed to transcend time and space; no matter where you are or what you’re doing, reunions are joyous and laughter is everlasting. Yet, you should not put a pressure on yourself to find perfect people, because frankly, they don’t exist. The people you surround yourself with should help you…

Should I Play Sports in College?

Throughout high school, I played lots of sports until I found my niche in Track and Field. I got pretty good by the time I was applying to colleges, and was recruited to run in college, thankfully. It’s been a year since that exchange, and I have completed one full year playing that sport (pre-season…

9 Productive Things to Do this Summer

Before the summer vacation, I find myself so anxious for a break. Finals, deadlines, moving out and a million other things weighed on my mind constantly, causing me to go to bed every night exhausted. Every night, I dreamt of summer. Once I’m here though, I feel bored after about a week. There’s only so…

Be More Confident: Learned Helplessness

I was listening to a podcast from collegeinfogeek.com (linked below) about learned helplessness. In it, the discussion goes into depth about an experiment that coins the term. The idea is that if something doesn’t work once for you, you won’t try it again even if it will work the second or third time. For example,…